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Group Tours at Oglebay
Oglebay Resort & Conference Center is the perfect place for group tours. Features include 271-room Wilson Lodge, Casual & Fine Dining, Spa, 54 Cottages, Ski & Snowboard Area, four golf courses including two championship courses at the Speidel Golf Club, Specialty Shops, Gardens, Good Zoo & Benedum Planetarium, Mansion Museum, Glass Museum, Indoor & Outdoor Pools, Tennis, Fishing, Stables, Miniature Golf, Environmental Center, Pedal Boating and a Resort Shuttle.

It's That Time of Year...
Time to start planning your group's visit
to the Winter Festival of Lights at Oglebay!

Photo of the Poinsettia Wreath LED light display.
Photo of the Rocking Horse LED light display.

Festival of Lights: November 8, 2013 - January 5, 2014
For over 25 years, this six mile driving show has dazzled visitors with a million lights on 300 acres. See 75 larger-than-life light displays including several new additions this year! Join in the celebration and see for yourself why so many visitors return year after year to this special holiday light festival.

There are so many fun, seasonal activities available during the Festival of Lights!
Let Oglebay staff help plan your tour to include a day of activities followed by dinner and a tour of the light displays.

For more information, call 800-972-1991 or email

The Historic Capitol Theatre - Located in Downtown Wheeling, WV

2013 Schedule of Performances

  • November 16: Craig Morgan
  • November 27: The Great Russian Nutcracker
  • November 29: Broadway at the Capitol
    "Cirque Dreams Holidaze"
  • December 23: BE Taylor Christmas Show
Photo of the Capitol Theatre

Visit for complete show descriptions.

Let the Oglebay Group Tours Department create an overnight package for you! Call 800-972-1991 for more information.
Festival of Lights Holiday Dinner Shows
Photo of Roger Hoard & John Allemond
Roger Hoard & John Allemond
Photo of Nick Costa & Bill Pirie
Nick Costa & Bill Pirie
Photo of Stan Miller & Nia Covington
Stan Miller & Nia Covington
Photo of One-A-Chord members
Photo of Ron Retzer
Ron Retzer

Join us for one or more of our 2013 Festival of Lights Dinner Shows!

Some are new additions, while others are old favorites among past visitors. We invite you to celebrate the holidays like never before with this exciting lineup of performers.

Roger Hoard & John Allemond:
This duo brings many years of diverse musical experiences and styles to Oglebay. From country to bluegrass, jazz to classical, traditional Christmas classics will take a new turn with Roger on guitars and vocal and John on upright bass and vocal.
Performance Dates: Tuesday, Nov 12, Friday, Nov 15

Nick Costa & Bill Pirie "Now That's Entertainment":
Featuring the song styling and powerful vocals of Cleveland's own Nick Costa & the comedic anecdotes of Bill Pirie! Hear the classics of Frank Sinatra, Englebert Humperdink, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash & more.

Performance Dates: Tues, Dec 3; Wed, Dec 4

Spice of Life:
Jazz Saxophonist/Vocalist Stan Miller and his partner, Nia Covington have developed their own brand of "cool jazz," which their fans have grown to love. They feature many songs by the greats, such as Sinatra, Nat ‘King’ Cole, Tony Bennett, Ella Fitzgerald, Mel Torme and even Michael Buble.

Performance Dates: Tues, Nov 19; Wed, Nov 20

This “A Cappella” Quartet is an experienced vocal blend of musical talent from Barnesville, Ohio specializing in doo wop songs and classic oldies. Their spontaneous humor and audience interaction makes each performance delightfully unique.

Performance Dates: Thurs, Nov 14; Thurs, Dec 5

Subway Variety & Show Band:
Subway is the longest lasting Oldies and Beach show band in the United States, still pleasing people from eight to eighty with a high energy performance. Five lead singers make beautiful harmony with a female vocalist that steals your heart.

Performance Dates: Mon, Dec 9

Ron Retzer:
A member of WWVA Jamboree in Wheeling, WV since 1983, Retzer is also a former Jamboree music director. He is the pianist and vocalist for the WWVA Jamboree Staff band, "11/70" and has worked with the "star" contracts for Jamboree, Jamboree In The Hills, The Capitol Theater and Jamboree productions at Wesbanco Arena.

Performance Dates: Sun, Dec 8

For more information, call 800-972-1991 or email

Both Day and Overnight Packages Available!
Let us help customize a package for your group. Click here for pricing information or call 800-972-1991 to speak with someone about scheduling your group.

Screen shot of online market place. Oglebay Online Market Place!
Now you can purchase gift cards & baskets, various Oglebay souvenirs & products from our spa online! Gift cards available in five different designs in any amount, and valid at all Oglebay and Wheeling Park facilities.

Click here to shop!

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