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Christmas Magic- A Festival of Lights

3699 Deininger Rd, York, PA 17406

November 29, 2019 - December 31, 2019


Mon-Thurs, 6-9 p.m.; Fri-Sun, 5-9 p.m.

$10 for Adults, $9 for Seniors, $5 for Children, under four are free

Recurrence: Recurring daily

Presented by: York County Parks

Location: Rocky Ridge County Park


Christmas Magic is celebrating its 36th year! The event is a 0.5 mile ADA walking trail that meanders along a wooded hilltop through nearly 600,000 twinkling LED lights and animated scenes! Timed-entry tickets will be sold online this year! Elves are hard at work on developing a web-based ticketing system to buy tickets in advance. TICKETS MUST BE PREPURCHASED FOR ADMISSION! Look for updates on Facebook and visit our website:

Event is closed on December 24 & 25.

New For 2019, the following are new or modified additions:

  • Online ticketing system every night. Visit to purchase tickets starting in mid-November.
  • New Santa Claus scenery.
  • Additional outdoor props.
  • O-gauge train display by Stillmeadow Crossing Modular Train Group.
  • New trail themes.
  • Light-O-Rama, a synchronized lighting program.

Toys for Tots nights: For the 10th year, the York County Parks is partnering with Toys for Tots. Anyone bringing a new toy still in the box or container for donation to Toys for Tots will receive a voucher for a free food item and drink at the Park’s food stand located in White Oak Pavilion. Dates are Nov. 29 and 30.

Pet Night: Scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 4. Pet owners are invited to bring their pets to the event and have their picture taken with Santa Claus. Members of the Friends of Canine Meadows will be present to process the picture and place it in a frame for $7. Regular admissions apply for humans. This is the only night that non-service animals are allowed to the event. Rain date is Thursday, Dec. 5.

Special Appearances: Meet the York Revolution’s mascot “Downtown” most Saturdays before Christmas roaming the trail.