Holiday Lights from Your Couch
Apartment in Charlottesville

The holidays may look a little different this year, and one of the changes is that you can enjoy holiday lights without ever leaving your Charlottesville apartment! Take a virtual tour of some of the most amazing displays in the country right now.

ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden, River of Lights
Take a virtual walk along a wondrously lit river that features more than 500 light displays!

Lights of the World
Lights of the World features more than simply Christmas and includes light displays that represent cultures from around the world for a truly breathtaking spectacle.

The Magic Forest
The Forest Express is a passenger train that takes you through a magical forest of lights – hop on right now for a whimsical ride!

Winter Walk
Spanaway Park’s festive Winter Walk includes more than 300 light displays that you can view while tuning in their very own Christmas music station – take a sample drive right now.

Winter Wonderland
The image of the illuminated bridge at Caldwell, Idaho’s Winter Wonderland will stay with you throughout the year. The water below reflects the colors of more than 1 million lights to create a stunning, glowing river.

Blossom of Lights
The Denver Botanical Gardens includes a field of animated, sound-reactive LED lights that create an interactive experience, but the real treat of this virtual tour is the mesmerizing pond, lit with glowing spheres.

Target Holidazzle Parade
Target puts on this holiday extravaganza and it’s a pretty big deal. This is a light parade you won’t want to miss.

Silver Dollar City
Light shows, a parade, train rides, tons of Christmas shows, and more than 6 million lights! This holiday theme park really has it all. Check out this big tree lighting ceremony where you can really see the product of over-the-top Christmas cheer!

Finney’s Christmas Wonderland
After being featured on ABC’s “The Great Christmas Light Fight” in 2015, Finney’s became an attraction that is attended by thousands who want to see the marvelous light display.

Natchitoches Christmas Festival
Ninety years ago, Max Burgdorf, then Superintendent of Utilities for the city, created a community light display. Over the years the tradition has grown and now features a parade, gala, and Christmas festival including a “Miss Merry Christmas” queen.

No matter how you celebrate this year, remember to stay safe, social distance, and wear a mask when you are in public places or around people who don’t live with you. May your holidays be merry… and bright!