Enjoy the amazing winter wonderland of lights on the Downtown Square beginning at 6 p.m. with the lighting night parade. kick off the holidays with a traditional lighted parade to welcome the season! The lights illuminate the square each evening from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Nightly pony rides, fresh hot chocolate and festive holiday music make the Lights of the Ozarks an event that cannot be missed. Each year Fayetteville Parks and Recreation workers spend over 3,300 hours decorating the Downtown Square with over 400,000 lights. The lights remain on through December 31.