Holiday lights show attracts carloads to PIR

Holiday lights show attracts carloads to PIR

Holiday lights show attracts carloads to PIR

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by Teresa Blackman, KGW.com Staff

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Posted on December 23, 2013 at 3:35 PM

Updated Tuesday, Dec 24 at 11:26 AM

PORTLAND -- The Portland International Raceway's Winter Wonderland is the largest drive-through light show in the Northwest and you can see it through Christmas night.

The popular lights show attracts more than 100,000 people each year. This is its 21st year in operation and the show features over 250 colorful light set pieces and many fully animated scene.

If you want to check it out, the Portland International Raceway is located at 1940 N. Victory Blvd. and it's set up to drive through with your own vehicle.

Hours of operation: Sunday through Thursday: 5pm to 9pm, Friday & Saturday: 5pm to 11pm

Cost $6 for motorcycles and $16-$45 for vehicles, depending on whether you arrive in a car, van, limo or bus.  Visitors are also encouraged to bring canned food donations.

PIR's Winter Wonderland is presented by the Columbia Humane Society and powered by Comcast this year. 

 Over two million visitors have taken the Winter Wonderland journey since its origin, helping to contribute over $551,000 and over 41 tons (82,000 pounds) of food to the Sunshine Division.

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