Columbiana holiday light display at Firestone Park opens Friday

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Staff report

COLUMBIANA

The annual Joy of Christmas drive-through holiday light display in Firestone Park will open Friday at 7 p.m. and run weekends and select other nights through Dec. 26.

Opening night festivities will begin with Light-Up Columbiana on the town circle at 6 p.m., with Christmas caroling, followed by the Christmas parade on Main Street at 6:30 p.m.

Joy of Christmas will be open from 6-9 p.m. Nov. 16-18, 22-25, 29-30; and Dec. 1-2, 6-9, 13-26.

Admission is $10 per vehicle, or $2 per person in a motorcoach. In addition to the light displays, guests can stop at the Gingerbread House and Santa’s Ice Castle to enjoy Christmas cookies, hot chocolate and food (for purchase); pictures with Santa in the Ice Castle (for purchase); Mrs. Santa’s Story Time in the Gingerbread House; crafts and face-painting; a collection of more than 100 decorated gingerbread houses; coloring contest; live holiday music and more. The event also features designated nights for senior citizens and children with special needs.

For information, go to TourColumbianaOhio.com.