WRAL- TV Nights of Lights 2021 | Kids Out and About Research Triangle

WRAL- TV Nights of Lights 2021

*The event has already taken place on this date: Fri, 12/24/2021
Brighten your holiday season with the 2nd annual WRAL Nights of Lights Drive-Thru Light Show at Dorothea Dix Park, brought to you by WRAL/Capitol Broadcasting Company in partnership with the City of Raleigh. This year's event features more lights, more nights, and fewer cars! Towering oaks, rolling hills and open fields will be the magical backdrop for this dazzling light show throughout the park. Illuminated trees, festive light displays, and local art installations will delight visitors of all ages along the 1.3-mile route. Nights of Lights is a festive experience for families and friends to safely celebrate the season. COVID-19 precautions have been established to ensure the health, safety and happiness of all guests and staff. Don't miss out! Get your tickets now!

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Friday, November 26, through Thursday, December 16, 2021*
*no event on Monday, November 30 or Monday, December 6

The Light Installation

The light installations and themed drive-thru design is managed by Southern Outdoor Restoration (formerly Vortex), a local Raleigh-based property services company that has been serving our community since 2001. Their team was responsible for the 2020 Nights of Lights display.

The Durham Bulls & Mix 101.5 wish the Triangle happy holidays

Expect to see an encore appearance from the Durham Bulls and MIX 101.5 along the light route in 2021.



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Dorothea Dix Park
1985 Umstead Dr
Raleigh, NC, 27603
United States


(919) 821-8555
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