Holiday Lights

Pittsburgh's Home for the Holidays

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Make Your Season Sparkle

Bring your family and celebrate the return of this Pittsburgh classic. Take a stroll among more than one million twinkling lights, and marvel at the tallest Christmas tree in the state. Savor the flavors of new festive foods and holiday drinks. Plus, there are rides for the kids and special entertainment for all. Come make it part of your tradition select nights through January 2.

One-day tickets

Make your season sparkle!

  • More than one million lights
  • Up to 20 kid and family attractions
  • Seasonal entertainment 
  • Visit Santa, see model trains & more!
Tickets as low as $19.99

Dinner with Santa Add-On Experience

Join Santa, Mrs. Claus and some of their sprightly helpers from the North Pole! Enjoy festive food and drinks, indulge in desserts and snap a photo with jolly old St. Nick.

Buffet-style dinner includes turkey, ham, chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, mac n cheese, tossed salad, rolls, cookies and cupcakes.

Child (ages 12 & under) dinner - $12.99
Adult dinner - $18.99

Park admission not included.

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Group tickets

Small groups (10 – 99 guests) can save on admission and time by planning ahead and booking online! Have more than 100 guests? Call 412.464.9931 or email

BONUS! Groups receive one free ticket for every 15 purchased.

Group rates and complimentary ticket policy based on total tickets purchased.

Tickets as low as $16.99

Your best deal is a Season Pass

Purchase a 2022 Gold or Platinum Season Pass now and enjoy unlimited Holiday Lights admission!

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    Festive Food & Delightful Drinks

    Savor the season's flavors with all-new food and drink options, from specialty cookies and a fresh take on our famous fudge to hot toddies and seasonal beers. 

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    Enjoy our best family attractions and kid areas, including Auto Race, Gran Prix, Ghostwood Estate, NEW! Jack Rabbit, Merry-Go-Round, Noah's Ark, Pirate, Thomas Town™ & Kiddieland.

    Rides availability subject to weather conditions. Jack Rabbit will operate on nights when temperatures consistently remain above 40 degrees.

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    Holiday Lights Show

    Watch as the area surrounding the Lagoon comes to life with an amazing spectacle of lights choreographed to your favorite holiday songs. 

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    Tree Lighting

    We need your help (and a lot of holiday cheer) to light Pennsylvania's tallest Christmas tree.

    Fun fact: our tree boasts over 250,000 lights!

    Location: Lagoon area

    Time: 5:45 p.m.

  • Doc Dixon's Magic Show

    The wildly hilarious and always entertaining Doc Dixon returns with an interactive magic show stuffed with holiday fun!

    Location: Kennyville Stage

    Times: 4:30 (Saturdays and Sundays), 6:00 , 7:30 & 9:00 p.m. 

  • Parker's Dance Party

    Join everyone's favorite wayfinding friend, Parker, and a few of his pals from parks near and far for a fun-filled dancing and singing party!

     Location: Kennyville Stage

     Times: 5:00 (Saturdays and Sundays), 6:30 & 8:30 p.m.

  • Holiday Harmonies

    We are proud to present a variety of holiday performances by local choir and dance groups. Grab a hot chocolate and a seat!

    Location: Garden Stage

    Time: 5:30 & 7:00 p.m. 

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    + More Holiday Fun

    Visitors will also enjoy a massive model train display courtesy of the Pittsburgh Independent Hi-Railers, local celebrity readings of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas (on select nights), a walk-through petting zoo, Letters to Santa, and more! 



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