The Santa Claus Land of Lights opened for the season on Thanksgiving night (Nov. 28), according to a press release.

Located inside Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort in Santa Claus, Ind., this custom drive-through outdoor light show tells the Shining Story of Rudolph with thousands of bright, energy-efficient LEDs and dozens of storyboards. At 1.2 miles long, it is one of the largest holiday light shows in North America, states the release.

Each vehicle receives a free photo with Rudolph. Discount coupons ($4 off per vehicle) are offered at 40 McDonald’s locations in Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois. A complete list of coupon locations may be found at www.SantaClausLandofLights.com.

A portion of light show proceeds benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Ohio Valley. Over the past 11 years, over $50,000 in proceeds has helped sponsor families at the Ronald McDonald House in Evansville, Ind.

The Santa Claus Land of Lights will be open from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. CST on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, from Thanksgiving through Dec. 8 and opens nightly Dec. 13 through Dec. 29. The show is closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

For complete operating schedule or to purchase prepaid passes, visit the website at www.SantaClausLandofLights.com.

Families are also invited to stay in a Christmas cabin at Lake Rudolph during the first three weekends of December.

Information about Rudolph’s Family Christmas Packages can be found at www.LakeRudolph.com.