Don't Miss the Hottest Holiday Event: Kennywood's Holiday Lights

Kennywood's Holiday Lights ranked #9 on USA Today's 10 Best list for the best theme park holiday events.

This is the second year in a row that the event has made the list.

The event features over 2 million lights, the tallest Christmas tree in Pennsylvania, and new experiences in Thomas Town.

The season has been extended, and the park now opens 2 hours earlier daily at 3 p.m.

A new holiday menu, scavenger hunt, photo opportunities, and bear-making activities are available.

Entertainment includes magic shows, celebrity readings, model trains, and kids' dance parties.

Rides like the Jack Rabbit, Merry Go Round, and Kangaroo will be operating.

Book tickets online in advance. The event runs from Nov. 18 to Jan. 1.

Hersheypark's Christmas Candylane, located in Pennsylvania, comes in at #4 on the list.