Viewing Christmas lights is one childhood tradition I will never forget. The nostalgia keeps me going every year, whether it’s just around the neighborhood or to commercial light displays. Since moving to Tennessee, I have loved going to Shadarack’s Christmas Wonderland. You can enter to win a free family pass here: Shadrack’s Christmas wonderland Giveaway. In addition to traditional animated light displays, they have a great section of lights that is synchronized to music.
When you first enter the driving loop at Shadarack’s, you approach the side with animated light displays. These displays have a fairytale theme. My family and I LOVED trying to figure out the fairytale that was being represented by each display. Some were more challenging to figure out than others. The best part was laughing at the ridiculous answers people gave that wound up being wrong. It takes about 10 minutes to drive through this section.
When exiting the fairytale section, you move into the main event, the synchronized light show. Everyone agreed, the show was awesome. Unfortunately, it was hard to get pictures because the lights were moving so fast. They have so many different types of lights, you can’t take it all in at once. There are Christmas trees of varying sizes, light towers that shoot up and down, various hanging snowflakes and stars, long scalloped light displays, wide ground cover and many more.
All of the music is very fast paced and upbeat. Some of the songs are modern and some are remixes of traditional holiday favorites. My favorite part is that this light show doesn’t shy away from songs that mention Jesus, the reason for the season.
Along the synchronized route there is plenty of space to pull of to the side to watch the show. If you keep driving continuously, you will be at the exit before all of the songs have played. It was more relaxing for my husband, the driver, to be able to pull off and enjoy the show instead of of trying to drive and look at the same time. In total, we were on the synchronized side for about 35 minutes. It will take you about 45 minutes – 1 hour total to get through the entire driving loop, depending on how long you stay parked.
All in all, this attraction is a great show and well worth the money. It only costs $25 for a family vehicle with up to 8 passengers. Passenger vans and busses are more expensive. This year, ring in the holidays with Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland and revel in the joy of the season. You can enter to win a free family pass here: Shadrack’s Christmas wonderland Giveaway.
Disclaimer: Shadrack’s did provide me with a free ticket to review their show. The opinions expressed above are all my own.