Holidays in the Manor House Opens Saturday

Daily Dose  |  11/29/2017 9:00 am

All-new decorations, lighted trails and an extra week to see them are reasons to visit this year’s Holidays in the Manor House at Wildwood Preserve Metropark.

The free event sponsored by Metroparks Toledo opens Saturday, December 2 and continues through Sunday, December 17. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day.

With visitation growing in recent years, reaching nearly 30,000 people, the event is being extended to 16 days.

The Manor House is a 30,000-square-foot Georgian revival home that was once part of the Stranahan family estate. The estate became a Metropark in the 1970s after Lucas County voters approved a tax levy to purchase the 500-acre property.

New this Year
Stroll a lighted path leading from the Metz Visitors Center to the Manor House, explore a fairy garden and see enjoy other outdoor decorations.

Visitors are invited to stop at the Welcome tent to make a s'more over a campfire.

Volunteer Opportunities
There is still time to be part of Metroparks largest annual event as a volunteer. Some time slots are still available inside the house and in the welcome tent. Volunteers can sign up to help at