Downtown Columbus Christmas Lights

One perennial holiday favorite is, of course, seeing all the Christmas lights. Columbus lights up in spectacular fashion for the Holidays. Here are some of the best places in Downtown Columbus to see holiday lights:
-Columbus Commons
-Lazarus Building
-Scioto Mile

When: November 20th to January 3rd, 5-10PM

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Easton Holiday Carriage Rides

Experience the holiday lights of Easton Town Center in a horse-drawn carriage!
When: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from Nov 19 – Dec 23; Fridays & Saturdays: 5-9PM; Sundays: 3-7PM; Additional date December 22: 5-9PM
Where: Easton Town Center
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Uptown Ice Sculpture Tour

Enjoy a variety of ice sculptures while walking around uptown Westerville. See them before they melt!🧊
When: Friday, Dec 16, 5-11PM
Where: Uptown Westerville
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Uptown Scrooge

“Experience Dickens’ classic holiday tale like never before in this immersive walking tour performance of A Christmas Carol.” – by Good Medicine Productions
When: Saturday & Sunday afternoons from Nov 27-Dec 18 2022
Where: Uptown Westerville at 30 E. College Avenue
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Christmas For The Generations: A Holiday Spectacular

This annual show is put on by the Generations Performing Arts Center. The show features students, Alumni, and local singing group Pearl River.
When: Friday and Saturday December 16th and 17th
Where: Uptown Westerville at 11 W. College Avenue
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Wildlights at the Columbus Zoo

Enjoy a spectacular holiday light show with festive songs at the Columbus Zoo through January 2023.
When: Nov 18 – Jan 1 (Closed Christmas Eve & Christmas Day), from 5-9PM on Sunday-Thursday, and 5-10PM on Friday and Saturday
Where: Columbus Zoo
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Conservatory Aglow

Discover breathtaking holiday decorations and performances at the Franklin Park Conservatory
When: Nov 19 – Jan 8, 5-9PM
Where: Franklin Park Conservatory
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A Nutcracker Holiday

Take in a traditional, awe-inspiring version of A Nutcracker Holiday
When: December 8 – 24
Where: The Ohio Theatre
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Butch Bando’s Fantasy Of Lights

This drive-thru holiday light show is 3 miles and features brilliant light displays you can enjoy from the warmth and comfort of your car.
When: Nov 18 – Jan 1 Sunday – Thursday: 5:30-9PM; Friday – Saturday: 5:30-10PM
Where: Alum Creek State Park Campgrounds
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Lights Of Glenross

The Glenross neighborhood in Delaware puts on a spectacular show for the holidays. The light displays are choreographed to Christmas music on 94.1FM
When: Nov 27 – Jan from 5-9PM on Sunday-Thursday, and 5-11PM on Friday and Saturday
Where: Glenross in Delaware Ohio
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Dazzling Christmas Light Display

Another neighborhood with a great light show is the Annehurst community in Westerville, Ohio. Drive through and watch 90,000 lights dance to the music on 90.1fm.
When: Starting Nov. 25. Sun-Thurs 6-10PM; Fri & Sat 6-11PM
Where: 649 Old Coach Rd. Westerville Ohio 43081
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Lucy Depp Park Light Show

It’s back bigger and brighter! Discover a 40k+ holiday light show covering 7.5 acres at the Lucy Depp Park, synced to the music of 87.9 FM.
When: Black Friday through 1st week of January
Sun-Thurs Dusk-10PM; Fri & Sat Dusk-11PM
Where: Lucy Depp Park, 9360 Frabell Dr. Powell OH 43065
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Winter Hike In The Park

Take a walk through the metro parks of Columbus, experiencing the fresh, cold air of winter while engaging in fun activities curated by the parks!  More Info

More Things To Do in Columbus

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