June 18, 2019

Take Your Mind off of Exams with Festive Light Displays

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From last week’s essays to this coming week’s exams, a break from our studies can be a bit cheerier with three light shows to soothe the studying stresses.

Wildlights at the Columbus Zoo

Every night from November 18 to the new year (with the exception of Christmas), millions of lights illuminate the zoo. On top of that, a myriad of other activities are available, such as skating on the synthetic ice rink.

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

4850 West Powell Road.


Hours: 5:00-9:00 PM Sundays through Thursdays.

5:00-10:00 PM Fridays and Saturdays.

Admission: Adult $14.99. Children 3. to 9 $9.99

Parking: $1.0

Grand Illumination at The Scioto Mile

Located in the heart of downtown Columbus, this immaculate and eco-friendly display features over 250,000 energy efficient LED lights.

233 S Civic Center Drive

Columbus, OH 43215

Hours: Viewable nightly from dusk until dawn.

Admission: FREE.

Holiday Segway Tours

Another, more exciting way to view the lights at The Scioto Mile is a holiday Segway tour. Listen to classic holiday songs through the Segway’s sound system while seeing sights such as The Scioto Mile, The Arena District, Columbus’ fabulous bridges, the Ohio Theater, and much more.

Tours available through SegAway for $49.

Call (614) 222-3005 to book.