Event Spotlight: Fantasy in Lights

  • By Christie Stapf | Thursday, December 8th, 2016
Event Spotlight: Fantasy in Lights

For more than 65 years, Callaway Gardens has provided millions of visitors with a place of tranquillity, inspiration, and relaxation. Owned and operated by the non-profit Ida Cason Callaway Foundation, Callaway Gardens spans over thousands of acres in rustic Pine Mountain, Georgia. Delivering special events throughout the year like their star Spangled Beach Party and Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival, Callaway Gardens would like to invite you to share the holiday season with them at Fantasy in Lights!

Imagine being thrown into a winter wonderland filled with holiday cheer, sparkling lights, and classic characters from holidays past! Named by National Geographic Magazine and The Weather Channel as one of the world’s “Top 10 Places to See Holiday Lights,” Fantasy in Lights dazzles visitors time and again with well over 8 million lights, 15 themed displays, and other Christmas themed events happening each and every day.

Read on for even more holiday fun!

A Whimsical Experience

Even better than the classic holiday movies, Fantasy in Lights’ is the destination to give your family a true taste of Christmas spirit. Visitors can hitch a ride on the prestigious Jolly Trolley through acres of dazzling light displays that illuminate the night sky – making for a perfect backdrop for family photos. Each member of your family will absolutely squeal with glee as they strike a pose with their favorite Christmas characters like Rudolph, Frosty the Snowman, and the Gingerbread Man.

Christmas Village

Find the perfect gift this year by checking out Christmas Village. Filled with thousands of unique items shipped directly from the North Pole itself, this 22,000 square foot heated building is perfect for those looking for that last minute gift – or for grabbing a warm cup of hot chocolate at the Village Cafe. But what’s a Christmas themed event without a visit from the big guy in red himself? Give grandma or grandpa the gift they really want this year – a photo of your child sitting on Santa’s lap!

Live Entertainment

With all the running around, it’s good take time to sit back and enjoy the show. Experience some of the many live-action events happening throughout December like Story Time with Mrs. Claus, and the new Fantasy in Lights’ Christmas Character Breakfast where your child can dine on a tried and true southern style meal with their favorite Christmas characters. You also don’t want to miss the Fantasy in Lights’ holiday dinner show of Dr. Seuss’s classic, How The Grinch Stole Christmas!

Create family memories that will last a lifetime at Callaway Garden’s 25th annual Fantasy in Lights! Buy your tickets today!

“Fantasy In Lights is an amazing holiday celebration, last year was my first experience with Fantasy In Lights. I was so impressed with this event and the connection it has with so many guests year after year.” – William “Bill” R. Doyle, III, President and CEO