Celebrate The Holidays With Lights of the Delta 2016!

December 12th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Lights of the Delta 2016Come see one of the largest Christmas lighting festivals in the Mid-South: Lights of the Delta! More than 6 million lights and nearly 50 major motion displays spread over 40-acres. Now through December 27th, 2016!

Lights of The Delta has been brightening the Arkansas holiday season for twenty years. The annual drive-through attraction is so large and popular that it’s even earning national recognition!

And why not?

The absolutely stunning array of decorative Christmas lights is spread out over 40 acres of what was once an Air Force base. Even if you’ve visited once or more before, each year’s display will hold new surprises for you because .

Lights of The Delta is annually updated. This year’s changes include some new displays and reworked older displays. LED lights have added to a number of the displays. The increased glow is fantastic.

Displays include both stationary and animated scenes. You may see such things as Santa on A Harley, Noah’s Ark, Pageant Queens, and the popular Poinsettia Archway. Signs throughout the park will direct you to a radio station playing Christmas music to enhance your visit.

Beyond driving through the 40 acre park, other activities include hayrides, caroling, and Jingle Bell Park. Jingle Bell Park offers a souvenir stand with light snacks and cocoa. Jingle Bell Park is also where you will find Santa. Children can visit Santa , share their Christmas list, and have their picture taken with the jolly, old elf.

Another attraction is the Legacies in Lights display.

Legacies in Lights was started in 2008 for those who wished to honor someone at Lights of the Delta. Throughout the park, you will see signs with names on them displayed next to stars and angels. These are the Legacies in Lights. If there’s someone special you’d like to honor, visit the Lights of the Delta website offers a form.

Lights of the Delta 2016

Open now through December 27th, 2016
Sunday through Thursday: 5:30pm to 9pm
Friday and Saturday: 5:30pm to 10pm
1405 Airbase Highway, Gosnell, AR 72315
Visit the Lights of the Delta website or their Facebook page for directions, pictures, and more information.

Lights of the Delta Lodging
No matter where your Arkansas getaway takes you, there is bound to be a locally owned and operated, Arkansas Bed & Breakfast Inn somewhere nearby. Let them show you a whole different way of staying. Lush accommodations, nutritious breakfasts, personalized service, and insider’s knowledge of the area will be yours! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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