Where to see the best Christmas lights around Dayton

last updated 12/03/2023
Where to see the best Christmas lights around Dayton

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 in 2023

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

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.  The kids will also enjoy the carriage rides, live animals and more. 

More information: Woodland Lights


Clifton Mill

The Legendary Lights of Clifton Mill

Cost:  $15 per person for everyone age 4 and older. Children 3 and under are 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.  Open now through December 30, 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 Light

A Carillon Christmas

Cost:  $14 per adult / $12 per senior / $10 per child (3-17) / Free to children under 2

Open through  December 30, 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

Drive-Thru Christmas light displays

Gather your family and take a drive to enjoy Christmas lights from the safety and comfort of your own car!

Here are several Drive-Thru Christmas light displays around Dayton in 2023.


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


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