Bright Nights shines holiday joy in Springfield, Massachusetts

A family takes a horse-drawn carriage ride past a castle at Bright Nights in Springfield, Massachusetts (photo by Cheryl Landes) It's not too late to enjoy one of the Northeast's largest and most beautiful holiday displays. During the three-mile drive, you'll see more than 675,000 lights. Since 1995, Bright Lights in western Massachusetts has brought … Continue reading Bright Nights shines holiday joy in Springfield, Massachusetts

Gift of Lights brighter than ever at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway

A snowman at Gift of Lights at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon (photo by Cheryl Landes) Drive through a 2.5-mile light show with more than 3.5 million lights at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon. This year's Gift of Lights features more than 520 displays and 80 scenes. There are now two … Continue reading Gift of Lights brighter than ever at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Winterlights extended through January 17

Photo by Cheryl Landes The Trustees has extended Winterlights, its annual holiday light displays at two properties in Massachusetts until January 17, 2021: Naunkeag in Stockbridge and the Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate in Canton. Stroll the pathways and admire thousands of colorful lights beautifully arranged. Food and refreshments are available. Capacities are limited each night … Continue reading Winterlights extended through January 17

Candy Cane Lane continues through December 31 in Junction City, Oregon

A reindeer on Candy Cane Lane in Junction City, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) Drive through Candy Cane Lane at The Meadow on Pitney Pond December 10-31 to see homes decorated in bright, colorful lights. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there to hand out candy, wearing masks and gloves for safety. The festivities are … Continue reading Candy Cane Lane continues through December 31 in Junction City, Oregon

Looking for holiday light displays? Check out these maps.

A starry globe shining Christmas cheer at Nature's Coastal Holiday at Azalea Park in Brookings, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) In 2015, Pacific NW Christmas Lights began maintaining a map of the best Christmas light displays in the Northwest, and they're still going strong. They pinpoint every location on a Google map with a description … Continue reading Looking for holiday light displays? Check out these maps.

Christmas on the Campground until New Year’s Eve in Portland

Southeast Portland's tallest Christmas tree is at the Apostolic Faith Church Campground in Portland, Oregon. (photo by Cheryl Landes) If you're in Southeast Portland on or before New Year's Eve, head over to 5414 SE Duke Street to see the colorful holiday display at the Apostolic Faith Church Campground. The campground isn't open this year … Continue reading Christmas on the Campground until New Year’s Eve in Portland

Drive through The Lights of Christmas in Stanwood, Washington

A scene from the 2020 drive-through Lights of Christmas at the Warm Beach Camp & Conference Center in Stanwood, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) In normal years, The Lights of Christmas at the Warm Beach Camp & Conference Center has walk-through displays with more than a million lights, concessions, and other activities to celebrate the … Continue reading Drive through The Lights of Christmas in Stanwood, Washington

Drive around the Woodland Christmas Loop

A beautiful display along the Woodland Christmas Loop in Woodland, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) The residents of Embassy Loop and Statesman Drive in Woodland, Washington, decorated their homes and yards this year to bring holiday cheer to everyone. Drive through the neighborhood to enjoy these beautiful displays from December 11 to December 25. If … Continue reading Drive around the Woodland Christmas Loop

Drive through the Clackamas County Winter Fair in Canby, Oregon

Snowflakes at the Clackamas County Winter Fair in Canby, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) See thousands of lights and drive through a 100-foot lighted tunnel at the first-ever Clackamas County Winter Fair. Santa will be there some nights, where you can wave hello and drop a letter to him in a special mailbox. The fair … Continue reading Drive through the Clackamas County Winter Fair in Canby, Oregon