32228 Buffalo Drive, Mission

32228 Buffalo Drive, Mission

2020 Christmas light displays in Mission and Abbotsford

Local homes in both communities are all lit up for the holidays

A number of Mission and Abbotsford 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 Record by homeowners.

To add your display to the list, send an email to kevin.mills@missioncityrecord.com 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 high-resolution horizontal photo.

MISSION

32228 Buffalo Drive

The Vendrasco family features a display of more then 40,000 lights, 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 Dec. 30. The family is collect cash and non-perishable food donations for the local Christmas Bureau.

7530 Columbia Street

The Reilly family’s display features six-foot nutcrackers made from Sonotubes. The kids learned to use a jigsaw and sander and made the wooden Santa stuck in the chimney and, with their neighbour, the reindeer and winter squirrel.

33232 Myrtle Avenue

This display, and others along the street, features thousands of lights and figures.

35650 Moore Avenue

This home and property is covered in hundreds of white and coloured lights.

7824 Falcon Crescent

The Laplante family loves Christmas and all the lights. They put up their display every year, and this year are accepting donations, starting on Dec. 5, that will be turned into Christmas hampers for people in need.

10265 Shaw Street

This display features approximately 14,000 white, blue, teal and green lights and spotlights in the front yard, on two barns and along 1,500 feet of fencing.

33056 Cherry Avenue

This display is made to look like a gingerbread house with Frosty and The Grinch inside, being mischievous. The lights are on from 4:30 to 10 p.m.

32425 Badger Avenue

The Williams family display features Santa, Frosty, Rudolph the Red-Nosed reindeer and lots of lights.

33550 12th Avenue

Joe (aka Mr. Christmas) and Dorothy Kovacs have their displays running from 5 to 10:30 p.m. Until Dec. 31. The music is on until 10 p.m.

32349 Beaver Drive

This display is hosted by the Field family.

ABBOTSFORD

1405 Kaslo Court

The Bench family’s display features thousands of flashing lights and blowups. Open nightly from 5 to 10 p.m.

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 p.m. every night.

3084 McMillan Road

This display features a mix of inflatables, pop-ups, lasers, oversized ornaments, and many colourful lights. The display turns on at dusk and runs until at least midnight until mid-January. The family is not collecting funds on site, but recommend donations be given directly to the SPCA.

28192 McTavish Road

The Kemle family’s farm display features a large Merry Christmas sign, multiple lighted arches, a large pickup truck and more, open for viewing daily from 5:30 to 10 p.m. A red box is located at the end of the driveway all day for food bank donations.

31887 Gabriola Court

The Singh family’s display feature a hand-made tree, reindeer, sleighs, snowflake light and much more.

2121 Orchard Drive

The Savage family have been lighting up their property for 21 years. The display is a wide array of lights spread over the house and property. Other properties to drive by on the street include 2061 Orchard Drive and 34964 Orchard Drive.

32895 Harwood Place

Ken and Brenda Keis have been putting up their display for more than 20 years. It features more than 30,000 lights and unique figurines, including a Winter Wonderland, train, carolers and a nativity scene. The lights are on from 5 to 10 p.m. until Dec. 31.

33159 Townshipline Road

This is another display by the Keis family, returning this year after a long absence. It includes many traditional decorations – some favourites loaned from their parents’ popular retired display – and thousands of lights. The display runs nightly from 4:30 to 10:30 p.m.

34223 Redwood Avenue

This display by the Hawkins family includes lots of lights, inflatables, some wire ornaments, and a little sleigh and reindeer and bow at the front door. It’s lit up daily from 6 to 10 p.m. There is no donation box but the family suggests online donations to Elizabeth’s Wildlife Center.

2061 Orchard Drive

The Lawson family runs its display of lights, festive trees, fun inflatables and more throughout December. The lights are on from 5 to 11 p.m. daily.

34613 Somerset Avenue

The Hodgins family and their neighbours present colourful and classic displays of lights and holiday cheer. The lights are on daily from 4:30 to 11 p.m.

29029 Maclure Road

This Clark Griswold-inspired display features 3,000 feet of lights and a few holiday characters. The lights are on from sundown until 11 p.m. until Jan. 1.

32273 Adair Avenue

The Kreschuk family’s home features blow-up figures, woodwork and lots of lights.

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.

34314 Woodbine Crescent

This display has been in the making for over 35 years. Each year something new is added. The display features many handmade wooden cutouts and, of course, the traditional Santa and snowman. The lights are on daily from 4:30 to 11 p.m.

3791 Balsam Crescent

The Johnson family is showcasing thousands of lights, 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.

34964 Orchard Drive

Darren and Leya’s festive North Pole is filled with 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.

2362 Cameron Crescent

The Hinchcliff-Kruizenga family’s display features a life-sized Santa in his sleigh at the North Pole. The lights are on from 4:30 to 11 p.m. daily.

34458 Laburnum Avenue

The Brownes have once again set up their blue-and-white winter wonderland with more than 5,000 lights on display. The lights are on every night from 4:15 to 11:30 p.m. until Jan. 2.

34436 Laburnum Avenue

The Brock household’s display features a mix of string lights, projection lights and blow-ups from 4 p.m. to 6 a.m. until Jan. 5.

2148 Vinewood Street

The Harling family’s biggest display yet includes more than 20 blowups, a large Christmas tree and dancing lights on the house. The display can be viewed daily from 4:30 to 10:30 p.m.

32865 Capilano Place

This display, running daily from 4:30 to 11 p.m. features Santa and his reindeer, Olaf, Candy Cane Lane and lights covering the entire house.

33232 Keats Court and 1675 Keats Street

The lights are on again at the Myhre and Sempowich homes. The traditional displays can be view from 5 to 11 p.m. daily.

Matsqui Community Hall, 33676 St. Olaf Avenue

A drive-by light display is open at the hall nightly from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. until Dec. 19, including a blow-up Santa sitting on an antique tractors. Many homes along St. Olaf Avenue are also decorated.

Mt. Lehman Community Hall, 6418 Mt. Lehman Road

The hall is all lit up and includes backdrops with nostalgic scenes until Jan. 6. The local library and church are also decorated.

Downtown Abbotsford, corner of Essendene and West Railway

The large Christmas tree is all lit up with sound-activated light. Clap, sing, play an instrument or honk your horn to trigger the lights.

Christmas

 

7530 Columbia Street, Mission

7530 Columbia Street, Mission

33232 Myrtle Avenue, Mission

33232 Myrtle Avenue, Mission

35650 Moore Avenue, Mission

35650 Moore Avenue, Mission

7824 Falcon Crescent, Mission

7824 Falcon Crescent, Mission

33056 Cherry Avenue, Mission

33056 Cherry Avenue, Mission

32425 Badger Avenue, Mission

32425 Badger Avenue, Mission

33550 12th Avenue, Mission

33550 12th Avenue, Mission

32349 Beaver Drive, Mission

32349 Beaver Drive, Mission

1405 Kaslo Court, Abbotsford

1405 Kaslo Court, Abbotsford

2774 Maple Street, Abbotsford

2774 Maple Street, Abbotsford

3084 McMillan Road, Abbotsford

3084 McMillan Road, Abbotsford

28192 McTavish Road, Abbotsford

28192 McTavish Road, Abbotsford

31887 Gabriola Court, Abbotsford

31887 Gabriola Court, Abbotsford

2121 Orchard Drive, Abbotsford

2121 Orchard Drive, Abbotsford

32895 Harwood Place, Abbotsford

32895 Harwood Place, Abbotsford

33159 Townshipline Road, Abbotsford

33159 Townshipline Road, Abbotsford

34223 Redwood Avenue, Abbotsford

34223 Redwood Avenue, Abbotsford

2061 Orchard Drive, Abbotsford

2061 Orchard Drive, Abbotsford

34613 Somerset Avenue, Abbotsford

34613 Somerset Avenue, Abbotsford

29029 Maclure Road, Abbotsford

29029 Maclure Road, Abbotsford

32273 Adair Avenue, Abbotsford

32273 Adair Avenue, Abbotsford

3863 Kensington Court, Abbotsford

3863 Kensington Court, Abbotsford

34314 Woodbine Crescent, Abbotsford

34314 Woodbine Crescent, Abbotsford

3791 Balsam Crescent, Abbotsford

3791 Balsam Crescent, Abbotsford

34964 Orchard Drive, Abbotsford

34964 Orchard Drive, Abbotsford

2362 Cameron Crescent, Abbotsford

2362 Cameron Crescent, Abbotsford

34458 Laburnum Avenue, Abbotsford

34458 Laburnum Avenue, Abbotsford

2148 Vinewood Street, Abbotsford

2148 Vinewood Street, Abbotsford

32865 Capilano Place, Abbotsford

32865 Capilano Place, Abbotsford

33232 Keats Court, Abbotsford

33232 Keats Court, Abbotsford

1675 Keats Street, Abbotsford

1675 Keats Street, Abbotsford

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