Nightly Information

Contact our Department

  • Recreation Department 895 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd. 
  • Dayton, Ohio 45459 
  • Phone: (937) 433-0130 

A Festival of Activities!

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family in front of archEvery Night

  • Train Rides – Trains take visitors on a nostalgic tour of the park and off the beaten path.
  • Santa Claus – Santa and his trusty elf welcome children to his sleigh located in the A-Frame decorated in lights, festooned with greenery, and warmed by a fire that burns bright in a large hearth.
  • Live Animals – Visit with Santa's reindeer and give them tasty treats!
  • Festival Food – Pretzels, hot cocoa, funnel cakes, and more!


Costumed Characters - You never know who might show up on any night of Woodland Lights -- Mickey, Minnie, Olaf, or even the Grinch himself! 

Pet Nights at the Lights 

SantaNovember 29 – Pet Night with SICSA
Bring your family's best friend with you to walk the path!  Doggie waste bags are available at the gate and throughout the park. Dogs should be people-friendly and kept on a leash to assure a positive experience for all.

December 23 – Santa's Cabin
Last night for Santa and Woodland Lights!