Holiday Lights on the River

Repeats every day until Sun Dec 31 2023.
Sunday, November 26, 2023 - 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 two 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
  • Color and write a letter to Santa in the Environmental Center

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

No concessions or activities Thanksgiving night, Christmas Eve, or Christmas night.  


Santa will visit Holiday Lights November 24-25, December 1-2, and December 8-9, and Dec. 15-23.  Professional photos and photo packages will be available for purchase.

ADMISSION (Cash, Visa, Mastercard, American Express)
  • $25/Car
  • $50/12-15 Passenger Van, Truck w/ Trailer & Limo
  • $75/Bus (16+ Passengers)
  • Transaction fee is applied to card transactions

Advance purchase gift passes are available at Saluda Shoals Park admin building  Mon.-Fri. during regular business hours.



Presenting Sponsor


Platinum Sponsor 


Gold Sponsors 



Silver Sponsors 


Bronze Sponsors 

Anthony John Construction 

 Unum/Colonial Life

On Call Plumbing, Heating & Air

Trevett's Direct, LLC

Aspire Learning Academy 

Gibson & Associates, Inc.

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein


Gregory Technologies

Service Experts 

Zion & Company, Inc.

CiCi's Pizza

Loveless Commercial Contracting, Inc.

Shaw Industries

Empire Gymnastics

First Community Bank 

Meetze Plumbing Company, Inc.

Gateway Medical

Beaver Roofing & Gutters


UCI Medical/Doctor's Care


Copper Sponsors

Lexington Wingate by Wyndham & IMIC Hotels, Lighthouse Marina 

McGriff Insurance Services, Inc.

Moore Bradley Myers Law Firm, PA

Mathias Sandwich Shop

Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative, Inc. 

Whitehall Carpet Cleaners & Restoration

 The Blood Connection

Tin Can Kettle Corn

 In-kind Sponsor 

Center for Advanced Technical Studies

Leo's Pride Foundation

Saluda Shoals Foundation

Saluda Shoals Park East