People have had to get creative during the pandemic to get out of the house and enjoy physically distant activities safely. One way to still do this and celebrate the upcoming holiday season is to attend a holiday lights show or display. However you spend the holiday, stay safe, healthy and have fun. Remember, we're all in this together!
Attleboro - lasaletteattleboroshrine.org
The night shines at La Salette Shrine, 947 Park St., Attleboro, where displays of 300,000 lights spread over 10 acres tell the story of Christmas. Open daily Nov. 26 to Jan. 3.
Foxboro - magicoflights.com/events/foxborough
Magic of Lights is a dazzling, drive-through holiday lights experience featuring favorite holiday scenes and characters of the season using the latest LED technology and digital animations. Experience Magic of Lights from the comfort and safety of your own car as you wind through the sparkling path of Foxborough’s favorite holiday tradition. One carload, one price.
Haverhill - The North Shore Holiday Light Show calls itself "the only drive-thru holiday light spectacular on the North Shore.” The route, which is more than a mile long, is at Crescent Farms, at 1058 Boston Road in Haverhill. Open on select dates between Nov. 19 and Dec. 30.
Marshfield - Visit the Marshfield Fairgrounds for a show comprised of nearly a million lights spread out along a driving course. The event will be held Nov. 19 to Dec. 30.
Mendon - southwickszoo.com
Winter Wonderland at Southwick Zoo from November 27th-December 30th. Drive through the zoo to admire holiday lights.
Sandwich - heritagemuseumsandgardens.org
A stroll through the magical Gardens Aglow at the Heritage Museum & Gardens in Sandwich will add some extra twinkle and sparkle to your holidays. The display opens Nov. 27 and runs each Friday, Saturday and Sunday Dec. 27 at 67 Grove St. in Sandwich.
Springfield - brightnights.org
Bright Nights Forest Park is the Northeast's premier holiday lighting experience with more than 675,000 lights along a 3-mile drive. The lights will be lit from Nov. 25th to Jan. 6th.
Stoneham - zoonewengland.org/stone-zoo
Holiday Zoolights at the Stone Zoo runs from Nov. 27 to Jan. 3. This winter wonderland will take visitors on a one-way stroll through the Zoo, along tree-lined paths lit by twinkling lights.
Waltham - greaterbostonlightshow.com
The Waltham Lions Drive-Through Holiday Light Show will run 5 to 9 p.m. from Nov. 27 to Jan. 3 at the former Fernald School, at 200 Trapelo Road in Waltham. More than a mile of roadway will be transformed into "a glittering display" with over one million LED lights.