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This holiday season spend quality time with family and friends at one of the most beloved Christmas attractions in Ohio.

The historic town of Clifton is known for having one of the best Christmas lights displays in Ohio at the Clifton Mill.

Clifton Mill started the light display in 1988 with only 100,000 lights. Today, millions of twinkling lights are on display, making the Clifton Mill lights a must-see Christmas attraction.

What Is Clifton Mill?

Originally established in 1802 as the Davis Mill, the mill furnished materials for the American army during the War of 1812 and produced flour and meal for the Civil War troops.

How Many Christmas Lights At Clifton Mill?

More than 4 million lights illuminate the Historic Clifton Mill, covered bridges, surrounding trees, gorge and the banks of the Little Miami River.

Clifton Mill Christmas

Aside from the brilliant light displays, the mill features an animated miniature village, Santa Claus Museum with one of the largest Santa Claus collections in the country.

Clifton Mill Christmas Lights 2023 Dates

The lights are on display from November 24 through December 30, 2023.

Clifton Mill Hours

Gates open daily at 5pm and close at 9pm. Lights are on display Sunday through Saturday 6pm to 9pm. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, the mill closes at 8pm.