Lights Before Christmas

presented by Aflac
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition
November 21 – December 30 @ 5:00–9:00pm. **CLOSED NOV 27, DEC 24 AND 25**
Check back this summer for updated event details!
$10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12 / free for Riverbanks members.

Bring the kids and the camera and see why Lights Before Christmas
has continued as a family tradition for more than 25 years!

Riverbanks Members Choice Favorite Family Friendly Event

  • Nearly one million twinkling lights
  • Countless animated images
  • Dazzling Music in Motion Lights Spectacular
  • Nightly visits with Santa—on-site beginning at 6:00pm each night through December 23
  • Warm memories and holiday cheer around the Jingle Bell Bonfire
  • Hot cocoa, marshmallows and other festive foods available for purchase

All Riverbanks members receive one free visit with a valid membership.
Guest passes will not be accepted for Lights.

2013 Sponsors:

While you may spot a few night owls during Lights,
most of our residents will be off-exhibit to catch some zzz’s.
Lights displays and operating schedules are subject to change without notice.

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