The Top 3 displays of Christmas Lights in Greenville for 2016
What’s more festive during the holidays than grabbing the whole family, throwing on a beanie, scarf, and gloves, and going to see Christmas lights! It’s that time of the year again! After that ridiculously insane election cycle, I think we all need to get into the Christmas spirit. Who the heck doesn’t love Christmas time? After all, it is the most joyful time of the year! We put together this list of the best Christmas lights in Greenville SC, so you don’t have to drive around aimlessly searching for good ones. Many of the holiday light displays in Greenville have been around for years, and are the “tried and true” places to see Christmas lights in Greenville SC.
1) Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland
“The world’s largest drive-thru, fully synchronized, led Christmas light and music show of its kind!” featured at Simpsonville’s beloved Heritage park. Grab the kids, call some friends, and go visit! They have concessions with all the goodies to enjoy on a cold winter night. Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland features over 100,000 lights that are synchronized to dance to the music as you sit back and drive through the light show. For anybody who has ever been to Hertiage Park, You KNOW this has to be an epic event. The kids love Santa’s Village! They have train rides, petting zoo, pictures with Santa, Pony/Camel rides and best of all…They have a SMORES station. Go check it out! Located at 861 SE Main Street, Simpsonville, SC 29681.
- Open until January 8, 2017
- Cash and Credit Cards Accepted
- Cars or Family Vans $25
- Activity Van, Limo, or Mini/half Bus $40
- Tour/School Bus $80
- Santa’s Village (Thurs-Sun) until Dec 23rd
2) Roper Mountain Holiday Lights
The Roper Mountain Holiday Lights put a ton of time into their Christmas light displays, and it shows. Make sure you bundle up, grab the kiddos or some friends, and head up to the see the display. You need to walk through WinterWonderland to see their lighted walking trails and other displays along the way. After your back in the car, sipping on some hot chocolate or coffee, take a ride down the 1.5 mile through their large Holiday Light Show. You will truly be amazed and understand why they have been setting up their lights for more than 20 years now. In fact, 2016 marks their 25th year of serving the upstate. The best part is … it is for a good cause! Roper Mountain Holiday Lights is a not-for-profit organization that donates all the profit to educational programming for the Roper Mountain Science Center and Rotary Charities. 402 Roper Mountain Road, Greenville, SC 29615
- Cash & Check Only
- Car, Minivan or SUV
- Monday – Thursday $10
- Friday – Sunday $15
- Activity Vans $25
- Buses $50
- Multicar Pass $25 (Good for 3 visits)
- Open until December 30th
- 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. (Holiday Lights)
- 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. (WinterWonderland)
3) Upstate Holiday Light Show
The Greenville Pickens Speedway offers 32 million lights at their Christmas Wonderland. Tune in your radio to 104.3 and the music will sync up with the light show to make for an epic experience! This is a fairly new light show to the Upstate but they know how to put on a show at the Greenville Pickens Speedway. You can get a front row view and ride along the race track to view the lights, visit Santa, Feed the animals or even go Ice Skating. you could also park on the 3rd tier to access a beautiful view looking down on all the lights. The video really doesn’t do it justice. 3800 Calhoun Memorial Hwy, Easley, SC 29642.
- Open Until December 31st
- 5:30 – 12:00 p.m.
- Half Price Mon – Wed (includes light show and petting zoo) $10
- Cars, Minivans, Trucks or SUVs $20
- Passenger Vans $45
- Buses $75
- Light Show
- Petting Zoo
- Ice Skating
- Santa’s Workshop (Fri & Sat Only)
Wish everyone Happy Holidays! Be safe and enjoy the Christmas Lights in Greenville SC!
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