Woodland Lights, a beloved Christmas tradition for families around the Miami Valley announces changes for 2020 season.
Woodland Lights, the popular Christmas festival in Washington Township will open for the 2020 season on Friday, November 27 with some changes to comply with COVID-19 restrictions.
This year, Woodland Lights will be open weekends (Friday to Sunday), and then nightly from December 18-27. Opening times are from 5:30-7:30pm, and also from 8-10pm.
In order to help with social distancing, visitors must make reservations online for a specific date and time, and tickets can either be shown directly on your smartphone or printed for scanning at the gate. No tickets will be sold at the gate.
Unfortunately, there won't be any carriage rides or amusements this year, but families will be pleased to learn that children will still be able to visit with Santa, who will be welcoming kids from his sleigh located in the A-Frame shelter.
The A-frame, which is a much larger space than the tradition log cabin used in previous years will be decorated with festive lights and warmed by a fire in the hearth.
There will also be festive food available, including pretzels, hot cocoa, funnel cakes, and more.
Pet nights will return for 2020 on December 10 & 17.
Tickets for the 2020 season of Woodland Lights are $7 per person and free for children under 2. Tickets go on sale beginning Saturday, Oct. 31.
Woodland Lights, the annual holiday light festival has been canceled as COVID-19 cases continue to rise. More information: