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National Shrine of La Salette Festival of Lights 2017 set to begin

National Shrine of La Salette Festival of Lights 2017 set to begin

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The National Shrine of La Salette Festival of Lights is set to begin on  November 23rd and run until January 1st 2018

The 64th Annual Festival of Lights is a beautiful religious light display with more than 300,000 lights over 10 acres of land. The lights are generally on from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Seeing the display is free of charge.

 

Along with the light display, there will be:

International Creche museum with hundreds of creches from around the world, 5-9 p.m. weekdays and 2-9 p.m. weekends.

The Outdoor Creche of Bethlehem featuring a candle lit with a flame from Bethlehem, Israel.

Concerts with various artists.

Food and drink will also be available for purchase.

The National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette is located at 947 Park St. Attleboro, MA

 

DIRECTIONS

FROM 95 (N & S): Take Exit 3 (Rte 123 E) through 5 lights to the center of Attleboro (follow sign saying 123 East—118 South—Norton—Brockton).

This is Park St. Follow Park St. under the bridge staying in the right lane. At lights, follow 118 South (toward Rehoboth) for 1.5 miles driving by Bliss Bros. Restaurant and Hope Gardens on your right; watch for shrine entrance on right.

FROM 295: At the northern end of the road, take 95 South to Exit 3 (Rte. 123 E) and follow the above directions for 95.

FROM 495: Take Exit 10 (Rte. 123 W); turn towards Norton/Attleboro; follow Rte. 123 W approx. 5 miles to a set of lights with a Honey Dew Donuts on the left; turn left at the lights onto Forest St.; follow Forest St. until it ends at Park St. (Rte. 118 S); turn left onto Park Street (one way); drive 1.5 miles passing Bliss Bros. Restaurant and Hope Gardens; watch for shrine entrance on right.

Traffic can get very heavy on weekends, especially Saturday night. If you can plan your trip for a weekday, you will find easy entrance. If you do wish to come on the weekend, it is advised you get there before 4:30 PM to miss the traffic.

If you have any questions, you can contact La Salette at 508-222-5410

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