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Festival of Lights: Nov. 16 - Jan. 1
Tanglewood Festival of Lights
Entering its 21st season, the Festival of Lights at Tanglewood Park is open nightly from 6-11 p.m. starting Nov. 16 - Jan. 1.
This season visitors can experience new and interactive musical displays composed by the UNC School of the Arts Music Technology students. Also, to make the show more eco-friendly and brighter, all new displays and a majority of the old displays feature the low-energy LED lights. Visitors can tune their radios to 99.5 FM WMAG until Dec. 26 to hear festive holiday music as they drive through the Festival of Lights.
The Holiday Gift Village, located halfway through the light show route, features the Gift Shop, concessions, Santa and Mrs. Claus. The Gift Shop has holiday crafts, wood workings, and other gifts for sale made by over 70 local vendors. There are photo opportunities with Santa and Mrs. Claus on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 6-9:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m. – closing. Visitors have the option of paying for tractor-pulled hayrides and horse-drawn carriage rides only through reservations and to make your reservation contact Tanglewood Stables at (336) 766.9540.
The cost for the Festival of Lights for a family vehicle is $10 for Monday-Thursday and $15 Friday-Sunday and on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve and New Years Day. Commercial vans are $20 Monday-Thursday and $25 Friday-Sunday and on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve and New Years Day.
For more information about Tanglewood Park or the Festival of Lights and special events surrounding the light show, visit http://forsyth.cc/parks/Tanglewood/fol/ or call (336) 703.6400.