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For December Travelers
December 1-5, 2004
Christmas Tree Festival
Allen County Museum,
Dozens of decorated trees are displayed. The
Children's Museum will offer special activities
and there will be entertainment, a bake shop,
boutique and refreshments. The festival is
from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
Information: Call 419-222-9426.
December 1-31, 2004
Most events are on the weekends, and include
games and contests, a parade, dog sled races,
arts and crafts and a treasure hunt.
Details: Call 907-733-2330.
December 2-3, 2004
Main Street area,
More than 5 miles of candles light the downtown
as festival-goers enjoy carriage rides, choirs,
magic shows, hayrides and roasted chestnuts. Santa
arrives in the parade and leads the way to light
the town Christmas tree. Locals participate in
tree and home decorating contests and they decorate
gingerbread houses. The evening candlewalk events
are from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Find Out More: Call 810-859-4141.
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December 2-5, 2004
Festival of Lights
North Kingstown, Rhode Island.
Tree lighting, music, hayrides, decorated windows.
Information: Call 401-295-5566.
December 3, 2004
Christmas On The River
1000-voice choir, a visit from St. Nick, Christmas
characters, lights, fireworks and more. There is
no admission charge.
December 3, 2004
People present living holiday scenes in store
windows after a downtown parade. Santa and Mrs.
Claus come to town, and costumed carolers stroll
the area. A living nativity scene will be displayed
on the square, and there will be food and beverages
available. A raffle offers gift certificates and
other prizes, and festival-goers can buy greenery
for decorating, enjoy carriage rides and taste
roasted chestnuts. The lighted parade begins the
fun at 6 p.m.
Information: Call 309-924-1172.
December 3, 2004
Light Up LaGrange
Activities for children, music, horse-drawn carriage
rides, refreshments, window decorations, caroling,
Questions: Call 502-222-4807.
December 3, 2004
Osuna Park area,
Gingerbread House making competition, arts and
crafts, entertainment, merchant specials, puppet
shows, food, fireworks, stories, snow village. The
event is from 5-9 p.m. There is no admission charge.
Get Details: Call 623-773-7198.
December 3-4, 2004
Kanab High School Gym,
Symphony concert, decorated trees on display,
Find Out More: Call 435-644-5033 or 800-733-5263.
December 3-5, 2004
Rio Grande Arts &
Albuquerque, New Mexico.
More than 200 juried artists participate, plus the kids
have their own Holiday Creation Station. There will be
a Cookie Walk, 2 entertainment areas and food. there is
an admission charge for those 12 and older.
Additional Details: Call 505-292-7457.
Colorful festivals are great
for taking pictures.
Please ask permission
before taking photos of
arts and crafts items
at a festival booth.
December 3-5, 2004
Christmas By The Sea
Music, lighting of community tree, horse-drawn
wagon rides, tours of decorated buildings. Santa
comes to town on a lobster boat.
Information: Call 207-236-4404.
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December 3-5, 2004
Christmas By The Lake
Clear Lake, Iowa.
Tour of homes, Festival of Trees, lighted parade, fireworks,
horse-drawn carriage rides, more.
Further Details: Call 641-357-2159.
December 3-5, 2004
Fall Festival of the Arts
In its 36th year, the festival features more than 500
artisans showing and selling their work. In addition to
staged entertainment, visitors can enjoy street performers,
food and product vendors. The event runs from 10 a.m to 6 p.m.
Get More Information: Call 480-921-2300 ext. 29.
December 3-5, 2004
Red Rock Balloon Rally
Red Rock State Park
(and other venues),
Gallup, New Mexico.
The city holds its Christmas parade, and there
are evening balloon glows, early-morning balloon
launches, an open air native American arts market
and more. 200 balloons participate in the fun.
Questions: Call 505-722-3839.
December 3-5, 2004
Horsedrawn wagon rides, merchant specials, lighted
Christmas parade, caroling, visit from Santa.
Information: Call 785-628-8201.
December 3-5, 2004
Christmas in Snow Hill
Snow Hill, Maryland.
Tree lighting ceremony, music, train display, activities
for kids, carriage rides, food vendors, more.
Details: Call 410-632-2080.
December 3-5, 2004
Medora, North Dakota.
Stories for kids, tree decorating with Santa,
Cowboy Christmas Poetry (in Schaefer Auditorium),
Western Parade of Lights, Fowl Fling, traditional
Christmas supper, Ecumenical Cowboy Church, family
dance, pancake breakfast, hayrides, quilt show and
silent auction, merchant specials in the evenings
Learn Information: Call 701-623-4378 or 800-633-6721.
December 4, 2004
The event is a fundraiser for the local Volunteer
Fire Department, and includes bingo, cake walks,
prizes, games and more.
More Information: Call 907-443-2310.
December 4 2004
Holidays on the Square
Downtown courthouse square,
Parades, antiques, games for children, arts and
crafts, classic cars, entertainment.
Additional Details: Call 229-723-3741.
December 4, 2004
Christmas in the Park
Town Center Park,
Horse-drawn carriage rides, puppets, entertainment,
visit from Santa Claus, more than 130 arts and crafts
and gifts booths, merchant specials and more.
The event is in its 9th year.
Further Information: Call 832-594-6969.
December 4, 2004
Once Upon A Cajun Christmas
Main Street area,
Caroling, PaPa Noel's Parade, Cajun foods, tree
lighting ceremony and more.
Get More Details: Call 985-873-6407 or 800-688-2732.
December 4, 2004
Christmas in Collierville
The day includes horse-drawn carriage rides, an ice rink,
readings of "The Polar Express", choirs, activities
for kids, merchant specials, a visit from Santa, outdoor
fires with hot dogs and hot chocolate, drawings for prizes
and more. Though the official date is given as December 4,
there are other events that surround this day, including a
Christmas Parade on December 23.
Information: Call 706-282-3269.
December 4, 2004
Santa Parade & Snowfest
North Straub Park,
St. Petersburg, Florida.
Snow ball throw, ice skating, pony rides, petting
Details: Call 727-803-7441.
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December 4-5, 2004
Duck calling contest, shrimp peeling contest, oyster
shucking contest, sack race, pie eating contest for the
kids, orange rolling contest, carnival, entertainment,
tours of Fort Jackson, food, K-9 demonstrations, bags of
oranges for sale, arts and crafts.
Further Information: Call 985-564-2951.
December 4-5 2004
Stockbridge Main Street
& other venues,
The essence of Norman Rockwell's painting of Main
Street comes alive with caroling, vintage autos,
concerts, a house tour and more. Some events are
Learn More: Call 413-298-5200.
December 5, 2004
Millbury Chain of Lights
Gingerbread house contest, entertainment, free
trolley rides, arts and crafts demonstrations, open
houses, food. The event is from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Information: Call 508-865-5831.
December 10-12, 2004
Christmas By The Sea
In its 18th year, the festival includes bonfires,
caroling, merchant specials and open houses, tree
lighting ceremonies, food, music and more.
Further Details: Call 207-646-2939.
December 10-12, 2004
Festival Of The Bonfires
Fairgrounds on Main Street
Bonfires on the Levee, Million Mutt March (a benefit
for the local SPCA), washer board tournament, entertainment,
poker run, gumbo cooking contest, Santa's Very Merry Forest,
Pageant, arts and crafts, 5K and 1-mile run/walk. The many
festival foods available will include Po-Boys, seafood, fried
sweet potatoes, white chocolate bread pudding and sweet potato
Learn More: Call 225-869-1717.
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December 12, 2004
St. Lucy Festival of Lights
St. Martin d'Tours Church Square,
St. Martinville, Louisiania
Arts and crafts, holiday light displays, food, games for
the kids, entertainment, boat parade.
Further Details: Call 337-394-2233.
December 11-12, 2004
Front Street area,
Parade at 6 p.m. on Saturday, costumed re-enactors
from 18th and 19th centuries, a visit from Santa,
merchant specials, music. There is no admission
Additional Information: Call 573-242-3993.
December 11-12, 2004
John. B. Hynes Convention Center,
This festival showcases juried works featuring the work
of African-American artisans. You can meet the artists
and speak with them about their techniques and can
purchase items such as books, Kwanzaa gifts and hand
painted furniture. The event organizers also ask your
help with donations for the Big Wishes for Little
Wanderers Campaign. Please bring a new, unwrapped gift.
They especially need gifts for children over 10 years
Get More Details: Call 805-238-4103.
December 13-15, 20-22, 2004
Christmas in Little Italy
Mulberry Street between Canal
& Broome Streets,
New York, New York.
Parades, strolling carolers, vendors and more.
Information: Call 212-586-2600.
December 23, 2004
Port Allen, Louisiana.
Visit from Santa, music, activities for kids,
fireworks, Christmas village, food, bonfires.
Information: Call 800-654-9710.
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Brief, bare-boned last-minute festival listings:
December 2-4 Festival of Ice, Downtown, Lewiston, Pennsylvania
December 3-5 Old Tyme Christmas, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, 304-925-8019
December 4 Holiday Celebration, Town Common, Leicester, Massachusetts, 508-892-3321
December 11 Just One More Invitational Arts Festival, Tallahassee, Florida, 850-980-8727
December 11 A Christmas Carroll, Downtown, Carrollton, Kentucky, 502-732-8100
December 11 & 18 Old Town Country Christmas, Auburn, California, 530-888-1585
December 12 It's A Wonderful Life, Whittemore, Iowa, email@example.com December 26 Kwanzaa Celebration, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 414-278-2728
Other December 2004 Events You Might Enjoy
December 1 Philip Manuel Christmas Concert, St. Louis Cathedral, New Orleans, Louisiana
December 1-12 Festival of Trees, Hartford, Connecticut, 860-278-2670
December 1-31 Settlers' Green Christmas Tree Celebration, Conway, New Hampshire, 603-356-7031
December 2 Christmas Parade & Stroll, Landrum, South Carolina, 864-457-3000
December 2-3 Christmas Festival of Trees, County Government Center,
20 N. Main St., Brooksville, Florida, 352-597-9829
December 3 Parade of Lights, Downtown, Denver, Colorado, 303-534-6161
December 3-4 Hackwell Arts and Crafts Fair, County Fairgrounds, Watsonville, California, 831-722-7209
December 3-5 Christmas Extravaganza, 9am-5pm, Fairgrounds, Covington, Louisiana, 985-796-5853
December 3-12 Gingerbread Wonderland, Frelinghuysen Arboretum, Morristown, New Jersey, 973-326-7628
December 4 Carols in the Park, Central Park, Winter Haven, Florida, 863-291-5656
December 4 Gingerbread House Workshop,
2 locations (call for specifics), Prince Frederick, Maryland, 410-326-5289 & 4101-535-0291
December 4 Parade of Lights, Arlington, Texas, 817-459-6407
December 4 Electric Light Parade, Central Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona, 602-262-4627
December 4 Holiday Light Parade, starts at Dept & 4th, Morgan Hill, California, 408-779-8456
December 4 Parade of Lights, 6 pm, Lake Mead Marina, Las Vegas, Nevada
December 4 Hammond Christmas Parade, Hammond, Louisiana, 985-345-4457
December 4 Mistletoe Ball, Turner Hall, Galena, Illinois, 815-777-9129
December 4 Holiday Tour of Homes, Leesville, Louisiana, 337-238-0783
December 4 Holiday Lighted Boat Parade, Petaluma, California, 877-273-8258
December 4-5 Gingerbread Village & Christmas Bazaar, St. George's Church,
Middlebury, Connecticut, 203-758-9557
December 4-5 Monterey Gun Show, County Fairgrounds, Monterey, California
December 4-5 Guitar Show, State Fairgounds, Nashville, Tennessee, 314-645-6670
December 4-5 Black Barn Poinsettia Open House, Lebanon, Ohio, 513-932-2093
December 4-5 Marietta Pilgrimage Christmas Home Tour, Marietta, Georgia, 770-429-1115
December 4-5 Art in the Cellars, Bargetto Winery at 3535 N. Main, Soquel, California
December 4-5 Big Boys Toy Show, Pontchartrain Center, Kenner, Louisiana, 504-465-9985
December 5 Delaware Con, Mill Creek Fire Hall, Wilmington, Delaware, 302-438-0967
December 5 Holiday Parade, Beaufort, South Carolina, 843-525-6644
December 5 Christmas Open House, Grand Traverse Lighthouse, Northport, Michigan, 231-386-7195
December 5 Boston Comic Book Show, Boston, Massachusetts, 978-388-6576
December 5 Central Texas Comic Book Show,
South 31st St. & Scott Blvd., Temple, Texas, 254-774-7185
December 5 Bed & Breakfast Holiday Taste & Tour, St. Petersburg, Florida, firstname.lastname@example.org
December 6 Menorah Lighing Bradley Beach, New Jersey
December 6-9 Christmas in the Country Bazaar, Senior Center, Spring Valley, Ohio
December 8 Menorah Lighting, Freehold, New Jersey, 732-462-3584
December 8 Spartanburg Artists' Guild Holiday Show & Sale, Guild Gallery at Spartanburg Arts Center,
Spartanburg, South Carolina, 864-583-2776
December 9 Marine Labs Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair, 8277 Moss Landing Rd., Moss Landing, California
December 9 Poinsettia Show, Parker Coliseum, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 225-578-2255
December 9-12 New York Armory Antiques Show, Park Ave. & 67th St., New York, New York, 212-472-1180
December 10 University Choir Christmas Musicale, A&M University, Huntsville, Alabama, 256-851-5512
December 10 Nashville Coin Show, Gallatin Civic Center, Nashville, Tennessee
December 10-12 Philcon 2004, Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, email@example.com
December 11 Antique Show & Flea Market, County Fairgrounds, Springfield, Ohio, 937-325-0053
December 11 Candlelight Sing-Along, meet at 410 Third St., San Juan Bautista, California, 831-623-2454
December 11 Lehigh Valley Comic Con, 4550 Old Packerhouse Rd., Schnecksville, Pennsylvania,
December 11 Ponchatoula Christmas Parade, Ponchatoula, Louisiana, 985-370-9223
December 11 Lighted Boat Parade, St. Petersburg, Florida, 727-821-6443
December 12 Honolulu Marathon, Honolulu, Hawaii, 808-734-7200
December 12 Christmas Tuba Concert, Rockefeller Ice Rink, New York, New York
December 12 Los Angeles Comic Book & Sci Fi Con,
700 W. 32nd St., Los Angeles, California, firstname.lastname@example.org
December 14 Capitol Caroling, State Capitol Rotunda, Jefferson City, Missouri, 573-632-3482
December 15-19 (each night at 6:30) Newport Harbor Christmas Boat Parade,
Newport Beach, California, 949-729-4400
December 16 Light Up The Night, North Myrtle Beach, Florida, 843-281-2662 or 877-332-2662
December 17-19 Old American Gun & Knife Show, Civic Center, Bossier City, Louisiana, 318-343-6238
December 17-19 Winter Gun Show, Hamilton, Montana, 406-256-2424
December 17-19 OtakuCon Miami Beach, Miami Beach, Florida, 866-633-6336
December 18 Comic Book & Nonsports Card Show, Holiday Inn, Tysons Corner, Virginia, 301-990-4929
December 18 Brooksville Cruise In,, Downtown, Brooksville, Florida, 352-754-4405
December 18 Winterfest Boat Parade, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 954-767-0686
December 19 Lighted Tractor Parade, Ferndale, California, 707-786-9675
December 19 Caroling in Jackson Square, New Orleans, Louisiana, 504-524-8432
December 20 Christmas in the Depot, Union Pacific Depot, Abilene, Kansas, 785-263-2231 or 800-569-5915
December 22 Tubachristmas (hundreds of tubas and euphoniums), Palmer House Hilton,
Chicago, Illinois, 812-824-8833
December 24 Christmas Eve Bonfires, River Road (Hwy. 44), Lutcher, Louisiana, 800-367-7856
December 26, 28-30 Kwanzaa Celebration, Central Park, New York, New York, 212-360-1370
December 26 King Mango Strut, Main Hwy. & Grand Ave., Coconut Grove, Florida, 305-401-1171
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Where To See Holiday Lights
Religious and Other Displays
Rumor has it that you can see lots of lights in these places.
There aren't as many outside displays featuring Chanukah lights, but
try doing a search for public Menorrah Lightings.
If I missed your favorite holiday display, let me know!
If I've listed a display and you find it dark, let me know!
Note: Some addresses are private residences. Please respect
the families' property. Lights may not be on every night.
Have fun, and drive safely.
County Courthouse and City Hall on Lee Street in Decatur.
800 block of Clearview St. SW in Decatur.
Constitution Village in Huntsville (through Dec. 23?) (256-564-8120).
Galaxy of Lights at Huntsville Botanical Garden on Bob Wallace Ave (through Dec. 31) in Huntsville (fee) (256-830-4447).
Village Green Park in Millbrook.
Village of Lights at Leif Hansen Memorial Park in Kenai.
1111 5th Ave. in Kenai.
1220 area of East Fifth Street in Ketchikan.
Lincoln St. in Ketchikan.
Parker Park in Soldotna (907-262-9814).
Lighted Tree Made of Tumbleweeds in A.J.Chandler Park in Chandler.
Flagstaff Holiday Lights at Little America Hotel (I-40 & Butler Ave.) in Flagstaff (free) (800-435-2493).
Courthouse in Florence (520-868-9433).
Avenue of the Fountains in Fountain Hills (480-837-9306).
Glendale Glitters in Old Towne area (through Jan. 15) (free) (623-930-2299).
Arizona Celebration of Lights at Community of Joy campus (21000 N. 75th Ave.) (until Jan. 2) in Glendale (fee: lowered with food or toy donation) (623-561-0500).
Festival of Lights at London Bridge Resort in Lake Havasu City (through Jan. 1) (520-855-0888).
Wild Winter Nights at Wildlife World Zoo in Litchfield Park (limited dates: call for details) (623-935-9453).
Arizona Mormon Temple and Visitor's Center at 525 East Main Street in Mesa (602-964-7164).
Pollack Investment Bldg at Baseline in Mesa.
618 W. Natal Circle in Mesa.
Center Street, Robson, MacDonald area (near the temple) in Mesa.
Lakeshore Dr. at Forest Park area in Payson.
ZooLights at the zoo (through Jan. 9) (closed Dec. 25) in Phoenix (fee) (602-273-1341).
37922 N. 20th St. in Phoenix.
Chandler Blvd. 24th St. & Desert Foothills Parkway in Phoenix (480-460-6169).
City Lights at Arizona Center (Van Buren & Third) in Phoenix (free) (602-271-4000 ext. 7007).
Courthouse Plaza in Prescott.
Valley of Lights in Fain Park (Fifth & Second Streets) (until Dec. 30) in Prescott (free/donation) (928-772-8857).
Holiday LIght Spectacular in Schnepf Farms at 22601 E. Cloud Rd. (through Dec. 30) (6-10pm) in Queen Creek (fee) (480-987-3100).
Holiday Lights in McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park on Indian Bend Road (until Jan. 1) (closed Dec. 24, 24 & 31)in Scottsdale (free) (480-312-2312).
8208 E. Montebello Ave. in Scottsdale.
Sedona Red Rock Fantasy at Los Abrigados Resort (160 Portal) (until Jan. 2) in Sedona (fee) (800-282-1777).
APS Fantasy of Lights on Mill Ave. in Tempe (through Jan. 15) (free) (480-967-4877).
3000 block of W. Wildwood Dr. in Tucson.
Festival of Lights at Reid Park Zoo (1100 S. Randolph Way) (Dec. 4-19) in Tucson (520-791-4022).
City Park and Downtown in Altus (479-468-4684).
Iron Mountain Lodge and Marina on DeGray Lake (through Dec. 31) in Arkadelphia (donations accepted) (870-246-4310).
Little River County Courthouse in Ashdown.
Sevier County Courthouse in De Queen (870-584-3225).
Great Passion Play Grounds in Eureka Springs (501-253-8559).
Historic Downtown Square in Fayetteville.
Downtown area of Hamburg (870-853-8345).
Lake Harrison & Downtown Square (through Jan 1) in Harrison (870-741-1789).
Downtown area of Horseshoe Bend 870-670-5433).
Light the Loop in Bull Shoals (and other towns) 870-453-5124).
Cherry Street in Helena.
Garvan Woodland Gardens on Arkridge Rd. (through Jan. 2) in Hot Springs (501-262-9300).
Lights On The Ridge in downtown Jonesboro.
Wishing Star Park at Corps of Engineer's Park (through Dec. 31) in Lakeview (donations accepted) (870-431-5356).
County courthouse and courthouse square area in Lewisville (870-921-4633).
Courthouse Square and Main Street in Mountain View.
City Hall and Courthouse area in Nashville (870-845-1262).
Mississippi County Courthouse in Osceola (870-563-6177).
Jefferson County Courthouse, Downtown, and Regional Park in Pine Bluff.
Berryhill Park in Searcy.
Enchanted Forest at Sherwood Forest on Maryland (until Dec. 31) in Sherwood.
Sherwood Municipal Complex on Kiehl Avenue in Sherwood.
Jones Lake Road off Highway 82 east of the town of Strong (870-797-2526).
Courthouse Square in Waldron.
Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills.
Paso del Rio Way in Concord.
Holiday Of Lights at Del Mar Fairgrounds (until Jan. 2) in Del Mar(fee)(858-755-1161).
4715 Woodrose Circle in Dublin.
Ryland Court in Elk Grove.
Thistle Avenue area in Fountain Valley.
Cripps Pl. and Nicolet Ct. in Fremont.
Van Ness Blvd. in Fresno.
731 Lexington Pl. in Gilroy.
17556 Ludlow St. in Granada Hills.
Walden/Bancroft Streets in Ladera Ranch.
Deacon Dave's Christmas at 352 Hillcrest (until Jan. 1) in Livermore.
Riesling Circle in Livermore.
Tower Park Marina in Lodi.
Griffith Park (Crystal Springs Road) in Los Angeles (213-485-8743).
Fantasy of Lights at Vasona Lake County Park in Los Gatos (fee).
Ligget Ct. in Manteca.
Isabel Dr. in Martinez.
Flume Ct. in Milpitas.
Oakland Zoo at 9777 Golf Links Road in Oakland.
Walnut Drive in Pleasanton.
Widmer World at 3671 Chelsea (back yard) in Pleasanton.
Candy Cane Lane from 1200-1299 Dewey St. in Redwood City.
Pebble Creek Drive in Rocklin (canned food donations).
Diamond K Estates area on Kaseberg Dr. in Roseville.
Zeum Carousel in Yerba Buena Gardens in San Francisco.
Christmas in the Park at Cesar Chavez Park (until Jan. 1) in San Jose (408-995-6635).
2740 Lantz Ave. in San Jose.
1300 block of Regency Dr. in San Jose.
1195 Minnesota Ave. in San Jose.
836 Tatra Ct. in San Jose.
400 Woodview St. in San Ramon.
731 Highland Ave. in Santa Cruz.
Twilight Ln. in Rancho Santa Margarita.
El Corzo in Rancho Santa Margarita (food donations).
3200 block of Jonathen St. in Stockton.
757 Sheraton Dr. in Sunnyvale.
Ray Wise Ln. in Tracy.
Ranchwood Road in Tustin.
Caper Tree Dr. in Tustin.
Starlight Lane at 5032 Poplar Rd. (Dec.1-31) in Vacaville.
14900 block of Harland St. in Van Nuys.
Lawrence Avenue (off Green Valley) in Watsonville.
Northwestern Way in Westminster.
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2570 Nadine Dr. in Colorado Springs.
Botanic Gardens (until Jan. 23) in Denver.
Lincoln Park (sadly, the display has been vandalized, but is still open until Jan. 2, as far as I know) in Greeley.
Miramont Castle in Manitou Springs.
Beardsley Park in Bridgeport (fee)(203-576-7200).
Constitution Plaza in downtown Hartford (860-728-3089).
Holiday Light Fantasia in Goodwin Park (until Jan. 2) in Hartford (860-343-1565).
Hubbard Park on West Main Street in Meriden (203-630-4259).
Olde Mystic Village lined with over 4000 luminaria (December 17 only?) in Mystic.
Fantasy of Lights at Lighthouse Park, Lighthouse Road (fee) in New Haven (203-777-2000).
Main Street in Ridgefield.
287 Main St. in Torrington.
Avenue of Lights along Rehoboth Ave. (until Jan. 1) in Rehoboth Beach (800-441-1329).
George Street area (Hwy 17-98 S. to Mann Road) in Bartow (until Jan. 10) (863-533-2333).
Flesher Farm at 27865 Bonita Grade Dr. (off Bonita Beach Rd.) (Dec. 11-Jan. 1) (Sun-Thur 6-9pm Fri-Sat 8-10pm) in Bonita Springs (donations welcome).
Beckett Lake Dr. (off Sunset Point Rd.) in Clearwater.
Tradewinds Park at 3600 W. Sample Road (6-10pm) in Coconut Creek (fee)(945-968-3885).
Wetherington home at 2091 Wooten Rd. in Dover (donation accepted).
North Ridge Lane near Citrona Drive in Fernandina Beach.
Holiday House at Edison-Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers (through Jan. 2) (239-334-7419).
Zoo Lights at the zoo (through Jan. 2) in Gulf Breeze (850-932-2229).
5000 block of Lancelot at Lake Meriam area in Lakeland.
Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo.
Main Street (through Dec. 31) in downtown Leesburg (352-365-0053).
Florida Caverns State Park (main event Dec. 10, but open Dec. 11-23 for lights) in Marianna (donations: canned food, toys, cash) (850-482-1341).
John's Pass Village in Madeira Beach.
Residential Street in Disney World in Orlando.
St. Anne's Christmas Lights at St. Anne's Catholic Church on Sauley Field Rd. (through Jan. 1) in Pensacola (850-456-5966).
6840 SW 119 Street in Pinecrest.
Sims Park in Port Richey.
Nights of Lights in St. Augustine.
Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg.
Verbenia Court (still rebuilding after hurricanes, but they are decorating!) in Satellite Beach.
Lights Under the Stars at Lake Seminole Park (Weeknights 6:30pm-10pm Fri-Sat & Holidays 6:30pm-10:30pm) (until Jan. 1) in Seminole.
Cypress Gardens in Winter Haven.
County government building in Albany.
Life University campus in Atlanta (On this year? Anyone know?).
Fantasy of Lights in Augusta (Taking a break this year: No display!!).
Rockdale County Courthouse in Conyers.
Holiday Lights Drive Thru at Seminole State Park in Donalsonville (free) (229-861-3137).
32-foot tree at Main Street downtown in Flowery Branch.
1355 Josey Rd. (off Georgia 42) in Forsyth.
Juliette Rd. and Hwy. Georgia 87 in Juliette.
Magical Nights of Lights in Lanier Islands (fee) (770-932-7200).
College Street between Georgia Ave. & Bond Street in Macon.
Capitol Avenue in Macon.
Hoffman property at 1551 Tobesofkee Point Dr (off Mosely Dixon Rd.) in Macon.
Fantasy in Lights at Calloway Gardens in Pine Mountain (fee, & reservation during peak viewing times)(800-225-5292).
Enchanted Garden of Lights at Rock City Gardens (until Jan. 1) in Lookout Mountain (fee: fund raiser) (706-375-7702).
Stone Mountain Park in Stone Mountain (fee)(770-498-5702).
City Hall and Honolulu Hale on King Street in Honolulu.
Bishop Street downtown area in Honolulu.
Banyan Tree Park in Lahaina on Maui (808-667-9193).
The Ritz-Carlton, One Ritz-Carlton Drive in Kapalua on Maui (800-669-6200).
Georgia Mae Plaza in Bonners Ferry.
Holiday Light Show at Coeur d'Alene Resort in Coeur D'Alene (800-688-5253).
1000 block of Ponderosa in Pocatello.
Area of E. Oneida and S. 1st East in Preston.
Downtown area of Rupert.
Christmas Wonderland at Rock Springs Park (through Dec. 30) (Mon-Thur 6-9pm Fri-Sun 5-9pm) on College Ave. in Alton (fee).
North School Park at 410 N. Arlington Hts. Rd. (until Jan. 11) in Arlington Heights (free) (847-577-3000).
Zoolights at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago.
East 4th Street in Coal Valley.
Memorial Park in Davenport.
Holiday Lights Fair at the State Fairgrounds on Hwy 51 S. (through Dec. 31) in DuQuoin (fee) (618-542-1515).
Folepi's Enchanted Forest at 1 Eastside Dr. (5-10pm) (until Dec. 31) in E. Peoria (309-698-4711).
Wonderland in Lights at Community Park on E. Temple Ave. (until Dec. 25) in Effingham (Donations requested) (217-342-5310).
Night of the Luminaria at Riverfront levee area (Dec. 18 only?) in Galena (815-777-9050).
8 Westcott Dr. at The Glen (gated community--speak to guard) (Sun-Thur 5-10pm Fri-Sat 5-11pm) in Glenview.
Windmont Park at Beach Stree in Kewanee (309-852-2872).
800-900 blocks of 12th Avenue in Moline.
2nd Street from 24th to 28th Avenues in Moline.
Fire station on 41st Street in Moline.
Olney City Park at 500 N. West (until Jan. 1) in Olney (618-392-2241).
Avenue Of Lights in Wavering-Moorman Park (until Jan. 4) (6pm-9:30pm) in Quincy (fee) (217-222-7980).
4906 Newburg Rd. in Rockford.
4200 block of 8th Street in Rock Island.
Dougherty Orchards at 1117 Dougherty Road (5:30-9:30pm) in Cambridge City (fee).
Festival of Lights at Mill Race Park in Columbus (fee) (812-378-2622).
3961 E. Cty Rd. 150S in Crawfordsville.
Ashby Rd. in Des Moines.
Reynolds Farm Equipment display (Dec. 10-12 only?) at Hwy. Ind. 37 & 126th St (317-849-0810).
1526 Glenwood Ave. in Fort Wayne.
Fantasy of Lights at Franke Park on Sherman Road (until Dec. 31) in Fort Wayne (fee) (219-691-3780).
Kroger Christmas at the Zoo, at 1200 W. Washington (5-9pm) (until Dec. 30) (closed Dec. 24-25) (fee).
Wonderland of Lights at Newton County Fairgrounds near Kentland (219-474-6665).
Luminarias line Ninth Street Hill area (Dec 17-18 and 23-24) in Lafayette (765-420-0285)(unable to confirm dates so far).
Festival of Lights on Vaughn Drive along the Ohio riverfront (until Dec. 25) in Madison (812-265-3135).
Christmas City Walkway of Lights at Matter Park along the Mississinewa River (until Dec. 31) (6-10pm) in Marion (765-668-4453 or 800-662-9474).
Winding Brook Park (enter at Merrifield Dr.) (through Dec. 28) in Mishawaka (donations).
Lights in the Park at Hornady Park on State Road 56 (until Jan. 1) in Petersburg (6-9pm weekdays & 6-10pm Fri-Sun) (812-354-8155).
Idlewild Dr. (off Chester Blvd.) in Richmond.
Festival of Lights at Christmas Lake Village (Dec. 11-12) in Santa Claus (888-444-9252 or 812-937-2848).
Christmas in the Park at Deming Park (until Dec. 26) (5-10pm) in Terre Haute.
Reiman Gardens (limited times and dates) in Ames (515-294-2710).
Festival of Lights at Swan Lake State Park (until Dec. 31) in Carroll (719-792-1335).
Symphony of Lights at Eagle Point Park Lodge in Clinton (fee).
Winter Wonderland of Lights in Bayliss Park in Council Bluffs.
Winter Wonderland of Lights in Streetscape Park in Council Bluffs.
Winter Wonderland of LIghts at Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs.
Fejervary Park (5-10pm) in Davenport.
Jolly Holiday Lights at Water Works Park on Fleur Dr. (through Dec. 31) (5:30-10pm) in Des Moines (fee).
Reflections in the Park at Murphy Park on S. Grandview in Dubuque (fee) (877-437-6333).
City of Christmas at Rand Park (until Dec. 26) in Keokuk (800-383-1219).
Jasper County Courthouse in Newton.
Festival of Lights at Depot Park (until Dec. 21) in Parkersburg (319-346-1023).
Dutch Christmas in the Country at 669 120th Ave. (through Dec. 31) in Pella (641-628-4979).
Down on the Farm Century Christmas at Country Relics Village (through Dec. 31) in Stanhope (515-826-3491).
Grotto of the Redemption in West Bend.
"Christmas Tree Lane" along Buckeye and NW 3rd Streets in Abilene (800-569-5915).
700 block of North First in Arkansas City.
56th &anp; Charles in Arkansas City.
Brit Spaugh Park and Zoo on North Main Street, in Great Bend (316-793-4160).
Twelve Days of Christmas at Veteran's Park in Great Bend.
Christmas Fantasy Village on Highway 281 (at Main) south of Great Bend (fee) (620-792-8805).
Town Square in Holton.
Hyde Park area, luminarias (Dec. 18 only) in Hutchinson (620-662-1517).
Nanninga's Christmas Joyland at 913 15th Rd (6pm-10pm) in Morrowville (free) (785-265-3538).
"Christmas Card Lane" at S.Ridgeview and Butterfield Pl. in Olathe (through Jan. 1) (free) (913-764-2913).
Lemon Park Lights at S. Pine St. & Santa Fe Rd. in Pratt (through Jan. 2) (free?)(620-672-5611).
Christmas Wonderland (until Dec. 25) in Stafford (free) (620-234-5604).
Winter Wonderland at Lake Shawnee in Topeka (through Dec. 31) (fee) (785-267-1156).
Downtown, at Main St. & Russell Ave. in Wakeeney (through Jan. 1) (785-743-2077 or 877-962-7248).
Isle of Light at Island Park on N. Main (until Dec. 30) in Winfield (620-221-2438).
Lights of St. Paul at 2919 W. 2nd St. in Wichita (Sun-Thur 6-9pm, Fri-Sat 6-10pm) (free) (316-941-0673 or 800-288-9424).
Winter Wonderland of Lights at Central Park (through Jan. 2) in Ashland (800-377-6249).
Winter Lights at Basil Griffin Park (until Dec. 31) in Bowling Green (270-782-3660).
Buckhorn Lake State Resort (Dec. 4-31) in Buckhorn (606-398-7510).
Christmas Island at General Burnside Island State Park (through Dec. 27) in Burnside (800-642-6287).
Christmas in the Park at Freeman Lake Park (through Jan. 1) in Elizabethtown.
Downtown area of Harlan (until Jan. 1) (606-573-4156).
Southern Lights at Kentucky Horse Park (through Dec. 31) in Lexington (859-255-5727).
Christmas at Panther Creek at Panther Creek Park (until Jan. 1) in Owensboro.
Holiday in the Park (until Jan. 1) in Owensboro.
Safari of Lights at Zoo of Acadiana, 116 Lakeview Drive, in Broussard (337-837-4325).
Christmas NIghts/Holiday Lights at Zemurray Park in Hammond (Still on? Anyone know?)
Holiday of Lights at Tammany Trace Trailhead in Mandeville (free) (985-867-9490).
Festival Of Lights in historic district and Cane River Lake in Natchitoches (800-259-1714).
Celebration in the Oaks (except Dec. 24-25, and 31) at the City Park in New Orleans (504-483-9415).
Christmas in Roseland at American Rose Center on Jefferson Paige Road (off I-5) (through Dec. 31) in Shreveport (318-938-5402).
Riverfront in Vidalia.
Main Street downtown area in Dover-Foxcroft.
Congress Square in Portland.
Longfellow Square in Portland.
Middlesex Rd. (near Rusty's Grocery) in Topsham.
Nubble Lighthouse at Sohier Park in York (207-363-1040).
Lights On The Bay along Chesapeake bay (through Jan. 2) (5-10pm) in Annapolis (fee: fundraiser) (443-481-3161).
700 block of 34th Street in Baltimore.
Baltimore Zoo in Baltimore (410-396-7102).
Winterfest of Lights at Northside Park in Ocean City (fee) (800-OC-OCEAN).
La Salette Shrine at 947 Park Ave. in Attleboro (until Jan. 1) (508-222-5410).
Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston.
Holiday Lights Spectacular (until Jan. 2) Sun-Thur 5-9pm Fri-Sat 5-10pm) in Boston (fee) (508-339-2822).
Boston Common in Boston.
The Prudential Center in Boston.
Festival of Lights at Edaville USA (through Jan. 2) in Carver(fee)(877-EDAVILLE).
Fatima Shrine at 101 Summer St. (until Jan. 2) (5-9pm) in Holliston (508-429-2144).
Clearwater Dr. in Manomet.
60 Causeway St. in Millis.
Bright Lights at Forest Park (weekends until Dec. 12 & then nightly from Dec. 15-Jan. 2) in Springfield (413-733-3800).
Zoolights at Stone Zoo (until Dec. 30) (Closed Dec. 25) in Stoneham (781-438-5100).
St. Nicholas Light Display at Domino's Farms on Earhart Road in Ann Arbor (Discontinued!!).
Zoolights Festival at Binder Park Zoo (7400 Division Drive) in Battle Creek (fee) (616-979-1351).
Downtown area of Battle Creek.
River of Lights along Saginaw River in Bay City (call first: may be limited this year) (989-892-2264).
Cadillac City Park (some vandalism but still going) in Cadillac.
Nite Lites at Fifth Third Ballpark (until Jan. 1) in Comstock Park (fee) (616-538-0731).
Pine Creek subdivision in Genoa Park.
3900 block of Summit View Dr. NE in Grand Rapids.
Van Sile home on Lakeshore Dr. near Moross Rd. in Grosse Pointe Farms.
Highbanks Court in Holland.
South Shore Dr. in Holland.
1678 Townsend Rd. in Ionia.
Nite Lights at Jackson County Fairgrounds (200 W. Ganson) (6pm-10pm) (through Dec. 28) in Jackson (fee) (517-788-4405).
Wonderland of Lights at Potter Park Zoo, 1301 S. Pennsylvania (through Dec. 31) in Lansing (fee) (517-483-4222).
1833 Woodpine Ct. in Lowell.
The Lights Before Christmas at Fernwood Botanical Gardens (Dec. 3-19) in Niles (fee).
Wild Lights at Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak (248-389-0903).
The Wick's Park gazebo on Water Street in Saugatuck.
Lights Before Christmas at Toledo Zoo (until Dec. 31) (Closed Dec. 24-25) in Toledo.
143 E. Sycamore St. in Wayland.
Wayne County Lightfest on Hines Drive (south of I-96) (until Jan. 1) (Closed Dec. 25) in Westland (fee) (734-261-1990).
5491 Burlingame Ave. SW in Wyoming.
13452 Flagstaff Ave. in Apple Valley.
1645 Lake Lucy Rd. in Chanhassen.
Ebony Ave. in Duluth.
Greysolon Rd. between 36th & 38th Avenues in Congdon Park area of Duluth.
3739 Lake Ave. S. in Park Point area of Duluth.
Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth.
93rd Ave. W. from Hilton to Falcon St. in Morgan Park area of Duluth.
Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church at 2002 Minnesota Avenue (at 20th Street South) in Duluth.
65 E. Hwy. 61 (take exit 245 off I-35) (until Jan. 3) in Esko.
TCF Holidazzle (Wed. through Sun. until Dec. 23), Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis 612-376-7669.
16700 33rd Ave. N. in Plymouth.
Calvary Rd. in Rice Lake township.
Eagle Point Circle (Eagle Point subdivision) in Biloxi.
2401 Martin Rd. at Popp's Ferry Rd. in Biloxi.
Beach Park (until Dec. 23?) in Biloxi (228-938-6612).
Along Hwy. 90 (until Jan. 3) and into downtown Gulfport (228-868-5907).
McGee's Castle Christmas Drive Through at 1479 Pinehill Dr. in Raymond (Dec. 12-24) (601-857-8997) (fee).
West Third Street in Saucier.
Winter Wonderland of Lights in Vidalia (fee) (336-5206).
Christmas in the Park at Longview Lake Park (until Dec 31) in Blue Springs (free)(816-795-8200 ext. 1230).
Englehardt residence at 1404 W. 12th St. in Blue Springs.
Dunnegan City Park in Bolivar (donations) (417-326-4118).
Shepherd of the Hills Trail of Light on W. Highway 76 in Branson (800-653-6288).
Branson Hills Parkway in Branson.
Holiday of Lights at County Park North (until Jan. 1) in Cape Girardeau (573-335-4146).
2811 Thomas Dr. in Cape Girardeau.
Winter Wonderland Drive in Hood Park (Dec. 17-19 only?) in Cuba (donations) (877-212-8429).
Leiwekes Country Christmas in Lights off Shotwell Rd (through Jan. 8) (5:30-10:30pm) in Gerald (fee) (discount with food donation).
Parkview Street at Jackson City Park in Jackson (573-243-3568).
Port of Lights (5:30pm-midnight) in Kimberling City (fee) (417-739-2564).
Enchanted Village of Lights at the Fairgrounds on Route O (until Dec 31) in Laurie (573-372-0367).
Christmas in the Park at Longview Lake Campground (Dec. 1-31) in Lee's Summit (donations) (816-795-9200 ext. 1230).
Marshall Habilitation Center in Marshall.
Winter Wonderland at Franklin Park (through Jan. 2) in Maryville (660-582-8643).
Festival of Lights at City South Park (5:30-9:30pm) (Dec. 1-26) in Monett (donations) 417-235-7919.
Downtown Mountain View.
Christmas at the Lake (drive) in Radio Springs Park in Nevada (417-448-2742).
Christmas in the Park at Rolla Lions Club Park in Rolla (573-364-8028).
Main Street and City Park in Scott City.
Jordan Valley Park in Springfield.
Way of Lights at Our Lady of the Snows in St. Louis (618-397-6700).
Red Oak Plantation in St. Louis(?)
Tiffany Estates subdivision off Tesson Ferry in St. Louis.
Wild Lights at St. Louis Zoo on Wells Drive in St. Louis.
Wyeth-Tootle Mansion in St. Joseph (816-232-8471).
Krug Park (6-10pm) (until Jan. 1) in St. Joseph (donations) (816-271-5500).
Candy Can RV Park & Campground in Steelville (fee) (866-316-3973).
Exotic Animal Paradise at 124 Jungle Dr. in Strafford (417-859-2016.
Electric Avenue in Bigfork.
Heritage Park in Butte.
Marantette Park in Columbia Falls.
Electric City Light Festival at State Fairgrounds (until Dec. 24) in Great Falls (406-771-8648).
1700 River Dr. N. in Great Falls.
Lights of Opportunity at 1403 11th St. SW (through Dec. 31) (5:30-9pm) in Great Falls (fee).
Kapphan residence on 3rd Ave. North (east of 20th St.) in Great Falls.
Konley Dr. in Kalispell.
Mineral County Courthouse in Superior.
Grouse Mountain Lodge on Fairway Dr. in Whitefish.
Corner home at Third St. E. & Columbia in Whitefish.
City Park in Creighton (402-358-3200).
Festival of Lights at Stolley Park (6pm-9pm) (until Dec. 30) in Grand Island (fee) (308-381-2311).
Hemingford Diorama at the fairgrounds in Hemingford (308-487-3695).
Gene Leahy Mall in Omaha.
Union Station (until Jan. 1) in Omaha (402-444-5071).
Centennial Park in Seward (fee) (402-643-4189).
Botanical gardens at Ethel M. Chocolate Factory at E. Cactus Avenue & Cactus Garden Drive, Henderson (702-892-0711).
Magical Forest at Opportunity Village (6300 Oakey) in Las Vegas (702-259-3700).
Gift Of Lights in Sunset Park (until Jan. 2) (Sun-thur 5-9pm Fri-Sat & Holidays 5-10pm) in Las Vegas (fee) (except Nov. 15, which is a free night, but please bring a Goodwill donation) (702-451-1641).
Celebration Of The Lights at Ramada Express in Laughlin (702-298-6231).
Diamond Bar Estates subdivision (off Blagg Rd.) in Pahrump.
LaSalette Shrine (exit 17 off I-89) in Enfield (603-632-4301).
75 Pelham Rd. in Hudson.
Dow residence at 21 Mast Road in Newfields.
Munsee Dr. in Cranford.
Christmas City at 1064 County Rd. 523 in Flemington (Dec. 10-Jan. 2).
Heritage Plaza in Artesia.
Main Street luminarias (December 24 only) in Carrizozo (505-648-2732).
Christmas on the Pecos along the Pecos River (until Dec. 31) in Carlsbad (505-887-6516)(seen by boat: reservations required)(fee).
Riverwalk Park in Grants.
Fire and Ice Park in Grants.
River of Lights at Rio Grande Botanic Garden in Rio Grande (fee) (764-6200).
Capital Holiday Lights in the Park at Washington Park (until Jan. 1)in Albany (518-434-2032).
84th Street (Dyker Heights area) near 12th Ave. in Brooklyn (Is this still a good area? Someone share info, please!).
Holiday Light Spectacular at Otsiningo Park (5:30-9:30pm) (until Jan. 2) in Binghamton (607-724-2111).
Bronx Zoo (closed Dec. 24-25) in Bronx.
New York Botanical Garden at 200th Street and Kazimiroff Boulevard in Bronx(718-817-8700).
Lights in the Park at Delaware Park in Buffalo (DISCONTINUED!).
Hometown Holiday Lights at Otsiningo Park (5:30-9:30pm) in Dickinson (fee).
Festival of Lights at Our Lady of Fatima Shrine at 1023 Swann Road in Lewiston (free) (716-754-7489).
Center Street in Lewiston.
Lights on the Lake at Onondaga Lake Park (5-10pm) (through Jan. 2) in Liverpool (fee)(315-453-6712).
Rockefeller Center at 50th Street and 5th Avenue in New York.
Holiday Lights at Oppenheim County Park in Niagara falls (716-285-8461). 95 Canterbury Ln. in Tonawanda.
Holiday Lights at NC Zoo (until Jan. 2) (closed Dec. 25) in Asheboro (800-488-0444).
Meadow Christmas Lights, 7 miles south of town (off NC Hwy 96 on Godwin Lake Rd.) in Benson (free) (894-4370).
Festival of Lights in Tanglewood Park in Clemmons (Exit 184 off I-40)(fee)(336-778-6300).
Main Street in Forest City.
Center City Park on Elm Street in Greensboro.
Deerglade Ct. in Greensboro.
Tesi Ct. in Greensboro.
3930 Glendale Ct. in Greensboro.
Carolina Beach Lake at Hwy 21 & Atlanta Ave. in Carolina Beach (910-458-5507).
Town of McAdenville (Dec. 1-26).
Celebration of Lights at ALLTEL Pavilion (6-10pm) (until Jan. 2) at Walnut Creek in Raleigh (919-831-6666).
The Battleship in Wilmington (910-251-5797).
Sertoma Park in Bismarck.
Prairie Outpost Park (until Jan. 1) in Dickinson (donations welcome) (800-279-7391).
Lindenwood Park in Fargo.
Christmas in the Park at Lincoln Drive Park (5:30-10pm) (through Jan. 4) in Grand Forks (701-775-9380).
Leistikow Park in Grafton.
Christmas in the Park at Lincoln Park (through Jan. 4) (5:30-10pm) in Grand Forks (fee).
Stadium Park (until Jan. 1) in Canton.
Festival of Lights at Cincinnati Zoo on Vine Street in Cincinnati (513-281-4700).
Holiday in Lights at Sharon Woods (through Jan. 2) in Cincinnati (513-769-0393).
Clifton Mill at 75 Water Street at Hwys. 72 & 343 (until Jan. 1) in Clifton (fee) (937-767-5501).
Whispering Christmas at Fort St. Clair Park on Camden Road (6-10pm) (through Dec. 31) in Eaton (937-456-4125).
Finwood Estate (begins Dec. 10) in Elyria (display saved thanks to Invacare Corp!).
Holiday Lights on the Hill at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park (until Jan. 4) in Hamilton (513-868-8336).
Christmas By Candlelight at Marion County Fairgrounds in Marion.
Wintersmith Park (through Dec. 31) (Sun-Thur 6-10pm Fri-Sat 6-11pm) in Ada (580-436-6300).
Hightower Park in Altus (580-482-0210).
Central Blvd. and Randlett Park (through Dec. 31) in Anadarko (405-247-6651).
Festival of Lights at Regional Park (Sun-Thur 6-10pm, Fri-Sat 6-11pm) (through Dec. 30) in Ardmore (580-223-7756).
Fantasy Land of Lights at Johnstone Park (6-10pm) in Bartlesville (donations accepted) (918-333-0089).
Bells and Bows at Kay County Fairgrounds (until Dec. 21) in Blackwell(580-363-4195).
Holiday Lights at Central Park (through Dec. 31) (6pm-midnight)in Broken Arrow (918-251-1518).
Rhema Christmas Light Tour at 1025 W. Kenosha (through Dec. 31) (6pm-midnight) in Broken Arrow (918-258-1588).
Lake Eufala State Park (through Dec. 31) in Checotah (918-689-4607).
Festival of Light at Shannon Springs Park (through Dec. 31) (6-11pm) in Chickasha (405-224-9627).
Lighting the Trail at Fuqua Park (until Dec. 31) (Sun-Thur 6:30-10pm Fri-Sat 6:30-11pm) )in Duncan (405-255-3644).
Carl Albert Park (through Jan. 3) in Durant (580-924-7222).
Christmas in the Park at Ackley Park in Elk City (800-280-0207).
Downtown area of Enid (580-234-1919).
Fort Cobb State Park (until Dec. 31) in Fort Cobb (405-643-2249).
Lights in the Park (until Dec. 31) in Hulbert (918-772-2108).
City Park (Mon-Thur 6-10pm Fri 6-11pm) )in Kingfisher (405-375-4445).
W. Gore Boulevard and Shepler Park (until Jan. 2) (6pm-midnight) in Lawton (580-353-4141).
Holiday Lights Spectacular at Joe B. Barnes Regional Park (Sun-Thur 6-10pm Fri-Sat 6-11pm) in Midwest City (donations) (405-739-1293).
Garden of Lights at Honor Heights Park (until Jan1) (Sun-Thur 5:30-10pm Fri-Sat 5:30-11pm) in Muskogee (donations accepted)(918-684-6302).
OG&E Garden Lights at Myriad Botanical Gardens (until Dec. 31) (may not have late hours) in Oklahoma City (405-297-3995).
Festival of Angels at Lake Ponca Park (and other venues) (until Dec. 31) (6-10pm) in Ponca City (580-762-2273).
River City Park in Sand Springs.
Country Club Drive in Sulphur.
608 W. Second St. in Tahlequah.
Festival of Lights at Sequoyah City Park (until Jan. 1) (dusk-10pm) in Tahlequah (918-456-3742).
Riverside Drive in Tulsa.
Corner of 87th East Ave. & 107th in Tulsa.
ZooLightful (until Dec. 30) (closed Dec. 24-25) at the Tulsa Zoo (918-669-6600).
Turner Falls Park in Turner Falls.
Crystal Christmas at Crystal Beach Park (until Jan. 1) (Sun-Thur 6-10pm Fri-Sat 6-11pm) in Woodward (580-256-7411).
Downtown area of Wynnewood.
Christmas in the Park at City Park (through Dec. 31) (6-8pm) in Yukon (405-354-7208).
A Celebration of Lights at 24232 S. Upper Highland Rd (through Dec. 31) in Colton (503-636-5318).
Holiday Lights at Shore Acres State Park (until Jan. 1) in Coos Bay (541-888-3732).
Bramblewood Lane in Eugene.
2046 E. 12 St. in Florence.
Miracle Of Christmas (begins at Lockhaven Dr. NE & 14th Ave.) (Dec. 3-26) (6-10pm) in North Keizer(donation: food)(503-393-6345).
Greystone Court in Medford.
Christmas Fantasy Trail on S. Ridge Road in Oregon City (fee) (503-631-2047).
Peacock Lane (one block east of Southeast 39th Ave) (Dec. 15-31) in Portland (free).
Christmas Ship Parade nightly in Willamette & Columbia rivers near Portland (503-282-0159).
Queen Anne Victorian Mansion at 1441 N. McAllen St. (Dec. 10-27) (6-10pm) in Portland (fee) (503-283-3224).
The Grotto, at corner of Sandy Boulevard and 85th Avenue (5-9:30pm) (closed dec. 25) in Portland (fee).
Twelve Days of Christmas at Portland International Raceway at 1940 N. Victory Blvd (walk or ride) in Portland (fee).
Festival of Lights at River Forks Park (Sun-Thur 5:30-9:30pm Fri-Sat-Holidays 5:30-10pm) west of Roseburg (fee).
Gatti Gatti Holiday Light Display at 1781 Liberty St. SE (through Dec. 23) in Salem (donations) (503-363-3443).
Lights in the Parkway on Lehigh Parkway (until Jan. 1) in Allentown (610-437-7530).
Lights On The Lake at Lakemont Park (through Jan. 2) (from I-99 take Frankstown Road exit) in Altoona (fee) (814-949-7275 or 800-434-8006).
Koziar's Christmas Village at Christmas Village Rd. (until Jan. 1) in Bernville (610-488-1110).
Festival of Lights at Blue Spruce Park (until Jan. 1) in Indiana County near Ernest.
Overly's Country Christmas at Westmoreland County Fairgrounds (Mt. Pleasant Rd.) in Greensburg (fee).
Hershey Park in Hershey (800-HERSHEY).
Celebration of LIghts at Hartwood Acres (until Jan. 11) in Indiana Township (requested donations).
Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square (800-737-5500).
Cascade of Lights (until Dec. 23) in Cascade Park (fee) (724-656-3510).
House of Lights at ME's Zoo at 12441 Randolph County Road 300-S in Parker City (765-468-8559).
City Hall tree at Broad & Market in Philadelphia.
Camden Children's Garden (through Dec. 18) in Philadelphia (856-365-TREE).
Lord & Taylor at 1300 Market St. (through Jan. 1) in Philadelphia (215-241-9000).
Rittenhouse Square at Walnut & 18th Streets in Philadelphia.
Mellon Square in Pittsburgh.
Holiday Lights Spectacular at Nay Aug Park (through Jan. 9) (6-10pm) in Scranton (donations) (963-7576).
Christmas Spectacular at Village Greens Golf at 1444 Village Rd. (Dec. 17-19 & Dec. 26-Dec. 30) (6-9pm) in Strasburg (fee).
Christmas Magic at Rocky Ridge County Park (until Dec. 23, then Dec. 26-31) in York (888-858-9675).
Winter Wonderland in Slater Memorial Park at Newport Avenue in Pawtucket (first 3 weekends in December) (401-728-0500 ext 251, 252).
Brown Street in Wickford.
Darwin Wright Park (on Hwy. 178) in Anderson (fee) (864-225-1371).
Holiday Festival of Lights at St. James Island County Park on Riverland Drive in Charleston (fee)(843-762-8089).
Marion Square in Charleston.
Riverbanks Zoo on Greystone Boulevard in Columbia (803-779-8717).
Holiday Lights Safari in Hollywild Animal Park at 2325 Hampton Road (through Jan. 2) in Inman (864-472-2038).
234 Hope Ferry Rd. in Lexington.
Edisto Memorial Gardens in Orangeburg (803-533-6020).
Victor Park at Sunny Acres Road in Pacolet (through Dec. 31) (donations) (864-474-9504).
Wofford College campus at 429 N. Church Street in Spartanburg (597-4180).
Festival of Lights at Wylie Park in Aberdeen.
Capitol Building in Pierre (605-773-2387).
Falls Park in Sioux Falls.
East Stephenson St. in Alcoa.
Speedway in Lights at Bristol Motor Speedway (through Jan. 8) (6-10pm) in Bristol.
2450 Petty Rd. (off Hwy. 49) in Charlotte.
McGregor Park (through Dec. 27) in Clarksville (931-645-7476).
Planet Christmas in Franklin.
Hollywood Dr. in Jackson.
Bowman Loop (Beech Bluff Rd. to Beech Bluff Bottom Rd.) of Jackson.
Hoskinson residence at 727 Ashport Rd. in Jackson.
Gaylord Opryland Resort at 2800 Opryland Drive (until Jan. 2) in Nashville.
Christmas On The Cumberland in McGregor Park Riverwalk in Nashville (931-645-7476).
Centennial Park in Nashville.
Festival of Lights at Ward Agricultural Center (Dec. 3-26) in Lebanon (615-443-2626).
Patriot Park in Pigeon Forge (800-365-6993).
Gatlinburg (take the trolley from Chamber Welcome Center)(865-436-3897).
A Celebration Christmas along Celebration Drive in Shelbyville.
Celebration Park on I-20 east of Abilene (fee) (325-692-5098).
Interlochen area (subdivision in NW area of town)(from I-30 take Fielder Rd. and go W. to Randol Mill Rd.) (through Dec. 25) in Arlington (free).
Land of Lights off Loop 317 (between Hwy. 175W & Hwy 31W) (until Jan. 1) (fee) in Athens (903-675-7469).
37th Street in Austin.
Anderson Mill Road just west of Highway 183 in Austin.
Zilker Park in Austin.
Glenbrook subdivision in Bedford.
Blanco County Courthouse in Blanco (830-833-2201).
Washington Street in Burnet.
Woodland Hills area (near Martin Parkway) in Colleyville.
DeWitt County Courthouse in Cuero.
Holiday Tour of Lights (through Dec. 30) in Denison (903-456-1551).
Festival of Lights at Paul Hopkins Park (until Jan. 2) (6-9pm) in Dickinson.
From City Hall to Historical Park in Farmer's Branch.
Nature in Lights at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area (until Jan. 4) in Fort Hood (fee) (254-287-2523).
Fourth and Main downotwn in Fort Worth.
Fort Worth Zoo at Colonial Parkway and University Drive in Fort Worth.
Texas Christian University campus in Fort Worth.
White Elephant Saloon Building in Fredericksburg.
Prestmont area in Frisco.
Springpark area (look for Springpark Way) in Garland.
Downtown historic area in Grapevine.
14322 Ella Lane in Houston.
Post Oak Blvd. in Houston.
Kerr County Courthouse in Kerrivlle.
Holiday Trail of Lights (through Dec. 31) in Kilgore.
LLano County Courthouse in Llano.
Gregg County courthouse in Longview.
Carol of Lights at Texas Tech Univ. campus in Lubbock (806-742-2542).
Walkway of Lights at Lakeside Park (6-10pm) (until Jan. 2) in Marble Falls.
Holidays in Lights (at Exit 610 North) on I-20 outside Marshall (fee)(903-759-3578).
Newton County Courthouse in Newton.
McKinney Park in Odessa.
Celebration of Lights (until Dec. 31) at Recreation Park (US Hwy. 60) in Pampa.
Bufkin residence at 2731 Lilac St. (until Dec. 27) (6:15-10pm) in Pasadena.
Deerfield Estates area in Plano.
Spring Park in Richardson.
River Walk in San Antonio.
Loy Lake Park (until Jan. 1) in Sherman (donations) (888-893-1188).
Nolan County Courthouse in Sweetwater.
Lights of the Blackland Trails (until Jan. 1) in Taylor (512-365-8485).
Lighted Christmas Drive at Ben Gill Park, 1314 W. Moore in Terrell (Dec. 4-12) (972-563-5703).
Downtown Texarkana (903-792-7191).
Uvalde County Courthouse in Uvalde.
Wonderland By Night off I-20 on County Rd. 4930 in Van (note: No display. The property has been sold).
Electric Critters at River Bend Nature Works in Wichita Falls (940-767-0843).
MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights at Midwestern State University, 3410 Taft, in Wichita Falls (until Jan. 1) (940-397-4352)
"Festival of Lights" at Tuacahn Amphitheatre in Ivins (800-746-9882).
5631 S. Whispering Pine Circle (until Dec. 31) in Murray.
The 10-acre block of Temple Square downtown in Salt Lake City (801-521-2822).
Village Green in Chester.
Lincolnshire Street in Arlington.
Lee Manor Drive, in Manassas (Still on? Anyone know?).
Coleman Nursery (until Jan. 2) in Olde Town of Portsmouth (757-484-3426).
Indian Path in Powhatan Crossing.
Cary Street in downtown Richmond.
GardenFest of Lights at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden on Lakeside Ave. (until Jan. 2) (closed Dec. 24-25 & Dec. 31) in Richmond (804-262-9887).
Holiday Lights at the Beach (until Jan. 2) in Virginia Beach (757-491-7866).
Berkshire Rd. in Windsor Forest.
Corners of 32nd Avenue Northwest and Northwest 71st Street in Ballard.
Garden D'Lights at Bellevue Botanical Garden on Main St. (through Jan. 1) (5-9pm) in Bellevue (425-451-3755).
Timberline Park Lights at the 3800 and 3900 blocks on 228th Place SW in Brier (through Dec. 24) (food, toy, cash donations).
Civic Center in downtown Longview.
Lone Oak Road in Longview.
400 block of 27th Avenue in Longview.
Scenic Way Dr. (off Beacon Hill) in Longview.
Northeast Park Road (Ravenna) in Seattle.
3916 Woodlawn Ave. N. in Seattle (donations accepted).
Lights of Christmas at Warm Beach Camp (20800 Marine Dr.) in Stanwood (fee?) (360-652-7575).
Zoolights at Point Defiance Zoo on Pearl Street in Tacoma (until Jan. 2) (fee).
The Ellipse (President's Park) at 1100 Ohio Drive SW.
Christmas In The Park at Chief Logan State Park (through Dec. 31) in Logan (donations accepted) (304-792-7125).
Festival of Lights at Oglebay Resort in Wheeling (until Jan. 5) (fee/donation)(304-243-4000).
Irvine Park at Bridgewater Ave. & Hwy. 124 in Chippewa Falls (715-723-3890).
The Ice Castle (December 26 through March 31), illuminated with colored floodlights, in Eagle River (800-359-6315).
Lakeside Park at North Main St. in Fond Du Lac.
Garden of Lights at Green Bay Botanical Garden (until Dec. 19) in Green Bay (920-490-9457).
Holiday Lights Spectacular in Riverside Park (until Dec. 31) in La Crosse (donations: cash/canned food) (800-658-9424).
Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva.
Courthouse in Merrill (877-907-2757).
Wisconsin Avenue in Milwaukee.
Zeidler Union Square in Milwaukee.
Water Street near Broadway in Milwaukee.
Mount Olympic Water and Theme Park on Hwy. 12 in Wisconsin Dells.
Fort Casper Campground (until Jan. 6) in Casper.
Pioneer Square in Worland.
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