The holidays are a spectacular time of year to book a family vacation to the spellbinding Gulf Coast. The Gulf Shores area has some of the best must-see Christmas lights in the Alabama Gulf Coast to check out during your stay. You can find the Gulf Shores, Alabama, vacation rentals of your dreams with Young’s Suncoast. If you’d rather stay in the equally alluring Fort Morgan or Orange Beach area on the Alabama Gulf Coast, Young’s Suncoast has a premium selection of vacation rentals in those locations as well.
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3 Must-See Christmas Lights in the Gulf Shores, Alabama Area
- Bellingrath Gardens Christmas Lights: This stunning annual Christmas lights show has delighted travelers and locals alike in the Alabama Gulf Coast for nearly two decades. The Bellingrath Gardens staff use this holiday tradition to showcase the dazzling beauty of the gardens. They use the same talents and creativity for the garden’s dreamy floral displays to design the holiday lights display. Stroll through the 65-acre Bellingrath Gardens estate decked in its holiday finest.
- Holiday Lights Drive-Thru and Christmas Festival: This is among the best drive-through Christmas lights in the Alabama Gulf Coast, but you can also choose to walk through it. This holiday attraction has free admission, but you’ll want to bring cash to purchase some of the yummy treats. Make sure to stay up to date on when the Christmas Festival will be held for the year you are staying in the area. In 2022, there was caroling, a carnival, a petting zoo, face painting, train/hayrides throughout the park, and more. Beloved characters like the Grinch and Santa made an appearance at the 2022 Christmas Festival as well. Did we mention that the Christmas Festival is a FREE event?
- The Annual Christmas Lighted Boat Parade: Celebrate the holiday season on the Alabama Gulf Coast with a stunning boat parade decked in dazzling Christmas lights. LuLu’s Lighted Boat Parade is an enchanting tradition on the Waterway Village in Gulf Shores, AL. The next anticipated lighted boat parade date is December 9, 2023, starting at 4:30 p.m. Arrive early to snag a table and stick around after the parade to join in on holiday festivities.