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Oglebay Park

Wheeling, WV 26003-1967
+1 877-436-1797
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Beautiful light displays and relaxing drive.

During the holiday light show there is a buffet available at the lodge so it makes for a nice trip... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Columbus, Ohio
Holiday Lights at Oglebay Park

This year's lights were spectacular again. We had our grandson (7 years old) with us and he... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
William F
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A 1,500-acre municipal park with a hotel, a petting zoo, swimming pools, a planetarium and museums.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“wilson lodge” (54 reviews)
“light display” (49 reviews)
Wheeling, WV 26003-1967
+1 877-436-1797
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Reviewed 1 week ago

During the holiday light show there is a buffet available at the lodge so it makes for a nice trip. Also, the lodge is beautifully decorated for photo ops and warm with fireplace, piano and live music most days.

Thank nl112016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This year's lights were spectacular again. We had our grandson (7 years old) with us and he enjoyed it immensely. One thing that we did different this year was to visit the Good Zoo where they had an indoor laser light show in the theater...More

Thank William F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Please don't go out of your way to visit the festival of lights! I've read about this attraction in a few different articles listing it among the best and even seen it on a television show. What were they thinking? In person, it was a...More

Thank bearfest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you can stay while viewing the lights, do so! We've always had a clean and spacious room, and enjoyed the family entertainment.

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We Drove from Mansfield, Ohio to see this "Amazing Light Display." We were DISAPPOINTED!! There were not many lights and the steep 20$ donation was OVERRATED!! NEVER AGAIN!!! We had more fun at the FREE Stubenville, Ohio Nutcracker display that we hit up on our...More

Thank rosalanda w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit. The Festival of Lights was great. However, I didn’t love riding in the trolley to see them. It was really cold and the windows had a layer of ice that was hard to see through. Our guide on the tour, though,...More

Thank vacamom3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I ventured out of Ohio and crossed over to Oglebay Park to see the acclaimed Christmas light show. We signed up for the trolley ride about 2 hours ahead of time on a Wednesday night and seats were selling fast. We took...More

1  Thank David F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I planned an early birthday weekend getaway for me. I have always wanted to go to Oglebay and other attractions in the area. We didn’t have a wait, but the lights are pretty, but not what I expected from all the hype...More

1  Thank razz19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been hearing about the " spectacular " light display and drive through Oglebay resort for some time so we decided to take the drive and get a room for the night and make an event of it, The glass museum was interesting and...More

Thank DonaldM849
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful holiday getaway. Great accommodations, highly recommend their overnight package. Best breakfast buffet I have ever had.

Thank Carol W
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Eula B
17 January 2018|
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Response from helpinghands001 | Reviewed this property |
It can take about 45min to one hour to go through the last and enjoy them.
sharon r
3 December 2017|
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Response from helpinghands001 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe they charge $20 a car to drive thru the lights. If u stay at resort u get a pass included with your stay. Make sure if u do not stay at resort u go to Wilson lodge and walk thru it. It is beautifully decorated... More
18 September 2017|
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Response from MB185011 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They did have a laundry room at the Lodge for guests to use. I didn't check on how much a wash/dry cost.