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Tail Lights

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Treat yourself and your dog to a pet-friendly walk through the Symphony of Lights. Dress your dog in festive attire for our “Best Dressed Pet” contest!

The Symphony of Lights is the largest annual fundraising event benefitting Howard County General Hospital, the only hospital in Howard County. Thank you for your support!


Tuesday, Dec. 13, 5-8 p.m. *
(last admission to begin walking through the course is at 7 p.m.)
Register online.

* Snow date: Monday, Dec. 19


$10 per participant. Dogs and children 4 and under are free. No refunds.

** Pre-registration only. Onsite registration will not be available for this event. **


Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods, Columbia, MD

Directions and Parking

Onsite parking is not available for walking events. See directions below. View Map

From Route 29 S, take the South Entrance Road exit toward Merriweather. Do not turn left into Symphony of Lights drive through entrance. Continue on South Entrance Road and turn left onto Little Patuxent Parkway. The 50 Corporate Center building and parking deck will be on your right, prior to the intersection with Broken Land Parkway.

Follow directions above. Parking is available across the street from the Symphony of Lights walking event entrance, in the 50 Corporate Center parking deck. Additional parking may be found on the Mall in Columbia campus. After parking, cross Little Patuxent Parkway at the crosswalk directly across from the Symphony of Lights ice skating rink and walk through event entrance. Continue into the parking lot and check in at the white tent marked "Tail Lights."  Using a GPS device for event parking directions? Navigate to 10500 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD 21044.


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Read the Release and Waiver of Liability and Assumption of Risk Agreement.

Questions? Call the Symphony of Lights hotline at 410-740-7666.

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