miracle on 34th street

3 Must-See Holiday Lights Displays in Baltimore

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! If holiday lights and decorations haven’t already appeared in your neighborhood, they’re sure to pop up over the next few weeks and put you in the holiday spirit. Another thing sure to make you feel festive: The holiday lights displays around Baltimore that people of all ages will enjoy.

Which holiday lights tours should you check out to brighten up your holiday season? Here’s a closer look at three must-see holiday lights tours in Baltimore:

1. Miracle on 34th Street

720 West 34th Street, Baltimore, Md. 21211

“Miracle on 34th Street” fans rejoice! You can see a spectacular holiday lights display at Miracle on 34th Street in Hampden, roughly 4 miles north of Baltimore. Seeing the 34th Street holiday lights, now in its 70th year,  has become an annual tradition for many Charm City residents. On weekends, the block closes to car traffic for visitors to admire dazzling holiday lights, a variety of Christmas displays, and a myriad of colorful ornaments as far as the eye can see.

You don’t need to go to all the way to New York City to see a miracle on 34th Street. Take a tour of the Miracle on 34th Street holiday lights in Hampden and revel in a real-life winter wonderland. The neighborhood will be dripping in lights from Friday, Nov. 25 – Saturday, Dec. 31.

2. The Festival of Lights

301 Watkins Park Drive (Route 193), Upper Marlboro, Md. 20774

Enjoy dazzling holiday lights and one-of-a-kind decorations at the Festival of Lights, a holiday celebration like no other. It features stunning holiday lights displays you won’t find anywhere else, along with unique decorations that are sure to grab your attention. This event also provides you with the opportunity to give back to the community, as you can drop off canned goods and non-perishable items for donation to local food banks.

Take advantage of the 30th annual Festival of Lights – you’ll be glad you did! This event takes place at Watkins Regional Park in Upper Marlboro from Friday, Nov. 27 – Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.

3. Baltimore Parade of Lighted Boats

Polish Home Club
512 South Broadway, Baltimore, Md. 21231

Get nautical this holiday season at the 29th Annual Baltimore Parade of Lighted Boats, an event that typically includes more than 50 vessels decked out with holiday decorations. The Lighted Boat Parade is a great event for kids and adults alike. Santa Claus will make his way to Fells Point via tugboat to ring in the annual event. You can also hear carolers sing some of your favorite holiday tunes and even take part in eggnog contests.

Check out this year’s Lighted Boat Parade for a top-notch holiday treat. This parade takes place on Sunday, Dec. 3 at 6 p.m., and all proceeds benefit Toys for Tots.

Getting to Baltimore’s Holiday Lights Tours

Finding dependable ground transportation can be difficult, especially during the holiday season. Thankfully, there’s a car service that provides luxury ground transportation any time you need it – ZBest Worldwide.

At ZBest, every customer is a priority, and this ground transportation provider always ensures its passengers get the support they deserve. ZBest’s friendly travel specialists are readily available to help you make your ground transportation reservations, and its professionally trained chauffeurs are prepared to pick you up and take you anywhere you need to go, on schedule.

While other ground transportation providers might only offer car services in certain areas, ZBest provides support to clients globally. ZBest delivers luxury car services in over 522 cities and remains a top choice for both business professionals and casual travelers around the world.

Also, ZBest boasts an outstanding reputation across the globe — just consider some of the ZBest customer reviews published on Facebook:

“I called ZBest in a panic with only two weeks notice before my event and they were amazing! The company’s sales team was awesome! Heather was with me each step of the way and she was very responsive, thorough and helpful. They followed up with me a few days before the event to confirm and make any changes. The limo arrived 5-10 minutes early and I can’t say enough great things about our driver, Rodney. He was fantastic and professional (always opened doors, was on point with the addresses and directions, and made sure we had enough ice/water, etc.)” — Jordan Kline

“They treated my 9 and 10 year olds like rock stars … and that was just visiting to SEE their first limo! I love ZBest!” — Sarah Goodridge Bell

“A great service at an affordable price! The employees are friendly and knowledgeable as well! Was an overall great experience.” — Samantha Walters

When it comes to getting around Baltimore during the holiday season, ZBest can help you make your trip to any of Charm City’s holiday lights tours a memorable experience. This best-in-class ground transportation provider will go above and beyond the call of duty to make your travel experience enjoyable. And after your holiday lights tour ends, a courteous chauffeur will be ready to take you home quickly, comfortably and safely.

Choose ZBest to make the most of your travel experience to and from one of Baltimore’s holiday lights tours. This ground transportation provider employs an exceptional team of travel professionals that will ensure all of your travel needs are met 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

*Editor’s Note: This blog was originally published in November 2015. However, it has since been updated to reflect the most current information.

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George Rains
Executive Vice President of Global Operations at ZBest Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation Services.