While the sun sets earlier in Dublin, Ohio, the silver lining is more time to bask in the glow of the festive lights. Here’s where you can find some of the best displays in the city. 

Downtown Dublin

Bridge Park Nationwide Butterlfy

All lit up, Downtown Dublin looks like the backdrop of a Hallmark holiday movie. Walk through Historic Dublin's charming streets, cross the Dublin Link to bask in the glow of a majestic tree at Riverside Crossing Park, and enjoy a DORA drink from one of the many Bridge Park restaurants. Amidst the festive atmosphere, don't miss the chance to skate on the ice rink or visit the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Holiday Butterfly, extending its magic through the year-end. 

Coffman Park

2023 Tree Lighting

What’s known as the home of the Dublin Irish Festival, transforms into a winter wonderland once the calendar flips to December. Wander through the radiant displays along Coffman Park's pathways, passing by the historic Coffman Homestead and stopping for a selfie at the Christmas tree.  

Wildlights at the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium 

2023 Wildlights

You can’t go wrong with a trip to Wildlights this holiday season. Millions of twinkling lights light up the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium and serve as the perfect backdrop for a family photo. While taking in the sparkling scenes, take part in one of the multiple activities all over the zoo like roasting giant marshmallows for a s’more or taking a spin on the carousel. Find everything you need to know about Wildlights here.  

Lucy Depp Park Lights

Lucy Depp Park Lights

Witness the annual transformation of Lucy Depp Park, a neighborhood that goes all out with holiday lights. What began as a few illuminated homes has evolved into one of Central Ohio's must-see free drive-through light shows, running through the first week of January. 

Just because the sunsets earlier doesn't mean the holiday fun has to end! Share your shining selfies using #SoDublin.  

Find more holiday happenings in Dublin here.