Festive Drive-Thru Christmas Lights near Dayton
Although 2020 has seen many of our favorite holiday events canceled, one tradition at least has been saved. With a choice of covid-safe drive-thrus, you can still enjoy Christmas light displays while social distancing from the safety and comfort of your own car. And let's face it, Christmas just wouldn't be complete without a trip to see a holiday light show! Here is a list of Christmas lights that you can drive to – and through – around Dayton.
Photo above: Whispering Christmas
- Downtown Dayton: Holiday Lights on Main
Take a scenic drive down Main Street in downtown Dayton for a new holiday light show synchronized to holiday music! Free!
- Troy: Holiday Lights at Lost Creek Reserve
Open weekends thru December 27, this 1.25-mile long drive-thru display is filled with illuminated landscapes and over 60 light displays. $10/car.
- Xenia: ParkLights at Caesar Ford Park
Drive through a winter wonderland with over 110 LED light displays - open the entire month of December. Free!
- Middletown: Light up Middletown
Enter through the tunnel of lights to enjoy a sparkling fantasyland! Open every night through New Year’s Eve. Donations requested.
- Eaton: Whispering Christmas
Now in its 34th season, this drive-thru lights display has than 2 million Christmas lights, open every night through New Year’s Eve. Donations requested.
- Morrow: The Christmas Ranch
"The Gift of Lights" at the Christmas Ranch is offering a drive-thru experience for the first time this year - open through Dec 23, $15/car.
- Sharonville: Holiday in Lights at Sharon Woods
Experience over a mile of outdoor holiday-themed displays nightly through Jan 2. $15/car.
Bonus! Don't miss the drive-through Christmas Eve Luminaries at David's Cemetery, December 24 beginning at 5pm. Merry Christmas!
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