Magical Nights of Lights at Lake Lanier

No matter what age you are, the appeal of endless amounts of holiday lights shining and twinkling during the holiday season is something that you'll likely always be fascinated by, even in secret. The way the lights can transform the simplest item, whether indoors or out, into something magnificent and seen for miles is just one of the reasons that holiday light shows are more popular than ever. Atlanta's Lake Lanier knows just how much a spectacular holiday light show can get you primed and ready for the holiday festivities, so they've brought back the Magical Nights of Lights series just for you to enjoy.

There are literally so many things to do at this 20 th annual holiday attraction, that listing them all might give you a case of celebration overload, so included are a few of the standout activities that the whole family can enjoy. Magical Nights of Lights Light Tour Drive through miles of animated holiday light displays that twinkle, shimmer, shine and move throughout the night sky. As you drive through the light tour, be sure to tune your radio to 103.7 Chuck FM, Lake Lanier Islands' partner for continuous Holiday favorites throughout the season. Verizon Wireless Ice Skating Rink New this year to the Holiday Village! Pull on your skates and zip around the ice skating rink.

Perfect for large and small groups alike, our new ice skating rink is the perfect addition to transform your experience into a Winter Wonderland! Admission to skating rink is $10 per person, skates included. Live Nativity Show Take a moment to revel in the true meaning of the season with the new Live Nativity show. Enjoy the nativity production starting on Saturday, December 1st. This wonderful experience will run daily through Tuesday, December 25th. Holiday Village Be sure to plan plenty of time for a visit to Holiday Village and the chance to enjoy many time-honored traditions.

Here you can roast marshmallows, sip hot chocolate, visit with Santa, ride the carnival and pick out your favorite 2012 holiday ornament to add to your collection. Carnival Rides & Games Enjoy exciting rides that run the gamut from the charm of the giant Sky Wheel to the mind-boggling thrill of Silver Streak, as well as a miniature Midway for even more classic carnival fun and games. Night Light Canopy Tours This is a great introduction to the newest craze "zipping" through the trees. The Express Tour is located off the parking area of Holiday Village and has four zip lines and one Sky Bridge and takes about 30 minutes to complete.

Visit with Santa and Santa Photos Once again, Santa will be flying in to Lake Lanier and staying until Christmas Eve. Have your wish list ready and be sure you are on the "nice" list! Capture this moment with a picture expertly provided by Santa's elves. For more information about ticket prices, times and attractions visit . For more information about the author, Danielle Jennings, please visit my Google+ profile page.