Events & Festivals

Holiday Lights Come to Life this Winter

This holiday season as the sky turns dark, switches are flipped and the magic of millions of lights twinkle to life. 

Ohio Holiday Lights

Butler County, Ohio is home to award-winning light displays with BIG surprises. Plan a getaway of lights this winter that the whole family will enjoy.



Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park turns into a magical winter wonderland right before your eyes.  Bring your family to this award-winning 2-mile drive-thru light display this holiday season. Over 1,000,000 sparkling lights glow amongst the monumental sculptures that are all created by both regional and national artists from everywhere!

Holiday Lights on the Hill

Event Details:

When: November 20, 2020 - January 3, 2021

Monday - Thursday, 6PM - 9PM

Friday - Sunday, 6PM - 10PM

Where: Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum in Hamilton

Admission: Monday - Thursday, $20.00 per carload

Friday - Sunday, $25.00 per carload

Pyramid Hill members - $15.00 per carload



Join the Liberty Center for their annual tree lighting ceremony and amazing lighting shows. The beautiful 51-ft Tree will be illuminating the park every night at 5:00pm and will be followed by one of three light shows every 20 minutes up until 9:00pm.

Liberty Center Tree

Photo Credit : Todd Joyce 

Event Details:

When: November 27, 2020 - January 1, 2021

5PM - 9PM

Admission: Free

Where: The Park – Liberty Center in Liberty Township



Embrace the holiday season in downtown Hamilton with the Holly Jolly Hamilton events! Hamilton has put together a grand schedule of holiday events throughout November and December. There's a lot too look forward to all season long for kids and adults— from Reindeer Games to at home activity kits, Santa sightings to holiday lights, and all kinds of festive fun in between. Check out the link below for the full schedule of Holly Jolly events. 

Holly Jolly Hamilton Ohio

Event Details:

When: November 4 - December 31, 2020

Admission: Free

Where: All throughout Hamilton 



Celebrating 21 years is the iconic Light Up Middletown! Your journey through Light Up Middletown begins with a tunnel of lights. This driving tour fantasyland has an abundance of themed areas. You’ll come across a floating sea serpent in the lake, Santa’s workshop and sleigh, a penguin village and more. Deer leap over the road and there are surprises around each turn. Light Up Middletown's mission is to raise funds for improvement on Middletown City Parks and to create a beautiful holiday event that everybody can enjoy!

Light up Middletown

Event Details:

When: November 26 - December 31, 2020

6PM - 10PM

Admission: By cash donation – You set the price

Where: Smith Park in Middletown



Fairfield is proud to welcome you to celebrate the holiday season with the second year of Fairfield Parade of Lights! This will be a drive-thru parade! This drive-thru parade will celebrate the community and all of the local businesses! The illuminated floats will stage at Harbin Park so come on out for a great time!

Fairfield Parade of Lights

Photo Credit : City of Fairfield, Ohio Parks 

Event Details:

When: November 29, 2020

6PM - 8PM

Admission: Free

Where: Village Green Park in Fairfield



The popular haunted house and scream park is taking a break from the spookier side and showing off their holiday cheer this season with a Christmas Glow and Christmas Village. Drive through this beautiful 2-mile long holiday light display featuring over 3.8 million lights and spot amazing landmarks from across the world from the comfort of your car. Visit Big Ben, the Taj Mahal, the Statue of Liberty and more! When you're done traveling the world, head to the Christmas Village and warm up by the fire pit.

Land of Illusion Holiday Lights

Photo Credit :  Land of Illusion

Event Details:

When: November 25 - December 30, 2020

6PM - 10PM

Closed on November 30, December 1, December 2, and Christmas Day

Admission: $7.00

Where: Land of Illusion Haunted Scream Park



Canceled for 2020.


For a full list of holiday themed events visit our Events Calendar.

Millions of magnificent lights that can all be experienced in just one destination. Ready to visit Butler County Ohio’s award-winning holiday light displays?



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