Dec. 2, 2016

Christmas Lights: A Holiday Tradition

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From elaborate walk-through and drive-through displays, to families decorating their homes with thousands of lights set to music, to our beautifully decorated downtowns and Main Streets, this area is known for our Christmas lights! Save this blog post, because we will update it with more Christmas light displays as we find out about them! Have you spotted any impressive lights? Send us any tips, including directions and details, to [email protected] and we will add it to the list! When looking for something to do this holiday season, check out what's going on in the Yadkin Valley and take time to see the Christmas light displays in the surrounding area!

Festival of Lights at Tanglewood Park near Winston-Salem

One of the largest drive-through light displays in the southeast with thousands of lights and scenes, a holiday gift village (at the red barn, halfway through) with Mr. and Mrs. Claus, holiday crafts, wood workings, gifts, craftspeople, and more! Open Nov. 21 – Jan 3 from 6 to 11 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays are very popular, so expect extremely long lines and wait times. Mondays through Wednesdays experience lower visitation. Horse-drawn carriage rides and hayrides available at an extra cost. $15 for cars, vans, and trucks; $30 for commercial vans, limos, and mini-buses; $100 for motor coaches and large buses. Call for more information – 336-703-6400 or visit www.forsyth.cc/parks/tanglewood/fol Tanglewood Park 4061 Clemmons Road Clemmons, NC

High Country Lights at Felts Park in Galax, VA

Award-winning animated light show featuring thousands of LED lights choreographed to Christmas tunes. Free and open to the public. Nightly from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., Thanksgiving through Jan. 2. Tune in to 96.5 FM while there to enjoy the music. 601 S. Main Street Galax, Virginia The Brady Family Lights Dozens of acres on a family farm in Pinnacle, creating a drive-through display with 500,000 lights, 150 inflatables, and 50 Christmas trees, as well as a cabin and barn. View-able nightly. Free admission; donations accepted. 1778 Bradley Road Pinnacle, NC

The Christmas Family Lights

25-foot tall Z-tree using 120 channels of LOR and 45,000 lights, 8 leaping arches, icicle lights, snowmen, reindeer, sleigh, nativity, and much more! Broadcast on 89.7 FM. Donations go to Mineral Spring Volunteer Fire Dept. Fill the Fire Truck Toy and Food Drive. 3420 Shiloah Church Road Winston-Salem, NC Tatum Family Christmas Lights A synchronized Christmas light display operating on a FM transmitter to allow visitors to stop and listen to the music while watching the lights move. 3939 Ayers Orchard Road Stuart, Virginia Light Show 324 Old Westfield Road Pilot Mountain, NC Drive-Through Light Display 123 Birchwood Drive Mount Airy, NC Lights on Beasley 3406 Beasley School Road Sandy Ridge, NC Also, visit our beautiful downtowns and Main Streets in Surry County, including Historic Downtown Mount Airy, Pilot Mountain, Elkin, and Dobson!


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