If you’re looking for some of the best drive-thru Christmas light displays in Pennsylvania, you’re in the right place!
You can enjoy any or all of these 17 festive light displays from the comfort (and warmth) of your vehicle.
The hours and admission policies vary from location to location (some are free, others require paid admission), so be sure to click on the blue text link in each description to get the official details.
1. Joy Through the Grove at Knoebels
Joy Through the Grove is a drive-thru Christmas light experience at one of Pennsylvania’s best amusement parks, taking visitors on an illuminated trip through the park and campground.
2. Shady Brook Farm Holiday Light Show in Yardley
The Shady Brook Farm Holiday Light Show is a drive-thru attraction featuring more than three million lights illuminating acres of farmland.
3. Hershey Sweet Lights in Hershey
Hershey Sweet Lights is a drive-thru attraction featuring two miles of trails decorated with nearly 600 illuminated, animated displays, created from about 2 million LED lights!
4. Holiday Lights on the Lake in Altoona
Holiday Lights on the Lake in Altoona is a drive-thru display featuring over 1 million lights illuminating more than 50 acres of Lakemont Park!
5. Candy Cane Lane in DuBoistown
Candy Cane Lane is the name given to Summer Street in DuBoistown (near Willimsport) from Thanksgiving to New Years when it’s covered in Christmas decorations, a tradition dating back to 1957.
6. Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland near Slippery Rock
Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland is a drive-through attraction that promises to be bigger and better than ever in their new location at Cooper’s Lake event venue near Slippery Rock.
7. Zoo Lights at the Pittsburgh Zoo
Zoo Lights at the Pittsburgh Zoo transforms the park into an unforgettable winter wonderland using thousands of LED lights, including more than 100 animal-shaped light displays.
8. The Holiday Light Spectacular in Scranton
The Holiday Light Spectacular at Scranton’s Nay Aug Park is a free drive-thru event (donations accepted) featuring more than 100 light displays.
9. The Christmas Spirit Light Show in Lancaster
The Christmas Spirt Light Show is a mile-long drive-thru Christmas light display located around Clipper Magazine Stadium, near downtown Lancaster.
10. Herr’s Christmas Light Display in Chester County
Herr’s Christmas Light Display is a free drive-thru exhibit featuring more than 600,000 lights arranged around the Herr’s Snack Foods corporate campus.
11. Overly’s Country Christmas in Greensburg
Overly’s Country Christmas features both a drive-thru light display and a Christmas Village complete with food vendors, live animals, children’s rides, and horse-drawn wagon and sleigh rides.
12. Holiday at Burgess in Titusville
The Holiday at Burgess drive-thru Christmas light display takes place at Burgess Park in Titusville, and features a variety of holiday-themed light arrangements placed throughout the park.
13. Lights in the Parkway in Allentown
Lights in the Parkway turns Park Drive into a mile-long Christmas light display, an Allentown tradition for 25 years.
14. Christmas Light-Up at Clinton Park
Christmas Light-up at Clinton Park takes place in Findlay Township, just west of the Pittsburgh International Airport, and has been a local Christmas tradition since 1993.
15. Festival of Lights in Tunkhannock
The Festival of Lights in Tunkhannock follows a 2.5-mile route through a dazzling Christmas light display at Stone Hedge Golf Course.
16. McKean County Fair Festival of Lights
The McKean County Fairgrounds is the home to the Festival of Lights on weekends through December 23; the event also features live animals in a manger scene.
17. Cascade of Lights in New Castle
Cascade of Lights is a drive-thru Christmas light display at historic Cascade Park in New Castle, Lawrence County.
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