Holiday Square

Holiday Square

Each year Conwell Park transforms into a holiday wonderland.  From the windows of Wyoming Medical Center, patients and their families enjoy the beauty of the holidays and, in the park below, children play, couples take romantic walks, and families create lasting memories.  The park is part of Casper’s identity and a holiday tradition. 

Mark your calendar

The Holiday Square lighting will take place on Sunday, November 19, 2017.  The light show will remain till the end of December.

New this year!  Watch the clock countdown to the lighting and view announcements and light show graphics on our new LED screen courtesy of Automation Electronics, your official countdown sponsor.

The event will feature an outdoor patio on Conwell Street with food vendors and free hot cocoa and cookies while supplies last. The event will begin at 4:00 p.m. with the annual Reindeer Relay. The lighting ceremony will take place at approximately 5:00 p.m. Conwell Street from First to Second Street and First Street from Washington to Wilson Street will be closed for the event. Parking is available at the Wyoming Medical Center and the surrounding area.

Here’s what you need to know to attend:

Event Schedule:
2:30-3:45p.m. - Registration for Reindeer Relay in the Conwell Building (2nd & Conwell)

4:00 p.m.- Reindeer Relay begins, food vendors open

5:00 p.m.- Approximate time of Lighting Ceremony, followed by free visits to Santa & Mrs. Claus
who are joined by their special helpers, Miss Wyoming Teen USA, Mackenzie Kern and Miss Wyoming USA, Callie Bishop. Free visits with the Ice Princess, Snow Queen and Belle from Dream Upon a Princess

5:30 p.m.- Light Show starts

7:00 p.m.- Ice Princess, Snow Queen, and Belle depart, and streets are reopened

8:00 p.m.- Santa Line closes and Santa and Mrs. Claus return to the North Pole

Reindeer Relay Information:
This 5K run/walk is for teams of one to eight (enough for a full team of reindeer to pull Santa’s sleigh). Prizes will be given for individual male, individual female, and team first place finishes, and a team or individual prize will be given for best costume. Cost is $20 per racer. Money raised benefits the Angels Cancer Care Program which supports Wyoming cancer patients with non-medical needs while undergoing treatment. After the race, enjoy hot chocolate or a Schnocolate in a complimentary foundation mug. Registration is available at

Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors!


WMC Foundation

Automation Electronics- the official Holiday Square Countdown Sponsor

Wyatt Electric




LED "Mega" Tree

Added in 2015, the LED tree is a programmable feature.  With the help of generous sponsors, more programmable features will be added to Conwell Park.  Enjoy our series of six videos from the 2015 light show.