Holiday Lights on the River

Repeats every day until Tue Dec 31 2019.
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
The Midlands Largest Drive-Through Lights Show!

November 27-December 31, 2019

6-10 pm, Saluda Shoals Park East Entrance

Experience the magic as Saluda Shoals Park comes alive in a blaze of more than a million sparkling lights. Journey through colorful lights and over 400 animated light displays of all shapes and sizes! Create lasting family memories this year at Holiday Lights on the River.

    Fun-filled family activities will be offered every night except Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas night. Visitors can:
  • Slide down the winter wonder ride tube slide - $2 slide; $10/all you can slide pass
  • Ride the Hayride - $3/person
  • Saluda Shoals train through the lights - $2/person
  • Walk the lighted trail to the Wetland and enjoy a laser light show
  • Make a craft - $2-$5
  • Visit Santa's Claus'et Gift Shop
  • Roast marshmallows - $1/stick; $2/S'mores Kit
  • Visits and photos with Santa Dec. 13–23 only! Photo packages are available for purchase from All American Imaging Photography. 
  • $15/unlimited activities wristband

Nominal fees ($1-$10) for activities with Holiday Lights admission.


$20/Cars; $40/12–15 Passenger Van, Trucks w/ Trailers & Limos; $60/Bus (16+ Passengers)


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 - 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.

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.


Brought to you in partnership with

Presenting Partner

Wetland Wonderland Partner

Sleigh Bell Trot Partner

Winter Wonder Ride Partner

Radio Partner - iHeart Media
WNOK 104.7 FM
WCOS 97.5 FM
105.5 FM Throwback
100.1 FM The Beat
WVOC 560

Prancer’s Partners
All Seasons Hospice & Medical Associates
Anthony John Construction
ATO, Ltd.
CiCi’s Pizza
Center for Advanced Technical Studies
Colonial Life
Columbia International University
David’s Fine Jewelry
Doctors Care
Dominion Energy
First Community Bank
Gibson & Associates, Inc.
Loveless Commercial Contracting, Inc.
Meetze Plumbing Co.
Merry Christmas Columbia
Midland Air
Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein, LLP
Professional Printers
Trevett’s Direct, LLC
Windham Services
Lexington Wingate by Windham - IMIC Hotels

Dancing Forest Partners
ATO, Ltd.
Bob Michalski – Musician
Jeremy’s Timber, Inc.
Mathias Sandwich Shop
McGriff Insurance Services
Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative
Moore Taylor Law Firm, P.A.
River Runner
Shaw Industries
Sign It Quick
Zion & Company, Inc.


Saluda Shoals Park East