The Upstate is not shy of dazzling displays! The most stunning Christmas light shows the Upstate, SC has to offer make spending the holidays in the county even more magical. Around Thanksgiving, the greater Greenville area transforms into a magical wonderland with all the Christmas lights.
Start your own holiday tradition this year by checking out these spectacular light shows in the greater Greenville area. These light displays and holiday light shows will surely brighten your nights. Whether you prefer a synchronized music and light extravaganza or a sophisticated drive-through experience, here are the best Christmas light displays in greater Greenville.
Most of these houses and places light up around Thanksgiving. Lights go up and are best seen when dusk hits. Be sure to visit their Facebook page before going as current announcements and information are posted there as well as traffic rules. Also, please be courteous of the others viewing the displays as well as the other houses in the neighborhood.
2020 Christmas Light Shows in Greater Greenville
WONDERLAND ON SCHOOL STREET (Duncan)
Location: 380 School Street, Duncan, SC 29334
Time: November 8 – January 1 | 6:00 pm -10:00 pm
Wonderland on School Street displays around 25k static lights. Santa Claus will be visiting on Friday and Saturday evenings starting Thanksgiving between 7 pm to 9 pm. Check their Facebook page for more updates.
CHRISTMAS ON KWIKAWAY (Simpsonville)
Location: 6 Kwikaway Court, Simpsonville, SC 29680
Time: November 26 – December 31 | 6:00 pm -10:00 pm
Two houses synced to display beautiful Christmas lights accompanied by music. Check their Facebook page for further announcements.
DOGWOOD DRIVE GRISWOLD’S (Travelers Rest)
Location: 104 Dogwood Dr., Travelers Rest, SC 29690
Time: December 2 – January 4 | Lights on 24/7, Video on 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
They have expanded this year with at least 50,000 static lights. Lights are on 24/7 weather permitting. Video clips will be played from 6:30 till 9 pm daily. The elf will be handing out sweet treats to kids on Saturday nights from 7:30-8:30. Come in Dogwood Drive from Old White Horse Road. You can either turn around at the end or Keller Mill Road will take you back to Hwy 276.
WILLIAM’S FAMILY CHRISTMAS DISPLAY (Landrum)
Location: 206 Pacolet Dr., Landrum, SC
Time: November 26 | Sun-Sat 6:00 pm -10:30 pm
William family has 40,000 static lights on display and additional 3000 pixels synchronized to music. They have 3 20ft mega trees, a 20ft tall snowman 2 really big candy canes, a big JOY sign, and a giant train. Visit their Facebook page for more details.
THE CHRISTMAS HOUSE (Inman)
Location:360 Foster Road, Inman, SC 29349
Time: November 26 – December 31 | 5:30 pm -10:00 pm
The Montgomery family continues the Blackwell family tradition by sharing the spirit of Christmas with everyone. Drive thru a light display of 85,000 lights synced to music. They do not charge, but there is a donation box if anyone wishes to help with expenses. Find out more about the display by visiting their Facebook page.
PECK FAMILY CHRISTMAS (Moore)
Location:119 Crosshill Rd, Moore, SC 29369
Time: November 26 – December 31 | Sun-Sat 6:00 pm -10:30 pm
Large static and animated lights display. Tune in to 92.1 FM for music. Visit their Facebook page for further announcements.
POOLE’S CHRISTMAS LIGHT SHOW (Enoree)
Location: 6264 Hwy 92, Enoree, SC 29335
Time: November 26 – December 26 | Sun-Sat 6:00 pm -11:00 pm
Enjoy the Poole’s Christmas light show consisting of over 25,000 computer-controlled lights, synchronized to music. Please tune to 92.7 FM. Donations are accepted to help make additions to the show. Check out their Facebook page for more updates.
HOLIDAY SIGHTS AND SOUNDS (Spartanburg)
Location: 417 Woodgrove Trace, Spartanburg, SC 29301
Time: November 26 | 5:00 pm -10:00 pm
Brilliant lighting display with a modern twist! Lights synchronized to music is from 5-10 pm and silently synchronized from 10 pm-12 am. Visit their Facebook page for more updates.
THE COOK FAMILY CHRISTMAS SHOW (Easley)
Location: 200 Two Notch Trail, Easley, SC 29642
Time: November 29 – December 27 | Thur, Fri, Sat, and Sunday 6 pm-10 pm, Christmas week 6 pm – 11 pm
The Cook family has some amazing holiday lights accompanied by 16 Christmas songs. Please tune to 107.7 FM (Check the sign in the yard near the road for the updated radio station to listen to). Lights are open from November 29th until Christmas week. For more updates, please check their website.
ANTHONY FAMILY CHRISTMAS DISPLAY (Anderson)
Location: 1720 Harris Bridge Rd, Anderson, SC 29621
Time: November 27 – December 19 | 6 pm-9:30 pm
Private Christmas light display walkthrough with live Santa on weekends and over 100k lights, crafts, and activities on weekend. Visit their Facebook page for more updates.
FOUNTAIN INN CHRISTMAS LIGHTS (Fountain Inn)
Location: 6 Chells Court, Fountain Inn, SC 29644
Time: November 26 – January 1 | Dusk until 10:00 pm
Fountain Inn Christmas Lights displays around 15k static lights with blow molds, inflatables, and one of a kind pieces. Check their Facebook page for special events.
THE HOLIDAY HOUSE (Simpsonville)
Location: 101 Foxworth Lane, Simpsonville, SC 29680
Time: December 5 – December 31 | 6:00 pm -11:00 pm
The display features extensive light silhouettes throughout the yard reflecting various classic Christmas themes and traditional lights on the trees and house as well. The highlight is a miniature animated Christmas Village available for public viewing in the garage. Visitors should park on the side street and proceed to the top of the driveway to view the Village. This year’s village theme is “Nostalgic Snow Village celebrating Christmas in small-town America in the middle of the 20th Century.” Please stay off the grass areas as they are hazardous.
A LITTLE LIGHT SHOW (Greenville)
Location: 4 Andrea Lane, Greenville, SC 29615
Time: December 1 – January 1 | Sun-Thu 5:45 pm – 9:45 pm, Fri-Sat 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
The Alix family continues their annual Christmas light display with over 70,000 lights. This year’s display is bigger with lights extending through Andrea Lane street. Andrea Lane has 2 entrances on each side of Valerie Drive off of Edwards Road.
LIGHTS OF BETHEL (Greenville)
Location: 403 Sulphur Springs Road, Greenville, SC 29617
Time: November 26 – January 1 | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The #LIGHTSOFBETHEL Holiday lights show is an exciting visual display of Christmas lights and sets spanning the width of Bethel Baptist Church. Consisting of over 4,000 computer-controlled lights, synchronized to 10 holiday songs. Please tune to 88.9 FM. Please DO NOT STOP on Sulphur Springs Road, You will need to pull into the church parking lot to view the display. Check out their Facebook page for more updates.
CHRISTMAS CAR WASH LIGHT SHOW (Greer)
Location: 2788 South Highway 14, Greer, SC 29650
Time: December 3-10, 10-13, 17-20, and 26-27 | 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Whatta Wash South 14 in Greer, SC is having a Christmas Car Wash Show. Get your car washed while enjoying spectacular lights. $20 per car which includes their $20 Sparkle Special & light show. A portion of each wash will go to buy supplies for local foster children in Upstate, SC. Bring a new toy, pack of diapers, or wipes to any location and get free C4 Ceramic Glaze all month long! Check out their Facebook page for more updates.
HOERL FAMILY LIGHT SHOW (Simpsonville)
Location: 104 Keswick Trail, Simpsonville, SC 29681
Time: Nightly until January 1st | 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
DRIVE THRU HOLIDAY LIGHTS
UPSTATE HOLIDAY LIGHT SHOW (Greenville/Pickens Hi-Way)
Location: 3800 Calhoun Memorial Hwy, Easley, SC
Bring the whole family and enjoy the biggest interactive LED light show in the Upstate with 32 million colors synchronized to the music of classic Christmas songs. The show lasts for 30 minutes with 100 interactive new displays and music at the comfort of your car. Drive thru or park your car and watch the Christmas light show. Tickets are sold at their website at $30-$100 per vehicle. The show is open from November 26th until December 31st.
ANDERSON CHRISTMAS LIGHTS (Anderson)
Location: 520 Woodcrest Drive, Anderson, SC 29621
View more than 2 miles of outdoor Christmas light displays and millions of lights at Anderson Lights of Hope. It’s also more than a Christmas light show because this organization is giving back to the community. Its profits are benefiting local charities. Have fun with the whole family! The price for admission is $10 per vehicle, open every night at 5:30 pm till 10:00 pm from November 26th until December 25th. Due to Covid and regulations set forth by the CDC and SC Governors office, the Village is closed this year.
HOLIDAY LIGHTS SAFARI (Wellford)
Location: 2325 Hampton Road, Wellford, SC 29385
This year is the 30th Annual Holiday Lights Safari Benefit. Drive through millions of twinkling holiday lights throughout the nearly 100-acre animal park. Visit Santa’s village and see many animals in the barns or visit Mrs. Claus’ attic for an incredible panoramic view of the lights event, then drive through the Enchanted Deer Forest where you can hand-feed animals from the comfort of your car. The price for admission is $7 per person, admission includes access to Santa’s Village, $10 per car additional fee to go through the Enchanted Deer Forest. The Holiday Lights Safari is open from 6 pm to 9 pm on November 20th until January 2nd.
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