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FEATURED EVENTS

Winter Festival of Lights - Oglebay

Beginning in 1985, the 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 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.
Dates: 
12/06/2021
12/07/2021
12/08/2021
Nightly from Dusk to Midnight
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Organization:

Oglebay

Location:

465 Lodge Dr
Wheeling, WV, 26003
United States

Phone:

304-243-4000

Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit - Pittsburgh

The ORIGINAL Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit is thrilled to announce the once-in-a-lifetime exhibit will be located at Lighthouse Artspace Pittsburgh at 720 E Lacock Street, Pittsburgh – an extraordinary space in Pittsburgh. Renowned for transforming venues into unforgettable art experiences, the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit strives to highlight the unique architecture of its spaces while integrating influences from its history and community. Get ready to be transported the second you step inside.
Dates: 
12/06/2021
12/07/2021
12/08/2021
Times vary
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Location:

1 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON, M5E 1E5
Canada

Phone:

(844) 307-4644

Santa Photo Experience at Ross Park Mall

It's time for photos with Santa! The ultimate holiday tradition is back: Photos with Santa!
Dates: 
12/06/2021
12/07/2021
12/08/2021
Reservation needed!
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Organization:

Ross Park Mall

Location:

1000 Ross Park Mall Dr
Pittsburgh, PA, 15237-3875
United States

Phone:

(317) 636-1600

Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland - Drive Thru Light Show *Tickets on sale now!

Immerse yourself in over 2 miles of custom-built light displays all dancing in perfect synchronization with the festive music playing on the radio in your car, including a 300’ drive-through RGB tunnel and 50‘ RGB light tree! In addition to those, see the BRAND NEW for this year, HUGE field of RGB lights (300’ x 150’) and a 50’ tall RGB tree display! Also, see the all-new SANTA’S BEACH PARTY display theme featuring custom built, GIANT, all-LED displays showing Santa and friends like you’ve never seen them…on vacation! They are guaranteed to delight everyone from young to old!
Dates: 
12/06/2021
12/07/2021
12/08/2021
NIGHTLY: 6-10PM or Later as Necessary Including Holidays, even in the rain!Sat-Sunday: 6-10PM or Later Including Holidays, even in the rain!
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Location:

1127 New Castle Rd
Prospect, PA, 16052
United States

Phone:

423-652-0120

Jolly Trolley Holiday Sightseeing Tour

Experience the holiday season in Pittsburgh on this family-friendly trolley tour! Guests will listen to holiday music and follow along with a story while seeing Pittsburgh's holiday displays and attractions from the comfort of a vintage-style trolley car. Each trolley is decorated for the occasion and photos are encouraged! Jolly Trolley tours last 1 hour and depart from Pittsburgh's Strip District. Kids will receive a special gift at the end of the tour!
Dates: 
12/10/2021
12/11/2021
12/12/2021
10 AM, 11:30 AM, 1 PM, and 2:30 PM
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Location:

57 18th St
Pittsburgh, PA, 15222
United States

Phone:

412-281-2085

Santa Hustle 2021 VIRTUAL

VIRTUAL is OPEN! Santa Claus is an incredible man but unfortunately, he can’t be everywhere at once. However, he does want you to be a part of the jolliest race series of the year! So why not run virtually?
Dates: 
12/06/2021
12/07/2021
12/08/2021
All day.
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Holiday Gingerbread Display - The Block Northway

Our Community Gingerbread display is in place! We are so impressed with the number of sweet creations from our community. Pictures do not do them justice. Visit The Block Northway and see for yourself! The display will be up until mid-January. You can see it daily from 9am-9pm. The display is located on the lower level near Club Pilates and Blume Nail Bar.
Dates: 
12/06/2021
12/07/2021
12/08/2021
9 am - 9 pm
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Organization:

The Block Northway

Location:

8013 McKnight Rd
Pittsburgh, PA, 15237
United States

Phone:

412-364-1171

Holiday Train Display at The Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum

We will open again for our 33rd Holiday Train Display November 13, 2021.Our “Toy Train” display, sometimes referred to “Tin Plate” is an ‘O’ gauge [1/48 scale], or better known as Lionel. The 14-foot by 22-foot display consisting of three continuously running outer lines, an inter loop for a trolley also an upper loop that you can usually find Thomas the Tank Engine running. Four push buttons are used to activate the tracks that engineers of all ages can run. While this display has many of the Lionel items from 1950’s, there are some that date back to the 20’s and 30’s. However, there are many unique modern touches, such as, a large lift bridge, a flying saucer and lots of Houses with snow on the roofs and Christmas lights.
Dates: 
12/10/2021
12/11/2021
12/12/2021
Hours vary, see website
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Location:

5507 Lakeside Dr
Gibsonia, PA, 15044
United States

Phone:

(724) 444-6944