WRAL Nights of Lights at Dorothea Dix Park is back for a second year this 2021 holiday season. At Raleigh’s only downtown holiday light experience, attendees will enjoy holiday-themed illuminated installations along a 1.3-mile route – including the giant oaks of Dix Park wrapped in dazzling lights. WRAL Nights of Lights will run from Fri., Nov. 20 - Thurs., Dec. 24. Tickets will include both vehicle and bike nights, and a portion of available tickets will be given to Triangle area nonprofits over the course of the event. Tickets go on sale Sept. 30. Nights of Lights is a partnership between Capitol Broadcasting Company and the City of Raleigh.

Please note: Nights of Lights will not operate Nov. 22-25, Nov. 30 and Dec. 6.


Dorothea Dix Park
2105 Umstead Dr.

Raleigh, NC 27603

(800) 514-3849

Updated November 15, 2021