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Oglebay Winter Festival of Lights

OGLEBAY WINTER FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

November 10 – January 1
Sun-Thurs: 5pm-10pm. Fri-Sat: 5am-11pm @ Oglebay

 

The Oglebay Winter Festival of Lights, which began in 1985, has grown into one of the nation’s largest holiday light shows. It attracts more than a million visitors each year, including thousands of tour buses from across the United States. The show has even been identified as one of the best Christmas displays in the United States by many travel companies and online publications.

 

The Oglebay Winter Festival of Lights covers more than 300 acres over a six-mile drive throughout Oglebay Park. Featuring 89 lighted attractions boasting more than one million lights, this energy-efficient, LED show is sure to amaze guests of all ages. Festival favorites include the animated Snowflake and Rainbow Tunnels, Dinosaurs, Cinderella, the larger-than-life Polyhedron Star, Snoopy and Friends, and Willard the Snowman, named for the TV weatherman Willard Scott who joined in the festivities in 1986.

 

FESTIVAL NEWCOMERS

Two new displays have joined the collection for the 2017-2018 season! Inspired by the Chameleons at Oglebay Good Zoo, the new Christmas Chameleon display will change colors right before your eyes! The Chameleon is made up of 450 lights and can be found in the Schenk Lake area of the Park. The Kaleidoscope Christmas Tree powered by American Electric Power Foundation has also joined the collection this year, featuring animated gingerbread men and snowflakes which twirl up and down the display. This 24-foot-tall display boasts 1,800 LEDs and can be found in the Christmas at Crispin area of the park.

 

GARDENS OF LIGHT & NATIVITY DISPLAY
Don’t forget to stop at the Hilltop area of the park to wander the glowing pathways. Here, you’ll find Gardens of Light, Christmas Tree Garden and Nativity attractions, and premier holiday shopping opportunities.

 

NIGHTLY CORDIAL GATHERING IN WILSON LODGE
Nightly November 10 – January 1
Visit Wilson Lodge every night from 7-10pm for complimentary refreshments and live music amid the beautiful holiday décor in Hickman Lounge.

 

LIGHT & MUSIC EXTRAVAGANZA AT OGLEBAY GOOD ZOO
Offered nightly on the Good Zoo outdoor patio, the Light & Music Extravaganza features more than 35,500 LED lights choreographed to your favorite holiday tunes. For information, call 304-243-4100.

Admission: Adults: $9.95; Children (3-12): $5.95; Children 2 and under: Free.

Tickets available at the Good Zoo main office.

 

NEW- SANTA’S REINDEER TRAINING SCHOOL AT OGLEBAY GOOD ZOO

Meet Santa’s reindeer and the Zoo Keepers who train them during this brand new 30-minute animal encounter.

Group encounters available daily at 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, and 5 pm.

Price: $65 per group (up to six guests).

Encounters may be scheduled in advance by calling 304-243-4100.

Walk-in appointments offered at the Good Zoo main office, based on availability.

 

NIGHTLY DINNER BUFFET AT IHLENFELD

November 10–December 31

Nightly 5 – 9 pm

Price: Adults: $29.95; Children (5-12): $10.95; Children 4 and under: Free
Reservations suggested, call 304-243-4090.

 

NEW- FEAST WITH THE BEASTS AT OGLEBAY GOOD ZOO

November 24 – December 30

Every Fri & Sat from 4 – 7 pm

Menu features penne pasta in red sauce with salad and bread, two tacos with assorted fillings and toppings, or pizza. All meals include iced tea, lemonade or water and dessert.cBeer and wine are available for mom and dad at the cash bar.

Price: Adults: $10; Children (5-12): $5; Children 4 and under: Free; Family Special: Four dinners for $25.

Reservations suggested for large parties, call 304-243-4100.

 

HOLIDAY TRAIN RIDES FOR KIDS

Located at Crispin Center
Mon – Fri: 5 – 9 pm;

Sat & Sun: 12 – 9 pm

Admission: $2;

Combo Pass (Train & Wagon Ride): $5 Weather Permitting.

Tickets available at the Christmas Shop.

 

FAMILY HOLIDAY WAGON RIDES

Located at Crispin Center
Open daily 5–9pm

Admission: $4;

Combo Pass (Train & Wagon Ride): $5 Weather Permitting.

Tickets available at the Christmas Shop.

 

NEW- STRAW MAZES FOR TYKES & TEENS (TWO SKILL LEVELS)
Located at Crispin Center

Free Admission

Sun – Thur: 9 am – 9 pm;

Fri & Sat: 9 am – 10 pm

 

CHRISTMAS SHOP

Shop an extensive selection of unique decor, ornaments,
gifts and more! A cozy fireplace is adjacent to the shop
with delightful seasonal treats.

Open Sun – Thur: 9 am – 9 pm;

Fri & Sat: 9 am – 10 pm

 

FRESH CUT CHRISTMAS TREE SALE

Located at Crispin Center

December 1 – 23

Sun – Thur: 2 – 9 pm and Fri & Sat: 2 – 10 pm

 

For more information, please visit lights.oglebay.com.

When
Friday, November 10, 2017
to Monday, January 1, 2018
Sun-Thurs: 5pm-10pm. Fri-Sat: 5am-11pm
Where
Oglebay
RT 88 North, Wheeling, WV 26003
Oglebay
Contact

877.624.6988


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