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12 Best Outdoor Christmas Lights for the Best Neighborhood Display

Decorating your home should be a breeze this holiday season!

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Outdoor Christmas lights

The most wonderful time of the year can also include the most wonderful decorations. From icicle lights to illuminated reindeer and snowmen, these are some of the best outdoor Christmas lights to adorn your lawn and the outside of your home. For some more decorating inspiration, check out the most outrageous Christmas light displays of all time.

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300-Light Clear Icicle Lights

$12.98

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These long-lasting LED lights bring a warm glow to your home. Compared to traditional incandescent bulbs, these icicle lights use up to 80 percent less energy. Your home will look festive in no time with these lights. If you’re concerned about wasting energy, here are 13 clever ways to slash your home energy bills.

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300-Light Multi-Color Icicle Lights

$12.98

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Try the multi-color icicle lights for a more festive look! These stunning lights are able to be used both inside and outside. The varied icicle length of 54 drops makes for an appealing decoration. This is how much Christmas lights really raise your electric bill.

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100-Light Purple Mini LED Light Set

$8.98

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For outdoor Christmas lights that are truly different, try these 100-light purple mini LED lights. While the homes around you will have warm whites and a multitude of colors, yours will stand out with purple. With more than 20 feet of illuminated length, go to town with decorating your home this holiday season. Looking for more inspiration? Here are a few Christmas traditions to steal from around the world.

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Merrylite LED Christmas 70 Light Lighted Tree & Branches

$22.99

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Illuminate your lawn with this festive LED Christmas lighted tree. This tree can be saved year after year with its weather-resistant frame. This two-foot-tall tree comes with 70 bright LED lights either in a variety of colors or warm white. This eco-friendly tree is also solar-powered, which means it has no batteries or timers needed. If you’re looking for more homemade decorations, here are 26 DIY Christmas decorations anyone can make.

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Lighted Candy Cane Pathway Light

$9.98

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These lighted candy cane pathway lights will add a festive air to any home looking to decorate for Christmas. This 3-lighted candy cane pathway includes 36 white mini lights and is quick to assemble and install for stress-free outdoor decorating. If you have a bit of a sweet tooth, these are the best Christmas cookies in each state.

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LED Pre-Lit Fluffy Dog

$59.98

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Looking for a yard decoration that even Fido would approve of? This two-foot-tall LED display of a fluffy dog would appeal to all dog lovers alike. Complete with 100 clear mini LED lights, this fun-loving canine will add charm to any home. Looking for the best gift for your favorite pet parents? Here are 45 of the best gifts for dog lovers.

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5 ft Cool White 200-Light LED Snowman with Dog

$99.00

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If you’re looking for a bit more holiday cheer celebrating pets, then this LED snowman with dog outdoor holiday decoration is a must in your yard. Both snowman and dog are wearing Santa hats and holiday scarves. This display features 200 white LED lights and shouldn’t be too difficult to assemble. Recommended for outdoor use only. If you’re unsure what to get for your friends or family, here are a few Christmas gifts for people who are impossible to shop for.

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StarTastic Laser Light Projector

$19.99

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Who says to have an illuminated house you have to hang up Christmas lights? Get ready for 122 lighting effects and a dozen color combinations with this laser light projector. Plug in the projector, sit back, relax, and enjoy the show. Make sure you don’t miss these 52 great gifts for first-time homeowners.

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6 ft Acrylic Snowman with Red Birds

$149.99

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Dress up your yard for the holiday season with this life-size acrylic snowman complete with red birds. This snowman, complete with 240 eco-friendly cool white LED lights, can be assembled easily for indoor or outdoor use. Feeling festive before the holiday season? Here are 16 old-fashioned Christmas towns you should visit someday.

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300-Light Clear 4 ft. x 6 ft. Net Lights

$17.98

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Have you ever wondered how to decorate the bushes lining your walkway or along your property but haven’t known how? Introducing these clear net lights. These mini incandescent white lights are perfect for outdoor use to add a festive vibe to your home. As you’re decorating outside, don’t forget about inside decoration. Here are 12 secrets your Christmas tree wishes you knew.

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4 ft 120-Light LED Wire Reindeer

$27.98

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a quintessential part of the holidays, so why not add a reindeer to your front lawn? This reindeer includes 120 white energy-efficient LED lights and has a sturdy white metal frame. This weather-resistant reindeer can be used indoors or outdoors.

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64 in. 150-Light Warm White Micro Dot LED Snowflake Icicle Light

$19.98

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If you’re looking for outdoor Christmas decorations that are classic with a twist, these snowflakes will add a bit of class to your home. These LED energy-efficient lights are fast to install and each icicle has three sets of snowflakes. The snowflakes are water-resistant and designed for use outdoors. Next, check out the 35 best small towns for Christmas lights.

Madeline Wahl
Madeline Wahl is a Digital Associate Editor/Writer at RD.com. Previously, she worked for HuffPost and Golf Channel. Her writing has appeared on HuffPost, Red Magazine, McSweeney's, Pink Pangea, The Mighty, and Yahoo Lifestyle, among others. More of her work can be found on her website: www.madelinehwahl.com