If you’re looking for the best Christmas light displays in Pennsylvania, you’re in the right place!
What follows is is a road trip that visits 9 of PA’s best Christmas light displays, from all across the Keystone State.
I’ve even included a downloadable route map to help you navigate between all of these festive holiday destinations.
Simply click on the blue text links in each description to visit that attraction’s official website, for the latest information on hours, ticket prices, directions, and special promotions.
This road trip loop starts and ends in central PA, but you can hop on and off at any point along the route and enjoy the best Christmas lights in PA all the same!
1. Holiday Lights on the Lake in Altoona
Holiday Lights on the Lake in Altoona features over 1 million lights illuminating more than 50 acres of Lakemont Park!
2. Koziar’s Christmas Village in Bernville
Koziar’s Christmas Village has grown into a mammoth seasonal attraction, and is celebrating it’s 75th season in 2022.
3. Lehigh Valley Zoo Winter Light Spectacular in Schnecksville
The Lehigh Valley Zoo Winter Light Spectacular features food, firepits, live music, and 1.2 million lights!
4. Shady Brook Farm Holiday Light Show in Yardley
The Shady Brook Farm Holiday Light Show is a drive-through attraction featuring more than three million lights illuminating acres of farmland.
5. Dutch Winter Wonderland in Lancaster
Dutch Winter Wonderland transforms this fairytale-themed amusement park into a Winter Wonderland decorated with thousands of lights and ornaments.
6. Hershey Sweet Lights in Hershey
Hershey Sweet Lights is a drive-through attraction featuring two miles of trails decorated with nearly 600 illuminated, animated displays, created from about 2 million LED lights!
7. Overly’s Country Christmas in Greensburg
Overly’s Country Christmas features both a drive-through light display and a Christmas Village complete with food vendors, live animals, children’s rides, and horse-drawn wagon and sleigh rides.
8. Kennywood Holiday Lights near Pittsburgh
Kennywood Holiday Lights features more than 2 million lights and the tallest Christmas tree in Pennsylvania!
9. 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.
The 9 Most-Christmassy Places in PA Road Trip visits nine PA destinations where the Christmas spirit runs strong, year after year.
For a few weeks every year, Philipsburg in Centre County is home to the tallest Santa display in Pennsylvania!
Standing 37.5 feet tall, with a bag of toys nearly 20 feet tall, “Phillipsburg Santa” has occupied this spot at Cold Stream Park every December since 2005.
The Jimmy Stewart Museum in Indiana, PA is yet another fantastic place to visit at Christmas time.
Despite the fact that he appeared in over 70 motion pictures, Stewart is perhaps best known for his role as George Bailey in the Christmas classic “It’s a Wonderful Life”.
The Jimmy Stewart Museum in his hometown of Indiana showcases memorabilia from all phases of his life and career, and does so in a very relaxed, informative, and enjoyable atmosphere.
The Pennsylvania Christmas and Gift Show is one of the largest Christmas shows in the United States!
Now in its 39th year, the Pennsylvania Christmas and Gift Show takes place November 30th – December 4th at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg.
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