Holiday Lights 2016 in Berks County

Holiday Lights 2016 in Berks County

Here are places in Berks County where you can find sparkle and lights to cheer up these long winter evenings, and bring on the holiday spirit!

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Holiday Lights at Gring's Mill


Bring your family & friends to Gring's Mill, and walk through the illuminated park and see our light displays and decorations. Sit in the upper level of the barn by the fireplace and enjoy lively entertainment each night from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Kids can visit Santa and watch the trains wind their way through the miniature town in the former Generating Station on the bridge.

Holiday Lights at Gring's Mill


December 2-30, 2016
Wednesday through Sunday
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Closed 12/24 & 12/25


Gring's Mill Recreation Area
2083 Tulpehocken Rd.
Wyomissing, PA  19610
Google map

$5 per car 


Koziar's Christmas Village

Koziar's Christmas Village has won many awards, including Best Outdoor Display in the World (Display World Magazine). A trip through Koziar's Christmas Village is, in the words of the song, "Like Walking in a Winter Wonderland." The magnificent spectacle attracts thousands of tourists each year who come to view the more than one-half million Christmas lights adorning buildings, gift barns, and landscape.

Website: Koziar's Christmas Village


Mon-Fri 6-9pm, Sat 5-9:30pm, Sun 5-9pm
Open Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. 

Koziar's Christmas Village
782 Christmas Village Road
Bernville, PA 19506
(610) 488-1110
Google map

Cost: 3 & under - free, 4 to 10 - $8.00, 11 to 64 - $10.00, seniors (65+) - $9.00


Christmas at FirstEnergy Stadium

Baseballtown turns into a winter wonderland this holiday season! Capture the spirit of the holiday season strolling through FirstEnergy Stadium and visit different themed areas featuring sparkling holiday lights and glowing displays. 

Each night will feature a state of the art, multi-media field light show every hour at the top and bottom of every hour that will leave everyone in the family entertained.

No trip to Christmas at FirstEnergy Stadium will be complete without a visit to see Santa. Old Saint Nick will be on hand to hear Christmas wishes from those on both the naughty and nice list each night. Rumor has it he may even be traveling with his 4 legged friends all the way from the North Pole. Santa Claus will also be recording personalized greetings each night for the good boys and girls in your family that will air on FirstEnergy Vision on the videoboard. 

Hosted by the Fightins and Savage 61 Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. 

FirstEnergy Stadium
1900 Centre Avenue, Reading, Pa.

November 26th through December 23rd, 2016
Sun, Tues, Wed, & Thurs: 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Fri & Sat: 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. 
CLOSED Mondays

Cost: $5 in advance, $7 at the gate



Extreme Christmas Light Show


The Simpson family’s music and dancing light show.

end of November - January 1
approximately 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

218 N. Sandy Lane 
Sinking Spring, PA, 19608 
Google map

Cost: free


Christmas On Lincoln

Christmas On Lincoln is an animated Christmas Light display created by Tim & Katie Macrina. See article at Berks County Living

November 26 - December 31
5:00 - 9:00pm

2031 Lincoln Ct
Wyomissing, PA 19610
google map 

Cost: free




Reading's Christmas on the Mountain

Come out and experience what everyone was talking about last holiday season. Over 700,000 lights, Hundreds of Decorations and Inflatables, and an AWESOME Santa's Workshop! This Free to Enter, Free to Park Christmas display is will continue to be operated by the Reading High School Marine Corps JROTC and will not disappoint!

Reading's Christmas on the Mountain


Nov. 29 through Jan. 1.
Sunday–Thursday 5pm-9pm 
Friday & Saturday 5pm-10pm

Free admission. Concessions available. 

Hillside Playground
459 N. 14th St. 
Reading, PA
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The playground is on the 400 block on N 14th Street, just a few blocks from Reading High School.


Twas the Lights Before Christmas

Over 80,000 lights dancing and twinkling to music... That's over 5 miles of lights!

Join us for a night of synchronized Christmas lights set to music at Calvary Bible Fellowship Church in Sinking Spring on Penn Ave. Free hot chocolate and cookies plus a fun kids' activity on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights from 6 p.m.-9 p.m!


Calvary Bible Fellowship Church
4891 Penn Ave.
Sinking Spring, PA 19608 

Every night from December 2-22
Light shows run every 15 minutes from 5-10 pm

Cost: free




and a little farther away ...

Hershey Sweet Lights

A winter wonderland awaits at Hershey Sweet Lights, A Holiday Drive-Thru Spectacular. Enjoy nearly 600 illuminated, animated displays from the comfort of your car as you drive through two miles of wooded trails.

Times: Open nightly Nov. 11 - Jan. 1, see park website for park hours


Hershey Park
100 W. Hersheypark Drive
Hershey, PA 17033




Do you know of other light shows in Berks County (or nearby)? Please let us know in the comments!


Festival of Lights on Bard in Sinking Spring, PA has a great show!