Merry and Bright: Top 5 holiday light displays


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The Gillette Stadium holiday light show is a winding display with a variety of holiday themes and characters. The show is enjoyed from the comfort of your own car.

If you’re looking for a safe way to be festive during the winter holidays this season, check out these light displays in Massachusetts. While some offer drive-through displays, others allow you to walk through and tour the light shows.

Greater Boston Celebration of Lights – Waltham, MA

This drive-through light display offers one mile of roadway with over one million LED lights and animatronic scenes. You can even listen to festive music from the safety of your own car while touring the sparkling show.

Bright Nights – Springfield, MA

Pack up your car and head to Forest Park for a holiday light experience. This popular drive-through event features a spectacle of glittering lights and displays.

Magic of Lights – Foxborough, MA

Head to Gillette Stadium to experience this unique light show from inside your car. This winding display is overflowing with a variety of holiday themes and characters.

North Shore Holiday Light Show – Haverhill, MA

Bring your entire family to the North Shore to experience this light show! With over one mile and dozens of larger-than-life holiday displays, you can pack your favorite snacks and tune into the radio to tour this synched drive-through light event.

ZooLights – Stoneham, MA

This one-way stroll through the Stone Zoo features lantern displays and tree-lined paths with sparkling lights. Spanning 26 acres of land, walk through this light experience while viewing the zoo animals to get into the holiday spirit.