Christmas Light Shows
Within 100 miles of Phenix City and Columbus
‘Tis the season for millions of beautiful Christmas lights, right?! Whether you live east or west of the Chattahoochee River, you don’t have to travel too far to see a fantastic Christmas light show.
If you need a little help deciding where to go, we’ve got you covered! For your convenience, we’ve compiled a list of spectacular Christmas light shows within 100 miles of Phenix City, Alabama, and Columbus, Georgia.
Uptown Tree Trail, Columbus
The Uptown Tree Trail is a live display of brightly decorated Christmas trees through the heart of Uptown, Columbus. The Tree Trail provides a wonderful winter activity for friends and families to enjoy. Guests can walk the trail, enjoy the decorations and attend special Uptown Tree Trail events throughout December. The trees are sponsored by Columbus businesses, organizations, and groups.
Location: Broadway, Columbus
Ludy Christmas Spectacular, Columbus
Thanksgiving – New Year’s Eve
From Thanksgiving through New Year’s Eve, Ludy’s Christmas Light Display lights up the Columbus area with holiday cheer and festivity. With over 155,000 lights, the decoration actually begins in August. Bring the whole family for a holiday light extravaganza they’ll never forget.
Location: 5784 Ironstone Dr, Columbus
When it comes to Christmas light shows, Fantasy in Lights tops them all! Named one of the “Top 10 Places to See Holiday Lights” by National Geographic Traveler, Callaway Resort & Gardens glistens with custom-built scenes and more than 8 million lights. Bundle up for a Jolly Trolley ride, or drive your own car through the spectacular displays. Shop for gifts from Georgia crafters and specialty treats inside the Christmas Village. This is a holiday “must-see” event! Click here to read our review.
Location: Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, GA
A Country Christmas in Lights, The Rock, GA
Drive through Christmas lights at The Rock Ranch to see a mile-long display of thousands of lights, all strung by volunteers and ranch hands of the property. Bring the family by Truett’s Barn for hot cocoa and apple cider, soups, and other treats. On select days, families can dine with Santa and pose for a keepsake.
Location: 5020 Barnesville Hwy, The Rock, GA 30285
Christmas Lights Festival, Montgomery, AL
A great zoo to visit during the holidays is the Montgomery Zoo. Complete with a train ride, hot chocolate, and the Zoofari Skylift, this area also offers visits with Santa himself. This event is happening every weekend until the end of the month, so don’t miss out.
Location: 2301 Coliseum Parkway, Montgomery, AL 36110
Thousands and thousands of lights adorn the trees, bushes, and features of the Poplar Street median in a rainbow of colors guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit. The lights move in time to original music composed by the Macon Pops and featuring local artists. Stroll through candy cane lanes, illuminated arches, and twinkling trees while enjoying the shops and restaurants of downtown Macon. This is one show you won’t want to miss! The lights run nightly from 6 pm to 11 pm. Shows start on the hour at 7 pm, 8 pm, and 9 pm nightly.
Location: Historic Downtown Macon, Poplar Street, Macon, GA