Holiday Lights in Greater Dayton


holiday lights around dayton

We’ve asked our readers and our team to help us round up the best holiday lights in Greater Dayton this year! Here is your guide….

Light Up Middletown

Drive-thru light display
Cash donation – you set the price!
Smith Park, 500 Tytus Ave, Middletown, Ohio 45042

Woodland Lights at Washington Township RecPlex

Walk-thru light display
For tickets, email [email protected]
895 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Dayton, OH 45459

ParkLights at Caesar Ford

Drive-thru light display
FREE Admission
520 S Stringtown Rd, Xenia, OH 45385

“We did this one this week, and it was nice! Had never been before, and it wasn’t busy!” – Kathryn Dowell, DMC Contributing Writer

Land of Illusion Adventure Park Christmas Glow

Drive-thru light display
8762 Thomas Rd, Middletown, OH 45042


Drive-thru light display
Tickets start at $15/carload
1763 Hamilton Cleves Rd, Hamilton, OH 45013

Fort St. Clair’s Whispering Christmas

Drive-thru light display
135 Camden Rd, Eaton, OH 45320

Holiday Lights at Lost Creek Reserve

Drive-thru light display
$10/vehicle at the gate – CASH ONLY
2385 State Rte 41, Troy, OH 45373

The Christmas Ranch

Walk-thru light display
3205 S Waynesville Rd, Morrow, OH 45152

“I went there with my daughter, a friend, and her son one year, and we LOVED it! The whole experience truly is magical.” – Courtney Snow, DMC Owner

Legendary Lights of Clifton Mill

Walk-thru light display
$10/person (3 and under are FREE) with Free Parking
75 Water St, Clifton, OH 45316

“Fantastic display!” – Cat Hiles, DMC Contributing Writer

A Carillon Christmas

Walk-thru light display
$12 per adult (ages 18-59); $10 per senior (ages 60+); $8 per child (ages 3-17); Free to children under 3; FREE to Dayton History Members!
1000 Carillon Blvd, Dayton, OH 45409

Lincoln Park Lights of Kettering

Walk-thru light display
675 Lincoln Park Blvd, Kettering, OH 45429

“The lights at Kettering Lincoln Park are nice to walk around… enough to warrant getting out of the car, for locals at least.” – Kathryn Dowell, DMC Contributing Writer

Unicorns of Belmont

Walk-thru light display
2915 Martel Dr, Dayton, OH 45420

Hoffman Christmas Lights

Drive-thru/walk-thru light display
📍East Whipp Road, Centerville, Ohio

Don’t forget to check out our other holiday guides this season :: December Dayton Dozen and Dayton Area Experiences to Gift this Year!