Where to See Christmas lights


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Where to see Holiday lights this month.

S. Manku, Student Life Section Editor

Many students have been looking forward to the Holidays this year, and one of the things to do during the Holidays is to look at lights and decorations that other people have put up. If you are looking for some of the best places to go to look at beautiful lights, this is the article for the day!

This is one of the best light shows you can go to, it’s called the Fieldstream Farms. This is one of the best Christmas light showings because they have one million lights! This show began on November 21st and is still running. They are best known for their tunnel of lights that has over 200,000 lights. This is one of the most popular Christmas attractions. One of the best features for Fieldstream farms is that they are only drive through, so you get to stay in the comfort and safety of your own car. Wear your PJ’s… no one will know!

If you want to go somewhere other than Raleigh there is a place in Wendell that is also an amazing sight. Lake Myra Christmas Lights, is a very popular attraction just like Fieldstream Farms. They have lots to look at, including synchronized lights that go along with music. 

Hill Ridge Farms is another great option. If you live near Green Level, it’s a little bit of a road trip but the reviews say it’s worth it. This is another light show that you can be in your vehicle for, the only difference is that you have to pay a fee of $20 per vehicle. More information about payment is on their website.

The last place that I will recommend is Dorthea Dix Christmas lights. This is a new, family friendly, Covid safe holiday drive through. Taking place along a 1.3-mile route inside Dorothea Dix Park, the event aims to provide an opportunity for the community to celebrate the holidays in a safe, crowd-less environment! You have to get tickets in advance, but the fee is only $10. This event is planned to run from December 16th to December 31st, so make sure you get your tickets in advance!

I highly recommend going to one of these light shows, I have been to every one except Fieldstream Farms. They are absolutely incredible and get you into the spirit for the Holiday season. These are great places will be sure to light up your night!