Community Holiday Light Show
December 9 - 25, 2020 (Closed Christmas Eve)
in Ballou Park (760 West Main Street)
- Sunday through Thursday 6 - 9 p.m.
- Friday and Saturday 6 - 10 p.m.
Admission to the show is $10 per car and $20 per mini bus/15 passenger van. This is a cash only event.
Best in Show Vote - Each builder designates a non-profit that they decorate their spot for. Each vehicle that drives through the show receives one ballot. At the end of the route the ballot is turned in. The top displays receive a monetary donation to the non-profit of their choice. The 2019 winners were: first place, St. Luke’s UMC; second place, Goodyear-Danville; third place, Trophy and Sign Center; fourth place, First Responders of Danville; and fifth place, Danville Register and Bee.
The Volunteer Gate Worker Schedule is below:
December 9 - Danville Riverview Rotary
December 10 - Active Volleyball Club
December 11 - Central Boulevard Church of God
December 12 - Allegiance Mentoring Service INC.
December 13 - Kiwanis Club of Danville, VA
December 14 - Danville Shag Club
December 15 - Sylvia's Warriors
December 16 - Diamond Fever Softball
December 17 - St. Luke's United Methodist Church - Danville, VA
December 18 - Goodyear for United Way
December 19 - Danville - South Central Out of the Darkness Experience
December 20 - Team Pansies
December 21 - Brosville United Methodist Church
December 22 - Tunstall Robotics Booster Club
December 23 - Junior Wednesday Club
December 24 - NO SHOW
December 25 - Danville - South Central Out of the Darkness Experience
Site 1 - Lidl, US building for Danville Area Non-profits
Site 2 - Riverview Rotary building for Riverview Rotary
Site 3 - American Legion Memorial Post #325 building for American Legion Memorial Post #325
Site 4 - Boy Scouts of America - Dan River District building for Boy Scouts of America - Dan River District
Site 5 - Jodie Carroll Dance Company building for Danville-Pittsylvania County Cancer Association
Site 6 - Allegiance Mentoring Services Inc. building for Allegiance Mentoring Services Inc.
Site 7 - Stonewall Therapeutic Recreation Center building for Danville Area Non-profits
Site 8 - St. Luke's UMC building for St. Luke's UMC Backpack Ministry
Site 9 - Ballad Brewing building for Boys and Girls Club
Site 10 - Southside Area Tennis Association building for Southside Area Tennis Association
Site 11 - URW Community Federal Credit Union building for Danville Area Non-profits
Site 12 - Office Plus Business Centre building for God's Pit Crew
Site 13 - Foster Insurance Agency building for Danville House of Hope
Site 14 - Da Spot building for Danville Area Non-profits
Site 15 - Fraternal Order of Eagles Piedmont Aerie 4420 building for Fraternal Order of Eagles Piedmont Aerie 4420
Site 16 - Danville Utilities building for Neighbors Helping Neighbors
Site 17 - American Cancer Society - Team Pansies building for American Cancer Society
Site 18 - Diamond Fever Organization building for Diamond Fever Organization
Site 19 - Me's Burgers & Brews and King Cropp building for Project Literacy
Site 20 - Steve Padgett's Danville Honda building for Danville Area Non-profits
Site 21 - Danville First Responders building for Shop with a Cop
Site 22 - Shelter Construction building for Active Volley Club
Site 23 - Cub Scout Pack 372 building for Boy Scouts of America Cub Scout Pack 372
Site 24 - Center for Pediatric Therapies building for Danville Science Center
Site 25 - Goodyear - Danville building for United Way of DPC
Site 26 - Central Boulevard Church of God Youth Group building for Central Boulevard Church of God Youth Group
Site 27 - Kiwanis Club of Danville building for Kiwanis Club of Danville
Site 28 - Trophy and Sign Center building for God's Pit Crew
Site 29 - Danville Register and Bee building for God's Storehouse
In 2019 a total of $12,935 was donated back to the community between the gate workers and the Best in Show contest. 9,000 people attended in 2,432 cars and 23 buses. Over 300 volunteers helped make this event a success! Thank you to all of the visitors, volunteers, and builders that contributed to this event!