All of the lights

Nothing captures the spirit of the holidays quite like going to see a beautiful array of sparkling lights and ornaments. Experience the magic of seasonal light displays during boat parades, in gardens, across golf courses, at resorts and in small towns and downtowns across North Carolina. For a complete list of holiday light displays throughout the state, visit the events calendar at


1. Lights and Luminaries Dillsboro

2. Hometown Holidays Forest City

3. Chetola Resort Blowing Rock

4. Trail of Lights Valdese

5. Christmas Town, USA

6. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden Belmont

7. Speedway Christmas Charlotte Motor Speedway

8. Tanglewood Festival of Lights Clemmons

9. Pilot Mountain Christmas Pilot Mountain 

10. Heritage Bridge Old Salem

11. Country Christmas Train Denton

12. Dorothea Dix Night of Lights Raleigh

13. Lake Myra Christmas Lights Wendell

14. Meadow Lights Benson

15. Christmas Light & Train Spectacular Wilmington

16. Christmas by the Sea Carolina Beach Boardwalk

17. Elizabeth Gardens Manteo