North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival- Twilight Experience

Koka Booth Amphitheatre 8003 Regency Pkwy., Cary, NC 27518

Recurring weekly on SUNDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY, and SATURDAY. Enjoy the lanterns during the “Golden Hour”. The Twilight Ticket allows you early entry and reduced crowds as you witness the lanterns come to life in the night sky. 

$15 – $25

Magic of Lights

Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek 3801 Rock Quarry Rd., Raleigh, NC 27610

Magic of Lights is a unique and dazzling drive-through holiday lights experience to celebrate the season. Pile everyone into the car and experience Magic of Lights from the safety and comfort of your own car as you wind through the sparkling path. At every turn, the magical route is overflowing with spectacular light displays that bring to life your favorite holiday scenes and characters of […]

$20 – $32

Nights of Lights at Dorthea Dix Park

Dorothea Dix Park, Raleigh, NC

Brighten your holiday season with Nights of Lights Drive-Thru Light Show at Dorothea Dix Park in partnership with the City of Raleigh. Towering oaks, rolling hills and open fields will be the magical backdrop for this dazzling light show throughout the park. Illuminated trees, festive light displays, and local art installations will delight visitors of all ages along the 1.3-mile route. Along the route, attendees, […]


Lights on the Neuse: Boyette Family Farms

1620 Loop Rd, Clayton, NC, 27527

FRIDAY and SATURDAY nights. Family Christmas Hayride at Lights on the Neuse. They offer hayrides with a Santa photo and concessions! "Our 2021 Season: we are offering our hayride with a Santa photo and our concessions.  Santa will be here every night(except Christmas Eve) to hear children’s request and take photos. Please bring your own camera as we will not be taking any photos with […]