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What To Know at Starry Nights


Starry Nights, presented by International Paper, is a family-friendly holiday experience with drive-through paths of light displays and the magical and festive FedEx Mistletoe Village. Check out the questions below to ensure that you get the most out of the Starry magic! 

 

I already have a ticket.  Where do I go? 
As a pre-purchased ticket holder, enter through Gate 10 off Mullins Station Road (just west of Appling) and follow the signs toward Starry Nights and Mistletoe Village. By entering through this gate, you will avoid the lines at the main entrance. You will turn toward the ticket booth at the second 3-way stop you come to.

You will have the option to visit Mistletoe Village first and then drive through the lights -or- you can drive through lights first and circle back to have fun in Mistletoe Village.

 

I need to buy a ticket.  Where do I go?
AT THE GATE
- Turn onto Great View Drive off Farm Road.  To drive through the lights first and then visit Mistletoe Village, stay in the left lanes and turn left toward the ticket booth.  To visit Mistletoe Village first, stay in the right lanes which will go directly to the Visitor Center/Mistletoe Village

IN THE GIFT SHOP - Tickets are available for purchase in the Lake’s Edge Gift Shop which is located in the Visitor Center/Mistletoe Village.  Follow the signs for Mistletoe Village  

 

I have a reservation for a carriage ride.  Where do I go? 
Enter through Gate 10 off Mullins Station Road (just west of Appling) and follow the signs for “CARRIAGE RIDES”  and “CARRIAGE CHECK-IN.” Park in the lot in front of the Visitor Center/Mistletoe Village.

 

Where is FedEx Mistletoe Village and what can I do there? 
FedEx Mistletoe Village, located in the Visitor Center, is your hub for holiday fun. 

 
  • Go Glice skating at our outdoor eco-friendly ice skating rink

  • Visit with Santa

  • Roast s’mores or marshmallows around the fire pits

  • Do a little holiday shopping at the Lake’s Edge Gift Shop

  • Check out the petting zoo, camel rides, and pony rides in the red and white tent

 

Do I have to drive through the lights before I visit Mistletoe Village? 
There are two ways to have holiday fun:

Visit FedEx Mistletoe Village first and then drive through the lights

OR

Drive through the lights first and then visit FedEx Mistletoe Village

You can find more information about Starry Nights here. You can find an event map here.

Happy Holidays from all of us at Shelby Farms Park!

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