Family gatherings are shrinking for the holidays this year, and seasonal events are shifting to new formats because of the coronavirus pandemic. But you can still find your holiday cheer sprinkled across the region with these holiday light displays:
520 S Stringtown Rd, Xenia, OH 45385
FREE event and runs the entire month of December from 6 – 9 pm.
Caesar Ford Park will be transformed into a winter wonderland with over 110 LED light displays covering a mile long driving path. This year’s event allows you to get into the holiday spirit, right from the safety of your own car! Enjoy everything from Santa’s rock band to the woodland creatures area to the North Pole amusement park and more. Tune your radio station to 106.5 FM for some festive holiday music as you make your way through this holiday event.
Sharon Woods 11355 Swing Rd, Sharonville6 PM-9 PM Sunday-Thursday 5:30 PM-10 PM Friday & Saturday. $15 carload Charming light show is built over a mile of wooded roadway, the only drive-through light show through the woods of a beautiful Hamilton County park! The holiday-themed displays showcase everything from Santa Claus and his elves, to every animal on the ark.
8762 Thomas Rd, Middletown
Open 6pm to 10pm through Dec 30th $7
Closed November 30th, December 1st, December 2nd and Christmas Day
Celebrate the season at The Christmas Glow, over 3.8 million lights at the 2-mile long Christmas Around the World drive-thru experience, visit Santa at the Christmas Village Santa Workshop or just take in the majestic lights of the 45-foot Christmas Tree as you and yours warm by the gas fire pits.
75 Water St, Clifton, OH 45316
Gates open every day at 5 pm, lights come on at 6 pm. Gates close at 9 pm; lights go off 30 minutes after gates close.
$10, Children 3 and under get in Free!
This light display is one of the country’s finest with over 3.5 million lights illuminating the mill, the gorge, the riverbanks, trees, and bridges. There is even a 100-foot “waterfall” of twinkling lights. The flip of one switch turns all the lights on at once transforming night into a fantastical winter wonderland
Fort Saint Clair Park 135 Camden Road, Eaton
6-10pm nightly. FREE
There is so much to see and enjoy at Whispering Christmas! 2020 marks our 34th Season of Whispering Christmas, featuring a spectacular drive-thru lights display with close to 2 million lights!
A little further away:
Dusk until 10pm through Jan. 9, 2021.
Experience this amazing light show synchronized to both traditional and rocking holiday music through your car radio. Visitors of all ages will be awed by the larger-than-life trees, glowing snowflakes, dancing candy canes and fantastic tunnels of lights! In the warmth of your own car, you can sing along to the sounds of the season synchronized to each holiday display.
With two and a half miles to drive through, your family can see displays and light shows made of over a million lights driven by more than forty thousand computer channel
General admission for Christmas Nights of Lights is $7 per person (children 3 and under free). Tickets can be purchased at the gate upon arrival. Ticket is valid for one person on day of visit through January 9, 2021.
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park, 1763 Hamilton Cleves Road, Hamilton, OH.
Hours are 6-9 pm Monday-Thursday and 6-10 pm Friday-Sunday through Jan. 3.
This is not only an incredible lights display, it’s also in an amazing, one-of-a-kind park. Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum is an outdoor gallery on a monumental scale. Holiday Lights on the Hill is two miles of dazzling lights displays at one of Cincinnati’s most beautiful locations.
Monday-Thursday $20; Friday-Sunday $25 (Per carload). Members $15 everyday.
This drive-thru holiday light experience is back again.
Butch Bando’s Fantasy of Lights
311 South Old State Rd, Delaware, OH 43015
Open through New Year’s Day, 7 days a week from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
This drive-thru holiday light experience will cover Alum Creek State Park with LED lights.
Sunday-Thursday 5:30pm – 9:30pm (ticket booths close at 9:00pm)
Friday and Saturday 5:30pm – 9:30pm (ticket booths close at 9:00pm)
Until further notice, in accordance with the State of Ohio’s Health Order Curfew;
Any vehicle in line at 9pm will still be able to purchase tickets & enjoy the show
Cars will cost $20 Monday through Thursday, and $30 Friday through Sunday. For pricing of larger vehicles, please click here.