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The Ultimate List of Holiday Lights in Phoenix

The Ultimate List of Holiday Lights in Phoenix

This is the ultimate list of holiday lights in Phoenix for your family! One favorite tradition of my family is to get in the car and drive around to look at lights. As a kid we would cut the map out of the paper and drive around. Now I enter it all in my GPS ahead of time and off we go! Here are some fun homes to check out. From thousands of lights, giant blowups and dancing lights coordinated with music, there is something for everyone.

There are addresses below, or check out our Google Maps listing!

A few tips:

  • Be mindful of neighbors driveways, grass and stay socially distant.
  • Remember to be courteous of other viewers and turn off your headlights.
  • List all addresses in your GPS ahead of time! So much easier to make your own route!
  • Not all homes have music, so be prepared with your own holiday playlist, especially while driving.
  • Make hot chocolate and bring Christmas cookies for the kiddos (and maybe the adults)
  • Closer to Christmas, some displays may become super busy. Plan ahead for possible wait times and traffic.

 

Sepanek House – 4415 E Calle Tuberia Phoenix, AZ 85018

Over a quarter of a million lights, animated displays and decorations. Hot chocolate available for kids (cooler temp) and adults. Don’t forget to sign the guest book and make donations.

Winter Wonderland – 8414 E Valley Vista Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85250

Over a quarter of million lights, a walk through display that goes through the side of the house and even includes the pool. Park on the next street north or on Granite Reef. Lights are staying on extra late from 10 to midnight for those of you who just want to drive by. Be sure to stop and drop off a donation.

Christmas Forever – 11330 N Sundown Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Designed to resemble a giant gingerbread house, this amazing display is worth a drive by. Check their social media for updates during the 2020 season. THEY ARE CLOSED FOR THE 2021 SEASON

Voltaire Ave – 4735 E Voltaire Ave Phoenix, AZ 85032

The whole street participates in this one. Tune your FM to 98.1 to hear the lights dance to the music.

Makela Lights – 15830 N 51st Pace Scottsdale, AZ 85254

10,000 lights dancing to the music. Tune into 93.5 to listen to the music with the lights dancing. Do not block driveways or the street.

Mesa Christmas1610 East Hermosa Vista Drive, Mesa, AZ 85203

Tune into 107.5 to listen to the coordinated music. There is snowfall when Elsa sings “Let It Go”, definitely worth hanging out to watch a few songs. They accept tax deductible donations for NurtureOurWorld.net Please stay in your car to view the show this year. If you choose to get out, remain 6 feet away from other viewers.

ReinDeer Valley Christmas – 3302 West Adobe Dam Road Phoenix, AZ 85027

Pelky Residence – 1335 North Papillon Circle, Mesa, AZ, 85205

Bring canned food to donate for Maggie’s Place and drop it off at this display of over 10,000 lights and decorations.

Santa’s Runway – 2329 North Recker Road, #104, Mesa

This display is in a small community and there is not much room for parking and no sidewalks

3054 N. Pinnule, Mesa, AZ, 85215

Seahawks display with a yard full of blow ups and lots of unique displays. Plenty of room to park and walk around.

Lights at Verrado – 3131 N. Evergreen St. Buckeye, AZ 85396

Bring a chair or blanket and sit on the sidewalk or curb across the street. You can also watch/listen to the show from your car by tuning to FM 93.9.

Loop of Lights In San Tan – 38454 N Carolina Ave San Tan Valley, AZ 85140

Over 120 homes in Pecan Creek South participate with everything from lights to blow ups.

Santa Train – 541 East Mountain Sky Avenue

A Molar Christmas – 8252 West Camino De Oro, Peoria 85383

Cox Family Lights – 8607 E Via Del Palacio Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Cox Family Lights, created by valley teenager BrolinCox, is a synchronized Christmas light show extravaganza featuring a 20-foot Mega tree and an ice castle.
“Holly jolly Christmas” says the owner who invites you to walk around the yard and take pictures, perhaps in the industrial size Santa sleigh. Santa and Mrs. Clause walk the property at various times and love taking pictures with kids, families and pets in the sleigh.

5501 E Gelding Drive

This fun interactive light show can be heard by tuning into 105.7.

Even more houses on our list to visit-

A Winters Dream – 37868 North Bonnie Lane, San Tan Valley

Christmas on Orchid Lane – 6320-6481 West Orchid Lane, Chandler

Christmas on Upland Drive – 2617 West Upland Drive, Chandler

Garrison Family Christmas – 4420 East Anderson Drive Phoenix, AZ 85032

Miracle on 34th Lane – 22415 North 34th Lane Phoenix, AZ 85027

North Phoenix Lights18639 North First Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85027

David and Kelly Martinez – 1728 N. Papillon Circle, Mesa AZ 85205

Peanuts Airport – 1146 North Quail Lane, Gilbert

Phoenix WinterWonderland – 4237 West State Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85051

Richins Family – 396 West Liberty Lane, Gilbert

Scary Christmas House – 4431 West Escuda Drive, Glendale

Sirakis Family – 7914 West Dahlia Drive, Peoria, 8820 West Echo Lane, Peoria

Tasker Residence – 8211 South 63rd Avenue, Laveen Village

Taylor Family – 3611 East Kachina Drive

West Natal Circle – 654 West Natal Circle, Mesa

More around town

Arizona Central’s map here.

Moon Valley lights available on this app.

Gilbert Lights map here.

Lights In Verrado map here.

Also, this map is great for finding lights in your area.

If you decorate and want to be added to our list or you find fun displays around town, let us know!

Here are some large commercial and free holiday light displays in Phoenix:

Desert Ridge and Tempe Marketplace – Decorations, lights and even snowfall.

Downtown Chandler – Tumbleweed tree, Sugar Land and lights throughout downtown Chandler. Great photo ops and stay for night time lights.

Scottsdale Quarter – lights in the palm trees, lawn games, huge Christmas tree

Westgate – free light show, see Santa (cost)

Glendale Glitters – walk around downtown Glendale amid twinkling lights, no vendors for 2020.

Old Town Holiday Lights in Peoria – large Christmas tree with lights synced to music, other small events.

Riparian After Dark – $2/person, light displays at the Riparian Preserve in Gilbert

Click here  for our Ultimate Holiday list for 2021.

Kim is a chef, dishwasher, dry cleaner, housekeeper, landscaper, snack fetcher, photographer and personal assistant to toddler twins. Curently homeschooling her three year olds and loving teaching preschool. She loves exploring everything with her kids and photographing every minute of it. Follow her on Instagram @phoenixwithtwins.

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