How much does the Tanglewood Festival of Lights cost?

How much does the Tanglewood Festival of Lights cost? Where is the festival of light? (Tanglewood)
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FAMILY
$20 cash,
$23 credit card
COMMERCIAL
$45 cash,
$48 credit card
MOTORCOACHES + BUSES
$115 cash,
$118 credit card

The Tanglewood Festival of Lights happens every year in Tanglewood Park in Clemmons, North Carolina. This park is lovely even when it’s not the holiday season. However, this park is illuminated with more than a million lights that produce mesmerizing displays of lights and outstanding places for the holiday season in the holiday season.

The festival happens in winter, and this place usually becomes crowded because of many admissions special on Thursday, Friday, and weekends. The Tanglewood Festival tickets cost for family vehicles, including cars, vans, or trucks, is 20dollars, while commercial vehicles like vans, minibusses, and busses are 115 dollars. The park also has promo and discounts for family vehicles. A 5 dollar discount for a commercial is 65 dollars.

The Festival of Lights in Tanglewood park started way back in 1992. Back in the days, the light display only encompasses a 1.5-mile route with just 25 exhibits, but today the route is just under 5 miles and over 100 displays.

Almost 300,000 people visit the park annually. The most famous and popular light display among the people is the Driving Golfer. It was the first display from 1992 and remains today. If your planning to see the park in the holiday season, try visiting it from Monday to Thursday where there are fewer people. The park can be crowded during weekends if you don’t like waiting in lines weekends are not for you.

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What time does the Tanglewood Festival of Lights start?

The Tanglewood  Festival of Lights starts its operation as early as mid-November 12 2021 to January 1st, 2022. Its opening hours are 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm.

The Festival of Lights transforms Tanglewood park into an amazing holiday season destination. During the festival, the park becomes vibrant and bustling with night activities. Thursday to Sunday are trendy nights and the busiest, expect some long lines and the park sometimes can be crowded, especially on weekends.

The festival shows operation hours usually are 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm. The park’s operations are 7 days a week. If you want a more comfortable environment and enjoyable experience, you should visit the Festival of Lights Monday to Thursday because the admission is less, meaning it has fewer people in the park. The waiting time in the line will be far better and faster.

Does the festival of lights take credit cards? (Tanglewood)

Yes, they accept cash and credit cards for payment, but they only accept Visa MasterCard and Discover credit cards. There many fun activities like Carriage and hey rides, The park staff will give you an amazing carriage and hey rides that will cost about less than a hundred dollars.

The festival admission is not included. With just $200, you can enjoy the park and have a good time throughout the night. Make sure you bring your credit card with you if you needed extra cash.

How long does it take to go through the Tanglewood Festival of Lights?

The journey to the wonderful lights is approximately one and a half mile and will take you about 30 minutes or an hour to finish it, depending upon the number of admissions and traffic flow.

This place is amazingly filled with fun activities to do, but in 2020, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the admission has decreased rapidly. The gift shops and some stores in the park have shut down their operations because of the pandemic.

The Tanglewood Festival of Light is the most affordable drive-thur lights display in the country. So if I were you, bring your family and friends with you and share the amazing moment in comfort inside your car.

The fee depends on the vehicle type. Cars van and tracks free are typically under 20 dollars. Commercial vehicles like vans, limos, minibusses, or busses cost about $100 at max.

Where is the festival of light? (Tanglewood)

The Festival of Light is located at Tanglewood Park, 4016 Clemmons Road, Clemmons. The entrance to the Festival of Lights is off US 158 and not the Idols road.  More or less, every year, 100,00 cars drive through the 5 miles of amazing holiday lights displays at the Tanglewood Park Festival of light.

The park is designed with Christmas ornaments and beautiful Christmas decorations, not to mention its LED light show display. Over a million lights have been used in the park. Installing these lights and decorations takes time and requires some human resources to finish it—no wonder the park is well designed and looks amazing every year.

PLEASE NOTE: The entrance to Festival of Lights is off of US-158. GPS may incorrectly direct you to a back gate which is off of Idols Road. Visitors may not enter into the show through that back gate. Visitors at the back gate will be directed to the main entrance off of US-158.

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Arik Akunis
Arik Akunis

My name is Arik Akunis and I have been in the field of lighting for over the last 20 years, I started my journey in the world of lighting in the lighting niche for events where I first came across a festival of lights and immediately fell in love with it.

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