GUIDE: Christmas Light Displays in Charlotte

From free, family-made efforts to professional experiences
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Though many holiday events in Charlotte have had to evolve this year, light displays that you can drive through remain safe and joyful.


Free Light Displays by Families

Harbin Family Christmas Lights
10223 Summer House Ct.
Dec. 1-31
Donations go to Make-A-Wish Central & Western Carolina

Fallatt’s Charlotte Christmas
3801 Maple Forest Ct.
Dec. 7-31, starting at 6 p.m.

Arndt Christmas Lights
14904 Carbert Ln., Huntersville
Dec. 1-31, 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. nightly

Fantetti Light Show
263 Palaside Dr., Concord
Nov. 29-Dec. 25, starting at 6 p.m.
Donations go to charity chosen by family.

Lights on Indian Beech
9592 Indian Beech Ave., Concord
Nov. 27-Jan. 3; Sun-Thur, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. and Fri-Sat, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
Tune to 87.9 FM for accompanying Christmas music

Hard Family Christmas Lights
1641 Shadow Creek St., Concord
Nov. 27-Jan. 1; 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m. nightly, “with longer hours on the weekends”

Zimnowski Light Show
15419 Hugh Mcauley Rd., Huntersville
Nov. 27-Dec. 31, Monday-Thursday, 6:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m.; Friday, 6:30 p.m.- 10 p.m.; Saturday 6 p.m.-10 p.m., and Sunday, 6 p.m.- 9:30 p.m.
Tune to 101.3 FM for accompanying Christmas tunes.

Lights on 13th Street
319 W. 13th St., Newton
Nov. 20-January; 5:30 p.m.-11 p.m. nightly
Donations go toward Newton Police Department




Corporate/Paid Light Displays

Speedway Christmas
5555 Concord Pkwy. S., Concord

Nov. 21-Jan. 17
Ticket info from Speedway:
“11/21-12/20 (Closed December 8 & 9)
Monday-Wednesday: Car $20 | Van $40 | Bus $140
Thursday & Sunday: Car $25 | Van $50 | Bus $175
Friday & Saturday: Car $30 | Van $50 | Bus $175

12/21-12/24 (Closed Christmas Day)
Monday-Thursday: Car $25 per car | Van $50 | Bus $175

12/26-12/27
Saturday: Car $30 | Van $50 | Bus $175
Sunday: Car $25 | Van $50 | Bus $175

12/28-1/17
Monday-Sunday Car $20 | Van $40 | Bus $140”


Holidays at the Garden at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

6500 South New Hope Rd., Belmont
Nov. 27-Jan. 3, 5 p.m.-9 p.m.
Cost: $14.95 for adults; $12.95 for seniors; $7.95 for kids 2-12
More info at link above.

Tanglewood Festival of Lights
4061 Clemmons Rd., Clemmons
Nov. 13-Jan. 1; 6 p.m.-11 p.m.
$15 per vehicle
More info at link above.


Christmas Town USA

McAdenville, N.C.
Dec. 1-26; 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m.
More info at link above.

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