Holiday lights, snow tube slide coming to Ballantyne’s Backyard

CHARLOTTE — In just a few weeks, Ballantyne’s Backyard will be transformed into a holiday wonderland.

The Carolina Holiday Light Spectacular will feature an outdoor walking trail filled with more than 1 million illuminated lights, dozens of oversized snow globes, hundreds of decorated trees, a snow tube slide, and a Christmas village complete with boutiques, shops and a rotating roster of food trucks offering seasonal fare.

In addition to the festive installations, Santa will be there along with other live performers on select dates.

The Carolina Holiday Light Spectacular will be open daily from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Dec. 12-31.

Ticket prices start at $15 per person for general admission Monday through Thursday and $20 Friday through Sunday.

A limited number of general admission tickets that can be used on any night will be available for $25.

VIP admission tickets cost $35 and include hot chocolate, candy canes, a souvenir swag bag, admission to the snow tube slide, expedited entry and access to the VIP restrooms.

General admission ticket holders can purchase snow tube slide tickets for $10.

Ages 2 and older require a ticket to the Carolina Holiday Light Spectacular.

For more information, go to ncholidaylights.com or call (800) 830-3976.

(Watch below: McAdenville Lights/Christmas Town USA through the years)