The holiday season is here, and there are many ways to celebrate locally. Here are a few:

Light Displays

Broome County Festival of Lights
Otsiningo Park, 1 Otsiningo Park, Binghamton.
When: Daily, through Dec. 31.
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Holiday Nights
Where: Rosamond Gifford Zoo, 1 Conservation Place, Syracuse.
When: Fridays and Saturdays, through Dec. 16.
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Jungle Bells: Holiday Lights
Where: Animal Adventure Park, 85 Martin Hill Road, Harpursville.
When: Thursdays-Sundays (except Christmas Eve and Christmas), through Dec. 31 – plus Dec. 26 and 27.
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Lights on the Lake
Where: Onondaga Lake Park, Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool.
When: Daily through Jan. 12.
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Winter Wonderland of Lights
Where: The Wild Animal Park, 7621 Lakeport Road, Chittenango.
When: Thursdays-Sundays, through Jan. 1 (and Dec. 18, 19, 20, 26 & 27).
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Visits with Santa

Bass Pro Shops
Where: 1579 Clark Street Road, Auburn (Auburn location); 710 Horatio St., Utica (Utica location).
When: Daily through Dec. 24.
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Chuck Hafner’s
Where: 7265 Buckley Road, North Syracuse.
When: Saturday, Dec. 2 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 3 from noon-4 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 9 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 10 from noon-4 p.m.
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Destiny USA
Where: 1 Destiny USA Drive, Syracuse.
When: Daily, through Dec. 24 (the hours vary by day).
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Sangertown Square
Where: 8555 Seneca Turnpike, New Hartford.
When: Mondays-Fridays from 11a.m.-3 p.m. and 4– 7 p.m. Saturdays from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. and 4-8 p.m. Sundays from noon– 2:30 p.m. and 3-6 p.m. Christmas Eve from 9 a.m.–1 p.m. and 2-4 p.m.
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