You have heard the song a million times, but have you really ever gone “walking in a winter wonderland?” While the snow atop the Black Hills may look and feel super enchanting (because, well, it really is!), there is nothing that beats the walking in a winter wonderland that is the garden Christmas light displays at McCrory Gardens, the best Christmas lights in South Dakota!

So if you’re looking to do Christmas in South Dakota, be sure that the McCrory Gardens Garden Glow is on your holiday itinerary! You can find out more about this and other events on their website, as well as on their Facebook page.

Have you had a chance to visit the McCrory Gardens’ Garden Glow? We would love to see your pictures in the comments!

For even more colorful Christmas fun, be sure to check out the biggest Christmas store in the state: The Christmas Village.

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Where can I see other exciting holiday light displays in South Dakota?

Great question. Exciting holiday light displays are dotted all over the state. A few to get you started include the Watertown Optimist Club Winter Wonderland, Sioux Falls Annual Parade of Lights, and the Santa Day Parade of Lights in the town of Wessington.

We are looking for some unique winter activities in South Dakota.

Have you ever tried ice bumper cars? It is one of the most fun things that you can do when the winter season rolls around. In South Dakota, you can enjoy it at the Mitchell Activity Center in the town of Mitchell. It's great fun for kids and adults alike!

Are there any Christmas towns in South Dakota?

Yes! South Dakotans love to celebrate the Christmas holidays and you'll find numerous Christmas towns where you can enjoy the season. Among them are Brandon, Pierre, Huron, Deadwood, Spearfish, Brookings, and Custer, just to name a few. Each offers its own unique take on Christmas in South Dakota so you really can't go wrong at either of them.

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