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 display of Christmas lights throughout St. Albans City Park. One of the most successful events for the City of St. Albans, the Festival of Lights, hosts an estimated 50,000 visitors a 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 churches and non-profit food banks. All proceeds from donations are used to fund the festival with new displays and operating costs, as well as helping local churches and non-profit food banks feed those in need during the holiday season.

For more information on the St. Albans Festival of Lights, contact St. Albans City Park Superintendent Kevin Pennington at 304-722-4625, visit our website at, on Facebook at or visit the lights in person at 71 City Park Drive in St. Albans.