The 1st Annual Carolina Holiday Light Spectacular is bringing holiday magic to Ballantyne’s Backyard, 11611 N. Community House Road, Charlotte, NC, this Christmas season.
Read on for a chance to win 4 tickets, plus a promo code for a 20% discount.
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Immerse yourself in over a million Christmas lights along a half-mile walking trail.
Opening night is December 15th, 2022, from 7 to 10 p.m. This night only, kids under 13 are admitted for free. This opening night is a preview of the attraction and a fundraiser for The Bradley and Nikki Bozeman Foundation.
This organization, led by Panthers center Bradley Bozeman and his wife, Nikki, raises money to tackle food insecurity. All ticket proceeds go to the foundation. Tickets for December 15th are $20, plus fees. Purchase here.
Then, the attraction will take place every night from December 16th to 31st, 2022, from 5 to 10 p.m. It will be open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve. Keep reading for ticket prices.
You can expect:
- Spectacular Light Displays Throughout
- Dozens of Oversized Snow Globes
- Larger than Life Holiday Scenes
- The Alpine Avalanche Snow Tube Slide (extra charge)
- Magical Interactive Wand Elements Throughout (extra charge)
- LIVE Santa, Ballerinas, and Other Performers (Friday – Sunday)
- Hundreds of Decorated Trees
- Christmas Village complete with Boutiques, Shops, & Rotating Food Trucks
This is not what we think of as an “on the cheap” event, but we are including it because it’s sure to be one that many readers will want to know about, and we’ve obtained a discount for readers.
The property is ADA accessible and has ADA restrooms located on site. Please be mindful that there are several different terrains on each property that you will traverse including dirt, grass, gravel and asphalt. There are also slight changes in elevation throughout the trail.
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Discount for Carolina Holiday Light Spectacular
Use the promo code HOLIDAY20 for a 20% discount on tickets for dates starting December 16th, 2022.
Tickets for Carolina Holiday Light Spectacular
- Monday to Thursday general admission: $15 (date-specific ticket)
- Friday to Sunday general admission: $20 (date-specific ticket)
- Any Night General Admission: $25 (valid any night)
- The Alpine Avalanche Snow Tube Slide Add-On: $10 (3 slides)
- Spectacular Snowflake Wand Add-On: ($14)
- VIP Admission: $35 (date-specific; includes hot chocolate, candy canes, souvenir swag bag, VIP line, 3 slides down Alpine Avalanche Snow Tube Slide, and use of a VIP toilet trailer)
- Children under age 3 do not need a ticket
One lucky Charlotte on the Cheap reader will win 4 tickets to use any date from December 16th to 31st, 2022. You must be a subscriber of Charlotte on the Cheap’s award-winning newsletter in order to win. After you subscribe you’ll receive an email newsletter every morning, with a big list of things to do, as well as discounts and deals. You can unsubscribe at any time.
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