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Lights Before Christmas
Nov Dec
23 to 30
Event

Lights Before Christmas

Capital City & Lake Murray Country

Capital City & Lake Murray Country

Each evening from 5 to 9 p.m. experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. Explore the Zoo illuminated by nearly one million twinkling lights and more than 350 handcrafted images. Take your photo with Santa, roast marshmallows at the Jingle Bell Bonfire and be sure to wear your hat – it snows nightly at Riverbanks during the Lights Before Christmas. Admission is free for Riverbanks members and general admission is $10 for children ages 2 – 12 and $12 for adults. Avoid long holiday lines and purchase your tickets in advance at www.riverbanks.org. Please note, Lights will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas.
Visit the Website Midlands
Columbia
Midlands
500 Wildlife PKWY,
Columbia, SC 29202
(803) 779-8717
Info & Amenities
Dates
  • November 23, 2019 - December 30, 2019
  • Location
    Located off I-126 at Greystone Boulevard. Accessible from I-20, I-26 and I-77.
    Admission Fee
    Yes
    Price
    $12 adults, $10 children ages 2-12. Children younger than 2 are free.
    Checks Accepted
    Yes
    Event Hours
    5pm-9pm Check calendar on Riverbanks Zoo website to see select open/closed dates.
    Year Event Started
    1987
    Food Vendors
    Yes
    Visa/Master Card
    Yes
    Motorcoach Parking
    Yes
    American Express Card
    Yes
    Discover Card
    Yes