Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland at TIEC - First Peak of the Blue Ridge

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Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland at TIEC

November 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - January 3, 2021 @ 10:00 pm

Discover the ultimate Christmas experience at Tryon Resort featuring a holiday lights driving tour with hundreds of thousands of lights, Drive through 2 miles of custom-made lights that dance in time to music played on your car radio. While you’re in the area, be sure to explore the shops and restaurants of our 3 small towns. Plan a stop in Tryon, Saluda or Columbus – come early or swing through on your way home.

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland LIVE! presented by Ingles returns to Tryon Resort this November 20, 2020 through January 3, 2021 nightly from 6pm – 10pm for the ultimate holiday experience. This drive-thru Christmas celebration features hundreds of thousands of lights, seven nights a week, with live performances from beloved Christmas characters on select nights. This 30-minute driving tour will dazzle attendees of all ages with lights dancing to music and custom-built light displays from the safety and comfort of their vehicle.

On live theater nights, Santa’s Workshop will also be up and running for kids to get a sneak peek of the present-building action and to wave hello to their favorite gift giver.

Tours are self-driven and open from 6pm-10pm seven days a week beginning November 20, 2020 through January 3, 2021. After Christmas, the light show and theater transition to a Frozen theme! Stay tuned for details.

On select nights, enjoy LIVE! performances from your favorite Christmas characters, plus a live nativity! Admission on LIVE! nights is $35 per passenger vehicle (max 8 people). Standard admission on nights without the LIVE! theater performances is $30 per passenger vehicle (max 8 people)

Nov 19-22: The Grinch
Nov. 26-29: Charlie Brown
Dec. 3-6: The Grinch
Dec. 10-13: Rudolph
Dec. 17-20: The Grinch

The ticket platform will prompt you to select a date, but your ticket is good for any day of the week indicated on the ticket item during the entire event series.*Note: Pick a date to see the ticket options. Tickets will not be date specific, however there are restrictions to which weekdays you may access the event according to which type of ticket chosen.

Ticket Options:

$35 – ANYTIME TICKET: Admission on LIVE! nights per passenger vehicle (max 8 people); Thursdays – Sundays

$30 – STANDARD TICKET: Standard admission on nights without the LIVE! theater performances per passenger vehicle (max 8 people); Mondays – Wednesdays

$50 – EXPRESS TICKET: This ticket lets you skip the waiting line and is a fast pass into the light show. This ticket is good for one family vehicle admission on ANY NIGHT the show is open (max 8 people)

$50 – ACTIVITY VAN: This ticket is good for one activity van/mini bus admission on any night the show is open. (max 15 people)

$100 –  TOUR BUS TICKET: Admission on any show night; (max 57 people)

Tickets are on sale at and can also be purchased at the gate. Each ticket is valid for a one-time use for one vehicle. Visit the website for the complete list of ticket options.

Discount tickets are also available at Ingles starting Nov. 20th! Visit any Ingles location and purchase your discount ticket or request a $5 off coupon at checkout!


November 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
January 3 @ 10:00 pm
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Mill Spring, NC 28756 United States
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