Winter Wonderland

Blog Winter Wonderland 2019


2020 Dates To Be Determined
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Experience the magic of the holiday season and the beauty of winter at Asbury Woods during Winter Wonderland. Get into the holiday spirit with a stroll along the boardwalk. This quarter mile path provides a twinkling journey where visitors can view the breathtaking sights of winter in the Woods along with a synchronized light show featuring holiday music. Warm-up with a sip of hot chocolate and s’mores by the fire. Families can explore the Discovery Zone inside the Nature Center where hands-on science intersects with outdoor exploration. The holiday tradition of a model train display delight visitors of all ages.  Dress warmly and discover wintry thrills with fun outdoor activities that encourages visitors to enjoy nature all year round. Erie Beer will be joining us each Friday during Winter Wonderland for samples of signature winter beer from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


Tickets are $5 for Asbury Woods Supporting Donors and $8 for General Admission. Children 3 and under are free. 

All proceeds benefit Asbury Woods, a 501C3 nonprofit organization.  Funds raised from this event will enable us to continue to provide all members of the community with meaningful environmental, educational and recreational experiences that inspire a greater sense of environmental awareness, sustainability and stewardship.

On-site Tickets

Tickets are also sold at the door.

Winter Wonderland Programs

Winter fun and activities that are fun for the whole family! 

Lighted Boardwalk Hike

A twinkling journey along the quarter-mile boardwalk path with a synchronized light show featuring holiday music. 

Discovery Zone

This is a family-friendly area inside the Nature Center with hands-on science activities.

Keepsake Ornament

Create a collectible ornament - We have Ribbon Tree ornaments made from festive ribbons, a wooden star, and a simple twig collected from the forest or Paper Globe ornaments using decorative scrapbook paper and beads!

Cozy Up With S'mores 

Guests can warm up by the fire, enjoy s’mores and have a cozy atmosphere to unwind. S'mores are $1 and all proceeds benefit Explorer Post 808, a youth volunteer organization focused on career exploration, leadership and mentoring.

Snowshoe Fun

Expand your love of the outdoors by trying snowshoeing!

Holiday Reading Nook

A quiet, relaxing space to enjoy the fireplace with a holiday story or a coloring activity for young guests.

Train Display

Delight in the holiday tradition of a model train display.

Wintry Activities

Discover wintry thrills with fun outdoor activities that encourages nature recreation all year round.

Winter Wonderland Sponsors

Thank you to the sponsors of Winter Wonderland! Our family-friendly celebration of the winter season is proudly supported by these partners: ECGRA, Erie Beer Company, FirstEnergy Foundation, J. Thomas Tree Service, National Fuel, VistErie and Weiss Earley Landscape Design and Contracting, LLC.