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Carolina Lights

Presented by South Carolina State Fair at South Carolina State Fair, Columbia SC

Dec 17 - 26 2021
Carolina Lights

Drive through Columbia’s downtown lights show.

Join us at Columbia’s downtown drive-through lights show – located at the Lexington Medical Center Fair Park at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds.

As you drive through the light show, tune your radio to 88.9 FM and enjoy holiday music synced with the lights!

Patrons are asked to always stay inside their vehicles.

Be considerate and turn off your lights while driving through Carolina Lights.  But remember to turn them back on as you leave the fair park!

Chocolate chip cookies and milk

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Priced by vehicle:
Cars @ $20 | Mini-Buses (9-25 passengers)
@ $35 | Vehicles over 25 passengers @ $70

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Additional time info:

Entry to the light show is at Gate 6 of the fairgrounds, 901 George Rogers Blvd.

Patrons may request a re-entry pass at the exit gate if they would like to drive through the light show a second time on the same night. (This opportunity does end 15 minutes before closing each night.)

Passes purchased online are not for a specific date. Your pass is valid for any one night, Dec. 4 – 26.

Closed Christmas Day Dec. 25.


* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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