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The picture shows the bright night in Springfield Forest Park in 2020. The festive lights display for the 2021 holiday season is open.
With the end of Thanksgiving Day, holiday lights all over Massachusetts are open, or will be open soon, many people offer walking or driving tours to make social distancing easier.
Among them is one of the best in the country. Bright Nights in Springfield Forest Park has been held for 27 consecutive years, with more than 400 individual lighting arrangements. It is also participating in the "USA Today" ranking of the top 10 public holiday lighting in the country (voting until December 6th).
Bright Nights offers a wide range of light exhibits, including Victoria Village, American Flag, Winter Garden, Springfield Thunderbird, MGM Springfield, Seuss Land and Leapfrog.
The Bright Nights holiday lighting display in Springfield Forest Park was one of the nominations for the best holiday lighting display in the "USA Today" poll.
The light show is open until January 2nd, but there will be a lucky draw on certain nights before that: East Longmeadow on December 2nd and Longmeadow’s high school choir performance on December 10th, December 6th and Face painting on the 13th, zoo night on December 8, and many other celebrations. Active duty soldiers and first responders can also enter the venue for free on December 1.
Tickets for Bright Nights start at $23 per car.
In Boylston, the night light show at Tower Hill Botanical Garden, which is open from now to December 30, can stop peepers.
In Tashan, visitors can stroll through 15 acres of gardens and woodland, and watch the plants, sculptures and fountains illuminated by festive lights.
The website of the botanical garden says: "This magical scene is heated by a fire pit, making s'mores, or enjoying a cup of hot cocoa or an adult drink."
Tickets for non-members range from USD 13 for children to USD 23 for adults.
The Festival of Lights tree lighting and holiday celebrations held at the Worcester Public Oval on December 6, 2019.
In New England’s second largest city, the Worcester Park’s Festival of Lights will kick off on December 3rd in Worcester Park, but the city’s lighting installations (including seven large light sculptures) will continue until February 28.
At 6 pm on the opening night, the city will light up the Christmas tree and the candlesticks for the sixth night of Hanukkah.
The city stated that the opening event will include ice skating, food vendors, beer tents, face painting, balloon animals and carriage rides.
Further east, the Greater Boston Lights Festival kicked off in Waltham on November 26.
Operated by the Waltham Lions Club and open until January 2nd, more than 1 million light bulbs surround visitors as they pass through the surrounding light tunnels. In 2020, organizers said this is the longest light tunnel in New England. Tickets start at $22 and must be purchased online
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In ZooLights at the Stone Zoo, visitors can walk along a tree-lined path illuminated by thousands of lights while passing by black bears, bald eagles, Canadian lynxes, reindeer and arctic foxes.
The zoo's light show will be open from November 19th and will last until January 9th. From 4:30 pm to 9:30 pm, visitors must purchase tickets online in advance, and fares for non-members start at $14.
The Lowell Sun said that in Attleboro, the La Salette Festival of Lights is lit every day from 5 pm to 9 pm until January 2.
The Sun says that in the 68th year, the hundreds of thousands of light bulbs displayed at the National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salete have become one of the largest light displays in the area. The monitor can be viewed for free.
If you don’t want to leave your comfortable vehicle, Gillette Stadium will once again host Magic of Lights, an epic drive-in holiday light show.
The show runs every day from November 19th to December 24th, and tickets cost $40 per car. Due to the home games of the Patriots and Revolutions, the event will be closed from November 28th to November 30th.
If Gillette’s price is too expensive for you, the Celebration of Lights in Lancaster offers a mile of bright holiday decorations, more than one million LED lights and a 90-foot-tall Christmas tree for driving through The holiday lighting experience. It is located at the Bolton Fair grounds.
The event lasted from November 26 to January 2. Within a week, each car was purchased online for US$21.99 and on-site purchase was US$25. On weekends, Friday to Sunday, December 24, 25, 31, and January 1, the online price is US$24.99, and the on-site price is US$30. People are strongly encouraged to buy tickets online.
From November 25th to January 2nd, every night from 5 to 9 pm, La Salette Shrine’s Festival of Lights offers a walking experience at the National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette in Attleboro.
Explore 300,000 lights in the 10-acre winter wonderland of the shrine. Admission is free.
Due to the large number of expected visitors, masks are required in any building, and people are required to pay attention to social distancing outside.
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