Painesville Featured on the 2023 Ohio Holiday Lights Trail

The City of Painesville is excited to announce that its annual holiday light display in downtown Painesville, is one of featured on Ohio Holiday Lights Trail.

“There is so much to see and do in Ohio during the holidays, and the light displays across the state make the Christmas season even more magical,” said Governor DeWine. “The Ohio Holiday Lights Trail is truly unique, and the stops are great destinations to spend time with family and experience the heart of Ohio's communities."

This year’s downtown lights features colorful displays around Painesville Square and dazzling lights lining Main Street. Take a drive around town or a stroll to the gazebo in the Square for a holiday photo as you explore the heart of Lake County.

“The holidays are about coming together to celebrate, and it’s great that we get to do that in a way with destinations from all across the state coming together for the trail to celebrate the holidays,” said Lydia Mihalik, director of the Ohio Department of Development which oversees TourismOhio. “We have destinations that have been on the trail since it started, and others are featured for the first time this year. It’s a wonderful tradition to be a part of.”

Along with the dazzling new stops featured on the trail, there are many destinations that have made themselves holiday traditions in the hearts of Ohioans. This is the first time, Painesville has been a part of the Ohio Holiday Lights Trail. With 70 stops along the self-guided trail, this season’s Holiday Lights Trail is the largest yet.

Downtown Painesville’s holiday lights are open nightly from November 17 through January 1. 

The 2023 Ohio Holiday Lights Trail is available for print or download online at Ohio, The Heart of it All’s Holidays in Ohio landing page:

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