Two Christmas light displays in Cherokee County are lighting up the holiday season for a good cause.
Holiday Lights of Hope is a walk-through display open nightly starting at 6 p.m. now through Friday, Dec. 23 at Hobgood Park. Proceeds from the event go to the Anna Crawford Children’s Center, which supports children who have been affected by abuse and neglect.
The display features over 2 million lights, Santa, concessions and more. Santa is there nightly from open to close. Visitors can take photos with their own phone or camera.
Admission is free for kids 14 years old and younger; all others $10 per person. Cash or card is accepted. Pets are not allowed.
Hobgood Park is located at 6688 Bells Ferry Road in Woodstock. For updates or any potential closings due to weather, check the Holiday Lights of Hope Facebook page.
Holiday Lights at Veterans Park is a drive-thru light display that is open nightly 6 to 9 p.m. through Dec. 31. The event features a two-mile drive-thru Christmas light show.
Every year the proceeds go to local charities. This year the event’s proceeds are going to SERV International, Cherokee County veterans, Cherokee Recreation and Parks and Skills USA, an event organizer said.
Admission is $20 per car.
Cherokee Veterans Park is at 7345 Cumming Highway near Canton. For updates and potential weather closures, check www.facebook.com/HolidaylightsatVeterans.