Best Holiday Light Displays In and Around Baltimore

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Best Holiday Light Displays In and Around Baltimore 2019

Nothing sparks that merry feeling like seeing the holiday decorations dressed in twinkling lights. Therefore, for those of you in and around Baltimore, Maryland, here is a list of the best light displays in the area.

So, gather family and friends, pack the car, turn on the holiday radio station, and get ready to see some lights!

5 Holiday Light Displays in and Around Baltimore

1. 34th St. Christmas Lights in Hampden 

Where: 720 West 34th Street Baltimore, MD 2121

When: Begins November 30, 2019 @ 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM

How Much: FREE!

This block in North Baltimore’s Hampden neighborhood puts on a beautiful display every year.  For more info, check out The Baltimore Sun ’s article highlighting this Christmas display through the years.

34th St. Christmas Lights in Hampden

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2. Christmas Village in Baltimore

Where: 501 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230

When: November 28, 2019 – Christmas Eve (December 24, 2019)

How Much:   Free outdoor area admission

German Christmas hits the West Shore Park in Baltimore again this year, and there are many things to see and do.  This year marks the 6th Anniversary of this German Christmas market. Stop by to enjoy the delicious German food (including Schnitzel!), plenty of activities for kids to see and do, and lots and LOTS of decorations.

Check out their calendar of events for info on live performances, wine tastings, and Santa.

3. Annmarie Garden in Lights 

Where: 13480 Dowell Rd, Dowell, MD 20629

When: November 29, 2019 – January 1, 2020 (Closed December 2, 3, 9, 10, 24, & 25) @6:00 PM – 9:00 PM nightly

How Much: $7 per person, and free admission for children two years old and younger. 

This one is a holiday light show! Take a stroll through the woods and see the beautiful fairytale inspired lights which Maryland Life’s Magazine declared the winner of the Finest Holiday Tradition Award.

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Photo Source: Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center Facebook

4. Festival of Lights

Where: 301 Watkins Park Drive (Route 193) Upper Marlboro, MD 20774

When: November 29, 2019 – January 1, 2020  @5:00 PM – 9:30 PM

How Much:   $10 per car / $8 if purchased online

Watkins Regional Park in Upper Marlboro, Maryland brings you over ONE MILLION twinkling holiday lights for their annual display! This location also includes one the tallest tree displays in all of Maryland.

5.  Lights on the Bay 

Where: 2001 Medical Parkway Annapolis, Maryland 21401

When: November 24, 2019 – January 1, 2020  @5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

How Much: $20 per car 

Sandy Point State Park provides a 2-mile scenic drive featuring animated displays and holiday illumination scenes for all to enjoy.

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Photo Source: Lights on the Bay MD Facebook

Ready to See Some Lights?

Luckily, the Baltimore, Maryland area is so fortunate to have such a fantastic array of sparkling holiday light displays. We at Hirschfeld Apartment Homes in Maryland recommend you check out at least one this season, but hope that you will aim to enjoy as many as possible.

For those of our residents in the White Marsh and Laurel areas, keep in mind these are all relatively close. And for those a little outside of Baltimore, we hope you don’t hesitate to drive out. It’s worth the travel.

So, drive safe and make those holiday memories! For more light displays, check out the best holiday light displays near Washington D.C.

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