Visit the historic streets of German Village to discover a world of lights and holiday magic.

Village Lights is the holiday-kickoff experience in German Village!

Sunday, December 4th |5-9 pm

Follow the luminaries from shop to shop as you begin checking off your holiday
gift list. Our businesses are open late with holiday specials, and you’ll find
festive surprises around every corner. Kick off your shopping at StrietzelMarkt
just outside the German Village Society Meeting Haus and follow the luminaries down Third St to shop even more vendors.

Don’t miss greeting Santa and his elves at the Actors’ Theatre Schiller Amphitheater
stage! Santa will be on hand for storytelling and photos.

Hop on and off the Fun Bus trolley to take you around to all the participating businesses and markets

or enjoy the Pedal Wagon Columbus, who is offering complimentary rides

on their Holiday Lights Shuttle.

Plan your ahead, Map and Directory here

Free Parking is available at Grange Insurance Lot (shuttle stop) or

Donate to park at Stewart Alternative Elementary School and support their PTO

Your support goes to keep our business community thriving!

Presenting Sponsor


Thank you to our event sponsors!



Thank you, residents, for help make the Village glow by putting out luminaries!

Luminary Kits are SOLD OUT!


December 4 @ 5:00 pm - December 4 @ 9:00 pm


German Village Neighborhood Columbus, OH 43206 United States


German Village Business Community
(614) 221-8888 |