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Christmas in the South - Holiday Festivals and Christmas Lights


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Christmas at Callaway Gardens - Fantasy in Lights

"Swan Lake" - Fantasy in Lights at Callaway Gardens

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Callaway Gardens
Callaway Gardens - Fantasy in Lights
November 22 - December 30, 2013
Pine Mountain, Georgia

In its 22nd festive year, Fantasy in Lights at Callaway Gardens features 15 larger-than-life holiday scenes illuminated with eight million twinkling lights. Scenes include Snowflake Valley, a winter wonderland of snowflakes and white lights, a Magical Christmas Garden and Santa's Workshop, complete with animated versions of Santa's elves busy at work. Set apart from the drivable route, two spectacular scenes combine narration, music and choreographed lights to tell the stories of Twas the Night Before Christmas and The Nativity. Visitors may enjoy the magical tour in their own vehicles or by riding the Jolly Trolley. (Sunday, November 18, 2012 is In addition to the annual March of Dimes Night Walk (Sunday, November 17, 2013), there are several Specialty Nights scheduled in 2013, including University Night, Bicycle Night, Motorcycle Night and a few others.

The Christmas Village, an indoor shopping and dining area, features roaming Fantasy in Lights characters and the chance to visit Santa on scheduled days. Unique gifts, including specialty food items, nostalgic toys, holiday ornaments and more, will be available for purchase. Also, a selection of Georgia artisans will be on-site making and selling an array of interesting craft items.

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