We started the Christmas Lights Trail in 2020 during the Covid pandemic when people weren’t able to gather for Christmas parties.
It was a fun way to celebrate and look at lights. We continued last year in 2021 and have brought back our list for this year.
So, grab your friends and family and pile in the car, run by your favorite coffee shop, grab a hot cup of cocoa (or latte) and pull up this article for a list to your Trail of Christmas Lights in the Conway area.
Conway Area Chamber of Commerce (Giant Tree)
We lit the Christmas tree on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Mayor Castleberry had dozens of kids on the stage to execute the countdown. The lights came on with no problems. At night, you can drive by the 54-foot tree and get pictures taken while the lights are on.
It has become a Conway tradition during the holidays.
Address: 920 Oak St, Conway, AR 72032
Light Up Conway Contest Powered By Conway Corp
Submissions are due by Thursday, Dec. 8. Voting starts December 13.
You can learn more about the contest at ConwayChristmas.com.
Groovy Smiles Pediatric Dentistry
2425 Dave Ward Dr #502, Conway, AR 72034 – Tune into 89.7 FM for music.
Raccoon Trail, Conway, AR 72032
Off Lower Ridge RD, corner of Raccoon and Porcupine Trail.
Moore’s Christmas Lights Show
5105 Lost Canyon Drive, Conway, AR 72034 – scheduled to debut Friday, December 9, 2022
2910 Candle Cir, Conway, AR 72034
1925 Chicot Dr, Conway, AR 72034
940 Center St, Conway, AR 72034
20 Joshua Cir, Conway, AR 72032
Tune your radio to 95.5 FM to hear the music.
1201 Dogwood Trail, Conway, AR 72032
Woodland Springs Neighborhood
It can get crowded from so many seeing the lights! Several houses participate.
See the complete Conway area map created by John Bryan of the Conway, Arkansas Tour of Christmas Lights Facebook group.
Hunter Heights Subdivision in Greenbrier
Matthews Park in Greenbrier
71 Whispering Wind Circle, Vilonia, AR 72173
Christmas in the Valley, Vilonia, AR
“Christmas in The Valley is a free drive through holiday light display that brings joy and an extra touch of the Christmas spirit while giving back to the local community families that need a little extra help during the holiday season!”
Address: 193 Stanley RD Vilonia, AR 72173
Christmas Lane LIVE, First Vilonia
“Cool light tree that does all kinds of motions and stuff. You can also tune in to 88.1 and hear Christmas Music as you drive through.” Goes through the new year.
Out of town
There are a couple of places outside of the Conway that may be worth the trip for your family and friends. We would be remiss if we didn’t mention them.
The Enchanted Forest Trail of Lights – Sherwood
Okay, you have to go to Sherwood for this one, but I’ve heard it is worth the drive! Grab some hot cocoa, get the family (or friends) in the car and head down the road to see some of the area’s best lights! The entry is free, but they do take donations. Word is, you get a candy cane for going through the display! You can find it at the Sherwood Sports Complex, 420 Dee Jay Hudson Drive from 6-9:30 p.m.
Garvan Woodland Gardens, Hot Springs
Garvan Woodland Gardens is known for its beautiful landscape, but when you add lights, it is even more glamorous.
From 4-9 pm (except for Christmas day) the garden hosts one of the most amazing light displays you will find in Arkansas.
The garden boasts millions of lights throughout the park. When it gets cold enough, you will love the hot chocolate at the end of the trail.
But, if you take the time to visit the gardens, you might as well venture into town where there are more light displays.
Going to both places to see the lights requires that you pack your patience because so many people are visiting too!
Wrapping it up
Whew, that’s a lot! A lot of opportunities to see lights that are a labor of love!
Grab your friends and family, your favorite hot beverage, fire up some Christmas songs and take a road trip to find a trail of Conway Christmas lights here and beyond.
Todd is a copywriter, content strategist, digital marketer and the Publisher for Conway Scene. He enjoys coffee from the local coffee shops, learning the stories of new friends, pro wrestling, and dirt track racing.