Holiday Lights

The holiday season is all about seeing the glow on everyone’s faces! Check out some of the best drivable Holiday Light Shows in the Upcountry here: 

Holiday Lights Safari – Dates: 11/17 – 12/31/2023, 6 pm – 10 pm. Location: 2325 Hampton Road, Wellford, SC 29385. Drive through millions of twinkling holiday lights throughout the nearly 100-acre animal park. Visit Santa’s village and see many animals in the barns or visit Mrs. Claus’ attic for an incredible panoramic view of the lights event, then drive through the Enchanted Deer Forest where you can hand-feed animals from the comfort of your car.

The Magical Musical Holiday Light Show – Dates: 11/17- 12/31/2023 from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Norton Thompson Park, 300 Main St, Seneca, SC 29678. The City of Seneca brings you “The Magic of Christmas” with its twinkling holiday lights throughout Norton Thompson Park. Route yourself through historic downtown Seneca to experience the wonder of this spectacular scene. It’s free to attend!

Anderson Lights of Hope – Dates: 11/23 -12/25/2023, 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.. Location: 150 Rose Valley Blvd, Anderson, SC 29621. This is the 30th Anniversary, which boasts over two miles of outdoor Christmas light displays. It’s more than a Christmas light show because this organization gives back, with the profits benefiting local charities. From a magical Christmas village, to live holiday wood carving, wagon rides, and plenty of entertainment, it’ll be fun for the whole family!

The Upstate Holiday Light Show at District Park – Dates: 11/23/2023 – 12/31/2023, 6 pm – 10 pm. Location: 148 Crumpton Ln, Easley, SC 29640. Park your vehicle and enjoy the dancing light show seven days a week or drive the track and immerse yourself in the lights. General admission tickets include the light show and petting zoo. Premium parking, fast passes, concessions, corral, and carnival tickets are sold separately.

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