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Get into the Holiday Spirit!

The holidays are all about time spent with family and friends creating memories to last a lifetime. Whether it’s picking out the perfect tree, attending fun holiday events, shopping local for just the right gift, or enjoying festive decorations, we’ve got you covered. Visit Fairfield County – your traditions live here.

Discover Lancaster's Holiday Spirit Trail

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Take a drive or stroll in and around Lancaster, Ohio to see how residents and businesses are showing off their holiday spirit. Do you live or work in Lancaster? Register your own holiday decorations to be put on the digital trail!

Advent Window Walk

An advent calendar has come to life in the windows of historic homes in downtown Lancaster! Each night of December leading up to Christmas, a new window design will be revealed - one window per night. By Christmas night, 25 unique designs will be illuminated for viewing. Take a nighttime stroll through the downtown neighborhood to check out Lancaster's newest Christmas tradition!

Celebrate the New Year

with the Glass Town Countdown!

Join your friends, family, and neighbors for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve celebration! Come to downtown Lancaster for the Glass Town Countdown, a family-friendly street party where you can taste fantastic food and spirits at local restaurants and pubs. Watch the lighting and ascent of the giant glass globe at midnight and light up the new year with a spectacular fireworks show!

The globe will be covered with more than 500 ornaments. One of them could be yours! Create your own a glass ornament at the Ohio Glass Museum or buy one online or in-person!

Download the Visit Fairfield County App

A mobile phone with the Visit Fairfield County app displayed on the front screen.

Download the Visit Fairfield County app, an interactive way to map out everything you don’t want to miss in Fairfield County. This tool provides you with a new way to explore what the county has to offer, including hotels, popular restaurants, activities, shopping, and much more!

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