Light It Up: Twin Cities & Greater Minnesota Christmas & Holiday Light Displays
Who knew there were this many homes decorated with amazing Christmas lights out there? The people who create this Holiday magic year after year are Christmas heroes. They don’t do this for money (although some collect a little something for a charity), but year after year they get out in Minnesota weather and put up displays for the community to enjoy. Why sit home and watch The Great Christmas Light Fight, when you can experience the magic up close.
Load the kids in the car, pack some snacks and popcorn and enjoy these dancing lights, giant candy canes and glowing snowmen on your own schedule anytime before Santa’s sleigh arrives (or at least by New Year’s day).
We have also included some paid tours and Twin Cities-area community Christmas tree lightings in our lists of holiday light displays. Even if you can’t make the tree lighting event, check out these locations during December. Displays will be up all month.
Submissions are open for 2022. Leave us a comment at the bottom of this page. Feel free to recommend your own home or a particularly beautiful Christmas Lights display. Tell us what sets your display apart. If you want us to link to your website or Facebook page, include that information, and we would be happy to share photos.
We always appreciate the feedback if you find any holiday light displays that are no longer happening or have a site to add, leave a comment, and we’ll share.
(We will update throughout the fall of 2022 until the end of the year)
Christmas Lights Map
Minneapolis & St. Paul 2022 Holiday Light Displays & Christmas Tree Lightings
Saint Paul Holiday Displays
GLOW Holiday Festival
CHS Field, 360 N Broadway St, St Paul, MN 55101
This year, there is more than a drive-through: Over a million lights, selfie plaza, three-story ice palace, and a bike-powered tree. Tickets: $12.75-$20.75/pp. Nov. 23, 2022 – Jan. 1, 2023.
1006 Summit Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105
Last year featured a 10-foot wreath & do-foot blue spruce tree with over 14,000 LED-colored lights. We wait to see if there will be scheduled tours this year. Take a drive down summit avenue, for an extended tour of the beautiful historic homes on this block.
Rice Park Tree Lighting Ceremony
109 West 4th Street, St Paul, MN 55102
Rice Park is filled with thousands of lights each year. The public is invited to drive by the park or make it a walk-through experience to enjoy the lights. November 12, 2022.
221 5th St E, St Paul, MN 55101
If you have half an hour for a stroll, consider a walk from Rice Park to Mears Park. They are less than a mile apart and both are beautifully decorated each year.
Como-Harriet Streetcar Line, 2330 W 42nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55410
An evening trolley ride through hundreds of luminaries. Afterwards roast marshmallows on a fire. December 3, 2022. 6pm-8:30pm. $6/rider.
Union Depot Holiday Tree Lighting
North Plaza, 4th Street between Sibley and Wacouta, St. Paul, 55101
Drive by the North Plaza any evening after the tree-lighting ceremony to see the the tree, which will be lit through December. December 3, 2022 Lighting Ceremony & Movie Night, featuring ELF!
Schultz Family Lights/Holiday Lights on York
1526 York Ave, St. Paul 55106
Comprised of 9 yards on both sides of the street dancing to holiday favorites you can listen to on your car radio. Synchronized to 91.5. Collecting food shelf donations for the holiday season. 5-10 pm. Opening Day traditionally the Friday after Thanksgiving. 2022 started with Halloween show.
Grand Meander Tree Lighting
Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
The great tree is lit outside Charlemagne Fine Jewelry around 5pm. The whole day is filled with exploring the shopping district, soup tasting, carolers, trolley rides, Santa visits and more. Dec. 3, 2022.
Minneapolis Holiday Lights
House on Howard
2418 Howard Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418
2022 Opening night Nov 6, 2022. Over 3000 lights. Runs daily from 5:30-11pm.
Hayden’s Holiday Lights
(fka Holiday Light Show on Lyndale)
5205 Washburn Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410
Designed and run by a local youth, this show runs 4:30-10pm, beginning Thanksgiving.
Peavey Plaza, 1101 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Loring Park, 1382 Willow St., Minneapolis, MN 55403
Holidazzle has reinvented itself several times over the years — from the original parade to last year’s Yeti (which WILL be back in 2022), we can’t wait to see what 2022 has to offer, but we bet it will be beautiful. Weekends Nov 25-Dec 18, 2022.
CSE Winter Light Show
University of Minnesota, Civil Engineering Courtyard, 500 Pillsbury Dr. S. E., Minneapolis 55455
A dazzling light show designed by science and engineering students. The high-tech light show features more than 250,000 LED lights set to music written and recorded by University of Minnesota students. FREE and open to the public! Look for this in early December – 2022 TBA.
Santa Fest Holiday Lights Display at Base Camp
6202 Bloomington Rd, Saint Paul, MN 55111
Walk through a dazzling light show, visit with Santa, decorate a cookie and do a winter craft. (Note, there is no open climbing during this event.) Book your one-hour timeslot at the link! December 17, 2022, $7/pp.
53rd and Penn Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55430
“…it’s his 25th year of lighting up the house. There are 39,000 lights just on the trees alone and some great vintage displays.” – Lisa 2019.
Holiday Family Checklist:
- Take in a Twin Cities Drive Thru Christmas Event or Walking Tour
- Skate the Twin Cities: Find A Free Outdoor Ice Rink
- Cut Your Own Real Christmas Tree
- Go for a Holiday Ride – Trains, Carriage Rides, Sleighs and More
- See a Christmas Show
- Make Christmas Cookies
- Sing Christmas Carols (or just listen)
- Family Fun Twin Cities Christmas & Holiday Guide
Northwest Metro Holiday Light Displays & Christmas Tree Lightings
Cairl Family Christmas Lights
2342 145th Avenue NW, Andover, MN 55304
Show traditionally opens Thanksgiving Night – Sun-Thurs 5:00-9:00 pm; Fri-Sat 5:00-10:00. Collects donations for Veterans. Working towards 2022 opening. Watch the Facebook page for updates.
Andover Christmas Lights
2347 141st Lane NW, Andover, MN 55304
The show runs all of December; 5-10 pm Sunday- Thursday and 5-11 pm Friday and Saturday. Money is collected for Minnesota Basset Rescue. Not doing a display in 2022; check back in 2023.
Recommended by the Durrant Family in 2021 and 2022.
Anoka Tree Lighting
Anoka City Hall River Plaza, 2015 First Avenue Anoka, MN 55303
Tree Lighting is traditionally Friday evening of the first weekend of December. Enjoy horse-drawn trolley rides, holiday music, bonfires, and Santa. December 3, 2022.
Holiday in Lights Festival
Anoka County Fairgrounds, 3200 St Francis Blvd NW, Anoka, MN 55303
A FREE drive through holiday light experience. December 9-26, 2022.
Best days to visit: December 9th-11th – FREE activities include hay rides, visit with Santa and the Grinch, Christmas music and food vendors.
845 Brisbin St, Anoka, MN 55303
Kalata Christmas House
11927 Midway St NE, Blaine, MN 55449
Featuring 30,000 lights, inflatables, manger scene with star and a rooftop Santa and reindeer! Daily from 5-10:30 Collecting donations for the Union Gospel Mission. Submitted by the owner for 2021.
Note: We were sad to see that there will be no Durrant Family Lights in Blaine this year.
The family is moving. If they announce a new show at a new location in 2023, we will be sure to let you know.
Lights on Duke
12057 Duke Drive NE, Blaine, MN 55434
Run by the Hanson Family Lights family. The show runs Sunday through Thursday from 6pm-10pm and Friday & Saturday 6pm-11pm. The show’s FB page states it is permanently closed.
Recommended by the Durrant Family in 2021 & 2022.
Winter Celebration & Lighting
Tom Ryan Park, 10802 Town Square Dr. NE, Blaine, MN 55449
Besides the lighting of Tom Ryan Park, families can enjoy costumed carolers, a swing band, s’mores by the fire, hot chocolate and an appearance by Santa and his reindeer. Drive by any time after the lighting celebration. Sunday, November 27, 2022; 4:30-7:30pm.
SBM Santa Parade
Schedule your holiday lights drive to hit up one of four evening Santa parades by the Spring Lake Park, Blaine, Mounds View Fire Department. See full parade routes here. Bring a donation for the local food shelf. December 5-6, 2022. Parades begin at 6:30pm.
Holiday Lights Tour
Brooklyn Park shares an interactive map of participating homes in its Holiday Lights Tour. Homes are lit from 5pm-10pm all December. 2022 map can be picked up after December 1, 2022 at the Community Activity Center, 5600 85th Avenue N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55443 or use the interactive version on Brooklyn Park’s website.
Deck The Halls Tree Lighting
Sturges Park, 505 2nd Ave S Buffalo, MN 55313
Tree Lighting set for December 3, 2022 at 5pm. Come early for festivities beginning at 3pm with Santa’s arrival. Enjoy carolers, wagon rides, live reindeer, hot chocolate and cookies at more. View the lights any evening after the lighting.
Christmas at the Crossings
Mississippi Crossings, 307 East River Parkway, Champlin, MN 55316
Lighting up the brand new community gathering space with a 30-foot panel tree, 16-foot walk through displays and snowflake light poles. Lighting ceremony December 1, 2022; 5pm-8pm. Park will be lit throughout December.
Champlin Holiday Light Tour
Champlin, MN 55316
The city will create a list of participating homes for families to drive by all December. List will be available by December 9, 2022.
12025 Edgewood CT N Champlin MN 55316
The family asks that if you like the show, that you send a donation to the Minnesota Epilepsy Foundation. Submitted by the homeowners in 2021.
Hope Lights: Hallvenbruersen’s Christmas Display
12401 Partridge St NW Coon Rapids, MN 55448
Please park along the side of the road if you intend to stay and watch. Tune into 91.7 FM. Lights run 5-11pm Fridays and Saturdays and 5-10pm weeknights. Aiming for Opening Night Nov 25, 2022.
Hanson Family Lights
555 120th Lane NW, Coon Rapids MN 55448
Hours: Sun-Thurs from 6:00 pm- 10:00 pm and Fri-Sat 6:00 until 11:00. The show’s FB page states it is permanently closed.
CRYSTAL SPARKLES HOLIDAY LIGHTS
Homes & Businesses Across Crystal, MN 55422
The City of Crystal will be sharing participating home and business locations on an online map or grab a physical map at City Hall or the Community Center. The deadline for homes is Dec 4th and Judging takes place Dec 11, 2022.
Warnke Christmas Display
17978 Fresno St NW Elk River, MN 55330
Lights to music 5-10 daily. The homeowners tell us that there is also another nice display on Main straight just around the corner. Submitted by homeowners in 2020.
Holt Street Holiday Light Show
19418 Holt St NW Elk River, MN 55330
Over 5000 lights to synced to music at 106.5 FM. The 30-minute show runs from 6pm-10:30pm M-Th; 6pm-11:30pm Fri-Sun. Submitted by the homeowner for 2021.
Lights on Fresno Street
18016 Fresno Street, NW Elk River MN 55330
Tune in to FM106.5 to listen to music synced to the lights.
Elk River Lighting Ceremony & Santa in the Park
Rivers Edge Commons Park, 679 Main St NW, Elk River, MN 55330
Festivities from 2pm-5pm ending with a Tree Lighting. Family fun includes Santa visit, goodie bags for kids, petting zoo and kids craft station. December 3, 2022.
Winter Lights Contest & Tour
Residents are again invited to participate in Fridley’s Winter Light contest. Visitors can create their own custom lights tour around town using the city’s map of entrants. Maps and a list of winners will be available December 16, 2022.
In the meantime, print a PDF Map of the 27 households that participated in last year’s winter lights contest. Make the trip more fun by printing a Winter Lights Bingo Card for the kids of all ages to mark off. While we can’t guarantee that all these homes will decorate again this year. They make a good probability when heading out for a holiday lights house tour until the new list comes out.
Our Farm Christmas Trees
4271 210th Avenue NW, Oak Grove, MN 55303
Recommended by the Durrant Family in 2021, you can also cut your own Christmas tree here, which could make for a memorable holiday family outing. Christmas Tree hours run until 7pm, cover two holiday traditions in one trip!
Morin’s Family Holiday Lights
2021 was this family’s first year, but they are gearing up for 2022 and sharing their progress on Facebook. Tune in to 89.1. Verified for 2022, but still working to get up and running as of 11/23/22.
Jordan Family Lights
9673 Rosewood Ln N, Maple Grove, MN 55369
Recommended by the Durrant Family in 2021.
Cottonwood Lane “What a Gift” Lights
6809 Cottonwood Ln N., Maple Grove MN
Tune to radio station 87.9, Show times are on the half hour. 5:30 to 9pm Sunday through Thursday and 5:30 to 10pm on Friday and Saturday. Static lights when not running. Collecting gift cards and cash for Haven for Heroes. Drop box on mail box. Verified by owner for 2022.
Maple Grove Rotary Holiday Light Display
Central Park, 12000 Central Park Way, Maple Grove, MN 55369
Maple Grove Rotary will showcase their holiday light display featuring over 2 dozen trees around the skating rink area at a FREE Skate with Santa Event on Dec 10, 2022 from 5pm-8pm. Enjoy the lights and the rink throughout the month.
Mindy Lane Holiday Display
135 Mindy Ln, Montrose, MN 55363
Light show runs from 5pm-10pm Sunday through Thursday and 5pm-11pm Friday and Saturday evenings. Opening Night Nov 25, 2022.
Osseo MiniDazzle Tree Lighting
Boerboom Veterans Park, 416 Central Avenue Osseo, MN 55369
Fire Engine Parade and tree lighting at 6pm. Pictures with Santa, a bonfire, caroling and other entertainment follows. Trees are lit along Main Street through the season. Dec 2, 2022, 6-8pm
Plymouth Lights: Christmas at the Fischer’s Place
16700 33rd Ave N, Plymouth MN 55447
Sun-Thurs: 5:30-9:30; Fri-Sat: 5:30-10pm. Runs Dec 1-31 (except Christmas Eve). Watch for Halloween as well.
Joy to the Season
4810 Orchid Lane N, Plymouth, MN 55446
Nightly 6pm-Midnight. Late November through New Years. Collects for the Animal Humane Society. Verified for 2022.
Hilde Performance Center
Hilde Performance Center, 3500 Plymouth Blvd, Plymouth, MN 55447
The grounds of the Hilde will be illuminated throughout the snowy season. Opening Night: December 3, 2022.
Best Day to Visit: December 3rd: Holiday at the Hilde will include Santa and reindeer appearances, carolers, kids crafts, llama petting zoo and a bonfire, leading up to the annual tree lighting.
City Lights of Ramsey
Ramsey, MN 55303
Grab a map from the city’s website and go on a self-guided tour. Residents can vote between December 5 and December 15, 2022.
Lights on Azurite
16225 Azurite St NW, Ramsey, MN 55303
Decorates for Halloween and Christmas (and other major holidays). Up and running for 2022.
Loss Family Light Show
5635 156th Ln NW, Ramsey, MN 55303
Runs nightly 5pm-10pm nightly until New Years. Tune into 95.1FM. The family began prep in July and plan to double the size of their show in 2022. A new “mega tree” will have 6400 lights plus a star. Also does Halloween. Ready to go for 2022.
Lights on Jackie Lane
19700 Jackie LN Rogers, MN 55374
The show contains over 15 songs with a great mix of holiday classics and upbeat tracks. Tune your FM dial to 87.9. Show times: Sun-Thur 5:30-10:30pm; Fri-Sat 5:30-11pm. Verified for 2022, opening Thanksgiving weekend.
Rogers Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
12716 Main Street, Rogers, MN, 55374
A December tree lighting ceremony that includes hot chocolate, cookies and caroling from 6-8pm. Cruise by anytime after that to see the tree. December 2, 2022.
Things To Consider When Planning Your Family's Holiday Light Tour
Northeast Metro Holiday Light Displays & Christmas Tree Lightings
Barno Family Lights
4102 88th Ln NE, Circle Pines, MN 55014
Show runs Sunday-Thursday from 6pm- 10 pm and Friday & Saturday from 6pm-11pm. The family started work on the display in early June and are aiming for a November 25th or 26th opening day in 2022.
9610 223rd Street North Forest Lake, MN 55025
Synchronized to 93.1FM. Plays 6:30pm-9pm nightly. 2022 starts with a Halloween show from Oct. 21 through Oct. 31st. Then the lights will double for the Christmas display!
Mellem Family Christmas Light Show
301 173rd Ln NE, Ham Lake, MN 55304
Use the address listed above to get close enough to spot the house. Collects food donations for Hope 4 Youth. Opening Day: Nov 6, 2022.
Adelaide Landing Neighborhood
5562 130th St N Hugo, MN 55038
Over 30 homes in one neighborhood with Christmas light displays, each with its own Christmas song, movie or book theme. Guess the theme and then scan the QR code to get the answer and answer a trivia question. Taking food shelf donations. 4:30-10pm nightly. Confirmed for 2022.
Best Days to Visit: December 2-3, 2022. Santa will be there. Cookies and hot chocolate for anyone donating to Hugo Good Neighbors Food Shelf (while supplies last).
Valley Lights at Rock Point Church
5825 Kelvin Ave N, Lake Elmo MN 55042
Over 100,000 LED lights. Runs Thursday, November 24th through December 31st in 2022. Tune in to 97.9.
Best days to visit: Visit on Fridays and Saturdays, December 2nd-17th for Free Wagon Rides from 6pm-8pm.
Light Up Lake Elmo
Downtown, Lake Elmo MN 55042
December 3, 2022 celebration leading up to 5:45 tree lighting ceremony. Tree will be lit evenings after the event.
Cinnamon Teal Ct Neighborhood
7188 Cinnamon Teal Ct, Lino Lakes MN 55014
Join their Facebook group to find out when special events, like Santa visits, may be happening.
Elm Street Lights
41 Elm Street, Lino Lakes, MN 55014
Just a 2-minute drive west of Cinnamon Teal Court on Hwy 1,2 check out a smaller, but magical display. The homeowners tell us they have been lighting up their block for 18 years. Submitted by the homeowners in 2021.
Living Waters Church Love Lights
Living Waters Lutheran Church, 865 Birch Street, Lino Lakes, MN 55014
Living waters flips the switch on the outdoor Christmas lights in early December. Live Music, Christmas carols, bonfires, smores, hot chocolate, family photo ops and more. (Think Hallmark Christmas Movies!) FREE and open to the public. 2022 TBA.
Wes’s Light Display
150 Ivy Street, Mahtomedi, MN 55115
Submitted by the Homeowner for 2022.
Koran Family Christmas Display
35855 Lincoln Rd., North Branch, MN 55056
Run by the family of Senator Mark Koran, donations go to local youth groups. Grab a candy cane as you make a donation. Active in 2022.
Candy Cane Lane
1994 Herschel Street, Roseville, MN 55113
25,000 lights and a 180-foot walking path for pedestrians to stroll with a Whoville, trains and mini candy canes. Walking path open 9am-9pm.
- Sat, Dec 10, 2022 2pm-4pm: Photos with Santa and the Grinch (Photos are $20 and supports Rescued Pets are Wonderful)
Stillwater Twinkle Party & Tree Lighting
Lowell Park, 201 Water St N, Stillwater, MN 55082
Enjoy holiday lights, sights & the sounds of Victorian carolers (Friday) & watch the dazzling community tree lighting (Saturday). Twinkle lights provided or bring your own. December 2-3, 2022.
Taylors Falls Lighting Festival
Taylors Falls, MN 55084
Annually on Thanksgiving weekend when families are home for the beginning of the holiday season. Grand lighting of the main street and Santa Parade Friday with celebrations all weekend. Nov. 25, 2022. 6pm.
WHITE BEAR LAKE:
Fillebrown House, 4735 Lake Avenue, White Bear Lake, MN 55110
The White Bear Lake Historical Society historically decorates the pine tree in front of the Fillebrown House.
NORTH SUBURBAN HOLIDAY LIGHT MAP
St. Anthony, Roseville, New Brighton, Columbia Heights, Arden Hills, and Mounds View
Follow this map of holiday lights in several North suburban cities.
Southeast Metro Holiday Light Displays & Christmas Tree Lightings
Afton Village Holiday Tree Lighting
Town Square Park, Afton, MN 55001
Lighting of the Village Christmas Tree is at 6pm with FREE horse & wagon rides from 5-8:30pm. December 2, 2022; 5pm-9pm. Visit anytime after the lighting to view. Best day to visit: Saturday, December 3rd is Family Day. Free horse & wagon rides 10am-3pm, strolling carolers, self-guided walking tours and ice skating at Town Square Park.
Choir of Penguins
14036 Flagstone Trail, Apple Valley MN 55124
We’ve had this on our list in the past, but it has been confirmed for 2022 by a reader. Nancy tells us that all elements are handmade and the homeowner writes the programming. Daily 5-10pm beginning Nov 28, 2022.
Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
7100 147th Street West, Apple Valley, MN 55124
Complete with caroling, cookies and cider. Nov 22, 2022, 6:15-7pm.
Porter’s Holiday Lights Show
13596 Hollins Ct., Apple Valley, MN 55124
Usually begins late November and runs Sunday through Thursday from 5pm-9pm and Friday & Saturday from 5pm to 10pm. Tune to FM frequency 87.9. Also Halloween. Cancelled for 2022. Check back in 2023.
Lights on Gardenview
927 Garden View Dr., Apple Valley, MN 55124
Tune to FM frequency 99.1. • Mon-Thurs 5:30-9:30pm; Fri 5:30-10pm; Sat 5-10pm; Sun 5pm-9:30pm. Cancelled for 2022.
Hometown Holiday Tree Lighting
Cottage Grove City Hall, 12800 Ravine Pkwy S, Cottage Grove, MN 55016
There will be a festive holiday tree for photos along with Santa and reindeer, bonfires, kids activities, live music and food trucks. November 30, 2022, 5-7pm.
Rottage Grove Christmas
8831 Grenadier Av S, Cottage Grove 55016
While other sites we trust have this added to their verified list, we hesitate to verify it since the website does not list the year and videos haven’t been updated in several years. If you visit and verify, we would love to hear from you!
3863 Mersey Way, Eagan, MN 55123
Over 25,000 lights. Confirmed by homeowner for 2022.
Best Day to Visit: November 11 from 5:30pm-7pm, Santa and his reindeer will be visiting the Burdick home. Collecting dog and cat food for the Humane Society and toys for Sharing & Caring Hands.
Eagan Community Tree Lighting
Eagan Community Center, 1501 Central Pkwy, Eagan, MN 55121
Tree lighting followed by indoor and outdoor activities and an outdoor lighted trail. Dec 6, 2022. 4:30-7pm.
Sperry Tower Holiday Lighting Schedule
1401-1407 Towerview Rd, Eagan, MN 55121
Eagan’s Sperry Tower will be lit up on the following December dates to celebrate the Holidays:
- December 18 – First Day of Hanukkah -Blue & White Lights.
- December 24/25 – Christmas Eve & Christmas – Red & Green Lights
- December 26 – Kwanzaa – Red, Black & Green Lights
- December 31 – New Year’s Eve – Multi-colored lights.
Dakota City Heritage Village
Dakota City Heritage Village, 4008 220th Street W, Farmington, MN 55024
Buildings will be illuminated inside and out throughout the village. The public is welcome to drive through the Village any evening in December to enjoy this holiday tradition from the comfort of your own car. Christmas in the Village Event: December Our next Christmas in the Village event will be December 3rd, 4th, 10th, and 11th, 2022.
Luskey Family Light Display
1622 Forest Street, Hastings, MN 55033
Annual display grows every year. New computer-controlled pixel light displays. Submitted by the homeowner for 2022.
INVER GROVE HEIGHTS:
Holidays in the Heights: Tree Lighting Ceremony
Veterans Memorial Community Center, 8055 Barbara Ave., Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077
Tree lighting followed by Skate with Santa at the West Rink. 6pm-7pm. December 2, 2022.
Light It Up the Heights Holiday Contest
The City’s annual holiday light contest draws more than a dozen participants. Find the 2021 Map of 32 entries and a list of the winners here. 2022 maps will be available shortly after Dec 5th.
Strandlof’s Christmas Lights
7050 Blaine Ave Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
Tune to 87.9. 5:00pm-10:00pm. They also plan to bring back the Ferris Wheel in 2022. Opening Night TBA.
69th Street Christmas Lights
3154 69th Street East, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
The homeowners have told us that they will have over 35,000 lights and a garden railroad with two running trains in 2022.
SAINT PAUL PARK:
Cison’s Winter Wonderland
808 Portland Avenue, St. Paul Park, MN 55071
Past winner of the City’s Holiday Lights Contest. Submitted by the owner for 2022.
Holiday Lights Contest
St. Paul Park, MN 55071
The city encourages families who enjoy viewing holiday lights to explore St. Paul Park and nominate their favorites. Nominations due by December 17th. Judging December 20-23, 2022.
Folkways of the Holidays
The Landing, 2187 County Rd 101, Shakopee, MN 55379
Take a self-guided windows tour of historical holiday traditions of the many cultures of Minnesota, past and present. Interpretive signs help guide your visit. On display December 3-December 29, 2022. $12/pp. Register for Event #1LAN1100. Sells out quickly.
Shakopee Winter Wonderland
921 Shakopee Ave East, Shakopee MN 55379
Complete with running train and moving Ferris wheel. Runs mid-December through 24th, 6-9:30pm. There are often Santa visits, crafts, cookies and hot cocoa in the garage.
Sever’s Holiday Lights
3121 150th St W, Shakopee, MN 55379
Holiday light shows, Winter Carnivals, and more. Thursday, Nov 24, 2022-Sunday, January 1, 2023; Sun-Thur 5pm-9pm; Fri-Sa 5pm-10pm. $25-$55/car.
Holiday Fest Tree Lighting
Downtown, Shakopee 55379
Christmas carolers, Santa, a tree lighting ceremony and fireworks. Saturday, December 3, 2022; 2-6pm.
Christmas in Color
Valleyfair, 1 Valley Fair Dr, Shakopee, MN 55379
Drive through decorations including millions of lights synchronized to holiday music. November 18, 2022 – January 2, 2023. Tickets $35-$65 (plus $5.90 taxes & fees)/vehicle.
Find More Like this: 2022 Twin Cities Drive Thru Christmas Events and Walking Tours
Holiday Lights of Woodbury
8846 Glacier Road, Woodbury, MN 55125
Runs Thanksgiving through New Years Plus Halloween. Sun-Thurs: 5pm-10pm; Fri-Sat 5pm-11pm. Also a Halloween display in 2022.
Schafer Home Lights
10870 Artesian Lane, Woodbury, MN 55129
Submitted by the homeowner for 2021.
Lights on Flagstaff
13452 Flagstaff Ave, Apple Valley, MN 55124
Sun-Thu: 5-9:30pm; Fri-Sat: 5-10pm. Tune to 87.9 FM while watching. (Cancelled for 2021 & 2022)
Southwest Metro Holiday Light Displays & Christmas Tree Lightings
Founders Ridge Senior Community
6600 Auto Club Rd, Bloomington, MN 55438
Trees and decorated and lights throughout the entrance of the campus along circular drive, including a 12-foot tree at the entrance of the building. Collecting Toys for Tots in a collection box under the awning of the front entrance. Submitted by the community in 2020.
Martin Luther Senior Living
1401 E 100th Street, Bloomington, MN 55425
Runs daily Friday, November 25, 2022 – Monday, January 2, 2023; 5-10pm.
Festival of Trees
North Atrium, Level 3, Mall of America, Bloomington, MN 55425
Our only INDOOR light show option. Enjoy an indoor winter wonderland with trees decorated by businesses. Nov 16-Jan 4, 2022.
Bloomington Winter Lights Tour
Tour home light displays and vote for your favorites. Starting approximately December 9th-January 2nd. Find a tour map here.
Winter Lighting Ceremony
Nicollet Commons Park, 12550 Nicollet Ave, Burnsville, MN 55337
Traditionally held the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, with music by local choirs, refreshments, Mr. and Mrs. Claus, 200,000+ lights, and a 30-foot-tall tree. Wednesday, Nov 23, 2022; 6-6:45pm. The park will remain lit throughout the season for visitors to enjoy on their own schedule.
Tree Lighting Ceremony
City Center Plaza, 7700 Market Blvd, Chanhassen, MN 55317
Light up the plazas and celebrate with bonfires, refreshments, carolers, gingerbread house contest display, and a special visit from Santa! Dec. 3, 2022 @ 5pm.
Chanhassen Tour of Lights
Chanhassen, MN 55317
Participating homes will be lit from at least 5pm-9pm nightly and will be family-friendly. Google map and driving instructions will be posted on the City of Chanhassen’s website. Light displays will be lit from December 3–31, 2022.
Arboretum Winter Lights
3675 Arboretum Dr, Chaska, MN 55318 Walking tour through the arboretum grounds. Displays will feature flowers, nature and winter fun. Nov 17, 2022 through January 1, 2023. Pre-Purchased Tickets Required:
- General Admission: $25/adult (extra on special days)
- Family Night: Dec 1 & 15: $5/Children & $25/Adults, includes crafts, cookies, cocoa and costumed characters in a cozy family-friendly setting.
Christmas on Savanna4441 Savanna Trail, Chaska, MN 55318 Synchronized to 91.9 FM. The homeowners ask that you please do not block driveways in the neighborhood. Opening Night: November 19, 2022.
Snook Family Lights
1188 Wildwood Way, Chaska, MN 55318
Synchronized to 91.9 FM. The homeowners ask that you respect the neighbors by parking on the opposite side of the street, keeping your volume down and turning off your lights if you park. Aiming for Nov 25, 2022 opening night.
Christ Lutheran Church
16900 Main St., Eden Prairie, MN 55346
Synchronized to 87.9. Runs dusk to dawn, beginning in late November. 2022 TBA.
Christmas Lights at Sunrise
15482 Sunrise Circle, Eden Prairie, MN 55347
Nightly: Dusk to midnight. Thanksgiving weekend thru Epiphany (Jan. 6).
Centennial Lakes Park, 7499 France Ave. S. Edina, MN 55435
Walk through the park from dusk to 10pm to enjoy the holiday lights.
Christmas in Excelsior
Excelsior Commons, 135 Lake St, Excelsior, MN 55331
November 25, 26 & 27, 2022. Tree lighting is traditionally held the first evening.
Best Day to Visit: Saturday November 26th – Children’s Lantern Parade at 5pm.
Lights on Forest Edge Drive
816 Forest Edge Dr, Jordan, MN 55352
Christmas at Dodd Crossing
5624 162nd St W., Lakeville, MN 55044
New in 2021! Shows will run from 6pm-9:30pm Sunday through Thursday and and 6pm-10:30pm on Fridays and Saturdays beginning Thanksgiving night. Submitted by the homeowner for 2021.
Iteri Place Lights
19739 Iteri Place, Lakeville MN 55044
Light Show synched to 98.9 FM runs 5:30-9:30pm nightly through through New Year’s Eve. Collecting donations for Minnesota Pitbull Rescue. Scan the QR Code at the site. Opening Night: Thanksgiving November 24, 2022. Submitted by the homeowner for 2022.
4386 Trista Bend, Excelsior, MN 55331
Tune your radio to 97.5 FM. The show takes about 15 minutes and the homeowners ask that you respect the neighbors by not parking in front of driveways, turning off headlights and keeping your radio at a reasonable level. Confirmed for 2022.
Lights on Mushtown
17881 Mushtown Rd, Prior Lake, MN, 55372
Over 32,000 lights synchronized to music. Runs seven days a week from 5pm-11pm. Tune to 91.9FM. Tune to FM 91.9. Opening Day November 25, 2022.
Holiday Lights Parade
1901 East 66th Street to 67th & Lyndale, Richfield, MN 55423
Enjoy holiday lights on festive parade floats and vehicles. Santa & Mrs. Claus will be part of the parade. December 15, 2022 @ 6:30pm.
Holiday Lights Decorating Contest
Richfield, MN 55423
Community members can nominate addresses for the holiday lights contest. All nominated homes will be listed on Richfield’s website for residents to enjoy at their own pace. Find a map here.
Spirit of Winter – Festival of Lights
Sovereign Estate, 9950 N Shore Rd, Waconia, MN 55387
All-ages walking stroll through holiday lights displays and more outdoor attractions plus food and beverage for purchase. $7.50/pp. Online pre-registration required. Usually runs mid-November through early January. Nov 18-Dec 30, 2022.
The Christmas Story in Lights
Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Boulevard East, Wayzata, MN 55391
The Christmas story in lights. A Drive-through experience. Weekends Dec. 3-19, 2021; 5pm-8pm. 2022 TBA.
Find Living Nativity Shows in our Drive-Thru Christmas Article
Greater Minnesota Holiday Light Displays
North to Duluth:
Linwood Covenant Church
6565 Viking Boulevard NE, Wyoming, MN 55092
2022 TBA. Living Nativity.
Bentleyville Tour of Lights
700 Railroad St, Duluth, MN 55802
Open Evenings November 19th to December 26th, 2022 • Make this tunnel of lights a part of a Holiday Weekend in Duluth • 5-9 Sun-Thurs 5-10 Fri-Sat.
Exhibition Drive Holiday Sound + Light Show
2725 Exhibition Drive Duluth, MN 55811
Runs late November through the end of the year. Open 5-10pm Sunday-Thursday and 5-11pm. Friday and Saturday. Opening Night Nov 25, 2022.
West to Wilmar:
Celebrate the Light
Robbins Island Regional Park, Hwy 71 S N, Willmar, MN 56201
An annual family tradition in Willmar. Verified for 2022.
Northeast to Summerset WI:
Sam’s Christmas Village & Light Tour
710 Spring Street, Somerset, WI 54025
Drive through on Mondays & Tuesdays and walk through Wednesday-Sunday. Rent a S’more Cabin any day; Daily 5pm-8pm. Kids $10; Adults $20; Parking $10. S’more Cabin $119.
Northwest to Wadena:
Christmas in Wadena
414 3rd St. SW, Wadena, MN 56482
This show raises money for Project Share and runs Thursday, November 24th, 2022 until Sunday, January 1st, 2023; Monday – Thursday: 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM; Friday, Saturday & Sunday: 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Nov. 25, 2022 – Jan. 1, 2023.
Holiday Lights on 20th Street
11594 20th St NE, St. Michael, MN 55376
Tune into 99.3FM. M-Th 5:30-9:00; F-S 5:30-9:30. Opening Night: Friday November 25, 2022. Runs through New Year’s Eve.
4168 Jansen Ave NE, Saint Michael, Minnesota 55376
The homeowners update Google regularly. 2022 TBA.
Epic Storm Light Show
212 Summit Ave South, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
New in 2022, 20-foot Christmas Tree. Show runs Friday-Sunday from 5-10pm. Tune into FM 88.5. Submitted by the homeowners for 2022.
Find a full Holiday Lights tour of the St. Michael Albertville area on on STMA Mom.
Southwest to Glencoe or Mankato:
Pederson Family Light Show
1815 Red Oak Rdg Carver, MN 55315
They have not updated their Facebook since 2018, but they were still active as of 2021.
GRHS Trees of Lights
1805 Hennepin Ave. N., Glencoe, MN 55336
The annual Trees of Lights is a fundraiser for scholarships that honors friends and loved ones of donors. 2022 TBA.
Kiwanis Holiday Lights display
Sibley Park, 900 Mound Avenue, Mankato, MN 56001
November 25 – December 31, 2022! Sunday – Thursday 5:00-9:00 PM; Friday & Saturday 5:00-10:00 PM. Free.
Southeast to Rochester & La Crosse:
1st Ave SW & 1st St SW (Street Level), Rochester, MN 55902
Tree lighting party and Santa arrival is Saturday, November 26, 2022. View the lights any time in December.
410 Veteran Memorial Drive, La Crosse, WI 54601
Begins November 25, 2022
Carter Christmas Lights
1905 Brookside Drive, Albert Lea Minnesota 56007
Traditionally runs from the Friday after Thanksgiving through December 27th. (M-Th 5-9pm; F-S 5-10pm; Collects for charity) Opening Night Nov 19, 2022.
Larson’s Lights – Holiday Lights at the Lake
Chetek, WI 54728
Formerly of New Hope, Minnesota, the Larson’s have moved their display to Chetek, Wisconsin. Traditionally runs Halloween and from Thanksgiving to the week after New Years. Synchronized to 87.9. Opening Night: Nov. 25, 2022, 4:30pm-11pm.
Twin Cities Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony calendar
Nov 14, 2022: Shoreview Holiday Lighting Event | 6pm
Nov 23, 2022: Burnsville Winter Lighting Ceremony | 6pm
Nov 25, 2022: Taylors Falls Grand Lighting | 6pm (Festival runs all weekend)
Nov 25, 2022: Wayzata Light Up the Lake Celebration | 4-7pm
Nov 25, 2022: Rochester – Here Comes Santa Claus – Tree Lighting at Peace Plaza | 4-8pm
Nov 26, 2022: Tree Lighting Ceremony | 50th & France, Edina
Holiday Market featuring local vendors is open 12-5pm followed by tree lighting, carolers and visits with Santa.
Nov 26, 2022: Hastings Snowflake Lighting & Tree Lighting Ceremony | Hastings, MN 55033
Snowflake lighting at 5:15 and Tree Lighting at 5:30pm.
Nov. 27, 2022: Blaine Winter Celebration and Lighting | 4:30-7:30pm
Dec 7, 2022: Bayport Holiday Lighting of the Village Green | 6:30-8pm
Dec 1, 2022: Savage Tree Lighting Ceremony
Dec 2, 2022: Inver Grove Heights Tree Lighting Ceremony | 6-7pm
Dec 2, 2022: Osseo MiniDazzle Tree Lighting | Boerboom Veterans Park | 6-8pm
Dec 2, 2022: Afton Village Holiday Tree Lighting | Town Square Park, Afton, MN 55001. 6pm.
Dec 2, 2022: Rogers Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
Dec 3, 2022: Anoka Tree Lighting | Anoka City Hall Plaza, 3-7pm
Dec 3, 2022: Shakopee Holiday Fest Tree Lighting | Carolers, Santa, a tree lighting ceremony and fireworks, 2-6pm.
Dec 3, 2022: Buffalo Deck the Halls | Santa and reindeer, carolers, wagon rides & treats. Lighting ceremony at 5pm. 3-5pm.
Dec 3, 2022: Chanhassen Tree Lighting Ceremony | City Center Park | 5pm.
Dec 3, 2022: Elk River Lighting Ceremony & Santa in the Park | Rivers Edge Commons Park | 2-5pm.
Dec 3, 2022: Grand Meander Tree Lighting | St Paul. The great tree is lit outside Charlemagne Fine Jewelry around 5pm.
Dec 4, 2022: Chaska Firemen’s Park Tree Lighting
Featuring crafts, holiday treats & Santa Claus. 6pm.
Dec 6, 2022: Eagan Community Tree Lighting | Lighting ceremony and lighted trail includes indoor and outdoor family fun. 4:30-7pm,
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There is a house in Inver Grove Heights that gas Christmas lights. Santa makes nightly visits. I was really hoping you would have had the info! Disappointed you do not. I heard it is the best in the Tein Cities!
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Duluth Christmas Lighting Challenge is a great list of home lighting displays in Duluth, MN sweeteventduluth dot com/lightingchallenge
Thanks, Peter! We love Duluth!
Hobbs family has a nice large Christmas display running from 5-9pm daily until first of year. Located at 43 Battle Creek Place, St. Paul 55119.
Just added it, Melissa! Thanks!
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please add our house in White Bear Lake (actually on Bald Eagle Lake 5590 west bald eagle blvd
Summer house of the Norway consul E H Hobe 300,000 lights synched to music….the last year
donating everything this spring
Thank you, John.
We’ve added hthis
According to their web site, Larson’s Lights in New Hope is not running this year. Might want to remove them from this list!
Aww that’s too bad. Thanks for letting us know Lisa. We’ve moved them to the inactive section in hopes they’ll be back next year.
There is no longer a light display at the house listed in Rosemount.
Thank you for letting us know, Michelle. We’ve made a note.
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Please add my house lights to this page.. Hanson Family Lights on FB. Have 10,000 plus lights all synced to music. 555 120th lane NW Coon Rapids MN 55448. Show runs from Sun. – Thurs. 5:30pm to 10pm. Fri. and Sat. run from 5:30 pm to 11pm.
Thank you, Jeremy.
We’ve added it.
is this list printable we want to go out ton ight look at lights were from plum city wi
Hi. You definitely could print it. Or use the convenient google map to make a printable list.
is this list printable? Were from Plum City Wi
There is also really great light show on the corner of county road I and bona road in Mounds view.
Thank you, Brenda. We will add that to our list to check out for next year.
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The 2017 Holiday season is fast approaching. Can we add our location to the list for 2017? We have previously won 2nd and 3rd place in the City of Burnsville competitions. Please let me know back. Thank you very much.
We received your email in August and would love to add your address to our holiday lights article. (I wonder if our messages are getting filtered). Just email us the information.
Joy, hoping you can update the article. We at hillside lights are active this year.
Absolutely! Thanks for updating us, Ansen.
You already have our display (Christmas in Andover) in your listing, but I wanted to give you an update that we are most definitely active for the 2017 season! Information is available at our website: https://dancinglightssite.wordpress.com. Thanks so much for providing this listing!
Thank you, John for verifying and for doing all the work!
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The house on 10th Avenue in Hopkins is verified! My sister lives across the street. 🙂
Thank you for verifying, Rebecca.
My Family launched their first Hope Lights: A Hallvenbruersen’s Christmas Display 🙂 The mash up of names is bits and pieces of each extended family that helped build, create and decorate each of the beautiful pieces that came to life in our yard. My dad has planned and perfected each beat of the music to share with our community our love for Christmas. Our address is 12401 Partridge St NW Coon Rapids MN 55448. Our lights will be on from 5-9 every night through the end of the year! Come on out and enjoy!
Thank you for sharing, Nadia. We’ve added your address.
Fun! Just announced! This address was just named the 2017 1st place winner of the Coon Rapids Light Up Contest! Very Exciting!
The Bloomington house on Briar Ave is verified for 2017. We drove past it tonight!
Thank you, Emily.
There is an amazing display in New Brighton. The address is 1762 Canyon Lane. Go check it out.
5590 W. Bald Eagle Blvd White Bear Lake is Verified. Was there this evening.
Thank you, Randy. We had heard that one wasn’t going to happen this year. We’re glad it is!
7188 Cinnamon Teal Ct
Lino Lakes, Mn
verified for 2017
entire neighborhood lights are up
Thank you, Jerome. We’ve made note.
Great display in Chaska.
Thank you, Lisa. We’ve added it!
All these I have seen personally so far this year
Brooklyn Center 5312 Penn Av. N.
8016 Upton Circle N.and 8024 Upton Circle
3036 75th Ave N
555 120th Lane Nw
650 108th lane NW
10940 Magnolia St. NW.
725 113th Ave NW
820 111th Ave NW
11765 Larch St. NW
11620 Larch St. NW
11520 Larch St. NW
12401 Partridge St NW
12286 Quinn St NW
3044 116th Ln NW
11231 Partridge St NW
Crystal 5627 Regent Ave N
260 Rice Creek Blvd.
6530 Oakley Dr. NE
11680 65th Av.N.
6497 Glacier Ln.
7153 Birchview Rd.
111 Zachary Ln.
4320 Ithaca Lane N
14910 47th Ave N
4810 Orchid Ln N
16700 33rd Av. N.
7382 Leonard Ave
4102 88th Ln Ne
7991 Nancy Dr
761 & 763 Vicki Lane
Kerry Lane & Lous Lane
7188 Cinnamon Teal Ct
124 Apollo Dr
Mahtomedi 135 Greenwood
Oak Park Heights
14196 Upper 54th St. N
14832 Upper 55th St. N
14421 56th St
387 Iona Lane @ Western
492 County Road J W
555 Doris Ave
5885 Royal Oaks Dr
All of the others on the upper lists in these cities do not have lights this year.
I will be viewing and confirming south and east this week.
Wow, Randy! You are amazing. Thanks for taking the time to let us know!
THANK YOU RANDY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Merry Christmas!
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I have now completed my list of South East venues. Two quick notes first, both from Inver Grove Heights. The huge display on Ann Marie Trail is retired. However the neighborhood just a 1/2 mile east of there (86th Court E and Applegate Way) is very cool. Most homes participate and all of the trees are simply amazing. Still worth the trip to this neighborhood. Second is 6451 Bechman Court, house that had the synchronized light and santa video in the window has moved away. However, the new people did put some decorations up plus the whole Cul-de-sac stepped up and all of the home participate. This is still worth the trip.
Enough said, here is my confirmed list for you.
8285 Hemingway Ave. S
7788 Jasmine Ave S
8638 Hadley Ave S
8696 Hadley Ave S
8712 Hadley Ave S
6828 90th St S
Inver Grove Heights
86th Ct E and Applegate Way
6341 Beckman Court
6321, 6361, 6381, 6401, 6411, 6431, 6451 Beckman Court
8002 Claymore Ave. E
7801 Cooper Ave E
7944 Cooper Ct
7197 Clayton Ave
8000 Dempsey Way
8011 Delano Way
8016 Delano Ct E
7934 Dempsey Way
7899 Dempsey Way
7871 Dempsey Way
4075 65th St E
6286 Corwin Court
3550 72nd St. E
3560 72nd St. E
3593 72nd St. E
3892 72nd St. E
3867 Upper 73rd St
3693 Upper 73rd St
74th Court E
3060 69th St. E
7520 Boyd Circle
7620 Babcock Trail
Lakeland 111 Quamwell Ave. S
Maplewood 1269 Farrell St. N
Mendota Heights 679 Freeway Road S
South St. Paul
220 7th St S
552 Star Lane
2211 Caroline Lane
229 21sr Ave S This one is amazing. With a video tree synchronized to music. Plan and staying a bit for this one.
127, 131 & 132 19th Ave N
127 Poplar St. W
117 E. Dale St.
St. Paul 948 Portland Ave
Governors Mansion on Summit Ave
Plus two trees across the street.
1771 Jefferson Ave
43 Battle Creek Pl
705 S. Robert St.
1526 York Ave Neighborhood Synched lights.
1161 Edgerton Ave
West St. Paul
339 Kopp Drive
434 Marie Ave. W
230 Edith Dr
10161 Bridgewater ct
plus neighborhood below
6001 Woodbine Ave
6016 Woodbine Ave
6080 Woodbine Ave
More to come later.
Thanks again, Randy. We really appreciate this list.
1308 grand st ne in Mpls doesn’t have lights on or up yet
He wasn’t able to get to it last year, either, but hoped to do it this year. I’ll check in with him and in the meantime, we’ll move it to inactive.
Christmas lights at Sunrise in Eden Prairie are going today 12/15/17.
Thank you, Holly.
Lights in the Park did not return to Phalen Regional Park this year.
Though you can add 1525 York Ave to the great houses to visit.
Thank you, Shari.
I have verified 75% of my list as of today. Found a few new ones and eliminated as handful as well. So happy to share with you Anne.
Inver Grove Heights
6320 Cahill Ave E
Hidden Creek Trail (east of Dodd Rd)
2959 Matilda St
South St. Paul
734 6th St S
1 Grieve Glen Ln
14411 Kerry Ln Nw
13959 Nightingale St.
2347 141st Lane Nw
13385 Wren St NW
3452 133rd Ln Nw
3715 152nd Ln Nw
1662 145th Ln Nw
5114 Halifax Av. S.
5324 Interlachen Blvd.
4812 Valley View Rd
6113 Ryan Ave
101 Ridgewood Dr
127 8th Ave N
324 10th Av. N.
233 16th Av. N.
308 5th Ave N
Thanks, again, Randy. We’ve updated with this information.
List nearly complete now. Here is what I have from this weekend.
13452 Flagstaff Ave
14440 Lower Guthrie Ct
3314 Katie Ln
528 Severn Way
3863 Mersey Way
5080 Longview Dr
7701 Bona Rd
2645 Louisa Ave
10201 Rich Rd.
10422 Briar Circle
10428 Briar Rd
2304 River Hills Drive
11318 West River Hills Dr
11407 West River Hills Dr
190 Hartman Circle NE
191 Hartman Circle NE
185 Hartman Circle NE
121 71st Way NE
Golden Valley 115 Lawn Terrace (is there, but small)
2418 Howard St NE
2511 NE Garfield St.
921 Shakopee Ave E
1053 Dakota St S
One last installment coming up in the next day or two
1161 Edgerton Ave, St. Paul, MN
Not a light show. Just a bunch of old looking light figurines. Don’t waste your time.
That’s a really nice display. Yes, many older figurines. But old doesn’t make it any less spectacular.
Thanks for the feedback, Josh & Meghan. How did your kids react?
I have now completed my list. Here is the final installment.
1913 Waterford Circle
1188 Wildwood Way
1175 Wildwood Way
16900 Main St
15482 Sunrise Circle
3653 Aldrich Av. S.
4836 Nokomis Av. S.
3808 18th Av. S.
3928 18th Ave S
4001 16th Ave S
4021 16th Ave S
921 Shakopee Ave E
1053 Dakota St S
Thanks for allowing me to post my personal list.
Have a Merry Christmas.
There is another house on 145th Ave NE and Coon Creek blvd in Andover that is tuned to 88.1.
Thank you, Brittany: We made a note of this.
14036 Flagstone Trail in Apple Valley is up and running. Was there tonight (Christmas Eve).
I have a large Christmas light display synced to music in Albert Lea with just over 34,000 LED lights, making it one of the largest synchronized displays in Southern Minnesota. More information is located at carterxmas dot com
We’ve added you to the Greater Minnesota list. It sounds like its worth a roadtrip!
We would love to be added. Trinity Christmas Lights, we are located at 9118 161st Street West, Lakeville, MN 55044. Tune into 91.9FM. Show runs from 6PM til 10PM all week from December 1st through the 31st. Thanks,
Ooh. Our first Lakeville site! Thanks, Jeremy, we’ve added this to our list.
I would like to be added to list as well. Christmas light shows are synced to music half past the hour and last about 15 min from 5:30-8:30 on weekends and an extra show at 9:30 on weekends. Tune to 87.9 or listen to speakers. 6809 Cottonwood Lane North, Maple Grove.
I would like to be added to list as well. Christmas light shows are synced to music half past the hour and last about 15 min from 5:30-8:30 on weekdays and an extra show at 9:30 on weekends. Tune to 87.9 or listen to speakers. 6809 Cottonwood Lane North, Maple Grove.
Thank you, Keith. We’ve added it.
Plymouth Lights: Christmas at the Fischer’s Place – 16700 33rd Ave N, Plymouth MN • Verified for 2017.
It’s up and running…Stopped by last night to see it.
Thank you, Ryan!
You can add The Burdick’s House at 3863 Mersey Way Eagan, Santa and his Reindeer will be there on Sunday Dec 9th from 0530 to 0700, taking Toy donations for Sharing and Caring Hands
Thank you, Glenn. We’ve added your home.
2745 79th Court East
Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota 55076
We go there every year! They light up the entire house to music!
Thank you, Angie. It looks like Inver Grove Heights is the place to visit for holiday lights!
Who loves looking at Christmas lights…better yet Christmas lights that are synchronized to music ?
Pack the kids up, grab some hot cocoa and be prepared for a spectacular light show.
We currently have 6 songs but will be adding more songs weekly so be sure to stop back.
We are located at 927 Garden View dr, Apple Valley
Best viewing spot is in the parking lot across the street at Valley middle school.
Tune into 99.1
Be sure to follow and like us on Facebook.
Lights on Garden view
Thank you, Tiffany. We’ve added your address.
Lower Guthrie Ct is up and running 5-9 until Dec 21st – then it will be 5-10 until Dec. 25th.
Thank you, Suzanne!
Please add to Apple Valley:
Bapa’s Ho Ho Home
12566 Everest Ct. E
Apple Valley, MN 55124
Tune in to FM frequency 88.1
Thank you, Patty. We’ve added your home.
I can verify that the following are up for 2018:
Upton Circle in Brooklyn Park
Penn Ave. in Brooklyn Center
Regent Ave. in Crystal
I looked for the Penguin Choir at 14036 Flagstone Trail in Apple Valley but did not see it there.
Thank you so much Eric. I was wondering if we should remove Penguin Choir.
I;m confirming that both Fridley addresses are up again this year. Just went and ooo-ed and ahh-ed at them tonight!
Thank you, Emily!
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Thanks for your shout-out, Julie! Did you happen to note any addresses that were not up this year?
Confirmed Visit 2018:
Burdick’s House- 3863 Mersey Way, Eagan, MN
7050 Blaine Ave Inver Grove Heights
6341 Beckman Court, Inver Grove Heights (all houses on Beckman Ct)
7934 Dempsey Way, Inver Grove Heights (all houses on Dempsey Way)
Thank you, Jessica!
-4102 88th Lane NE, Circle Pines, verified 2018
-7382 Leonard Avenue, Circle Pines, verified 2018
-Kerry Lane and Lous Lane, Lino Lakes: I think this should read Kelly Lane and Lois Lane. I didn’t look for lights at this intersection, but know that there are no Kerry and Lous Lanes in Lino Lakes.
-7188 Cinnamon Teal Court, Lino Lakes, verified 2018. Can bring a donation for food drive, they hand out candy canes, can get out and walk around lights and displays.
-492 County Road J West, Shoreview, verified 2018
Thank you, Eva.
This is really helpful. We’ve updated. I think we’ll just remove the Kerry/Kelly-Lous/Lois address since we were never given an exact address anyway. We really appreciate your help.
Check out bloominginton from family at 8501 11th Ave s Rudolph gets a break from his nose when going to that house
Thank you, Channan.
We’ve added this.
13440 Evergreen LN N
Dayton MN 55327
RGB lights synchronized to music. Tune Radio to FM 88.1
Thank you, Chad. We’ve added this location. We’d love to hear from you again in 2019!
The Burdick’s Household 3863 Mersey Way, Eagan outdoor Christmas display should be up an running Sunday evening after Thanksgiving, We will again be collecting toys for Sharing and Caring Hands the night of December 15th from 0600 PM to 0730 PM. Santa will be stopping by with 2 of his reindeer at that time. THANKS
Thank you, Glenn. We’ve updated your information!
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Thank you for sharing!
Thanks so much for putting this list together! My family referenced it, and here’s some info for you:
6001 Woodbine Ave, Woodbury MN
– No lights in 2019
6016 Woodbine Ave, Woodbury, MN
– No lights in 2019
6080 Woodbine Ave, Woodbury MN
10161 Bridgewater Ct., Woodbury, MN
8846 Glacier Road, Woodbury
– Verified 2019
Thannk you for the udpate, Rose. We’ve removed those sites.
53rd and Penn Ave N – it’s his 25th year of lighting up the house. There are 39,000 lights just on the trees alone and some great vintage displays.
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This is really very helpful article. Thank you very much for sharing this valuable article.
Thank you, Trash Bin. We work really hard on it each year.
Warnke Christmas display, 17978 Fresno St NW Elk River, MN 55330, lights to music 5-10 daily theough 1/3. Another nice one on Main straight just around the corner. For those that are a little farther NW on your map.
– Terry Warnke
Thank you, Terry. I’ve added your address and recommendation to our Northwest Metro listings.
Andover Christmas Lights at 2347 141st Ln. NW will be lit up December 1st. Same times as last year. We will do charity donations to the Minnesota Basset Rescue.
The Brastrup display in Andover willl not be up. My neighbor decided to retire from the Christmas display and got rid of all his decorations.
Thanks for this information, Doug. We’ll share it with the community.
Thank you for putting this List together every year! We love packing up the car and checking of your list.
I have my show up and running at 6809 Cottonwood Lane North, Maple Grove, MN 55369. Tune in to 87.9. Show times are on the half hour. 5:30, 6:30, 7:30, and 8:30 every night added show at 9:30 on Friday and Saturday. Static lights when not running.
Thank you, Keith. I’ve moved your home into the verified category.
Christmas In Wadena – our 14th year – featured as the 7th best light show in Minnesota. Raised $25k towards Project Share our local food shelf and 6,000 lbs.of food.
Wow! That is amazing. What a wonderful way to share the Christmas spirit. Thank you for continuing this tradition.
3154 69th street, Inver Grove Heights
The yard will be lit up as usual (over 35,000 lights) and the garden railroad will operate as weather allows, hopefully with two trains this years.
Thanks Paul. I’ve shared this and I’ll email you for more information.
Choir of Penguins. Please stop by and see our singing choir. All elements handmade. Programming was written by the homeowner. It is truly something different from any other display out there. 14036 Flagstone Trail. Apple Valley. Show runs daily 5 to 10 pm starting November 28!
Thank you for verifying this address, Nancy. We had removed it because we had not had anyone verify it for us in a few years.
Hi Joy, can you update the post for candy cane lane? We are bigger and brighter! Post should read:
Immerse yourself in the spirit of the holidays by walking through our themed path and more than 25,000 lights! We’ve added on to Whoville and handcrafted our own creative scenes with detailed artwork including Lake Griswold and a stationary train that blows peppermint smelling smoke (on the weekends)! Mini candy canes at the end of the walking path and special appearances from the Grinch… when he feels like it!
Thanks for keeping us updated Chriss. We’ve made the udpates.
Burdick’s Christmas Display
3863 Mersey Way
Over 25000 Lights
Come visit with Santa and some of his reindeer on Dec 11 from 05:30 to 07:00 PM. Requesting Dog or Cat Food for the Animal Humane Society or a New Toy to be donated to Sharing and Caring Hands.
Thank you for confirming, Glenn. We’ve updated your information for 2022.
“What a Gift”
6809 Cottonwood Ln N., Maple Grove MN
Listen to the Lights – 87.9 FM
Sunday – Thursday 5:30 – 9:00 PM
Saturday – Sunday 5:30 – 10:00PM
Show Starts Every Half Hour
Please Consider Donating to Local Vets!
Donations Drop Box Located on Mail Box
Ways to Donate: New Gift Cards, Gift Cards with outstanding balances, and Cash
Donations go to Haven for Heroes – http://www.haven4heroesmn.org
Thank you for verifying for 2022 Keith. We have updated your entry with this year’s information.
Please add our house. Tune your car radio to 98.9 Fm for a Synchronized light show running nightly from thanksgiving night through New Year’s Eve 5:30-9:30pm nightly. There’s a sign with a QR code to donate directly to Minnesota Pitbull Rescue
19739 Iteri Place
Lakeville Mn 55044
Thank you, Paul. I’ve added your home to our list.
Hi there please add us to your light show list. Look us up on FB Epic Storm Light Show. We will have our show running Friday Saturday and Sundays from 5 to 10 pm. We have our show synced to music so tune your car radio to 88.5 FM. We added a 20 Ft tall Mega Tree this year please cone check us out it’s worth the drive located at 212 Summit Ave S Sauk Rapids Mn.
Thank you, Nadine. We’ve added your display to our list.
30 houses decorated to a Christmas song, book or movie at Adelaide Landing. Search Adelaide Landing in Google Maps, Bing or Apple Maps for the location in Hugo, MN. Guess the song/movie/book, then scan the QR code in front of each house to get the “answer” and for some fun trivia. This is a fundraiser for the Hugo Good Neighbors Food Shelf, so please consider making a monetary donation at http://www.hugofoodshelf.org/give.
Thank you for confirming for 2022, Chris. We’ve updated your entry.
The Luskey Family Light display.
1622 Forest St
Each year we add to our display. And keep Christ the center of our display. Not everyone has the time or ability to set up a large light display. I make the time each year as much for my children, as for all children, young and old to enjoy. We started small and now have added A few DIY pixel Light displays that are computer controlled to our display. We hope you enjoy and stop by anytime you are in the area as the display is always changing.
The Luskey Family
Thank you, Dan. We’ve added your home.
This is a great list – thank you!
I just wanted to let you know that the city of Buffalo (listed as a southwestern suburb) is actually northwest – even further north and west of Maple Grove for reference!
Thank you for catching that error, Ash.
845 Brisbin St, Anoka, MN 55303
Thank you, Joseph. We’ve shared your recommendation.
Lights on Mushtown. 32k Lights synchronized to Music
17881 Mushtown Rd
Prior Lake, MN 55372
Thank you, Bryan. We’ve added your address to our list.
Cison’s Winter Wonderland
808 Portland ave
St Paul Park MN 55071
Please ads to map
Thanks Andrew. We’ve added your address to our list.
Wes’s 2022 light display
150 Ivy St.
Thank you, Wes. We’ve added your home.
Please add 18016 Fresno st. NW Elk River Mn 55330 Lights on Fresno st.
Thank you, Jeremy. We’ve added your address.