By Ohio.org Staff
Posted On: Dec 1, 2020
Experience the joy of the season and explore the new Drivable Holiday Lights Trail! Find Christmas trees all aglow, see illuminated historic buildings and downtowns decked out with holiday cheer. This 16-stop drivable trail showcases the best and brightest light shows in Ohio.
Guernsey County Courthouse Light Show in Cambridge - Nov. 1 - Jan. 1
This 1881 courthouse will light up your night with thousands of lights synchronized to holiday music. Over 30,000 lights make this an illuminating light show. The Guernsey County Light Show runs continuously and lasts for one hour.
More Southeast Ohio holiday spots:
Journey BOREALIS in Hamilton - Nov. 20 - Jan. 3
Take in 2.5 miles of spectacular light displays that make up Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park's Holiday Lights on the Hill. As you drive-thru this 300+ acre park, you'll see dozens of dazzling holiday lights and sights.
More Southwest Ohio holiday spots:
- Light Up Middletown - Nov. 26 - Dec. 31
- Holiday Lights at Lost Creek Reserve in Troy - Nov. 27 - Dec. 27
Butch Bando's Fantasy of Lights in Delaware - Nov. 20 - Jan. 3
This three mile drive of light displays at Alum Creek State Park Campgrounds has been a family tradition, not just for its creators, but for many central Ohioans too. And this year, you can also listen to their new podcast!
More Central Ohio holiday spots:
- Columbus Commons Holiday Lights - Nov. 25 - Jan. 3
- WonderLight's Christmas in Hebron - Nov. 13 - Jan. 3
- Holiday Lights at Easton in Columbus - Nov. 20 - Jan. 3
Blaze of Lights in Bluffton - Nov. 28 - Jan. 1
Vintage Christmas folk decorations light up the village of Bluffton during the holiday season. The Ream folk art display (which you can see setup outside the Bluffton Presbyterian Church) is a tradition that'll delight and alight everyone! Especially since 1.5 miles of lights was added in 2018.
More Northwest Ohio holiday spots:
- Christmas by Candlelight in Marion - Nov. 27-29 and Dec. 3-6, 10-25
- Upper's Winter Fantasy of Lights in Upper Sandusky - Dec. 1-30
- Sandusky County Fairgrounds Winter Wonderland in Fremont - Dec. 10-23
Winterfest in Cleveland - Nov. 28 - Jan. 2
This year's Winterfest in Downtown Cleveland might look a little different, but there's plenty of holiday cheer. They kicked off the season with a broadcasted "Lighting of Downtown Cleveland" special. They'll follow that up with a series of virtual events. For those driving by the illuminated metropolitan spot, the displays in Public Square will light up three times per hour (between 4PM and 10PM).
Enchanting lights displays, holiday music and Christmas spirit is all round Ohio this season. So bundle up and enjoy all the Drivable Holiday Lights Trail has to offer! And share your memories with us this season using #HolidaysInOhio.