Where to View Holiday Lights in Syracuse
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 12:00 PM by Elizabeth Judge
Syracuse becomes a wonderland of fresh fallen snow and festive lights during the holiday season. Discover mesmerizing light displays that you can enjoy safely while celebrating the season.
Lights on the Lake
This nightly display reigns as the Syracuse area’s top holiday light attraction. Onondaga Lake Park transforms into a two-mile-long drive-thru experience with several themed displays including Land of Oz, Twinkling Fantasy Forest, a Fairytale Magic Grand Finale and more! Tune into Sunny 102 and listen to sounds of the season throughout the drive. Tickets must be purchased online in advance for 2020.
Runs daily November 16th - January 10th
See the lights surrounding the Clinton Square ice-skating rink including a giant Christmas Tree and Menorah. View decorated storefront window displays and take advantage of evening shopping hours and holiday sales. Enjoy winter-proof outdoor dining while choosing from special holiday-themed menu items. Venture a bit further and discover the Downtown Star’s “selfie spot”, located in Hanover Square.
Lights on the Farm
A part of their Christmas at the Farm festivities, visitors can choose to either walk or take a wagon ride through the light display at Abbott Farms. Admission also includes access to the hot chocolate bar, a visit with the animals, send letters to Santa and participate in a variety of other winter holiday activities.
Runs daily November 27th - December 20th