Holiday light show planned at park

Staff report


The Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau has released the schedule of events for the Joy of Christmas drive-through light show at Firestone Park.

Every night the light show is open, Santa will be available to visit. Pictures will cost $5.

Concessions include hot chocolate, soups, hot dogs, cookies and popcorn at Santa’s Ice Castle.

Mrs. Claus’ Cupboard will open the first night of the light show with small gifts for purchase.

The Gingerbread House will showcase more than 100 gingerbread houses created by children from the community.

To sign up to volunteer, or for information, call 330-482-3822 or visit

Light Up Night: 7 p.m. Friday, Firestone Park, 347 E. Park Ave. Cost of the show is $8 per car or $12 for a 2012 season pass. The light show will be open every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from Friday through Christmas Day.

Flash Mob: 11 a.m. Nov. 24, Main Street. Shop at local businesses to support Small Business Saturday. Patrons bringing in their receipts of at least $20 from ZIP code 44408 will receive a discounted entry to the light show this day.

Winter wagon rides through the light display: Nov. 28. Cost is $5 per person. Light show is only open this evening for the wagon rides.

Bus tours: Nov. 30. Light show opens at 5:30 p.m. Silver & Gold will perform at Santa’s Ice Castle.

Senior Night: Dec. 6. Seniors receive a free gift and a discounted entry to the light show. Silver & Gold will perform at Santa’s Ice Castle at 6 p.m. Bring valid ID to show proof of age 65 or older.

Teddy Bear Tea: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Dec. 8. Listen to a story, have tea and cookies, make a craft, and enjoy time with your teddy. Cost is $5, reservations are required.

Veterans Night: Dec. 13. Veterans and active military personnel with a valid ID will receive discounted entry to the light show.

Twas the Night Before 5K: 5 p.m. Dec. 15. Run through the light display before the cars travel through the light show. Collection of nonperishables and toys will be taken. Proceeds benefit the Way Station.

December hours change: The light show will be open daily from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 13 through Dec. 25.

Silver & Gold Christmas music: Dec. 21 and 22 at Santa’s Ice Castle.

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