Pittsburgh November 26, 2017
8 Magical Light Displays In Pittsburgh That Will Simply Mesmerize You This Season
Forget the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Don’t worry about the gifts you have to buy and the food you have to cook. Instead, spend an enchanting evening embracing every magical moment of the holiday season. These eight magical light displays in Pittsburgh are certain to get you in the holiday spirit.
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1. Fun Fore All Family Fun Park – 8 Progress Avenue, Cranberry Twp, PA 16066
Play an invigorating few rounds of mini golf amidst a sea of sparking Christmas lights. Fun Fore All Family Fun Park transforms into a winter wonderland for guests during its first holiday lights celebration. Holiday lights run every day (except Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day) with special events happening throughout the season. Stop by for photos with Cinderalla, Snow White, and Belle on November 25, 2017, for example. Holiday lights run through January 2, 2018.
2. Holiday Lights at Kennywood Park – 4800 Kennywood Boulevard, West Mifflin, PA 15122
Spend an enchanting evening at Kennywood's annual Holiday Lights celebration. Stroll through a magical wonderland of twinkling lights. Meet and pose for pictures with Santa. And, climb aboard select rides that are open. Holiday Lights
starts Friday, November 24 and runs through December 23. Kennywood is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Or, visit between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. from December 26-30, 2017.
3. Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens – 1 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens spectacular Winter Flower Garden and Light Show kicks off on November 24, 2017. Stroll through the magical Winter Light Garden that features glowing fountains, trees, and a tunnel of lights. Then head indoors to explore the holiday displays. The Winter Light Garden is open 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. through January 7, 2018.
4. Overly’s Country Christmas – 116 Blue Ribbon Lane, Greensburg, PA 15601
Drive past magical holiday lights displays at Overly's Country Christmas. Then, park your car to explore the old-fashioned Christmas village that features food and drinks, gifts, horse-drawn sleigh rides, and a bonfire. Santa will also be on hand to meet and take photos with the kids. Overly's Country Christmas welcomes guests through January 1, 2018. Hours and days closed vary during the season.
5. Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland – 1127 New Castle Road, Prospect, PA 16052
Buckle up for an unforgettable drive past a sea of twinkling Christmas lights display at Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland. Visit Santa's Village afterward to write a letter to the big guy, for a ride on the Polar Express Train, to get your picture taken with Santa, or for a delicious snack. Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland is open nightly through January 7, 2018. Drive through each night from sunset to 10 p.m.
6. Downtown Pittsburgh
Downtown Pittsburgh comes alive during the holiday season. Ice skate around the tree at PPG Place. Peruse the Peoples Gas Holiday Market in Market Square, through December 23, or simply explore the glittering city by foot.
7. Christmas in the Park - 500 Memorial Park Drive, Grove City, PA 16127
Plan a drive to Grove City's annual Christmas in the Park. Drive past the shimmering holiday lights displays from November 24, 2017 to January 2, 2018.
8. Christmas Light Up Celebration – Clinton, PA
Climb aboard a wagon for a hayride - or drive around in your car - to admire the one mile of glowing Christmas lights at the Christmas Light Up Celebration in Clinton. The holiday lights display is open from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. through January 7, 2018.
What are your favorite holiday light displays in Pittsburgh? Share with us below! If you’re up for a road trip, check out
Koziar’s Christmas Village in Bernville. Address: 4800 Kennywood Boulevard, West Mifflin, PA 15122 Address: 1 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Address: 500 Memorial Park Drive, Grove City, PA 16127 Address: 116 Blue Ribbon Lane, Greensburg, PA 15601 Address: 8 Progress Avenue, Cranberry Twp, PA 16066 Address: 1127 New Castle Road, Prospect, PA 16052