Columbus November 27, 2017
The Christmas Lights Road Trip Around Columbus That’s Nothing Short Of Magical
Do you love the magical twinkling lights of the holidays? Well, you’re in luck, because Columbus holds some of the best holiday light shows around. Grab your family, a couple blankets, and a camera, and head out on this epic holiday lights road trip around Columbus. Twinkle twinkle!
1. Fantasy of Lights at Alum Creek
This is a drive-thru lights show, so you can stay warm and cozy in your car as you enjoy the ride, and you can pick up free hot chocolate and cookies at the Santa House! The Fantasy of Lights display is open from November 17 through January 1.
Alum Creek Fantasy of Light's Santa House is located at 3190 S Old State Rd., Delaware, OH 43015.
2. Columbus Zoo Wildlights
Operating from November 16 to January 1, the Wildlights at the Columbus Zoo is a grand show of millions of lights, rides, and other fun holiday activities. You can learn more about this awesome event in our previous feature article
The Columbus Zoo is located at 4850 W Powell Rd., Powell, OH 43065.
3. Easton Town Center Holiday Lights
Easton Town Center will feature a 50-foot-tall Christmas tree, carriage rides, photos with Santa, live entertainment, and tons of lights decorating the charming streets. The holiday entertainment will be available from November 17 through the end of the holiday season.
Easton Town Center Holiday Lights is located at 160 Easton Town Center, Columbus, OH 43219.
4. Creekside Gahanna Holiday Lights
Experience a wonderful lights show at one of Gahanna's favorite locations - Creekside Park. Enjoy this beautiful lights display from mid-November through the end of December.
Creekside Holiday Lights are located at 117 Mill St., Columbus, OH 43230.
5. Gardens Aglow at the Franklin Park Conservatory
From November 18 until January 3, the Franklin Park Conservatory becomes even more magical than usual. You'll see beautiful poinsettia displays, incredible lights, and seasonal foliage decorated for the holidays.
Gardens Aglow is located at 1777 E Broad St., Columbus, OH 43203.
6. Columbus Commons Holiday Lights
Visit the Columbus Commons from November 23 - January 2 from dusk until 11:00 pm to enjoy beautiful lights, Christmas trees, and other holiday entertainment offered. There is no excuse not to experience this dazzling event!
Columbus Commons Holiday Lights is located at 160 S High St., Columbus, OH 43215.
7. Scioto Mile Grand Illumination
The lights at the Scioto Mile go up on November 17 and stay on display until the end of the holiday season. Enjoy the beautiful views of downtown Columbus with over 150 illuminated trees that give the city a truly magical atmosphtere. More details are available
Scioto Mile Holiday Lights is located at 233 S Civic Center Dr., Columbus, OH 43215.
8. Ohio Chinese Lantern Festival
Ohio Chinese Lantern Festival
is a unique display of handcrafted lights sculptures. View 39 larger-than-life lantern displays and enjoy traditional Chinese performances and cuisine at this fantastic festival. The display will be up from November 17 to January 7.
Ohio Chinese Lantern Festival is located at 717 E 17th Ave., Columbus, OH 43211.
Do you have a favorite holiday event? We’d love to hear about it in the comments below. Don’t forget to share you photos of these dazzling light displays on the
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