Maryland Holiday Light Displays & Tree Lightings, 2012

2011 Maryland Holiday Light Displays & Tree Lightings

Be dazzled this holiday season by twinkling strings of lights, luminaries, and animated displays.

You can find what you’re looking for near Annapolis, Bowie, Baltimore, DC or the Eastern Shore.

*Always be sure to call before going, because some activities are closed on certain days.

Winterfest of Lights. Nov. 15, 2012-Jan. 1, 2013. Townwide and Northside Park, Ocean City.

Holiday Boat Parade. Nov. 17, 2012. North side of Channel, Kent Narrows.

Lights on the Bay. Nov. 19, 2012-Jan. 1, 2013. Sandy Point State Park, Annapolis. 410-481-3161

Symphony of Lights. Nov. 19, 2012-Jan. 6, 2013. Symphony Woods off Broken Lands Pkwy, Columbia. 410-740-7840,

Winter Festival of Lights. Nov. 23, 2012-Jan. 1, 2013. Watkins Regional Park, Upper Marlboro.

Grand Illumination City Christmas Tree Lighting. Nov. 25, 2012. Market Space, Annapolis.

Jolly Express. Nov. 30-Dec. 31, 2012, Fri.-Sun. only. Watermark Cruises, 1 Dock St, Annapolis.

Annual Holiday Boat Parade of Lights. Dec. 1, 2012. Alexandria City Marina, Alexandria. 703-746-3301;

Zoo Lights. Dec. 1-2, 7-9, 14-23, 26-30, Jan. 1, 2103. National Zoo, Washington DC.

Festival of Lights. Dec. 2, 2012. Mormon Temple, 9900 Stoneybrook Dr., Kensington.

Holiday Tree Lighting. Dec. 2, 2012. Belair Mansion, Bowie.

Pasadena Christmas Tree Lighting. Dec. 4, 2012. Lake Shore Plaza, Pasadena.

Monument Lighting Family Festival. Dec. 6, 2012. The Walters Museum, Baltimore. 410-547-9000,

A Monumental Occasion. Dec. 6, 2012. Mount Vernon, Baltimore.

Garden in Lights. Dec. 7, 2012-Jan. 1, 2013. Annmarie Garden, Solomons.

Lighted Boat Parade. Dec. 8, 2012. Town of Solomons. 

Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade. Dec. 8, 2012. Annapolis Harbor and Spa Creek above the Spa Creek Bridge.