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Holiday Lights Safari Benefit

Drive-through opens nightly, including all Holidays 

November 19th - January 1st,

6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

(extended hours on select nights are listed in event description) 

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HOLIDAY LIGHTS SAFARI BENEFIT

 

Open though January 1st

THE HOLIDAY SAFARI BENEFIT IS CELEBRATING

ITS 31st ANNIVERSARY!

 

For 31 years and counting, the preserve has hosted the Holiday Lights Safari Benefit. This family-oriented event will, once again, offer an unforgettable opportunity for children and adults alike to share and embrace the Christmas spirit. Imaginative new displays, music, religious, and secular themes, programmable lighting, and new, featured exhibits will blanket the hundred-acre park.

 

Unfortunately, Santa's Village will not be open this year. (We are highly disappointed that we were unsuccessful in hiring the 30 additional people necessary each night to operate that area of the event.) Hopefully next year Santa's Village will be able to re-open brighter and better than ever!

 

Extra energy and effort are being devoted to making the drive-through all the more special and memorable. A favorite adventure is driving through the Enchanted Deer Forest where herds of animals approach the vehicles and eat right out of people’s hands. (There is an additional fee to enter the deer forest.) This area has been enlarged to allow for added interaction with the herds of animals and for easier navigation.

 

The evening will be crowned with a peaceful drive through the inspirational biblical area that includes a life-sized nativity and is enhanced with Old and New Testament displays.  Santa and Mrs. Claus will have treats for the children at the end of the event. 

 

Proceeds from this event directly benefit the hundreds of animals that reside at Hollywild Animal Preserve, a 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit organization since 1999.  

 

2021 ADMISSION AND PRICING:

We accept cash, Visa, and Master Card on location or you can purchase tickets online at the red link below. 

 

• Adult & Children

(under 24 months free)

General Admission - $10.00

• 4 Pack Admission - $40.00

(with online ticket purchase only) 

4 Admissions on one ticket.

Print at home, or show on a

mobile device at the gate.

• Deer Forest Feeding Drive

(PER CAR) - $10.00

Includes a starter bag of food

Drive and Feed include 1 complimentary starter bag of USDA-approved animal food.

For the welfare of the animals, NO OUTSIDE FOOD PLEASE! Additional food may be purchased at the deer forest entrance and also inside the animal feeding area. 

HOLIDAY LIGHTS SAFARI SCHEDULE:

 

Drive-through is open nightly, including all holidays. (Closed only if it rains or we have inclement weather) 

November 19th - January 1st, 6:00 - 9:00

 

Extended hours on the following dates:

Dec 3rd, 4th (Friday, Saturday)  6:00 - 10:00

 

Dec 10th, 11th (Friday, Saturday)  6:00 - 10:00

 

Dec 17th - 23rd (Friday - Thursday)  6:00 - 10:00

 

Dec 24th - Jan 1st  6:00-9:00

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2325 Hampton Road  |  Wellford, South Carolina 29385

 

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Hollywild Animal Preserve is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.