Family in town? Looking for fun things to do?
Nothing brings smiles to entire family than Christmas light displays. It’s great to see neighborhoods that really get into the holiday spirit & maybe even witness a little neighborly competition.
Below is a list of some of the more well-known (and annual) holiday light displays in North County that are sure bets to get you to say, “Ooohhh…Aaaaah.”
Reche Road just West of Green Canyon. Over 100,000 lights that are choreographed to music. There even are snow machines to add to the effect. Lights are on thru New Years night, 6pm – 9pm Tues-Sun, with display staying on longer the week of Christmas. Just enter U-turn driveway from the West and tune your car radio to 90.5FM.
“The Griswolds” – 12631 Stoutwood Street – off Twin Peaks Road & Deerwood Street. Through Jan. 4, 5:30 to 10 pm.
“Candy Cane Lane” Hickory Court, Hickory Street – off Twin Peaks Road and Silverset St. Also Includes Butterwood Ct. and Rockrose Ct. The entire cul-de-sac is lit up Dec. 3 through Jan.1, 6 to 9 pm
“Christmas Card Lane” Oviedo Street – off Black Mtn. Rd. Includes Twin Trails, Carmel Mtn. Rd.,Ellingham St., Renato St., Oviedo St., Twin Trails Dr., Barrymore St., Totherham Ave., Talca Ave., Talca Ct., Allenbrook Way, Davenport Ave., Amber Sky Ln. Dec. 10 through Dec. 31, 6 to 10 pm.
1639 Knob Hill – off Nordahl Rd. between Tam O’Shanter Dr. and Augusta Dr. Nov. 26 through Dec. 31, 5 to 9 pm. Disney characters and more. Santa will be out from 6 to 8 every evening Dec. 11 through Dec. 23, except Wednesdays.
746 Bonita Drive – off Olive Ave. Dec. 1 through Dec. 31, 6 to 9 pm. Large display of lights with an elf’s house. Large manger scene.
Via Vastago – off Olive, Bonita Dr., and N. Melrose Dr. Dec. 10 through 31, 5:30 to 9:30 pm. Little town of Bethlehem in lights, with a possible visit from Santa Claus!
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