Best Christmas lights in Orange County
Christmas is 15 days away! Why not get in the holiday spirit by touring Southern California’s beautiful holiday light displays. Check out some of the best SoCal has to offer with our list of the best Christmas lights in Orange County!
(Click on the red and green cities to discover the community guides for each location)
King Eider Curb Side Forest
Near the intersection of El Toro Road and Aliso Creek Road
This Christmas light display is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening on a cul-de-sac. Visitors can enjoy the display while indulging in hot cocoa or apple cider and cookies. The display runs from now through New Year’s Day. Visitors are welcome to bring non-perishable food items to benefit South County Outreach.
Christmas House With 65,000 programmable LED lights
18323 Stanislaus Street Fountain Valley
There’s about 40 songs in the mix in sync with the lights. Lights run from dusk until 11:00 p.m. YELP reviewers rave about the amazing display of lights and entertainment.
Must See Lights in Ladera
2011 Bramford Street
The entire neighborhood gets into the spirit of Christmas decorating on this quaint street. This display is a “must see” in Orange County.
Orange County Christmas Lights
25473 Nellie Gail Road
We never miss a year at this incredible neighborhood lighting extravaganza! The free event is hosted nightly from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. through New Year’s Eve. With more than 100,000 lights dancing to festive music plus spectacular Department 56 snow village displays, hundreds of houses and giant hand sculpted mountains. Friday nights are a collection drive for the Firefighter’s Spark of Love Toy Drive. Traffic can be busy on the street so allow plenty of time to park, or cruise by to experience the wonder of the lights.
Street Full of Christmas Lights
2011 Elder Court
This street has Christmas lights on all the houses – with a bonus of overhead lights hung between homes that blink to accompanying holiday music.
Bob Norris Christmas Lights
24952 Greenbay Drive
In its fifth year of computer-controlled display, Bob Norris prides himself in displaying more than 40,000 lights that blinking to synchronized Christmas songs via your car radio.
Lake Forest Christmas Lights
22981 Belquest Drive
The Norris home also coordinates its display with the neighboring house so that you can enjoy each detail from the comfort of your car. Now that’s neighborly Christmas spirit!
Via Amistoso Street
There are 10 houses decorated with Christmas displays. One has a gigantic Santa face on the front of the house.
“Whoville House” at 26152 Cordillera
For those Grinch fans, this neighborhood will not disappoint with a plethora of lovable Whoville characters.
Candy Cane Lane
El Corzo Lane Located close to the 241, just off Melinda Road
The entire street has embraced the holiday spirit with a variety of decorations, figurines and lighting.
Ring of Lights in Newport
Beautifully decorated bayside homes and businesses surrounding the harbor go “all out” with their own holiday spirit, featuring everything from roof-top animated scenes to dancing Christmas trees. With its own judged categories and prizes awarded, the “Ring of Lights” has become as celebrated as the boat parade itself. Residents spend thousands of dollars to decorate their homes with incredible lights and displays.
Info courtesy of Kristal Zacharias with OC Mom Blog