Drive Across America’s Bridge at Inaugural Bridge of Lights Event

The Royal Gorge Bridge & Park is excited to announce a drive-thru light display this 2022 Holiday Season!

The Bridge of Lights holiday event at the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park is a must-see experience. The beautiful suspension bridge, which spans the Royal Gorge, is decked out with thousands of lights for the holiday season. This inaugural light display is a drive-thru event beginning mid-November through New Year’s Eve. Visitors will drive across the bridge, enjoy the lights throughout the park, and take in the breathtaking views of the Royal Gorge at night. The opportunity to drive across doesn’t come often, so this is a special time! There’s also hot cocoa and cookies available to purchase while staying nice and warm in your own car! Add this unique location to your holiday light tour. It’s sure to become a time-honored Christmas tradition.

Event Info: 

December 1st – 4th
December 8th – 11th
December 15th – 31st (Closed Christmas Day)

5:30PM – 9:30PM on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays
5:30 – 8:30PM on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays

$35/car online
$40/car at the gate
$30/car for Season Pass holders online

***Elf Munchies***

What goes best with driving through a glorious holiday light display? Elf Munchies, of course.

We have cocoa, cider, and coffee!
And did we mention cookies?!
Pre-order your Elf Munchies package online and pick up just as you’re about to drive across America’s Christmas Bridge.

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Season Pass Giveaway!

Every purchase for Bridge of Lights tickets will be entered in to a weekly giveaway to win a Season Pass to the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park!

Bridge of Lights FAQ’s

  • Can I Drive my Personal Vehicle Across the Bridge during this Event?
    Yes! For this special event, guests are allowed to drive their personal vehicles with a few exceptions. Trolleys, party busses, 15 passenger vehicles, duallies, trailers, and campers are not allowed.
  • Is Stopping to View the Light Displays Allowed?
    While guests will be stopped briefly so there’s only one-way traffic crossing the bridge, there is no other stopping permitted throughout the route. The speed limit is a max of 10 mph, so you won’t miss out on any of the sites.
  • What is the best time to visit Bridge of Lights?
    Any time is a great time to see the lights, however the 5:30 – 6:30 time slot is the busiest and you should expect a longer wait time to enter the park during that time.
  • Can I get out of my Vehicle During the Event.
    No, guests must remain in their ve
  • Can I get out of my Vehicle During the Event.
    No, guests must remain in their vehicle throughout the duration of the drive.
  • What is the Weather Policy?
    This event will operate on a weather permitting basis. If the area becomes an Icy Winter Wonderland, we will make the decision to cancel the evening’s event. Please watch our website for weather updates and closures.
  • What is the Refund Policy?
    We do not offer refunds with this special event ticket. but we will honor your ticket on another date. If you can’t make it due to illness, weather, or any other reason, just come at the next available night.
  • Where will I pick up my Elf Munchies?
    When you enter the park, you will receive a ‘Munchie Menu’ with your drink and food order. As you approach the bridge, Santa’s helpers will pick up your menu and bring your order to your car.
  • If I forget to purchase my Elf Munchies in advance, can I still order them at the park?
    Of course! You can place an order, or add more to an existing order, when you enter the park, as well as from Santa’s helpers, located just before the bridge.