Pennsylvania November 29, 2018
Everyone Should Take This Spectacular Holiday Trail Of Lights In Pennsylvania This Season
We’re in the midst of what just might be the most magical time of the year. A time when all corners of Pennsylvania transform into a spectacular wonderland, drenched in glittering lights. The most magical time of the year is also the perfect time to hit the highway on this Christmas lights road trip in Pennsylvania. (And if you still haven’t had enough Christmas lights after this road trip,
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more magical memories this season when you hit the highway on this Christmas lights display road trip. Off we go!
1. Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland
Let’s kick off our holiday lights road trip at Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland. Drive through the Big Butler Fairgrounds, awash in LED lights. The massive Christmas display features a variety of scenes, including a vacationing Santa. After your drive, visit Santa’s Village. Kids can write Santa a letter before meeting and posing for a photo with him. The village also features games, rides, and snacks. Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland is open each evening through January 6, 2019.
2. Kennywood Park’s Holiday Lights
Kennywood Park in Pittsburgh transforms into a winter wonderland with its annual Holiday Lights show. Drenched in nearly two million glittering lights, the amusement park promises plenty to do – visits with Santa and Kenny Kangaroo, a nightly light show over the lagoon, and select rides. Kennywood Lights is open Friday through Sunday evenings until December 30, 2018.
3. Overly’s Country Christmas
Treat the whole family to an old-fashioned Christmas experience at Overly’s Country Christmas. Start your visit with a drive through the spectacular light display. Then, park the car to explore the Christmas Village, where you can enjoy a hot drink, a tasty snack, and warm up in front of a roaring bonfire. The village also features a living manger, horse drawn sleigh and wagon rides and, of course, appearances by Santa. Overly’s Country Christmas is open select nights through January 1, 2018.
4. Rocky Ridge Park
Discover the joy of Christmas at Rocky Ridge’s Park, The Magic of Christmas, lights display. Wear comfy shoes for the half-mile stroll through the glittering light displays that boasts nearly 600,000 LED lights. Please note that you’ll need to purchase a timed ticket to get into the lights show on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The Magic of Christmas is open through December 31, 2018.
5. Koziar’s Christmas Village
Stroll among a million twinkling lights at Koziar’s Christmas Village. The enchanting village features both indoor and outdoor displays. And, of course, you can meet with Santa Claus, grab a hot drink and a snack, and visit the shops. Koziar’s Christmas Village is open every evening – including Christmas Eve, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve – until January 1, 2019.
6. Macy’s Winter Lights Show
Embrace the magic of the season at Macy’s Winter Lights Show, which boasts 100,000 shimmering LED lights. The show also features a massive tree comprised of nearly 35,000 lights. Noon shows feature live music, played on the famous Wanamaker Grand Organ. The light show is held each day at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m., and 8 p.m. The Macy’s Winter Lights Show runs through December 31, 2018.
7. Shady Brook Farm
Let’s wrap up this enchanting Christmas lights road trip at Shady Brook Farm. The enchanting holiday light show features three million lights, which you can view from your car or on a wagon. Meander along the two-mile trail before you stop for hot chocolate and s’mores. Shady Brook Farm’s holiday light show runs each evening to January 6, 2019.
Who’s up for a holiday lights road trip in Pennsylvania this season? Or, if you prefer to stay a little closer to home, climb aboard this magical Christmas train in Pennsylvania.
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