The Lights At Riverbanks Zoo Is One Of South Carolina’s Biggest, Brightest, And Most Dazzling Walk-Thru Light Displays

Where in the Palmetto State can you explore more than one million twinkling lights on foot and get to possibly see some zoo animals out in the paddocks also admiring the lights? That second part (about the animals) is probably a huge clue if you’ve lived in South Carolina for any amount of time. The enormous walk-thru lights display in South Carolina of which we speak… is found only at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. Put these Riverbanks Zoo Christmas lights in South Carolina on your bucket list today!

The Lights At Riverbanks Zoo walk-thru Christmas display in South Carolina takes place through the last Friday in the year. Get your tickets now and get it on your schedule before it slips your mind. You won’t regret it. Learn more and purchase tickets on the official website for Riverbanks Zoo and Garden! While you’re in South Carolina, make sure to find out the stores where you can buy the best Christmas decorations! Do you have a favorite place in South Carolina to visit during the holidays? Let us know all about it in the comments!

Address: Riverbanks Botanical Garden, 1300 Botanical Pkwy, West Columbia, SC 29169, USA

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South Carolina Is A Wonderful Christmas Destination

November 02, 2022

What are the best drive-through Christmas light displays in South Carolina?

Seeing lovely Christmas lights is a time-honored tradition, and it’s so much more comfortable to see them from inside your heated car! The town of Easley hosts its Upstate Holiday Light Show every year at the Greenville Pickens Speedway. Over 32 million colors are on display and it’s simply enchanting to drive through. When you’re done, enjoy a bit of ice skating and visit the pony corral. North Myrtle Beach has The Great Christmas Light Show where you can drive through 1.5 miles of illuminated holiday cheer. With over two million lights, it is sure to delight. Plus, there’s Santa’s Village where you can enjoy some s’mores and hot chocolate.

What are South Carolina’s most festive Christmas towns?

South Carolina has some charming and beautiful towns that love to dazzle and shine during the holidays. Rock Hill holds its ChristmasVille In Rock Hill festival each year and the entire town becomes decorated with lights and other decorations. There is lots of delicious food to be savored and wonderful shops for some excellent Christmas gift shopping. Aiken is chock-full of festivities during the holiday season with the Blessing of the Hounds in Hitchcock Woods, downtown carriage rides, the light display at Hopeland Gardens, and much more!

What are the best winter festivals in South Carolina?

There are so many must-see holiday events in South Carolina that it’s hard to choose among them. Charleston’s annual Holiday Festival of Lights is considered one of the best light festivals in the nation. James Island County Park comes alive with gorgeous lights, a Santa’s Village, Palmetto’s Workshop, and more things than we can recount here. The town of Columbia hosts its Famously Hot New Year where locals gather downtown to welcome the new year with fireworks, live entertainment, artists, jugglers, vendors of all kinds, and much more. This is one for your bucket list!

Address: Riverbanks Botanical Garden, 1300 Botanical Pkwy, West Columbia, SC 29169, USA

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