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York County Holiday Light Displays

These fantastic light displays are sure to brighten up your holiday!

By Sarah Frane Macaroni Kid York November 6, 2022

Driving around town looking at Christmas light displays has become a family tradition for many families, it's a great inexpensive way to make Christmas memories that will last a lifetime. York County is blessed to have some amazing local displays. Below we've compiled a list of some of our subscriber's favorite light displays that are sure to excite and enchant your family this holiday season!

When visiting these local displays please remember the following:

~Respect the neighbors! None of these shows can continue without the blessings and support of the neighbors.

~Don’t block traffic

~Don’t block or use driveways

~No loud music, engines or horns

~Some locations do not have a physical address so we've tried our best to give you a general idea of the area where the display is located so give yourselves time to find them.

Please remember weather can affect displays so check the links before you head out! 


GET YOUR HOME ADDED TO OUR LIST!!

When it comes to Holiday decorating, are you a go-big or go-home kind of person?  If your answer is yes, then we're looking for you! 

If you would like your home or business added to our FREE Holiday Lights Guide simply email your info to sarahfrane@macaronikid.com and we'll add your info to our 2022 guide so families all across York County can enjoy your display! Please note all residential shows have been selfsubmitted by our followers. If you discover one of the residential submitted shows is no longer taking place please email sarahfrane@macaronikid.com so we can fix it on the list.

York County Displays 

1.Kim's Krypt Winter Wonder Trail 

Kim’s Krypt Haunted Mill presents the Winter Wonder Trail! This Family Friendly Festive walk through the glistening woods, filled with a gorgeous array of pretty lights, holiday music, snow!  This festive all age event with crafts, S'mores by a toasty fire, Hot chocolate and SANTA!

Price- $8 Children under 3 are free 

Hours: Open Weekends November 25th Through December 23rd, 2022 6PM-9:00 PM

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS 


2. Christmas Magic 2022 A Festival of Lights

Tickets Go On Sale November 15!

York County Parks is pleased to present the 39th edition of Christmas Magic! The event runs November 25 – December 30. The show will be closed December 24, 25, and 31. Stroll through our festive half-mile, ADA accessible, woodland trail filled with numerous sparkling Christmas lights and holiday scenes.

 We are thrilled to announce the return of our Friends of the Parks cookie and hot chocolate stand as well as Susquehanna Valley Garden Railway Society’s train display.

Admission to Christmas Magic is by online reservation only. Reservations can be made up until the last minute while available. Come at the time of your choice and stay until closing. Reservations are required; no walk-ins will be permitted.  Timed admission limits the number of people attending Christmas Magic at one time, providing a better visiting experience and less waiting in traffic and lines. All sales are final. Tickets are non-refundable unless the York County Parks closes the event due to weather and/or light outages. No other refund requests will be honored. Visit our FAQs page for more information.


Weather-Related Cancellations: Our lights and displays can be temperamental in the presence of snow, rain, ice, and fog. They may require more than a day to dry out after the weather improves. Please check your email after 1:30 on the day of your tickets for any cancellation messages. If we cancel due to weather, you will receive a refund to your credit card on the following business day.  You can also call the Christmas Magic Hotline at (717) 840-7440, press 4, then 2, or visit us on Facebook or Twitter for trail conditions and closures.

Click here for tickets 


3. Officer Webb’s Light Display

This huge display is located on Chestnut Hill Road York near Ore Valley Elementary across from Susquehanna Gardens. Please bring a canned good for the less fortunate


4Weinrich's Family Christmas Lights

2835 Forrest Lane York, PA 17402


5. Bourcher Family Lights

35 Dakota Drive Hanover PA 17331


6. Michener’s Christmas Wonderland

500 South Front St Wrightsville, PA 17368

 Michener’s Christmas Wonderland is a FREE  drive-through and walk-through light display with a Mickey and Minnie-themed Walkway. Children can drop off letters  in the  Santa Letter box and Santa will write back if you include your address. Santa will also be visiting on select dates check the FB page for more details. 

 All donations will be used to purchase gifts for children in need through the Wrightsville Legion Angel Tree 


7. Joy-O-Rama

2474 Berkshire Lane, Dover, PA

The light show is synced to music and can be heard at 87.9 FM radio.

We are open from Thanksgiving to New Years, 5:00-10 PM, Sun.-Thu. and 5:00 to 11 PM, Fri.-Sat.


9. Linburg Lights

1195 Hambiltonian Way, York, PA 17408.

Enjoy thousands of dancing lights programmed to your favorite Christmas tunes in the comfort of your own car to get fully into the Christmas spirit! Tune in to 87.9 FM! The show runs from November 27th-January 1st from 5:00-10:00 pm every day.


10. Lights On Daugherty

1204 Daugherty Rd Felton, PA 17322


11. Light Up the Night -Silver Spur 

3891 Silver Spur Dr York, PA 17402

5 to 10 p.m. Sundays through Thursday and 5 to 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Turn your radio to 107.1


12. Dillsburg Lights

25 Cold Springs Rd, Dillsburg, Pennsylvania 17019

Thanksgiving through the New Year  6 - 10 PM (weather permitting)

Music can be heard on 88.9 FM


13.A Country FarmHoliday Light Show 

Before we started making soap, we put on an animated light show that was synchronized to music to help raise money for various charities year after year. 

With the efforts of the community, we helped raise more than $30,000 for local charities of all kinds. 

After many years of not doing much, we decided to once again start the annual tradition! 

Most years, the show is up and running the weekend AFTER Thanksgiving.

We do have plans on adding bigger and brighter elements to the show year after year as long as the community continues to show up. <3

Please, once you see the show, Sign our guestbook! We’d love to hear how you think we’re doing!

Listen to our Lights 95.5 FM

5811 Kochenauer Ln, Dover

We have over 50,000 lights all hand programmed and synchronized to music. 

Lights come on at 5pm and will repeat the hour long show until 10:00pm. Those who wish to stay for the entire hour are asked to park if the traffic is backed up. We have quite a few parking areas and many spots to pull off.

Soap shack on premises and we are still open past our normal closing time as long as the lights are blinking. No one in shop? Ring the bell and someone will be right down. Grab your last minute stocking stuffers or gifts for loved ones.

FREE hot cocoa and cookies most Friday and Saturday nights. Available inside the Goat’Cha soap shack. Don’t worry, the inside is also decorated and dancing to music.


14.Brookside Lights A Drive Thru Lights Display Featuring "I Spy" windows

Runs daily Thanksgiving-New Years at Brookside Park in Dover. 

Click here to view a map of other lights in the Dover Township Area 

 

15. Logan’s Reserve

7400 Player Blvd, Seven Valleys, PA 17360

Many of the homes in this development are decorated and look very festive. One of our favorites is the home in the corner of Player Blvd and W Ore St


16. Cherry Apple Court in Stewartstown PA

Collecting donations for the fire department


17. Leaders Heights Display

This Large Light Display is located before  Apple Hill in a development near the 2400 block of South George St


18. Country Club Road Display

This display is located on Country Club Rd heading west, before York Country Day School


19. Royal Square  in York, in the area of East King and South Duke streets


20. Hanover PA Christmas Lights

 4 Zachary Dr. Hanover Pa. We offer free photos with Santa Clause on Friday and Saturday nights and some week nights (weather permitting). We also do photos with pets. Lights are active from 5pm to 3am. 


21. Thomas Armor Drive Windsor, PA 17366

This home on Thomas Armor Drive Windsor, PA 17366  off Camp Street has lights that go with music


22.1606 Orange St, West York, PA 17404

Self-guided tours anytime during the month of Dec. 

Donations are being be collected for the following places: 

1.)Canned food goods for Catholic Harvest Pantry

2.) Pet items for West York BARK

3.) Children and Adult hats and gloves.

Join us for Cookies w/ Santa  December 10th from 6-8 Weather Permitting!


23. 2613 Craley Rd Wrightsville PA 17368

This family is accepting donations for gifts for children and for St. Judes so please bring a new toy with you!


24.467 Monarch Drive York PA 17403

 Lights are on from sunset to 11:00pm except for Christmas Eve which they stay on all night. 


25.Rohrbaugh 's Christmas Lights  

245  N Main St  Jacobus  PA 17407


26. Shiloh Veterinary Hospital

110 Morgan Lane, York, PA 17406

The light show consists of 19 songs & runs from 5-10pm nightly. Guests can view from the comfort of their own vehicle & should tune their radio to 89.3FM! 


27.725 Applewine Ct. York Pa 17404.

 This residential display runs nightly from 5:15 pm to 2am. 

They also plan to have Santa and possibly an elf or few to hand out candy canes on Saturday evenings.


28. 22 Kitzbuhel Road in Parkton Maryland 21120
This highly recommended light display is a short ride from Southern York County and worth the drive. They collect non-perishable food for food banks so please bring a can or two with you.


Central PA Displays

Gettysburg Land of Lights 

Hershey Sweet Lights

Dutch Winter Wonderland

Koziar's Christmas Village 

A Longwood Christmas

Herr’s

Joy Through The Grove

Gring’s Mill Holiday Lights