Conway Celebration of Lights coming this holiday season!

Conway Celebration of Lights, Conway Christmas lights

Updated 11/26/16: It’s open and we couldn’t be more excited!! According to this article from, “The light show will be open Thursdays and Sundays from 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.” and “Admission is $5 per vehicle for one to seven guests; $10 for eight to 14 guests; $15 for 15-24 guests; and $25 for 25 or more guests.”

Santa will be on site on Friday and Saturday nights and there will also be a s’mores station!

The lights route starts at a large Gingerbread house ticket booth and is syncopated to holiday music. Below are directions to the Celebration of Lights as published on the City of Conway site.

From Myrtle Beach, follow Hwy 501 N., take the Downtown Conway exit at Hwy. 378.  Continue on Wright Blvd.  Turn Right on 3rd Ave (follow the signs).

From Aynor, follow Hwy. 501 S., take the Downtown Conway exit at Hwy 378.  Continue on Wright Blvd.  Turn Right on 3rd Ave (follow the signs).

From downtown Conway, take 3rd Ave.  Head West and follow the signs.

Have fun and happy holidays from Myrtle Beach for Families!

There’s a new Christmas lights display coming to the Grand Strand this holiday season and they’re calling it the Conway Celebration of Lights! The irony here is that I’m watching National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation right now as I’m writing this even though school just started and the temperature is well above 90 degrees.

Similar to the experience at James Island Festival of Lights in Charleston, the Conway Celebration of Lights is planned to be a one-mile drive-through light display featuring local singers and artists. While the details aren’t finalized yet, admission is expected to be $5 per carload, with higher fees for a van or bus.

The tour will end on Laurel Street, where guests can tour the lovely downtown Conway. If you haven’t been, it’s lined with beautiful shops, filled with everything from home decor to specialty foods. There are also restaurants, perfect for a bite to eat on a holiday evening.

You can read more details in this article from The show is scheduled to begin Thanksgiving weekend and remain open until the first weekend in January.

Truly, we couldn’t be more excited! We love how twinkly downtown Conway gets during the holiday season. This Celebration of Lights is sure to be nothing short of delightful!

And let me be the first to wish you a very happy holiday season!

Want to read more? Check out the latest on the Myrtle Beach for Families blog.

About Melissa Byers

My name is Melissa Byers and I've been a Grand Strand resident for 13 years. I love living and raising my family here! We're all about the events, activities, discounts, RVing, travel, and crab cakes.


  1. diane king says:

    Someone needs to update this site, please!

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