Columbus Holiday Lights

6 stops take you around central Ohio to the best holiday light shows. Visit these dazzling displays for an unforgettable holiday experience!

Christmas by Candlelight

Drive-thru following the road lined with luminaries to see thousands of Christmas lights and displays throughout the Marion County Fairgrounds. They add new displays every year so it will be a different experience each time you come. They also have live nativity scenes on the weekends in December performed by different churches. Be sure to see the upcoming events on the home page for times and days.

WonderLight's Christmas in Ohio

WonderLight Productions is bringing WonderLight's Christmas back to the greater Columbus area for the 2023 season! Come see over 1 million LED lights synchronized to traditional and newer, rocking Christmas music played through your own car stereo. Pack your vehicle full of friends and family to continue this heart-warming Christmas tradition with us this year!

Butch Bando's Fantasy of Lights

 Check out this magical 3 mile drive thru light show located at Alum Creek State Park Campground. Columbus' original, locally owned and family operated, drive through light show. A family tradition for all, for 24 years. Open nightly at 5:30pm every day November 17th - January 1st.

Wildlights at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

One of Ohio's favorite holiday traditions! The yuletide season comes alive for the 35th anniversary of Wildlights! This holiday event features millions of LED lights, animated musical light shows, and other holiday festivities that can only be found at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

Conservatory Aglow

Join Franklin Park Conservatory as the gardens and interior biomes transform into a wonderland of lights and experiences. Explore captivating new displays, including mesmerizing lights synchronized with holiday melodies, immersive light installations, outdoor illuminated games, a lively dance celebration, and a retreat to festive igloos for an assortment of tabletop games.

Columbus Commons Holiday Lights

The annual tradition is back for another year! Enjoy the festive lights at Columbus Commons from now through January 1st from 5pm - 11pm. Stop by after a downtown dinner to see more than 400,000 LED lights dazzle in the park. 

stmas tradition with us this year