List: Ohio Holiday Lights Trail

List: Ohio Holiday Lights Trail

COLUMBUS, Ohio – It’s the holiday season and everyone has their favorite light display, but for those looking to find a new stop in the state with a dazzling display, look no further.

The state of Ohio has compiled a list of 70 places dubbed “the best light displays in the state.” You can find the route map here.

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Marion | Christmas by candlelight

Visitors can stop by the Marion County Fairgounds this year to see thousands of lights through this light display.

Croton | Christmas WonderLight in Ohio

This year, WonderLights feature more than a million LED lights synchronized to traditional and newer Christmas music played through the car stereo.

Delaware | Butch Bando’s Limelight Imagination

The three-mile drive at Alum Creek State Park Campgrounds takes about 30 minutes and features sparkling holiday displays and dazzling tunnels, complete with the perfect holiday music

Powell | Wildlights at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, efficiently supported by AEP Ohio

Credit: Graham S. Jones, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

This event will include millions of lights, train rides, carousels, Santa Claus and many other attractions. This marks the 35th year that the Columbus Zoo has transformed the park into a sparkling winter wonderland.

RELATED: Where to see holiday lights and tree illumination in central Ohio this holiday season

Westerville | Inniswood flare

Want to enjoy holiday lights and nature in one convenient location? The Inniswood Metro Gardens feature some dazzling lights that are open daily from dusk to 8pm until the end of the year.

Newark | Licking the county courthouse holiday lights

Credit: Licking County Courthouse Lighting (Facebook)

Licking County is celebrating the 75th lighting of the courthouse this year. The annual lighting is the county’s way to ring in the holiday season.

Columbus | Easton holiday lights

Credit: Easton Town Center (Facebook)

Watch over two million lights light up Easton at once for the season!

Gahanna | Gahanna’s annual holiday lights celebration

The City of Gahanna has placed more than 300,000 lights in Creekside Park for visitors to enjoy as they walk through the city.

Columbus | The conservatory is glowing At Franklin Park Conservatory

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Two of Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ popular holiday exhibits, Holiday Blooms and Conservatory Aglow, are now open for the season.

Both galleries will be open through January 7, 2024, except for closure on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

RELATED: Franklin Park Conservatory lights up the holiday season with Conservatory Aglo, Holiday Blooms exhibits

Columbus | Columbus Commons Holiday Lights provided by the American Electric Power Corporation

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Columbus Commons is making downtown brighter by displaying 400,000 lights this holiday season. During the rest of the year, there will be many events at the Lazarus Building and the park.

Holiday lights will illuminate the area every day from 5pm to 11pm from November 17 through January 1, 2024.

RELATED: Columbus Commons hosts “Festive Fridays” through December 22

Northeast of the country

Steubenville | Steubenville Nutcracker Village

Columbiana | The joy of a Christmas light display

Canfield | Elegant Christmas lights by car illusions

Warren | The square in Warren lights up

Painesville | Downtown Painesville Holiday Lights

Kirtland | Country Lights Drive Thru Presented by Ken Ganley Subaru Wycliffe and Ken Ganley Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat Paynesville at Lake Metroparks Farmpark

Willoughby | Downtown Willoughby Holiday Lights

cleveland | Frost: Experience an ice-covered garden

cleveland | Downtown Cleveland Winterland

cleveland | Wild Winter Lights presented by NOPEC at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Beria | Magic Lights Northeast Ohio

Akron | Decorate the hall at Stan Hewitt Hall and Gardens

Akron | Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad North Pole Adventure™ presented by Meijer

Akron | Wild lights at the Akron Zoo

alliance | Nature glow

Canton | Christmas factory in Ohio

Copley | Foxtail holiday lights

AL Madinah AL Munawwarah | The Medina County Fair displays drive-thru holiday lights

Mansfield | Christmas in Kingwood

North West

Sandusky | Lake Erie in lights

Fremont | Sandusky County Fairgrounds is a winter wonderland

Fremont | Rock & O holiday light display

Tiffin | Seneca County Family Fair Lights

Upper Sandusky | Winter fantasy of lights at the top

Kenton | Lake of lights

Findlay | North Pole Express holiday light show

Toledo | Hinesville lights

Toledo | 38th Lights before Christmas Provided by KeyBank at Toledo Zoo

Hicksville | Christmas Journey Through

Van Wert | 2023 4-H Exchange Club Holiday Light Show

Lima | Mercy Health Bright Nights at the Allen County Fairgrounds

Selena | Bright and Merry Christmas Lights brought to you by Mercer Health

you are exhausted | The Giveaway of Lights at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds is sponsored by Grand Lake Health Systems

you are exhausted | Armstrong Air and Space Museum Holiday Lights

Sydney | Downtown Sydney is a winter wonderland


Chillicothe | Shine on Chillicothe

beaver | Christmas at Dogwood Lane

Portsmouth | Portsmouth Winter Festival

Wellstone | Wellston OHillCo Lights Holiday Light Display

Gallipolis | Gallipolis in lights

Belberry | Belpre holiday lights

Zanesville | Zen Landing Garden Lights

Zanesville | Christmas story

Cambridge | Holiday light display at Guernsey County Courthouse


Springfield | Vacation in the city

Troy | Holiday lights at Lost Creek Preserve

Eaton | Christmas whispers

Dayton | Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

Dayton | Christmas Carillon

Clifton | The legendary lights of Clifton Mill

Waynesville | Christmas Village in Renaissance Park

Middletown | Christmas glow in the land of illusion

Middletown | Lights up Middletown

Hamilton | Pyramid Hill lights

cincinnati | Great Farm Parks Vacations – Cincinnati

cincinnati | PNC Festival of Lights at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden

cincinnati | CVG’s Wonderful Winter Lights in Fountain Square are provided by Vincent Lighting Systems

cincinnati | Nights of Lights in Coney Island

Mason | Kings Island Winter Festival

tomorrow | Christmas farm

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