As the holiday season approaches, Southaven, Mississippi, transforms into a vibrant tapestry of festive activities and heart warming experiences. From spectacular drive-thru light displays to cherished traditions, this year’s celebrations promise to bring joy and wonder to families and visitors alike.
Southern Lights Drive-Thru Extravaganza
Running nightly from Thanksgiving Day through New Years Eve, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Southern Lights, presented by Southaven Parks and Recreation, invites all to a dazzling drive-thru experience. Set across a sprawling 116-acre park, this enchanting spectacle boasts 500,000 twinkling lights, creating a mesmerizing journey for visitors. Proceeds from admission fees ($10 for cars, $15 for vans and $30 for buses) benefit local charities, spreading the spirit of giving throughout the community. Click here for more information.
Santa’s Festive Visits & Country Brunch/Dinner at Big Barn
Step into the enchanting Big Barn between Thanksgiving and Christmas for a Southern Country Brunch or Dinner with Santa. Capture precious moments as you take your own photos with Santa in the charming setting of the Barn Hall. Indulge in a delightful menu, and gather with friends and family. For more information visit, Eat with Santa – Cedar Hill Farm.
Cedar Hill Farm Christmas Tree Experience
During the holiday season, Cedar Hill Farm opens its gates for families to pick and cut their Christmas tree straight from the farm. Hop on a delightful hayride to the back forty and find the perfect tree to bring home. No general admission fee is required-simply pay for your chosen tree, and the hayride is on the house! Start a family tradition and make memories that will last a lifetime. For more information visit, Christmas Tree Farm.
Additional Festive Offerings in Southaven
Christmas Light Show & Railroad Ride: Experience the joy of Christmas Traditions at Cedar Hill Farm through a synchronized light display, narrated stories and a delightful rail ride around the North Pole.
Santa at Tanger Outlets: Visit Santa Claus at Tanger Outlet Memphis from Nov. 25th to Dec. 23rd, creating cherished family memories at this holiday destination.
Light Garden Display: Immerse yourself in the Mid-South’s newest holiday experience, Light Garden, featuring stunning light displays, entertainment, and unique shopping opportunities. (Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas)
Click here for a full list of the holiday events in Southaven.