A number of Abbotsford homes are now sparkling for the holidays.
Here is a list of some of the Christmas light displays that can be viewed, as supplied to The News by homeowners.
To add your display to the list, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the name of the family or individuals hosting the display, the address, a description of the display, hours/dates of operation and whether donations are being accepted.
Submissions may also be dropped off in person at The News office at 34375 Gladys Ave.
You may also include a photo if you wish.
32273 Adair Avenue (photo at top):
The Hyde/ Kreschuk family, with the help of daughter Shantel and nephew Brad Elder, set up this display, which includes seven blow-up figures, lots of lights, a tree made from a baseball pole and a painted front window. The lights are on from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. nightly.
33232 Keats Court (above, top photo) and 1675 Keats St. (above, bottom photo):
The homes of Mel and MaryAnne Myhre and Rick and Lorraine Sempowich feature displays that include stars, wreaths, lighted bushes, Santa and his sleigh and reindeer, and thousands of lights. View nightly from 5 to 11 p.m. until Dec. 31.
33385 Townshipline Rd.:
This property features one of the largest and longest standing displays in Abbotsford, covering two acres on the Matsqui flats, and put on by Frank and Julia Keis for 60 years. Too many lights to count and more than 100 figurines and rare items. Open nightly from 4:30 to 10:30 p.m. until Jan. 1.
32895 Harwood Place (above):
After taking last year off, Ken and Brenda Keis are back with their thousands of lights and numerous displays, including a sleigh on the roof, a full nativity, a train, carolers and angels. Open nightly from 5 to 10:30 p.m. until Dec. 31.
36550 South Parallel Rd.:
The Thandi family’s display uses the newest RGB moving laser light to cover their entire front house, and it flashes with thousands of lights. The display runs from 5 to 10 p.m. nightly.
3464 Sussex St.:
The Hood family have decorated their home with about 25,000 lights plus dozens of homemade displays. Runs nightly from 5 to 10 p.m. until Dec. 31.
2861 Cambie Street (above):
The Pennington family’s home features over 10,000 white and blue sparkling lights, with plans to grow the display each year. Open nightly from 5 to 10:30 p.m.
34314 Woodbine Crescent:
This display includes 10,000 lights, many handmade pieces – including a Grinch toy shop – and much more.
1405 Kaslo Court:
This display includes thousands of flashing lights and is best viewed if you drive clockwise into the cul-de-sac. Open nightly from 5 to 10 p.m. until Dec. 31.
32288 King Road (above):
This display of thousands of white lights can be seen daily from 5 to 10 p.m.
34229 Woodbine Cres. (above):
Large palm trees, many reindeer and a large star on the roof decorate this home from 4:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. daily until Jan. 3. Several other homes on the street are decorated with twinkling lights and holiday characters.
32265 Cordova Ave. (above):
A polar bear, inflatable Disney characters and LED lights are featured on this display by the Cruz family. It is open for viewing from 4:30 to 10 p.m. nightly.
2136 Primrose St. (above):
The Blais family’s display features 27 Christmas inflatables on the roof and throughout the yard, as well as thousands of lights. Donations are being collected for the food bank. Hours for viewing are 4 to 9 p.m. through Dec. 25, and often during the day.
32228 Buffalo Drive (above):
The Vendrasco family features a display of more then 30,000 lights and characters that play to music, as well as a nativity scene and much more. The family will collect cash and non-perishable food for the local food bank. The display runs from 5 to 10:30 p.m. nightly until Dec. 29.
10221 Wilson St.
Triple Park Estates (located off Lougheed Highway and 287 Street) has several units displaying Christmas lights.
#153- 33751 Seventh Ave. in Heritage Park Place (above):
Mr. and Mrs. Rothuis always have their little piece of Christmas decorated every year in their complex. It gets bigger and bigger each year, complete with automated deer and cute little critters. Lights are on from 5 to 10 p.m. daily.