Huntington and neighbors are lit up

Bill and Kelley Miller, of Huntington, plan an elaborate Christmas lights display each year at 3951W-700N.
Bill and Kelley Miller, of Huntington, plan an elaborate Christmas lights display each year at 3951W-700N. Photo provided by the Miller family.

During the holiday season, many towns, cities and residents put up elaborate light displays so that the general public may view them for a Christmas-themed activity. More now than ever, drive-through and drive-up activities are necessary as the COVID-19 pandemic continues and the weather grows too cold for prolonged activities outdoors.

Listed here are locations and descriptions of light displays that may be viewed in the area:

Sunken Gardens, 1125 W. Park Drive, Huntington. Stop by Sunken Gardens to see displays including nativity scenes, snowmen, Christmas trees, cartoon characters, the former Wolf & Dessauer building wreath and more.

Rotary Centennial Park, 551 N. Jefferson St., Huntington. The Rotary Centennial Park light display features a Christmas tree lights synced to music via 87.9 on the radio.  

3951W-700N, Huntington. Huntington residents Bill and Kelley Miller have had Christmas displays for many years and is ready for enjoyment. This submission was given to The TAB by the Millers’ children.

Zanesville United Methodist Church Tower Life Center, 11811 N. Wayne St., Zanesville. For 13 years, the Tower Life Center has hosted a Living Lights display. This display will run nightly, 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., until Friday, Jan. 1.

Ouabache State Park, 4930 E. Ind. -201, Bluffton. Ouabache’s annual Wonderland of Lights will be available now through Dec. 31, from 6 to 9 p.m. each night. Light displays take place throughout the park campsites and a musical light show takes place at the campground fire tower. There is also a mailbox to allow for children to send a letter to Santa. Children who send Santa a letter will get a reply if they include a self-addressed and stamped envelope with their letter.
There is an entry fee associated with this event.

Charley Creek Gardens, 551 N. Miami St., Wabash. A Yule Time Stroll through the Charley Creek Gardens in Wabash is available nightly through Wednesday, Dec. 23. The light display runs from 6 to 9 p.m. and is sponsored by the Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Centre and the City of Wabash. Participants are invited to bring a thermos of hot cocoa and stroll through the garden with family and friends to reconnect. The Education and Resource Center will be open for a holiday treat as well. This event is free to the public.

Matter Park, 1 Matter Park Circle, Marion. Marion’s Walkway of Lights, hosted at Matter Park, takes place nightly from 6 to 10 p.m. now through Dec. 31. There is a fee associated with this event.