A number of Abbotsford and Mission 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.
You may also include a photo if you wish.
1405 Kaslo Court
This display includes thousands of flashing lights and is best viewed if you drive counter-clockwise into the cul-de-sac. Open nightly from 5 to 10 p.m. until Dec. 31.
32895 Harwood Place
This display by Ken and Brenda Keis features more than 30,000 lights and unique figurines, including a Winter Wonderland, train and nativity scene. The lights are on from 5 to 10 p.m. until Dec. 31.
33385 Townshipline Road
After 58 years of doing their massive display, Frank and Julia Keis have retired. They thank the community for the many years of support and appreciation of their display, which was one of the largest and longest-standing in Abbotsford.
32265 Cordova Avenue
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.
34314 Woodbine Crescent
Ron and Frances Puffalt’s display has been growing each year for the past 32 years. Their home features more than 7,000 lights, handmade figures, a toy shop, a train, candy canes and Santa with his elves. This year, the family’s love of Disney is highlighted with figures of Olaf, Mickey and friends. The lights are on at 4:30 p.m. daily.
34229 Woodbine Crescent
Large palm trees, many reindeer and a large star on the roof decorate this home. Several other homes on the street are decorated with twinkling lights and holiday characters.
3791 Balsam Crescent
The Johnson family’s display features a reindeer grove, with Santa and snowman looking on. The house is covered in the Griswold fashion of as many lights as they could find and a large Noel sharing their Christmas spirit. The display is lit up from 5 to 11 p.m. daily.
33232 Keats Court
This display by the Myrhe family takes a traditional approach with stars, wreaths. lighted bushes, Santa with his sleigh, and more. Several of the neighbours also have displays.
2148 Vinewood Street
This is the first year for the Harling family to have a large display. Theirs features mostly blow-up figures, but they also have some lights here and there.
2774 Maple Street
This is the first year that the Goldbaum family has gone all out with their Christmas lights, and they’re always adding more. The display turns on at 5 p.m. and stays running all night.
34458 Laburnum Avenue
The display by the Brownes includes more than 5,000 blue and white lights. It runs from 4:30 to 11 p.m. until Jan. 2.
3497 Valdes Drive
The Malhi family has their house decorated with that include Santa and a snowman and thousands of lights. The display is on daily from 5 pm. to midnight until Jan. 5.
2136 Primrose Street
The Blais family’s display features 30 Christmas inflatables on the roof and throughout the yard, as well as more than 5,000 lights. Donations are being collected for the food bank. Hours for viewing are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. through Dec. 25.
32228 Buffalo Drive
The Vendrasco family features a display of more than 35,000 lights that play with music, as well as a nativity scene, flying reindeer and much more. Lights will be on from 5 to 10:30 p.m. nightly until Jan. 1. The family will collect cash and non-perishable food for the local Christmas Bureau.