Where to see the best Christmas lights around Dayton 2021

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Where to see the best Christmas lights around Dayton 2021

Where to see the best Christmas lights around Dayton 2021

Where to see the very best Christmas lights around Dayton - there's nothing quite like Christmas light displays to get you in the holiday spirit!

Where to see the best Christmas lights around Dayton 2021

Where to see the best Christmas lights around Dayton

As thousands of Daytonians begin decorating their homes, Christmas wouldn't be complete without a trip to see one of these amazing holiday light shows. Check out these options as you make your holiday plans!

Woodland Lights in Washington Township

Woodland Lights in Washington Township

Open: November 19 - December 30, 2021
Cost: Admission is $9. Children age two and under are free.

Set in picturesque Countryside park, take a stroll through a fantasyland of holiday lights and displays along a half-mile wooded path - plus visit Santa in an authentic, historic log cabin every night through Christmas Eve.  

The kids will also enjoy the amusement rides, costumed characters, carriage rides, live animals and more.  For the first year ever, visitors can stroll through the ten acres of sparkling light and whimsical displays or take a ride on the Rieck Express train along a new path! 

More information: Woodland Lights

Downtown Dayton Holiday LightsDowntown Dayton Jingle Lights Drive-Thru

Open: November 26 - January 1, 2022
Cost: FREE

Following a successful debut last year, the Downtown Dayton Partnership and Dayton Holiday Festival have expanded Downtown Jingle Lights, the interactive holiday light show downtown, for this holiday season.

More information: Downtown Jingle Lights

Clifton Mill

The Legendary Lights of Clifton Mill

Open: November 26 - December 30, 2021
Cost: $10 per person for everyone age 4 and older.  Children 3 and under free.

It takes 3 months to put up the 3.5 million lights that illuminating the historic mill, the gorge, the riverbanks, trees and bridges at Clifton Mill, and the result is truly amazing.  Watch for the spectacular synchronized lights and music show that features the old Covered Bridge, every hour, on the hour.  

More information: Clifton Mill Christmas Lights

Carillon Tree of LightA Carillon Christmas

Open: November 23 - December 30, 2021
Cost:  $12 per adult / $10 per senior / $8 per child (3-17) / Free to children under 3

A Carillon Christmas transforms Carillon Historical Park's 65-acre campus into a winter wonderland of sparkle, magic, and holiday cheer!  Activities include visits with Santa, holiday shopping, Christmas concerts, storytelling and much more.

More information: A Carillon Christmas

Whispering Christmas

Fort St. Clairs Whispering Christmas

Open: November 26 - December 31, 2021
Cost: FREE, donations accepted

Whispering Christmas features a spectacular drive-thru lights display with close to 2 million lights - and admission is free! 

More information: Whispering Christmas

More Christmas Lights, Holiday Activities & Events

MORE Christmas Lights displays and community Christmas Tree Lightings

For even more Christmas and Holiday related activities and events, please visit our Christmas in Dayton calendar