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Attend the 38th Vista Lights event in Columbia

We’re giving you a full rundown and guide to the annual 38th Vista Lights holiday event in Cola.

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Vista Lights brings locals near to share in holiday cheer.

Photo provided by the Vista Guild.

The 38th Vista Lights eventpresented by Prisma Health — is returning on Thursday, Nov. 16 from 6-10 p.m.

Parts of Gervais, Park, and Lincoln Streets will be blocked off and filled with festive, family-fun activities — we’re talking 60+ galleries, shops, and restaurants opening their doors to showcase local holiday treasures.

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There’s so much more to enjoysee a full list of Vista Lights happenings and plan to attend. | Photo provided by AC Public Relations

Here’s what you shouldn’t miss:

  • Before you do anything, plan your trip with this handy map.
  • Gather ‘round the tree in the Vista and attend its yearly lighting happening at 7 p.m.
  • You better watch out, because Santa Claus is making an appearance at the 94.3 The Dude Kids’ Zone on Lincoln Street
  • Heads up parents — the kiddos will likely ask you to hold their new balloon art before climbing into a giant snow globe + showing off their fresh face paint.
  • Live music entertainment will be rocking throughout the night in the Vista — like Prettier than Matt, the Soda City Brass Band, and Palmetto Carolers.
  • Easel Cathedral will be on-site creating a live painting of the event + don’t forget to browse several local galleries.
  • Prisma Health will be providing blood pressure + BMI checks.
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