Oglebay's Winter Festival Of Lights

Oglebay's Winter Festival Of Lights

Sunday, Dec 15, 2019 from 12:00pm to 9:00pm


Show Highlights:
The Winter Festival of Lights has grown into one of the nation’s largest holiday light shows, attracting more than one million visitors each year. Identified as one of the top light displays in the United States by countless travel companies and national publications, the Winter Festival of Lights features three hundred acres of twinkling lights over a six-mile drive. The dazzling display includes 90 lighted attractions boasting more than one million energy-efficient LED lights. Now, guests can experience this time-honored tradition in a whole new way with 3D ‘Sleigh Bans’ which transform every point of light into a magical display!

NEW 3D Sleigh Bans:
Prepare to be amazed as 3D ‘Sleigh Bans’ transform every point of light into a magical display. Each family 4-pack includes four pairs of Sleigh Bans, each with it’s own unique lens, and more than $25 in money-saving coupons redeemable at various holiday attractions and retail shops throughout the park! S

The Frosted Hilltop:
Snowflake Express Train Ride

Hop aboard the Snowflake Express for a holiday ride to remember inside Oglebay’s historic greenhouse.

Sat And Sun: Noon - 9 p.m.
$5.00; Combo Pass (Train and Wagon Ride): $10.00
Tickets available at the Welcome Center on The Hilltop.
Frosty Wagon Ride

Embark on a 20-minute adventure through a twinkling wonderland while aboard our festive open air wagon.

Sat And Sun: Noon - 9 p.m.
$8.00; Combo Pass (Train and Wagon Ride): $10.00
Tickets available at the Welcome Center on The Hilltop.
Magical Snowman Meet and Greet

Stop by the Welcome Center on The Hilltop to meet and greet your favorite magical snowman.

Open daily 5 - 7 p.m.
Ice Lounge at Garden Bistro

Gather around the fire pits on the Garden Bistro patio and warm up with a variety of seasonal refreshments, including holiday beverages for guests 21+, while enjoying breathtaking views of the twinkling hillside. While you’re there, snap a few photos at our festive selfie stations!

Sat and Sun: Noon - 9 p.m.

Grab and Go Menu
S’mores Kit (Makes 2 S’mores) $6
House-made Kettle Chips with Dip $4
Vegetable Crudité with Dip $5
Hummus with Olive Salad and Naan Bread $7
Artisan Cheeses with Grapes and Fig Spread $9
Chef’s Selection Of Hand-crafted Sandwiches $9

Holiday Beverages
Hot Chocolate $4
Adult Hot Chocolate $8
Mulled Apple Cider $4
Mulled Wine $8

Gardens of Light and Nativity Display:
The Gardens of Light and Nativity Display at the Hilltop features gleaming brick pathways aglow with holiday cheer. Stroll through The Hilltop in Bissonnette Gardens and enjoy 150 twinkling hanging baskets, thousands of lighted flowers and trees, and a festive Nativity display.

The Hilltop is also home to The Frosted Hilltop experience featuring enchanting activities for children and adults alike including the Snowflake Express Train Ride in Oglebay’s historic greenhouse, the Frosty Wagon Ride which takes guests on a 20-minute adventure aboard our open-air wagon, and the Ice Lounge at the Garden Bistro offering a variety of seasonal refreshments, including S’mores kits and holiday beverages for guests 21+. While you’re there, snap a few photos at our lighted selfie stations or snag a photo with your favorite magical snowman.

At The Hilltop, you’ll also find a large selection of holiday shopping including Carriage House Glass featuring a wide variety of local artisan glass ornaments including works from our artist-in-residence Bob Allen. Farmhouse Sweets and Treats takes guests on a trip down Gingerbread Lane with a variety of gourmet candies, ornaments, holiday décor and more! And don’t miss the NEW Coffee and Ice Cream Shop at Farmhouse Sweets and Treats featuring hot chocolate brownie a la modes.

Christmas at Oglebay Good Zoo:
Celebrate the Holidays with your Furry Friends

Good Zoo Admission
Adults: $11.45; Children (3-12): $7.45; Children 2 and under: Free

Zoo admission includes access to select animal habitats, a toe-tapping holiday LASER show, and NEW Rockin’ Holiday light show on the Good Zoo’s outdoor patio featuring 40,000 LED lights choreographed to the music of Led Zeppelin, Trans-Siberian Orchestra and more!

Hours of Operation
Open Sun - Thur: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Trolley Tours:
Trolley tours depart from Wilson Lodge hourly between 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. from November 7, 2019 - January 5, 2020.

Price: $12 per person

Nightly Holiday Reception:
Gather around the fireplace in Hickman Lounge, located on the second floor at Wilson Lodge, for free live music and complimentary refreshments nightly from 7 - 10 pm.

Entertainment Schedule

Sundays: Bill McCoy and Bob Turbanic