A number of Abbotsford and Mission homes are 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.
Please include a horizontal photo.
32228 Buffalo Drive
The Vendrasco family features a display of more then 30,000 lights that play with music, as well as a nativity scene, flying reindeer, a penguin scene and much more. Lights will be on from 5 to 10:30 nightly until Jan. 1. The family will collect cash and non-perishable food donations for the local Christmas Bureau.
1405 Kaslo Court
This display includes inflatables and thousands of flashing lights. Open nightly from 5 to 10 p.m. until Dec. 31.
28192 McTavish Road
The Kemle family’s display features a large Merry Christmas sign, a huge hay bale snowman, a large pickup truck and much more open for viewing every day from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. The kids serve hot chocolate on Wednesdays from 6 to 7 p.m., and a red box is located at the end of the driveway all day for food bank donations.
2774 Maple Street
Dave and Catharine Goldbaum have gone all out with their Christmas lights, and they’re always adding more. Lights are on from 5 to 11:30 p.m. every night.
33232 Keats Court
This display by the Myrhe family takes a traditional approach with stars, wreaths, lighted bushes, Santa with his sleigh and reindeer, and more. The display is on nightly from 5 to 11 p.m. until Dec. 31.
3863 Kensington Court
The Hood family’s display includes inflatable characters, handmade wooden cutouts, rope-light figures and thousands of lights. The lights are on from 5 to 10 p.m. until Dec. 31. Donations are collected for Cyrus Centre for at-risk and homeless youth in Abbotsford.
2148 Vinewood Street
The Harling family has been decorating their yard for the last five years. Each year it gets bigger and better. This year it includes more than blowups, a large Christmas tree and dancing lights on the house. The display can be viewed daily from 4 to 9 p.m.
32381 Seal Way
This is the second year for the A.S. Nigah family to have a big display. Theirs includes Santa riding a big elephant with gifts, as well as other inflatable figures and flashing lights. The lights are on daily from 5 to 9 p.m. until Dec. 25.
34458 Laburnum Avenue
The Brownes have added to their winter wonderland display this year with well over 5,000 blue and white lights on display. The lights are on every night from 4:30 to 11:30 p.m. until Jan. 2.
34314 Woodbine Crescent
This display has been in the making for 30 years. Each year something new is added. The display features many handmade wooden cutouts and, of course, the traditional Santa and snowman. Something new is added each year. The lights are on daily from 4:30 to 11 p.m. and until midnight on weekends.
34964 Orchard Drive
Darren and Leya’s festive North Pole is filled lots of lights, a giant star, a 20-foot Christmas tree, reindeer with Santa’s sleigh and more. The lights are on from 5 to 10 p.m. nightly.
3791 Balsam Crescent
The Johnson family is showcasing thousands of lights in true Griswold fashion, including Santa’s sleigh and a herd of reindeer, Frosty, penguins sliding down a vintage Noel sign, and lots more. Lights are on nightly from 5 to 10 p.m.
32895 Harwood Place
This display by Ken and Brenda Keis features more than 30,000 lights and unique figurines, including
2136 Primrose Street
April and Josh Blais and their four kids decorate their home with more than 40 Christmas inflatables on the roof and throughout the yard, as well as thousands of lights. Donations are collected for the food bank. The display is on throughout the day until approximately 9:30 p.m.
34613 Somerset Avenue
The Hodgins family presents a colourful and classic displays of lights and holiday cheer. The lights are on daily from 5 to 10 p.m.
a Winter Wonderland, train, carolers and a nativity scene. The lights are on from 5 to 10 p.m. until Dec. 31.