Show Highlights ~
Experience the Magic November 6, 2020 – January 10, 2021
Beginning in 1985, the Winter Festival of Lights at Oglebay in Wheeling, WV has grown into one of the nation’s largest holiday light shows, attracting more than one million visitors each year. Identified as one of the top light displays in the United States by countless travel companies and media outlets, the Winter Festival of Lights features 300 acres of twinkling lights over a six-mile drive. The dazzling display includes 90 lighted attractions boasting more than one million energy-efficient LED lights.
Things To Know Before You Go
NEW- Sounds Of The Season
New in 2020, experience the Winter Festival of Lights like never before as your favorite displays come to life through the magic of sound!
Follow the music notes on the Festival of Lights route map to discover 12 new audio experiences.
Top Can’t-Miss Audio Experiences:
- Display #21: Rainbow Tunnel
- Display #34: Dinosaur Park
- Display #45: NEW Green Monster
- Display #55: Cinderella
- Display #58: Snowflake Tunnel
Six-Mile Driving Route
Identified as one of the top light displays in the United States by countless travel companies and national publications, the Winter Festival of Lights features three hundred acres of twinkling lights over a six-mile drive. The dazzling display includes 90 lighted attractions boasting more than one million energy-efficient LED lights.
To ensure the Festival of Lights continues to shine brightly for years to come, a donation of $25 per vehicle is suggested. To sweeten your experience, you’ll receive the following special gifts with every $25 donation:
- 2020 Festival of Lights Vehicle Pass valid throughout the holiday season
- NEW Oglebay Rewards Book containing more than $500 in money-saving coupons redeemable Nov. 2020 – Dec. 2021!
NEW- Green Monster Display
New in 2020, he’s a mean one, and you’ll find him at the Festival of Lights. Keep an eye out for our newest displays featuring your favorite devious Green Monster.
NEW- Magical Mansion Show
Prepare to be dazzled as Oglebay’s iconic mansion comes alive nightly with an animated light show choreographed to your favorite holiday hits!
Show schedule coming soon!
Gardens of Light
Located at The Hilltop, the ever-popular Gardens of Light features gleaming brick pathways aglow with holiday cheer. Stroll along the paved pathways through Bissonnette Gardens as you take in more than 150 twinkling hanging baskets, thousands of lighted flowers and festive trees.
Life-sized Nativity Display
Don’t miss the larger-than-life Nativity Display at The Hilltop featuring elaborate characters and costumes brought to life through an audio presentation of the nativity story.