Among all the festive activities of this time of year, driving around to look at Christmas lights is always a great way to celebrate the season and get in the holiday spirit. Across metro Phoenix, certain neighborhoods have gone above and beyond with their Christmas light shows and decorations, giving locals dazzling displays of holiday cheer. Here are some of the best metro Phoenix neighborhoods for Christmas lights.
Miracle on 34th Lane, Phoenix
Stop by Phoenix’s Miracle on 34th Lane for a massive Christmas light display. This festive home is dressed head-to-toe in holiday spirit, which includes 70,000 dazzling lights, Santa at the drive-in theater, a nativity scene, nearly 100 figurines, a 20-foot Christmas tree, twinkling snowflakes and more. The light display is located at 22415 N. 34th Lane in Phoenix and runs through January 1.
ReinDeer Valley Christmas, Phoenix
Homeowners at W. Adobe Dam Road in Phoenix have transformed their entire yard into a Christmas extravaganza with more than 60,000 string lights that are synchronized to holiday music. This year’s display features new additions, as well as a Santa’s workshop and glowing Mickey Ears. On the weekends, a magical snowfall with bubbles and scents adds to the experience.
The Lights on Evergreen, Buckeye
For its fifth year, The Lights on Evergreen display will bring a spectacular light show to neighbors and visitors in Buckeye. Watch through your car or bundle up on the sidewalk for a front row view of the 24,600 individual LED lights sequenced to Christmas music and singing faces. The 28-minute presentation is located at 3131 N. Evergreen St. in Buckeye and runs Fridays through Sundays in December at 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m., and 9 p.m.
Christmas on Orchid Lane, Chandler
At Ray Ranch Estates in Chandler, more than a dozen homes on Orchid Lane light up the single street with thousands of twinkling string lights, blow ups and other festive decorations. Catch the brilliant display now through December 31.
The Scary Christmas House, Glendale
The Scary Christmas House at 4431 W. Escuda Drive in Glendale brings the “Nightmare Before Christmas” to life with hundreds of homemade props and a blanket of brilliant lights for a special twist on the season. See it for yourself now through December 31.
Mesa Christmas, Mesa
Known as Mesa Christmas, this festive display at 1610 E. Hermoas Vista in Mesa synchronizes more than 30,000 lights to Christmas music. Many of the dazzling features are homemade, including the twinkling white mini trees, 10-foot-tall colorful trees and the mega tree that stands 19-feet high with a magical star on top. The display runs through December 26.