Holiday Lights on the River

Repeats every day until Fri Dec 31 2021.
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
The Midlands Largest Drive-Through Light Show!

Experience the magic as Saluda Shoals Park comes alive in millions of sparkling lights. Journey through more than three miles of lights featuring colorful, animated light displays of all shapes and sizes! Create lasting family memories this year at Holiday Lights on the River.

HOLIDAY LIGHTS ACTIVITIES (included with admission)
  • Slide down the winter wonder tube slide
  • Ride the hayride or the Saluda Shoals train through the lights
  • Enjoy a laser light show on the Wetland Trail
  • Watch a holiday movie in the Environmental Center

No activities Thanksgiving night, Christmas Eve, or Christmas night

Santa's Claus'et Gift Shop will be open for holiday shopping. Concession, beer, and wine will be available for purchase.

SANTA AT HOLIDAY LIGHTS

Santa will visit Holiday Lights December 10-23.  Professional photos and photo packages will be available for purchase.

ADMISSION (Cash, Visa, Mastercard, American Express)
  • $25/Cars
  • $50/12–15 Passenger Van, Trucks w/ Trailers & Limos
  • $75/Bus (16+ Passengers)
  • 3% fee for credit card transactions
HOLIDAY LIGHTS PROGRAM 
THANK YOU TO OUR HOLIDAY LIGHTS PARTNERS!

Presenting Partner

 

Wetland Wonderland Walking Trail

 

Area Partners

 

 

 

 Hayride Partner

Prancer’s Partners

Anthony John ConstructionGateway Medical LLCShaw Industries 
Aspire Early Learning AcademyGibson & AssociatesT-Mobile
ATO, Ltd. Grace Christian SchoolThe Blood Connection
Blackbridge FinancialGregory TechnologiesTrevett's Direct, LLC 
CiCi's PizzaLoveless Commercial Contracting, Inc.Saluda Shoals Foundation
Colonial LifeMeetze PlumbingService Experts
Columbia International University Midlands Media GroupWindham Services
Doctors Care Urgent & Family CareNephron Pharmaceuticals CorporationZion & Company, Inc. 
Dominion EnergyParker Poe Adams & Bernstein, LLP 24 Hour Garage Door Service
First Community BankPoop 911 Columbia 

 Starry Night Partners

Lexington Wingate by Wyndham & IMIC HotelsMoore Bradley Myers Law Firm, PA
Mathias Sandwich Shop Tin Can Kettle Corn
McGriff Insurance Services, Inc.Whitehall Carpet Cleaners
Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative, Inc. 

Special Thanks to

ACF - Midlands ChapterCATS Center
DIRECTIONS

The Holiday Lights entrance is located at 6071 St. Andrews Road between Wendy's and Aldi.
All Holiday Lights traffic will enter at the east entrance of Saluda Shoals Park at 6071 St. Andrews Rd., Columbia, SC.

From I-26 -

Option A1 - take exit #102A, Lake Murray Blvd., follow Lake Murray Blvd to St. Andrews Rd. and turn left onto St. Andrews Road.  Stay on St. Andrews Rd. for approximately 2.9 miles.  The entrance to the park will be on the right between Wendy’s and Aldi.  

Option A2 - take exit #103, Harbison Blvd., follow Harbison Blvd. to St. Andrews Rd. and turn left onto St. Andrews Road.  Stay on St. Andrews Rd. for approximately 1.8 miles.  The entrance to the park will be on the right between Wendy’s and Aldi.

Option B - take exit #104, Piney Grove Rd. and turn left. Follow Piney Grove Rd. to St. Andrews Rd. and turn right on St. Andrews Rd. Make an immediate left between Wendy’s and Aldi and proceed straight into the Park’s East entrance. On busy nights, it may be difficult to make a left into the park and there have been times when officers directing traffic will not allow traffic to merge into the left lane.

From Interstate 20 - exit at Bush River Rd. Turn west on Bush River Rd. and continue to the traffic light at St. Andrews Rd. Turn left onto St. Andrews Rd., then left again between Wendy's and Aldi and proceed straight into the east entrance. On busy nights, it may be difficult to make a left into the park and there have been times when officers directing traffic will not allow traffic to merge into the left lane.  he Midlands Largest Drive-Through Light Show!

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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