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It’s the most wonderful time of the year at Gaylord National Resort. Experience the Washington, D.C.’s Capital of Christmas at our award-winning Christmas On The Potomac celebration.

This year, take a train ride across America as our annual holiday show Season’s Greenings showcases train stations! Plant-based recreations of iconic train stations from across the United States will be represented in the train room.

The Festival of Lights is one of the D.C. area’s great community traditions. Beginning November 29th, the Festival features free performances nightly in the comfortable, state-of-the-art theater located in the Visitors’ Center.

The world’s most beautiful theme park is one of the largest Christmas light displays in North America. Festive food and drink, holiday shopping and heart-warming shows make the spirit of the season come alive.

Join the thousands of visitors who make ZooLights, powered by Pepco, a part of their annual holiday tradition.

SPCA of Anne Arundel County is proud to announce the 24th annual Lights on the Bay holiday light show, open to the public on Saturday, November 17, 2018 and run through January 1, 2019. Taking place at Sandy Point State Park, the event features a two-mile scenic drive along the Chesapeake Bay with approximately 70 animated and stationary displays illuminating the roadway.

Experience the sparkle of the season at Georgetown GLOW, the region’s only curated exhibition of outdoor public light art installations.

Bring a little twinkle to your holidays at this spectacular drive-through event featuring dazzling displays with more than 2.5 million lights throughout the park!

Every year from Thanksgiving until just after New Year’s Day, you can experience the Bull Run Festival of Lights, 2.5 miles illuminated by holiday light displays.

Bring your family and friends to be dazzled by the magical Winter Walk of Lights at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Vienna, Virginia. Every year from mid-November until just after New Year’s Day, the garden is transformed into a half-mile, walk of lights.

Step into a magical winter wonderland illuminated with more than one million dazzling colorful lights shaped into hand-crafted, original art forms of flowers, animals and other natural elements.

It’s that time of the year when Annmarie Garden transforms into a twinkling wonderland! Walk our enchanted path during Annmarie Garden in Lights and discover sparkling, glowing sculptures that put a new twist on your favorite characters.

The City of Gaithersburg Winter Lights Festival is getting ready to welcome visitors for its 23rd spectacular season.

Light Yards is BACK! The DC region’s premier outdoor public light art installation, returns for its fourth year at The Yards, with two must-see, worldwide traveling light installations, The Pool, by New York-based Jen Lewin Studio and Angels of Freedom, by Israel-based OGE Group.

Symphony of Lights is a time-honored Howard County holiday tradition. Called “must see” and chosen as a Baltimore Sun “Swift Pick,” this family-oriented spectacular is a dazzling display of more than 100 larger-than-life animated and stationary holiday light creations, made up of approximately 300,000 bulbs.

For 2018 The dates will be Saturday November 24th through Tuesday January 1st 2019. they will be on from around 6 to 11 every night except Dec 24th and Dec 31st when they stay on all night

Celebrate Christmas with the Critters at our Evening Holiday Event!

Don’t miss one of the holiday season’s most inspiring events.

Join us for a candlelit character-guided tour and learn more about holiday traditions in 18th-century Virginia.