Oglebay Lights & Music
Two or Three Day Holiday Packages
Days | Nov-Dec 2019
Starting At $Flexible Pricing
Come back to Oglebay. The best Holiday Lights Display in America still glows bright. Wilson Lodge at Oglebay remains a festive accommodation and their musical dinner shows will b e a hit with your groups.
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Three Day Package Also Includes:
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- Customizable Comps
- Commissionable or Net Rates
- Luxury or First Class Hotels & Meals
- Motorcoach Transportation & Professional Tours Managers are available
Whatever you want, U S Tours will be happy to structure tour prices to match your needs. Just let us know!
Two & Three Day Itineraries
Day 1 – Wheeling, WV – Oglebay – Dinner Show – Festival of Lights
Arrive in Wheeling, WV at the Oglebay Resort where you will be spending the night. Start with a tour of the Mansion Museum, once home to wealthy industrialist and philanthropist Earl W. Oglebay and family, is lavishly decorated for the holidays. Here you journey into the past entering a virtual treasure house of antiques and history that is dressed in all it holiday regalia. Then do a little Hilltop Shopping at Farmhouse Sweets & Treats. They specialize in chocolates and candy, regionally produced food products, and custom gift baskets. Kirke’s homemade ice cream served daily!
Tonight, enjoy the Festival of Lights Dinner Show held in the Wilson Lodge’s beautiful Glessner Auditorium. Start with a dinner buffet followed by live holiday Entertainment. (See show dates below) Afterwards, you meet your local guide for a Festival of Lights Tour. Identified as one of the best holiday light displays in the United States by countless travel companies and online publications, the Winter Festival of Lights features three hundred acres of twinkling lights over a six-mile drive. The dazzling display includes 90 lighted attractions boasting more than one million energy-efficient LED lights.
Day 2 – Carriage House Glass Museum – Depart for Home (Two Day) – Wheeling Touring Options – Dinner & Entertainment
After breakfast, visit the Carriage House Glass Museum. Witness the largest piece of cut lead crystal ever made- The Sweeney Punch Bowl. Standing five feet tall and weighing 225 pounds, this remarkable piece of Victorian artistry is world renowned. Experience over 3,000 examples of Wheeling glass made from 1829-1939 including cut lead crystal, Victorian art glass, peachblow glass, pattern and depression glass, Northwood’s carnival glass, and many other glass examples showcasing Ohio Valley history. You also have time to visit the Carriage House Glass Shop.
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Day 2 – Continues for the Three Day Package
Enjoy an afternoon of touring options.
Centre Market – Shopping and “on your own” Lunch – The upper market house was built in 1853, the oldest cast iron market house in the country. The lower market house was added in 1890. The two structures still function as market houses, and the entire neighborhood, enjoying a renaissance as a hub of activity and development in the City, is brimming with food, artwork, antiques, and more. Centre Market was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975 and is part of the greater Centre Market Square Historic District.
Wheeling Island Gaming – The Wheeling Feeling is just a spinning reel away! With the hottest slots in West Virginia, the Wheeling Island Hotel Casino Racetrack gaming floor will put you in your happy place. The casino floor features over 1,100 slot machines of various themes, betting capabilities and chances to win. If a bountiful meal is more your style, claim a table at the Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack All-You-Can-Eat-Buffet. Enjoy a casual dining experience with our lunch or dinner buffet that has options for every appetite, from fresh salads & carving stations to rich desserts the Wheeling Island all you can eat buffet boasts a bounty of delicious dishes.
Cabelas at The Highlands – Wheeling Cabela’s store is located just off of I-70. This enormous 175,000-sq.-ft. store not only offers quality outdoor merchandise, it also has museum-quality animal displays and huge aquariums that your kids will enjoy. And because we love dogs, feel free to give yours some fresh air in our outdoor kennels while you shop. (Great Restaurants nearby)
Tonight, enjoy a dinner buffet at the Wilson Lodge followed by entertainment in the Hickman Lounge.
Day 3 – Winter Fantasy at Good Zoo – Depart for Home
Enjoy breakfast this morning before visiting the Winter Fantasy at Good Zoo. This attraction includes an exciting animated music and LED light show on the patio, all of which is choreographed to beloved holiday music.
After your visit, you depart for home.
2019 Dinner Show Dates
- Nov 12 – Ron Retzer Trio’s Christmas Celebration
- Nov 14 – Bo Wagner’s Holiday Tribute to Frank Sinatra
- Nov 19 – Christmas with Squeezebox & Mollie B
- Dec 3 – Eli Lambe & the Mojo Kings Celebrate the Holidays
- Dec 4 – Celebrating Dean Martin’s Music, with a Holiday Twist
- Dec 10 – Ron Retzer Trio’s Christmas Celebration