The Most Outrageous Christmas Light Displays of All Time
If you thought your Christmas lights looked good, think again after seeing these outrageous displays.
Candy Cane Lane
For nearly 40 years Candy Cane Lane, also known as Morse Drive, in Pacific Grove, California near Monterey, has lit up the street with unique Christmas looks. This giant nutcracker is certainly outrageous but Candy Cane Lane has also had the Little Mermaid, Snoopy, Tweety Bird, Buzz Lightyear and the gang from Sesame Street show up. These are the best small towns for Christmas lights.
Elsewhere on Candy Cane Lane, Adriana Leiss and her daughters dressed up their 1965 Chevy pickup truck. We especially like Rudolph on the roof.
Normally the only pirates you think about around the holidays are porch pirates but this south London features an inflatable ship complete with skeleton pirates. Speaking of porch pirates, here’s how you can foil them at your door.
Quite the choir
It’s not only choir singers that make this phalanx of illuminated figures. It’d be hard not to get a feeling that someone is watching you at this home in Dyker Heights in Brooklyn. Stay safe this holiday season and avoid these decorations because they can be fire hazards.
Festival of lights
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Over in London on Lower Morden Lane Sylvia Queenborough has been dressing up her house for more than 20 years. Not only is she spreading Christmas cheer, she’s also donating the money she raises from visitors to a nearby hospice center. Pictured is David Clark’s house and it’s a wonder how he sleeps at night with all the lights outside. This is how much all of those Christmas lights really raise your electric bill.
So Cal light show
This southern California home might not be the most outrageous holiday light display but the level of detail is wild. Having reindeer in your yard is fine but that other kind of deer isn’t. See how you can keep deer out of your yard and stop them from eating out of your garden.
The Clifton Mill display is outrageous in a good way. Outrageous because it boasts more than 3.5 million lights and even a 100-foot waterfall of lights. These are the old-fashioned Christmas towns you have to visit.
This display outside of Dublin includes some inflatable decorations which don’t often look as good as this. Get a little creative with these 14 amazing DIY decor ideas.
The Christmas House of the Vogt family in the village of Calle near Buecken, Northern Germany uses thousands of bulbs each year. Beginning on the first Saturday in Advent to New Year’s Eve, the Vogts light up their home, incorporate Christmas figures in the garden. Visitors come from all over to enjoy hot spiced wine and ride a merry-go-round. The electricity bill for December runs roughly 3,000 Euros to light the more than 500,000 lights. Get ready for Christmas and see how you can avoid the crowds when it comes time to buy a tree.
Businessman Alexander Cruz provided this dazzling display outside of Manila. The house uses LED lights and attracts even foreign tourists. Don’t miss these Christmas traditions from around the world.
It’s quite the entrance to home with this display in Vancouver. It’s hard not to get in the holiday spirit when taking a look at this display. If you’re having people over for the holidays, you’d better check these things off your prep list.
With a gingerbread man in the foreground of this Vancouver home, it’s hard not to get the impression that this home resembles a gingerbread house. Mix in some candy canes and it creates quite the picture. Here are some old-fashioned Christmas traditions we should bring back.
We know where Santa is stopping in Vancouver with this elegant holiday display. A sleigh is certainly a nice touch to a beautiful setting. See how to prep your home ready before a holiday party.
When there’s an archway in the front yard it seems like someone is entering Santa’s workshop in this yard in Vancouver. It’s certainly a magic image. If you’ve got a DIYer in your family, get some great gift ideas with this list.
Far out festive fever
They do things a little different in Texas and that’s certainly true with this nautically themed holiday light display in Houston. The neon whales, jellyfish, and octopus create a scene surely you won’t see again during the holidays. Next, find out the best Christmas market in each state.