High Country Lights, Northwest North Carolina's premier animated light show and the winner of "Best Animated" on the Tacky Light Tour two years in a row, features over 100K lights choreographed to your favorite Christmas tunes on 96.5FM while watching the show. This free light show, hosted by Glade Creek Volunteer Fire Department, can be seen nightly from 6:00pm to 10:00pm Thanksgiving through New Year's Day. Parking is available at Glade Creek School and fire department parking lots.
Countless hours are placed throughout the year in making High Country Lights an incredible light show for all ages. It's a project that requires planning, preparation, and patience. And, since we're giving our time, we give 100% of all monetary donations as well. They are returned back to the community through the local fire department. Not one cent is used in the production, purchase, or maintenance of the display. That is privately funded.
If you're planning to visit High Country Lights, make it a day trip. Come to the mountains of Alleghany County, N.C. to find a fresh Christmas tree at a participating Choose & Cut tree farm. Then, visit one of the many restaurants serving BBQ, homemade burgers, to seafood. Finally, after topping off the tank with gas or food, come by and visit the light show.
Note: In the event of Inclement weather, the display will be turned off as a safety precaution. We apologize for any inconvenience and ask to check here, our Facebook or Twitter page before visiting.
If you like this light show and want to see more, visit one of our neighbors by clicking here. They put a lot of time and effort in to enhance your Christmas spirit like we do. And, tell them High Country Lights sent ya'.