33550 12th Avenue Mission – Joe and Dorothy Kovacs celebrate their 24th year of lighting up their home.                                33550 12th Avenue Mission – Joe and Dorothy Kovacs celebrate their 24th year of lighting up their home.

33550 12th Avenue Mission – Joe and Dorothy Kovacs celebrate their 24th year of lighting up their home. 33550 12th Avenue Mission – Joe and Dorothy Kovacs celebrate their 24th year of lighting up their home.

Mission and Abbotsford aglow with Christmas light displays

Local homes are sparkling for the holidays

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 Record by homeowners.

To add your display to the list, send an email to newsroom@abbynews.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.

You may also include a photo if you wish.

MISSION

33550 12th Avenue

Joe and Dorothy Kovacs celebrate their 24th year of lighting up their home. The public can walk onto their property and enjoy the displays while listening to Christmas music. The display is open every day from 5 to 10 p.m. until Jan. 1.

32228 Buffalo Drive

The Vendrasco family features a display of more then 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 nightly until Jan. 1. The family will collect cash and non-perishable food donations for the local Christmas Bureau.

ABBOTSFORD

3863 Kensington Court

The Hood family, who used to do a display on Sussex Street, have moved and have brought the holiday spirit to their new home. Their 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.

1405 Kaslo Court

This display includes blowups and thousands of flashing lights. Open nightly from 5 to 10 p.m. until Dec. 31.

3791 Balsam Crescent

This year the Johnson family have stepped it up with more than 15,000 lights, including Santa’s sleigh and a herd of reindeer. The house is covered in the Griswold fashion of as many lights as they could find space for, and a large vintage Noel with sliding penguins. Lights are on nightly from 4:30 to 11:30.

2148 Vinewood Street

This is the second year for the Harling family to have a large display. Theirs features dancing lights and inflatable characters. They add something new every day.

32273 Adair Avenue

The Kreschuk family light display features six blow-ups, a big tree in front, and homemade woodwork pieces with a big Merry Christmas sign on the top of the house. The display is open from 4:30 to 11 p.m. nightly until Christmas.

2136 Primrose Street

The Blais family’s display features 40 Christmas inflatables on the roof and throughout the yard, as well as thousands of lights. Donations are being collected for the food bank. The inflatables are on from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and the lights are on at dusk.

32895 Harwood Place

This display by Ken and Brenda Keis 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.

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. Also check out the Sempowich family’s display at 1675 Keats Court and the lights at 33235 Keats Court.

2774 Maple Street

Dave and Catharine Goldbaum have gone all out with their Christmas lights, and they’re always adding more.

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.

32288 King Road

This display features thousands of lights all in traditional white, with a life-sized nativity scene.

32281 Seal Way

This display includes Santa riding a big elephant with gifts on its back, as well as other blow-up figures. The lights are on daily at 5 p.m.

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32228 Buffalo Drive Mission – The Vendrasco family features a display of more then 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 nightly until Jan. 1. The family will collect cash and non-perishable food donations for the local Christmas Bureau.

32228 Buffalo Drive Mission – The Vendrasco family features a display of more then 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 nightly until Jan. 1. The family will collect cash and non-perishable food donations for the local Christmas Bureau.

3863 Kensington Court, Abbotsford

3863 Kensington Court, Abbotsford

1405 Kaslo Court, Abbotsford

1405 Kaslo Court, Abbotsford

2148 Vinewood Street

2148 Vinewood Street

32273 Adair Avenue

32273 Adair Avenue

2136 Primrose Street

2136 Primrose Street

32895 Harwood Place

32895 Harwood Place

33232 Keats Court

33232 Keats Court

2774 Maple Street, Abbotsford

2774 Maple Street, Abbotsford

34229 Woodbine Crescent, Abbotsford

34229 Woodbine Crescent, Abbotsford

32288 King Road, Abbotsford (Photo by Jason Brown)

32288 King Road, Abbotsford (Photo by Jason Brown)

32281 Seal Way, Abbotsford

32281 Seal Way, Abbotsford

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