Since 1996. The holiday tradition continues as Bellingrath Gardens and Home celebrates Magic Christmas in Lights. The holiday tradition lets guests stroll through a dazzling display, which features more than 1,000 set pieces, 3 million lights and 15 scenes throughout the 65-acre Garden estate. In addition, the Bellingrath Home is decorated in its holiday finery and the Gardens are enhanced with hundreds of beautiful poinsettias. The holiday event includes nightly choral performances on the South Terrace of the Home. In addition, guests may purchase hot chocolate on Live Oak Plaza to warm the heart and soul. Magic Christmas in Lights, which made USA Today’s 2014 list of “10 Best Public Light Displays in America,” is a family-friendly event for all ages to get everyone into the holiday spirit. After touring the lights, guests may even have photos taken with Santa and find that perfect holiday present in the popular Bellingrath Gift Shop. A fun family event for everyone.