Since 1992. Experience this Holiday Light Show featuring over a million lights, 180 displays, 72 of which are animated. The Holiday Gift Village features a large gift shop, concessions and the giant marshmallow roaster. Hay rides and carriage rides available by reservation. Tanglewood Park's rolling countryside will be transformed into a winter wonderland of giant, twinkling snowflakes and whimsical scenes!, Tanglewood's Festival of Lights continues to be one of the largest and most spectacular light shows in the entire Southeast. Each year we make our show better and brighter with brand-new and improved light displays, a wide variety of vendors at Holiday Gift Village. We are so excited for you to join us this year in celebration of our favorite season! Festival of Lights is open nightly, Friday, November 16th, 2018 through Tuesday, January 1st, 2019 from 6:00PM to 11:00PM, with the exception of Monday, December 31, when the show will close at 10:00PM. The Gift Shop will close at 11:00PM Sundays-Thursdays and at 12:00AM on Fridays and Saturdays, with the exception of Monday, December 31st when it will close at 10:00PM. Thursdays- Sundays are very popular nights at Festival of Lights! During these nights, long lines and wait times should be expected. Weekends are especially busy and 4-6 hour wait times should be expected. Also, please note that if visitors are not inside the gate by 11PM, they may not get into the show before it closes. We accept cash or credit cards as payment for entrance to the Festival of Lights. (Visa, MasterCard, and Discover only).