THE HOLIDAY LIGHTS TOUR, through Dec 23, Sandusky Segwave, downtown Sandusky, with festive evening tours of the city’s highlights and holiday decorations.
CHRISTMAS LIGHT SHOW, nightly through Dec 31, 6 pm-12 am, Ghostly Manor Thrill Center, Sandusky, with a dancing light show you can view from your vehicle every 30 minutes, with audio on 99.7 FM.
FIRELANDS FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS, nightly through Dec 31, 5-10 pm, Sawmill Creek Resort, Huron, with decorated displays from over 30 local, non-profit organizations. Meet Santa and make a donation at the Candy Cane House to be split among the charities.
LIGHTS BEFORE CHRISTMAS. Nightly through Dec 31, Toledo Zoo, with dancing lights and 85 ft. Norway Spruce featuring nearly 70-miles of lights.
HOLIDAY LIGHTS, Carlisle Reservation of Lorain Metroparks, Rt 20 in Lagrange, just south of Elyria, 6-9pm through Dec 30, ½ mile walk trail, ride train, refreshments & holiday movies.
LIGHT UP VERMILION, Thursday Dec 06, 5-8 pm, downtown Vermilion, with dining and shopping, window displays and extended shopping hours.
HOLIDAY KICK –OFF PARTY, Thursday Dec 06, 5-8pm, Danny Boys Italian Restaurant in Sandusky, with a visit by Santa!
BELLEVUE CHRISTMAS PARADE, Thursday Dec 06, 6pm.
7TH ANNUAL WINTER WONDERLAND, Thursday-Sunday Dec 06-09 and Dec 13-16, Thurs & Sun (drive thru only) 6-8 pm, Fri-Sat (walk-thru) 6-9 pm, Sandusky County Fairgrounds, Fremont.
CHRISTMAS DINNERS IN THE HAYES HOME, Thursday-Saturday Dec 06-08, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, Fremont, with an elegant, six-course Victorian holiday dinner in the dining room of the historic home of President Rutherford B. Hayes. Call for reservations.
‘DECK’ORATED FOR THE HOLIDAYS, Fri-Sat 10 am-4 pm, Sun 12-4 pm, Maritime Museum of Sandusky.
LIVE PERFORMANCE: “IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE,” Friday-Sunday, Dec 07-09, Fri-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm, Playmaker’s Civic Theatre, Port Clinton.
SANTA TRAIN, LSRA railroad station, Wellington, Friday-Sunday through Dec 09, with hot chocolate and a short train ride to visit Santa. FRI 6, 7 and 8pm; SAT 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 and 8pm; SUN 1, 2, 3 and 4pm.
VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS DINNER, Friday-Sunday Dec 07-09, Historic Lyme Village, Bellevue, with a four course dinner with evening music and stories is followed by the lighting of the Christmas tree and Christmas folklore. Limited seating. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
LIVE PERFORMANCE: “JOYS OF THE HOLIDAYS,” Friday-Sunday Dec 07-09, Fri-Sat 7:30 pm, Sun 2 pm. a holiday variety show at Fremont Community Theatre.
CAROUSEL CHRISTMAS RIDE-A-THON, Saturday Dec 08, 10 am-4 pm, Merry-Go-Round Museum, Sandusky, with free admission and $1 carousel rides throughout the day. There will be crafts for kids, wood carvers, an ice carver, holiday movies, and a special appearance by Santa.
LIVE PERFORMANCE: ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS: A HOLIDAY CONCERT, Sunday December 09, 3PM, Palace Theater, Lorain, featuring the award-winning Lake Ridge Legacy Chorus and special musical guests including Santa Claus.
6TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY STOP & SHOP, Saturday & Sunday Dec 08 & 09, Liberty Aviation Museum, Port Clinton, with artists, crafters, and vendors.
ANNUAL HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE, Saturday Dec 08, 12-4 pm, Firelands Winery, Sandusky, with live entertainment, food and wine.
JINGLE JUMP, Saturday Dec 08, 11:30 am, Lakeside Dock, featuring a chilly jump in the lake to support the Lakeside Annual Fund
HOLIDAY JAM, Sunday Dec 09, 2:30-7pm, Lyman Harbor, with 12 of the best area musicians and singers performing their favorite Christmas songs. $5 entry fee with two canned food items to help feed the hungry
FIRELANDS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA HOLIDAY POPS CONCERT, Sunday December 09, 4pm, Sandusky State Theatre.
SANTA HUSTLE!, Sunday Dec 09, 9 am, Cedar Point , with hundreds of Santas racing along the streets and throughout Cedar Point.
LIVE PERFORMANCE: JOY TO THE WORLD-A HEIDELBERG CHRISTMAS, Sunday Dec 09, 3pm, a holiday show by Heidelberg’s School of Music & Theatre, Ritz Theater, Tiffin.
LIVE PERFORMANCE: MICHAEL MCDONALD-SEASON OF PEACE HOLIDAY AND HITS, Wednesday Dec 12, 7:30 pm, Ritz Theater, Tiffin
LIVE PERFORMANCE: “CLEVELAND’S BURNING RIVER BRASS,” Thursday Dec 13, 7 pm, St. John Lutheran Church, Port Clinton.
MARKSMANSHIP NIGHTS, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Camp Perry, Port Clinton at the air gun range. Rifles may be rented and pellets can be purchased at the range.
LIVE PERFORMANCE: STATE OF COMEDY with stand up comedy from Kevin Bozeman and Tony Kordenbrock, Friday Dec 07, 8 pm, Sandusky State Theatre
LIVE PERFORMANCE: MAKING GOD LAUGH, Friday Dec 07-Saturday Dec 08, Bellevue Society for the Arts
LIVE PERFORMANCE: BILL ENGVALL, Saturday Dec 08, 7pm & 9:30pm, Palace Theater, Lorain.