Holiday Highlights: Bright Lights at the Vanderbilt

Candlelight tours, visits with Santa and friends in his workshop, a children’s scavenger hunt, and a holiday laser show are part o the Vanderbilt Museum’s program, Bright Lights: Celebrate the Season.

The event will run  from 5-8 pm.  on Nov. 26, Dec.3-18 and Dec.22.

Thousands of warm-white lights will create holiday magic inside and outside the Mansion and illuminate trees, wreaths, garlands, guest rooms, walkways, and the Vanderbilt Library.

In addition, the Stoll Wing and Habitat wild-animal dioramas and the Hall of Fishes marine museum will be open for visitors.

Elizabeth Wayland-Morgan, executive director of the Vanderbilt Museum, said, “We are thrilled to invite everyone to kick off the holiday season and celebrate with us. The decorated and lighted Mansion and Estate become a winter wonderland. Bright Lights offers evenings of family fun for all.”

On Nov. 26, the first night of Bright Lights, the courtyard will be lighted at 6 pm.

All-inclusive tickets: adults $25 | Members $20; children 12 and under $15 | Members $10; children 2 and under FREE.

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