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Experience the Magic November 6, 2020 – January 3, 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 photo

    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!

  • Six-Mile Driving Route photo

    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.

    2020 Festival Of Lights Driving Map Coming Soon    

  • Show Admission

    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
    • 2020 Oglebay Coupon Book containing more than $500 in money-saving coupons!

  • Gardens of Light photo

    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 photo

    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.