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St. Albans Festival of Lights Kick-Off is Truly a Walk In The Park

St. Albans Festival of Lights Walk Through November 26

ST. ALBANS, WV, NOV. 9, 2019 – The 2019 St. Albans Festival of Lights is set to begin with a Walking Tour of this year’s festival on November 26th from 6 pm – 8 pm at St. Albans City Park. This one night only event is open to foot traffic only before officially opening for vehicle traffic on November 29th.

Guests during the walking tour are sure to get their steps in on their fitness trackers, but will also see more of the detail that they might have missed by driving through. “Our walking tour gives our guests a different perspective from when they are driving through,” says St. Albans City Park Superintendent, Kevin Pennington.

The tour will begin from St. Albans High School on Kanawha Terrace where guests will make their to the park and begin the walking tours. “The hills in the park are a great way to get your blood flowing on a cool evening,” says one guest.

2019 Festival of Lights Schedule:

Walk Through the Lights – Nov. 26th — 6 pm -8 pm – Foot Traffic Only Free Hayrides – Nov. 27th – 6 pm – 8 pm Opening Night – Nov. 29th – 6 pm – 9 pm – Vehicle Traffic Only Open Nightly – Nov 29th – Dec. 23rd, 6 pm – 9 pm Closed – Dec. 24th, 25th Final Night – Dec. 26th

About the St. Albans Festival of Lights:

The St. Albans Festival of Lights is an annual Christmas and holiday light display throughout St. Albans City Park. For more than 30 years, the St. Albans Festival of Lights has been one of St. Albans’ most successful events, as well as one of the region’s longest-running drive-thru Christmas lights display, hosting an estimated 50,000 visitors each year.

Although this event is free and open to the public, visitors are encouraged to make either monetary or non-perishable food donations to support the lights and local non-profit food banks that feed those in need during the holiday season.

For more information on the St. Albans Festival of Lights, contact St. Albans Parks & Recreation Department Superintendent Kevin Pennington at 304-722-4625, visit our website at, on Facebook at, or visit the lights in person at 931 Observatory Drive in St. Albans, WV 25177.

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St. Albans Festival of Lights
St. Albans Parks & Recreation Dept.
931 Observatory Drive
St. Albans, WV 25177
United States

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Contact Phone:
(304) 722-4625