Starbright Village

Starbright Village presented by First Basin Credit UnionEvent Overview

  • Date / Time: December 2nd through January 2, 2022 - 6 pm to 11 pm (open nightly)
  • Location:
    McKinney Park
    625 W Pool Road

Join us at McKinney Park (off of Interstate-20 and Highway 385), during the month of December as the City of Odessa invite you to Starbright Village (presented by First Basin Credit Union), the largest display of lights in the Permian Basin. Over 300,000 lights and holiday themed displays bring the holiday season to life. Whether you’re walking or driving through, this event will bring out your holiday spirit as the lights shine bright and the holiday music plays over the radio.

Lit Christmas Tree Seen from a DistanceActivities

2021 Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

  • Date / Time: December 2, 2021, Starting at 6:30 p.m.
  • Tree Lighting will be televised on NewsWest9 

The 2021 Community Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, presented by First Basin Credit Union, kicks off Starbright Village and the lighting of the official Community Christmas Tree on Thursday, December 2nd. The broadcast ceremony starts at 6:30 pm on NewsWest9.The City of Odessa Parks and Recreation Department strives to bring families together by spreading the joy of the holiday season. Local school choirs will be there to perform.

  • Only the walking trail will be open on December 2nd. The Drive-Thru viewing will begin Friday, December 3rd.
  • Santa Land & Santa will be closed this year.

Lit Arches and StarsDonations

Admission is Free but donations are welcome to help keep this event free and add new displays for next year.


Special Thank You to this year’s sponsors:

  • First Basin Credit Union (Presenting Sponsor)
  • Dale's Signs
  • Jane Hext
  • Junior League of Odessa
  • The Odessa Chuck Wagon Gang

Be sure to look for their holiday greeting cards along the Starbright Village lighted path.


For more information about Starbright Village and the Community Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony or how to become a sponsor of this event contact the Odessa Parks and Recreation Department!