Fantasy of Lights Opens December 1 at 6PM

Holiday cheer arrives in Sumter, Wednesday, December 1, with the opening of the annual Swan Lake Iris Gardens Fantasy of Lights.

The Opening Ceremony will be held at 6 PM beside the Visitors Center and will feature Lakewood High School AFROTC, Kingsbury Elementary Chorus, Dreamworks Dance Academy and Santa too!
This is South Carolina’s largest free Christmas Light Show.

The entry gates at Liberty Street will closed during the ceremony, so come early if you want to help us count down and turn on the lights for SC's largest free Christmas light display! Gate will re-open immediately following the ceremony.

The lights will be open nightly through December 31, until 9 PM Sunday through Thursday, and until 10 PM on Fridays and Saturdays.
For more info call the Swan Lake Visitors Center at 803-436-2640 or visit