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The Holiday season is upon us. Keep up to date on all your Northern Ohio holiday events. For even more area events check out our Northern Ohio events page.

Victorian Millersburg (Holmes County)

Holidays at the Mansion/Winter Wonderland

The holidays are a special time at the Victorian House.... and the 2015 season will be here before you know it! Holidays at the Mansion is a very special time to see the Victorian House in all its grandeur.

Grand Opening/Night of the Living Past Friday Nov. 20 and Sat. Nov. 21 - 6:30-9:00pm each day with reduced admission of only $5.00 during special hours
General Tours Nov. 21 - Dec. 31

Sunday thru Thursday 1:00-4:00pm and Friday and Sat. 1:00-8:00pm.

Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
484 Wooster Rd., Millersburg

(Mahoning County)

Memories of Christmas Past

November 21-January 3, Tuesday through Sunday, 12:00-4:00pm, extended hours on Thursdays until 7:00pm
(closed Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day)
Arms Family Museum, 648 Wick Ave, Youngstown, 330-743-2589
The Arms Family Museum is transformed into a Christmas Wonderland with beautiful displays that will bring back your special Christmas memories. 

For more information click here.

Local Visitor Bureau

(Richland County)

Kingwood Center presents "Holiday Magic"
Kingwood will host a variety of activities and enjoyments such as live music, dozens of uniquely trimmed Christmas trees, a beautifully decorated Greenhouse, outdoor light displays and so much more!

Admission is $5 per person, children 6 and under are free. Parking is free in our main Trimble Rd entrance parking lot.

Christmas at Kingwood runs from November 28 through December 27, every Thursday through Sunday from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Christmas at Kingwood is closed to the public on December 5th for a Members only event, as well as on December 24 & December 25.

50 N Trimble Road, Mansfield, OH

For more information view website.

(Summit County)

Holiday Legends & Traditions
(holiday closings: 11/27, 12/24-25, 12/30-31)
Santa visitation day:
December 6, 2014
(noon until 3:00 pm with paid admission)

Self-guided holiday tours:
Wednesday – Saturday
12 noon – 3:30 pm
Sunday 1:00 – 4:00 pm
(last tour begins one half hour before closing)
Admission: $8/adults; $6/senior citizens;
$2 students
Children 12 & under free w/adult admission.

Guided tours by appointment.
Group tours/rates upon request.
Call for detailed information:






Ashtabula County  
November 27, 2015 thru
December 31, 2015.

Friday, Saturday, Sunday Thanksgiving thru New Year's Eve
Time 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Special Days and Hours
Dec. 24th, 25th 6:00pm - 8:00pm
$5 per vehicle - buses $1 per person

For more information view website.


Cuyahoga County  
Thru the season

Cleveland Playhouse Square
Admission - FREE
All four quadrants of the square are decorated with thousands of lights.


Thru the season GE's Nela Park Lights
Nela Park - Noble Road
East Cleveland, OH

Thru the season Independence, City of
Town Square

Glow - Cleveland Botanical Garden's winter spectacular and one of Cleveland's most celebrated holiday traditions - returns for its third year bigger and brighter than ever before.

Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays · 10am - 6pm
Wednesdays & Fridays · 10am - 9pm
Sundays · Noon - 6pm
Christmas Eve & New Year's Eve · 10 am - 3 pm
Closed Mondays, Christmas & New Year's Day

$16/non-member adult
$12/non-member child
FREE for Garden members
For more info click here.

Cleveland Botanical Garden
11030 East Blvd., Cleveland, Ohio 44106
(216) 721-1600

Erie County  

Maritime Museum of Sandusky
Northern Lights & Winter Brights- 5pm - 10pm
A holiday light display will be lit nightly outside the Sandusky Bay Pavilion & Maritime Museum. The Museum will also be fully 'deck-ed' out inside as well and open regular hours.
125 Meigs Street
Sandusky, OH 44870-2834

Local Visitor Bureau


14th Annual Festival of Lights Display
Sawmill Creek Resort

Millions of Lights Along the Sawmill Roadway
5 - 10 pm each night
Fri, Nov 22 – Fri, Dec 31, 5-10 pm, Santa will be there 6-9 pm, Sawmill Creek Resort. This annual event showcases area non-profit agencies, schools and businesses with festive lighting displays.


Holmes County  
Thru the season

Wachtel's Christmas Light Display
13079 tr 503 Big Prairie, OH 44611

Lake County  

December 3-23, 2014
(Lake County)

Country Lights
Lake Metroparks Farmpark

December 3 through 23, 2014 • 5 to 9 pm

Build a wooden toy in Santa's Workshop, enjoy a wagon ride through thousands of lights; visit Santa in his sleigh, wander through model train and old fashioned toy displays; visit with Farmpark animals, and enjoy special presentations. Dinner and snacks available in the Café; no reservations required.
Tickets must be purchased in advance; tickets go on sale November 3.

Lake Metroparks
11211 Spear Road
Concord Twp., OH  44077
(440) 639-7275
(440) 358 - 7275 Visitor Services


Thru the season Mentor Home Light Display
7580 Parker Dr., Mentor, OH 44060
FREE. The synchronized lights play every half-hour.
Lorain County  

Lorain County Metroparks
Holiday Lights
Sun-Thurs. 6-9 pm; Fri-Sat 6-10 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Carlisle Visitor Center at Carlisle Reservation
For more info website.

Lucas County  
December 1-31, 2014
(Lucas County)

The Toledo Zoo's Lights Before Christmas is a wonderful holiday tradition. Visitors enjoy displays containing millions of lights and many other holiday-themed attractions. Enjoy a holiday-themed Festive Feast at the Holiday Lodge, Watch the Dancing Lights display near Cheetah Valley, hear the joyous sounds of carolers on selected evenings, and of course don't forget visits with Santa in the Museum.
Thru January 4, 2015
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day

Sunday - Thursday: 3-8pm (Zoo closes at 9pm)
Friday and Saturday: 3-9pm (Zoo closes at 10pm)

The Toledo Zoo

2 Hippo Way
Toledo OH 43614

(photo courtesy of The Toledo Zoo)


Mahoning County  

(Columbiana County)

Joy of Christmas Holiday Light Show
November 20-December 20, Thursday through Sunday, 6:00-9:00pm
Open Every Night from December 21-30, 6:00-9:00pm
Firestone Park, 338 E. Park Ave, Columbiana
Come enjoy one million holiday lights in 60 animated light scenes, stroll through the Gingerbread House and view hundreds of homemade gingerbread house displays. Stop by the Ice Castle for food, entertainment, crafts and Santa! $8 donation per vehicle requested at admission.

For more information click here.

Local Visitor Bureau

Medina County  

Medina County Fairgrounds
Visit the area's largest drive-thru light display!
 Many families have the holiday tradition of piling into the car to look at all the Christmas lights.  Even if it has not been a part of your tradition in the past, now is a great time to start this future family memory.

Friday and Saturday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Also open weeknights Dec. 16th through Dec. 19th and Dec. 23rd through Dec. 26th: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Admission: $7 per car; $15 per 15 passenger bus; $50 per bus
CASH ONLY PLEASE (Enter at Smith Rd. entrance)



Thru the holiday season.

Cartier's Christmas Magic
1228 Alexandra Ln., Medina, OH 44256

Portage County  

Friday Nov 29th and running thru saturday Dec 28.


Candlelight Cove Light Show
11325 Center Road, Garrettsville, OH 44231
Richland County  

Kingwood Center
The theme for this year is "Symbols of Christmas".  This year we will be open every Thursday - Sunday from 3 PM - 8 PM starting November 30 through December 29 with the exception of Friday, December 6th, which we are closed for our annual Members only C.K.King members Christmas Party.  Admission to Kingwood Hall is $5 per person.
900 Park Avenue West
Mansfield, OH 44096


Ohio's Finest Drive-Through Light Display
presented by The Richland County Agricultural Society
Nightly through Christmas night. $6.00/vehicle, $17.00/van or small bus-15-35 passengers, $60.00/tour bus. Horse drawn wagon rides Saturday 7th, 14th & 21st, 5:00-9:00 & $6.00 per vehicle.
Open nightly in December through Dec. 26
5:30 - 9 p.m
Admission per vehicle is $6, $17 small bus (15-35)


Stark County  
Private Display
(Stark County)

Biviano House Christmas 2014
Tony & Sara Biviano
426 Poplar Ave NW.
Canton, OH 44708
Click here to view


Christmas at Crownpoint *FREE*
70,0000 lights and video screen choreographed to Christmas and Disney music and includes very special guests in this 25 minute show! Radios can tune to 102.7 FM to listen from the warmth of their cars! The show runs nightly December 1st through the 29th from 7pm to 10pm each night. During weekend shows (weather permitting) plenty of hot popcorn and candy canes along with other goodies are delivered right to your car!
3459 Crownpoint St. NW Massillon Ohio 44646


  Christmas in Brewster
Next to the Fire Station - East Main Street, Nrewster, OH 44613
Turn radios to 102.7.

Thanksgiving thru
New Year's Day

North Canton Christmas Light Display
3556 Farnham St. NW, North Canton, OH 44720

Display Hours:
Sunday through Thursday 5:30 P.M. til 10:00 P.M.
Friday and Saturday 5:30 P.M. til 11:00 P.M.

Tune car radio to 93.5 FM and listen to the lights!


Tyler Christmas Light Show
2505 Fallen Oak Circle NE
Massillon OH 44646
Shows run from Thanksgiving until Christmas (sometimes past Christmas). The shows begin on the hour and last about 30 minutes. Monday – Friday shows begin every half hour between 6PM and 9PM. Friday – Sunday shows begin every half hour between 6PM and 10PM.


Summit County  

Akron Lock 3
Downtown, Akron

  Coon Family Christmas Lights
969 Shepard Hills Blvd., Macedonia, OH 44056
Tune radios to 107.1.


Glena's Christmas House
8661 Lawron Drive, Macedonia, OH 44056
Over 50,000 lights and



Lake Anna, Barberton
Christmas Walk and Park Lighting (November 30, 4-9pm )
Features over 45,000 holiday lights with each corner of Lake Anna decorated in a particular theme.



Silverdale Lights (private home)
1374 Silverdale Circle
Twinsburg, OH 44087
"Silverdale Lights was created by the Larsen Family to provide a wholesome Holiday display that can be enjoyed by the community. "



Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens
Deck the Hall

Evening Festivities 5-8 pm


Wayne County
  Eichel's Christmas Tree Farm Display
11844 Williams Rd., West Salem, OH 44287
FREE - Donations appreciated.

For more information view Facebook page.

Santa's Christmas in Motion

A walk-up Christmas display with over 200 animated figures-a wonderful holiday family tradition! 1400 E. Milltown Rd., Wooster 5-9:30 PM 330-345-7119

Local Visitor Bureau
Wayne County CVB


  Yochum Holiday Light Display
70,000 lights over 2 acres
2/10 of a mile off route 30 in Dalton!
182 Eckard Rd Dalton, OH 44618

For more information view Facebook page.


Ma & Pa's Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides

Remember the Days of O'le.  Dashing through the snow in a one horse open sleigh!  Afterwards warm up by the fire with some fresh maple coffee and cookies made by Ma.  Shop 'til you drop in our 1820's log cabin.  A winter adventure you won't forget.  Make a Memory this Winter here at Ma & Pa's!  Ma & Pa’s Gift Shack  440-548-5521


Cowan Tree Farm

2754 Dawley Rd., Ravenna OH
(Portage County)

Dutch Ridge Tree Farm
9595 Knauf Rd, Canfield, OH 
(Mahoning County)

Emerald Ridge Christmas Trees
7000 Route 307, Madison, OH 
(Lake County)

Galehouse Tree Farm
11762 Coal Bank, Doylestown OH
(Wayne County)

Greig Christmas Tree Farm 35900 Eddt Rd. Willoughby Hills
(Lake County)

Hanson Tree Farm
Stow, OH
(Summit County)

Heritage Farms
6050 Riverview Rd, Peninsula OH
(Summit County)

Kall Christmas Tree Farm
3605 Foskett Rd, Medina OH
(Medina County)

3301 Hamilton Medina Twp
(Medina County)

McKoskey Tree Farm 14740 Leroy Center, Leroy
(Lake County)

Moore's Christmas Tree Farm
6767 Edison St, NE Hartville, OH 
(Stark County)

Patterson Farm
Chesterland, OH
(Geauga County)

Rhodes Sisters
12020 Clay St Huntsburg, OH
(Geauga County)

Shawnee Trail Tree Farm
900 Terex Hudson, OH
(Summit County)

Timber Valley Tree Farm 4250 Bagdad Road, Medina
Christmas trees and smaller trees in containers. Cut-your-own or pre-cut pine, spruce and fir.
(Medina County)
330.722.3832 or 216.650.1566
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