CHRISTMAS LIGHT SHOWS, TRAINS, ETC.


ALABAMA

11/25-1/1 Gulfport Harbor Lights, Gulfport https://www.facebook.com/GulfportHarborLights

Galaxy of Lights, Huntsville http://hsvbg.org/galaxy-of-lights/

Tinsel Trail, Huntsville http://tinseltrail.com/

Zoolight Safari, Birmingham

https://tickets.birminghamzoo.com/Sales/SpecialEvents/SpecialEvents.aspx


CONNECTICUT

11/18-1/1 Fantasy of Lights, New Haven http://eastersealsgoodwill.org/event/fantasy-of-lights/

11/22-1/3 Festival of Silver Lights, Meriden http://www.ctvisit.com/events/festival-silver-lights

11/24-1/1 Holiday Light Fantasia, Hartford http://www.holidaylightfantasia.org/


DELAWARE

11/18-1/1 Winter Wonder Fest, Lewes http://wonderfestde.org/

11/19-1/8 Yuletide, Wilmington http://www.winterthur.org/yuletide?src=hpslider1

11/25-12/18 Santa's House on the Boardwalk, Rehoboth

https://www.beach-fun.com/holiday-fun.html


FLORIDA

11/21-1/7 Christmas at Gaylord Palms, Kissimmee 

http://www.marriott.com/hotel-info/mcogp-gaylord-palms-resort-and-convention-center/christmas-at-gaylord-palms/csyr9pd/home-page.mi

11/25-12/30 Christmas in the Wild, Tampa 

http://www.lowryparkzoo.org/events/christmas-in-the-wild

11/25-12/31 Holiday Lights in the Garden, Largo http://www.flbg.org/annual-events.htm


GEORGIA

11/12-1/7 Garden Lights Holiday Nights, Atlanta http://atlantabg.org/visit/events/garden-lights

11/18-21/31 Enchanted Garden of Light, Lookout Mountain 

http://www.seerockcity.com/events/entry/enchanted-garden-of-lights/

11/25-12/24 December Nights & Holiday Lights, Savannah

http://www.coastalgeorgiabg.org/holidaylights.html


MAINE

11/18-12/31 Gardens Aglow, Boothbay 

http://www.mainegardens.org/calendar-events/gardens-aglow/

12/1-11 Christmas Prelude, Kennebunkport https://christmasprelude.com/


MARYLAND

11/26-27 Festival of Trees, Bel Air https://www.uchfoundation.org/2014/07/festival-of-trees/

12/3-4 North Pole Adventures, Baltimore

http://www.borail.org/holiday/north-pole-adventures.aspx

12/10-11 Winter Royal Adventures, Baltimore

http://www.borail.org/holiday/winter-royal-adventures.aspx

12/17-18 Frosty Fest, Baltimore

http://www.borail.org/holiday/frosty-fest.aspx

12/19-31, 1/2 Winterfest Wonderland, Baltimore

http://www.borail.org/holiday/winterfest-wonderland.aspx

11/17-1/1 Winterfest of Lights, Ocean City 

http://oceancitymd.gov/oc/departments/special-events/winterfest/

11/19-1/1 Lights on the Bay, Annapolis 

http://www.lightsonthebay.org/special-events/


MASSACHUSETTS

Bright Nights, Springfield http://www.brightnights.org/

Christmas Festival of Lights, Carver http://www.brightnights.org/

11/25-12/18 Gardens Aglow, Sandwich http://heritagemuseumsandgardens.org/gardens-aglow/

11/25-1/1 Zoo Lights, Stoneham http://www.zoonewengland.org/stone-zoo

Polar Express, Hyannis, Buzzards Bay

https://www.capetrain.com/polar-express-train-ride/

11/25-1/8 Winter Reimagined, Boylston http://www.towerhillbg.org/winter-reimagined/


NEW JERSEY
Christmas on the Farm, Robbinsville http://www.oasisfamilyfarm.com/

11/18-1/1 Christmas Light Show, Augusta http://skylandsstadium.com/christmas-light-show/

11/18-1/3 Holiday Lights Spectacular, West Orange http://turtlebackzoo.com/

​11/26-12/31 Cranbury Christmas Lights http://www.cranburychristmaslights.com/

12/10-11, 17 The Christmas Light Show, Wall Township http://www.thechristmaslightshow.com/


NEW YORK

11/25-1/3 Capital Holiday Lights, Albany http://www.albanycapitalholidaylights.com/

11/25-1/3 Westchester Winterwonderland, Valhalla http://www.wwinterwonderland.com/

12/2-12/18 Holidays on the Hill, Somers http://www.lasdonpark.org/events/holiday-on-the-hill/


NORTH CAROLINA

12/1-26 Christmas Town USA, Mcardenville http://www.mcadenville-christmastown.com/

12/2-11 Crystal Coast Festival of Lights, Cedar Point 

https://www.crystalcoastnc.org/location/crystal-coast-festival-of-lights

11/18-1/1 Festival of Lights, Clemmons http://www.forsyth.cc/Parks/Tanglewood/fol/

11/19-12/31 Speedway Christmas, Concord

http://www.charlottemotorspeedway.com/tickets/speedway-christmas/

11/24-1/1 Pilot Mountain Christmas, Pilot Mountain http://www.pilotmountainchristmas.com/

Holiday Lights, Raleigh

http://www.eventbrite.com/o/holiday-express-city-of-raleigh-nc-11181237591?s=68972739%C2%A5&hootPostID=68f45e4b421537bc747f81b5ede6b167

Island of Lights, Carolina & Kure Beaches http://www.pleasureislandoflights.com/home.html

11/18-1/1 Holidays at the Garden, Belmont 

http://www.dsbg.org/events/garden-events/public-garden-events/holidays-at-the-garden/

11/24-12/30 Tweetsie Christmas, Blowing Rock 

https://tweetsie.com/special-events/tweetsie-christmas/

12/9-30 Holiday Lights in the Garden Fayetteville 

https://www.capefearbg.org/holiday-lights-garden/


PENNSYLVANIA

11/8-12/31 Festival of Trees, Perkasie https://www.pearlsbuck.org/festival

11/18-1/8 Holiday Lights on the Lake, Altoona http://www.lakemontparkfun.com/

11/20-12/9 Trees Galore, Lancaster http://www.lmapa.org/news/trees_galore

11/22-1/5 Bucks County Tree Fest, Bensalem http://www.visitbuckscounty.com/events/treefest/

11/24-12/24 Christmas Village, Philadelphia http://www.philachristmas.com/

11/25-12/31 Christmas Magic, York 

https://yorkcountypa.gov/parks-recreation/events/christmas-magic/christmas-magic.html

11/25-12/30 Lights in the Parkway, Allentown

http://www.allentownpa.gov/Parks-and-Recreation/Recreation/Annual-Events/Lights-in-the-Parkway

11/25-12/31 Macy's Christmas Light Show, Philadelphia

http://www.wanamakerorgan.com/xmas.php

Christmas Trains, Ronks http://www.strasburgrailroad.com/christmas-trains/

Holiday Light Show, Yardley http://shadybrookfarm.com/holiday-light-show/

Kennywood Lights, West Mifflin https://www.kennywood.com/holidaylights

North Pole Express, New Hope https://www.newhoperailroad.com/npe2016/


RHODE ISLAND

12/1-4 Festival of Lights, Wickford http://wickfordvillage.org/2015/12/27th-annual-festival-of-lights/


SOUTH CAROLINA

11/18-20 Festival of Trees, Columbia

http://events.palmettohealthfoundation.org/site/PageServer?pagename=event_info

Holiday Festival of Lights, Charleston

http://www.christmasincharleston.com/events/27th_annual_holiday_festival_of_lights-9290?search=&endDate=12/01/2017&startDate=10/23/2016

12/16 Polar Express, Columbia 

https://www.hammondschool.org/campus-life/extended-day-calendar?cid=13&ceid=3066&cerid=0&cdt=12%2f16%2f2016


TENNESSEE

Christmas on the Cumberland, Clarksville http://www.cityofclarksville.com/index.aspx?page=332

11/18-12/27 Starry Nights, http://shelbyfarmspark.org/starrynights

12/2-4,  9/11 Holiday Lights, Chattanooga http://www.chattzoo.org/events/holiday-lights

11/25-12/31 Holiday Wonders at the Garden http://www.memphisbotanicgarden.com/


VERMONT

12/17-18 Elf Express, Manchester http://www.manchesterlionselftrain.com/


VIRGINIA

​Christmastown, Williamsburg 

https://seaworldparks.com/en/buschgardens-williamsburg/christmastown

11/18-1/1 Illuminate Light Show, Doswell http://www.illuminatelightshow.com/

11/24-1/1 Celebration in Lights, Newport News https://www.nnva.gov/1762/Celebration-in-Lights

11/25-1/9 Dominion Garden Fest of Lights, Richmond

http://www.lewisginter.org/visit/events/dominion-gardenfest-of-lights/

12/10 Virginia Railway Express Santa Train, DC Metro 

http://www.vre.org/special-events/santa-train/


WASHINGTON DC

11/25-1/1 Zoo Lights https://nationalzoo.si.edu/events/zoolights

12/2-1/1 Georgetown Glow http://www.georgetownglowdc.com/

ICE SKATING RINKS


ALABAMA

Skating in the Park, Huntsville http://hsvmuseum.org/skatinginthepark/

Winter Wonderland, Birmingham http://railroadpark.org/iceskating.php


CONNECTICUT

Foxwoods Rink & Winter Patio, Mashantucket

https://www.foxwoods.com/icerink/?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social&utm_campaign=Ice%20Rink%2001072017&hootPostID=a1b9b8343dc25654794a5aea17b2f830


DELAWARE

Riverfront Rink, Wilmington http://riverfrontrink.com/


FLORIDA

11/26-1/8 Panthers in the Park, Fort Lauderdale 

https://www.sunny.org/event/panthers-in-the-park-ice-skating-rink-presented-by-hoffman%E2%80%99s-chocolates/22020/


GEORGIA
Atlantic Station http://atlanticstation.com/2016/10/31/skate-atlantic-station-2016/

Avalon on Ice, Alpaharetta 

http://www.experienceavalon.com/events/eventitems/avalon-on-ice-2016/avalon-on-ice-2016-weekdays/


MAINE

The Rink at Thompson Point, Portland https://www.therinkatthompsonspoint.com/


MARYLAND

Quiet Waters Park, Annapolis

http://www.aacounty.org/services-and-programs/ice-skating-at-quiet-waters-park


MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Common Frog Pond https://bostonfrogpond.com/

Winter Skate at Patriot Place http://www.patriot-place.com/winterskate#.WDMVdNIrIfE

Worcester Common Oval 

http://www.worcesterma.gov/dpw/parks-rec/worcester-common-oval


NEW HAMPSHIRE

Strawberry Banke, Portsmouth http://www.strawberybanke.org/skate.cfm


NEW YORK

Rockefeller Center, NYC https://therinkatrockcenter.com/

Tanger Outlets, Deer Park http://www.tangericerink.com/

The Ice at Canalside, Buffalo https://www.canalsidebuffalo.com/seasonpass/

Winter Wonderland, Bayville http://www.bayvillewinterwonderland.com/tickets.html

Winter Wonderland, Valhalla http://wwinterwonderland.com/


NORTH CAROLINA

11/18-1/29 Piedmont Winterfest, Greensboro http://www.piedmontwinterfest.com/

11/19-1/29 Raleigh http://www.raleighicerink.com/


PENNSYLVANIA

Blue Cross River Rink Winterfest, Philadelphia 

http://www.delawareriverwaterfront.com/places/blue-cross-riverrink-winterfest

Rothman Rink, Philadelphia http://www.ccdparks.org/dilworth-park


TENNESSEE

11/18-1/16 Ice on the Landing, Chattanooga http://www.iceonthelanding.com/

​11/25-1/8 Holidays on Ice, Knoxville

http://www.knoxvilletn.gov/government/city_departments_offices/special_events/knoxvilles_holidays_on_ice/


VIRGINIA

Reston Town Center https://www.restontowncenter.com/amenities/ice-skating/


WASHINGTON, DC

Canal Park http://www.capitolriverfront.org/canal-park/ice-rink

National Gallery of Art http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/visit/ice-rink.html

Washington Harbour http://www.thewashingtonharbour.com/ice-skating

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA


ALABAMA

12/ 3 Tuscaloosa http://alabama.travel/upcoming-events/candyland-breakfast-with-santa-at-chom

12/5 & 12 Birmingham http://www.thesummitonline.com/birmingham/breakfast-with-santa/

12/17 Birmingham https://tickets.birminghamzoo.com/Sales/SpecialEvents/SpecialEvents.aspx


DELAWARE

12/10-11 Wilmington http://www.brandywinezoo.org/special-events.html


CONNECTICUT

12/3 Hartford https://bushnell.org/events/breakfast-santa

12/10 Canton http://cantonrec.org/info/activities/program_details.aspx?ProgramID=21416

12/17-18 Terryville http://www.woodacresfarm.com/Breakfast%20with%20Santa.htm


FLORIDA

12/3 & 10 Tampa http://www.buschgardenstampablog.com/breakfast-santa-december-3-10

12/17 Sarasota http://www.ladonadonuts.com/


GEORGIA

11/19-20 Cleveland https://www.facebook.com/events/573064629545222/

11/26, 12/3, 10, 17 Atlanta  http://atlantabg.org/visit/events/saint-nick

12/10 & 17 The Rock http://therockranch.com/breakfast-or-lunch-with-santa/


MAINE

12/3 Holiday at Hadlock, Portland 

http://portland.seadogs.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20161107&content_id=100280600&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_t546&sid=t546

12/4 Scarborough http://campketcha.org/breakfast-with-santa/


MARYLAND

12/3 Hyattsville http://www.hyattsville.org/415/Breakfast-with-Santa

12/10 Gaithersburg http://washingtondc.eventful.com/events/breakfast-santa-/E0-001-095310075-1


MASSACHUSETTS

12/3 Salem http://salem.org/event/breakfast-with-santa/

12/18 Stockbridge 

http://www.redlioninn.com/berkshire-accommodations/celebrate-the-holidays-at-the-red-lion-inn/


NEW HAMPSHIRE

12/11 New Boston http://www.newbostonnh.gov/pages/NewBostonNH_Recreation/special/breakfast


NEW JERSEY

12/10-11 Cherry Hill http://www.discoverymuseum.com/

12/10 Summit 

https://www.reeves-reedarboretum.org/calendar/detail.php?t=annual_events&Cookies%20&%20Cocoa%20with%20Santa-17

12/11 Ocean City http://theflandershotel.com/breakfast-with-santa-holiday-show/

12/18 Union 

http://www.kean.edu/libertyhall/events/breakfast-with-santa


NEW YORK

11/25-12/24 Rockefeller Ctr, NYC https://therinkatrockcenter.com/breakfast-with-santa

12/11 Carmel / Mahopac

http://www.ci.carmel.ny.us/recreation-and-parks/news/breakfast-with-santa-december-11-2016-register-now

12/11 Riverhead http://www.longislandaquarium.com/see-whats-happening/feature/

12/11 & 18 Smithtown http://www.watermillcaterers.com/holiday-specials.aspx


NORTH CAROLINA

Chapel Hill http://www.carolinainn.com/events/breakfast-with-santa


PENNSYLVANIA

12/11 Hatfield http://www.koc4396.org/events/events.html

Hershey http://www.hersheypark.com/things-to-do/santa.php

Kennett Square http://longwoodgardens.org/events-and-performances/events/breakfast-santa


RHODE ISLAND

12/10 North Kingstown http://nkchamberri.com/event-2347211?CalendarViewType=1&SelectedDate=12/30/2016


SOUTH CAROLINA

12/3 Greer http://www.cityofgreer.org/visit/breakfast_with_santa.php 


TENNESSEE

12/3 Henersonville https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bows-ballcaps-presents-breakfast-with-santa-tickets-26065287978?aff=es2


VIRGINIA

12/10 Roanoke http://www.chiprv.org/special-events/

CHRISTMAS PARADES

DELAWARE

12/6 Rehoboth Beach https://www.beach-fun.com/holiday-fun.html


FLORIDA

12/1 Lakeland http://www.jlgl.org/project/lakeland-christmas-parade/

12/3 Santafest/Parade, Tampa 

http://www.tampagov.net/special-events-coordination/news-and-events/santa-fest

12/10 Pensacola http://www.coxpensacolachristmasparade.org/


GEORGIA

11/29 Rome http://www.romechristmasparade.com/

12/1 Parade of Lights, Athens 

https://www.athensclarkecounty.com/2589/Downtown-Parade-of-Lights

12/3 Children's Christmas Parade, Atlanta https://www.choa.org/parade

12/3 Augusta http://www.augustaga.gov/calendar.aspx?year=2016&month=12&day=2&CID=23


MAINE

12/2 Camden

http://www.camdenmaineexperience.com/content/events/christmas_by_the_sea_2016_schedule.asp

12/3 Lighted Boat Parade, Boothbay http://www.boothbayharbor.com/Events/Harbor-Lights.aspx

12/11 Wells http://wellschristmasparade.com/


MARYLAND

12/2 Crisfield http://www.crisfieldchamber.com/


NEW HAMPSHIRE

12/3 Exeter http://exeterholidayparade.org/


NEW JERSEY

12/4 Snowflake Parade, Milburn http://downtownmillburn.org/events/snowflake-parade.html


NEW YORK

12/3 Yorktown http://www.yorktownny.org/parksandrecreation/5th-annual-holiday-lights-parade


NORTH CAROLINA

11/19 Burlington http://www.btowneventsnc.com/christmas-parade.html

11/26 Mt. Airy http://www.visitmayberry.com/events-2/

11/26 Sparta http://renewspartanc.com/calendar.html

11/26 Stoneville http://www.town.stoneville.nc.us/

12/4 Wilmington 

http://www.wilmingtonandbeaches.com/events-calendar/wilmington-holiday-parade-1/


PENNSYLVANIA

11/19 Reading http://events.palmettohealthfoundation.org/site/PageServer?pagename=event_info

12/2 West Chester http://www.downtownwestchester.com/view_program.php?id=298


SOUTH CAROLINA

12/4 Beaufort http://mainstreetbeaufort.com/christmas-parade/

12/4 Charleston

http://www.christmasincharleston.com/events/27th_annual_holiday_festival_of_lights-9290?search=&endDate=12/01/2017&startDate=10/23/2016

12/4 Greer http://greerrelief.org/featured-events/

12/4 Snowball Parade, Lexington http://www.lexsc.com/snowball_index.htm


TENNESSEE

12/2 Gatlinburg http://pigeonforgewinterfest.com/parades/

12/2 Knoxville http://www.wivk.com/2016/09/12/wivk-christmas-parade/

12/3 Clarksville http://www.cityofclarksville.com/index.aspx?page=511

12/3 Nashville http://nashvillechristmasparade.com/

12/3 Sevierville http://pigeonforgewinterfest.com/parades/

12/11 Murfreesboro

https://www.facebook.com/Christmas-Parade-Murfreesboro-TN-201653293231688/


VIRGINIA

11/19 Hampton http://peninsulatowncenter.com/events/holiday-parade/

11/25 Reston Holiday Parade https://www.restontowncenter.com/holiday/reston-holiday-parade/

12/1 Vinton 

http://www.vintonva.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=3018&month=11&year=2016&day=28&calType=0

12/3 Dominion Christmas Parade, Richmond http://www.richmondparade.com/

12/3 Fredericksburg http://www.fredericksburgchristmasparade.com/

12/3 Scotish Christmas Walk Parade, Alexandria

http://www.campagnacenter.org/scottishwalkweekend/parade

12/3 Holiday Boat Parade of Lights, ALexandria 

http://www.visitalexandriava.com/event/17th-annual-alexandria-holiday-boat-parade-of-lights/10025/

12/4 Rocky Mount http://www.visitfranklincountyva.org/events/franklin-county-christmas-parade/

12/10 Lake Ridge http://tackettsmill.com/lake-ridge-santa-parade/

CHRISTMAS TREE / MENORAH LIGHTINGS, CHRISTMAS PARADES & HOLIDAY STUFF