Oglebay Winter Festival of Lights
Located in Wheeling, West Virginia is the 1,700-acre Oglebay Resort and Conference Center. The resort, once the summer estate of rich Cleveland, Ohio industrialist, Earl W. Oglebay, has since been transformed into a world-class, four-season resort. This beautiful estate and a model farm were willed to the people of Wheeling by Mr. Oglebay in the late 1920’s.
Hours & Information
This year the Winter Festival of Lights opens on November 9th and runs through January 7th. The light show is open Sunday through Thursday from dusk until 10:00 p.m. and on Friday and Saturday until 11:00 p.m. A per car donation of $30.00 is requested and is valid for the entire festival season. Every $30 donor receives:
2023 Festival of Lights Vehicle Pass valid throughout the holiday season
Oglebay Rewards Book containing more than $500 in time-sensitive money-saving coupons.
Trolley tours are offered several times each night beginning at Wilson Lodge. Guided Trolley Tours. Enjoy the Festival of Lights 6-mile drive-through experience from the comfort of the Oglebay Trolley. Tours depart Wilson Lodge hourly from 5:30 – 9:30 pm, November 9 – January 7.
Mon-Thur | $20 per person
Fri, Sat & Sun | $30 per person
Thanksgiving Day and Dec 22 – Jan 1 | $30 per person
Tickets may be purchased in advance. Call 877-436-1797.
Oglebay and its Winter Festival of Lights is located 4 miles from I-70 at Exit 2A. It is 60 miles from Pittsburgh via I-79 south and I-70 West; 120 miles from Columbus via I-70 east; and 150 miles from Cleveland via I-77 south and I-70 east. For more information visit https://www.oglebay-resort.com/about.htm or call, 1- 304-243-4000. You can download a Winter Carnival brochure of maps and attractions at https://oglebay.com/events/festival-of-lights/.
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