Community Holiday Light Show

2015 Light Show 

2018 Community Holiday Light Show 
December 8 - 25, 2018 (Closed December 24)
Sunday - Thursday 6 pm - 9 pm
Friday - Saturday 6 pm - 10 pm
$7/vehicle; $15/mini buses and 15 - passenger vans

​"Best in Show" 2017 winners:

First Place: Site 17 - Riverbend Volunteer Fire Department decorating for Riverbend Volunteer Fire Department
Second Place: Site 1 - Goodyear decorating for The United Way of Danville-Pittsylvania County
Third Place: Site 16 - GWHS Marching Band decorating for GWHS Marching Band
Fourth Place: Site 21 - Center for Pediatric Therapies decorating for the Community Foundation of the Dan River Region Autism Fund
Fifth Place: Site 4 - Central Boulevard Church of God Youth (Momentum Youth Ministry) decorating for Central Boulevard Church of God Youth

Discount Nights
On Monday December 10 and 17, and Tuesday, December 11 and 18, admission to the Community Holiday Light Show will be discounted. Prices will be $5/vehicle and $10/mini buses and 15 passenger vans.

Build a Display
Various organizations and businesses based in the Danville and surrounding areas decorate a spot in the Community Holiday Light Show to raise money for a non-profit of their choice. If you would like to build a display in the Light Show, fill out this form and return it to the Danville Welcome Center. 

Support the Volunteers
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the working volunteer group. If your group would like to volunteer to work the gates please return this form to the Danville Welcome Center. Returning the form does not guarantee acceptance to work the gate.  

Children's Village (open nightly until 9 p.m. through Dec. 23)
Free photos with Santa, holiday crafts and hot chocolate.
If you would like to volunteer inside Children's Village, email All volunteers are subject to a background check.

Give Back to the Community
As always, displays will be judged by the visitors to the park. Participating displays will be competing on behalf of a non-profit organization. A monetary donation on behalf of the winning display will be made based on people's choice ballots.

In 2017, we had over 11,240 people attend with 2,560 cars and 18 buses.