Making spirits brighter in Arkansas’ Upper Delta

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A visit to Blytheville's Lights of the Delta is a great way to kick off the holiday season.
A visit to Blytheville's Lights of the Delta is a great way to kick off the holiday season.

Make your season even brighter in Arkansas’ Upper Delta with a visit to any (or all) of these great holiday light events. The entire family will get into the holiday spirit quicker than Santa can say “Ho Ho Ho!”

Christmas in the Park in Corning offers holiday fun for the entire family.
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Christmas in the Park in Corning offers holiday fun for the entire family.

Christmas in the Park in Corning

Corning’s Wynn Park is home to Christmas in the Park. The park is lit up in holiday finery and businesses and organizations have booths decorated for the holidays. It’s a great opportunity to take holiday photos with family and friends. The event runs Nov. 25 through Dec. 31. Make sure and visit Santa and his friends while you’re there.

Christmas at the Park is a great place to enjoy the holiday season.
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Christmas at the Park is a great place to enjoy the holiday season.

Jonesboro’s Christmas at the Park

In its fifth year, Christmas at the Park in Jonesboro is a holiday wonderland, featuring over a half-mile drive through. It features attractions with over 65 collections, consisting of nearly 450 pieces decorated with over 400,000 lights. Enjoy the Snowflake Forest, take a photo with Santa, drive through one of the longest lighted tunnels in the country. Christmas at the Park opens Nov. 22. For the full schedule and more details just visit www.christmasattheparknea.com.  

Lights of the Delta in Blytheville is one of the largest lighting displays in the Mid-South.
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Lights of the Delta in Blytheville is one of the largest lighting displays in the Mid-South.

Lights of the Delta in Blytheville

Blytheville is home to Lights of the Delta, a perennial holiday favorite and one of the largest Christmas lights displays in the Mid-South region. With over 6 million lights, more than 56 major motion displays and numerous complimentary pieces, Lights of the Delta sits on a 40-acre tract on the Arkansas Aeroplex (the former Eaker Air Force Base) with lake, trees and paved roads to handle the approximately 1 ½-mile, family-oriented, holiday experience. Whether it is a visit with Santa, a stop at the souvenir stand, the various types of entertainment, the live nativity on selected nights, or just to see the lights in a car or on a hayride, there is something for everyone of all ages. Lights of the Delta is open nightly from Nov. 20 through Dec. 26. Log on to lightsofthedelta.com for all the details.