Day 14 – Look at Christmas Lights

by Kelsey Norwood

in Celebrations, Routines, & Traditions

outdoor christmas lights

This is one of my favorite, favorite, favorite things to do at Christmastime. I remember going to the Festival of Lights in my hometown with my family. We drove through the park and saw all of the beautiful light displays. We would also drive around local neighborhoods to see the lights.

Take your family on a drive to see the lights. Check with your city to see if they do a special light display in any part of the city. In our city they have candy windows that are lit up at night. Businesses put together a holiday scene made completely out of candy! They are so fun to look at and dream of eating!

Stop by Denny’s to get hot chocolate or make some yourself when you get home. And sing Christmas songs in the car.

[These photos are from our trip to see the candy displays. They are truly works of art. Enjoy!]






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1 Jocelyne December 14, 2008 at 9:20 am

That is our tradition. Every year on Christmas eve we drive around looking at all the light and displays. It is soooo beautiful to look at. This time I can take pictures.

2 Angela W December 14, 2008 at 10:06 am

I love looking at Christmas lights also! Those candy art displays are very cool!

3 Baba December 14, 2008 at 10:29 am

This is one of our favorite things to do at Christmas time. Drive around and look at all the lights. Family fun.

4 Linn December 14, 2008 at 1:20 pm

This brings back such wonderful memories which is exactly why it’s now a tradition with our children! So much fun to see their faces when they see a really “good house”!

5 melita c. December 14, 2008 at 1:58 pm

we love looking at Christmas lights! especially around our neighborhood, their are some neighbors that really go all out.

6 betty rood December 14, 2008 at 2:39 pm

i as well.i love to take the grandkids,nothing like seeing christmas again through the eyes of a child. i enjoy the church plays and nativity scenes as well..
aaahhhh the magic of christmas..

merry christmas to you and all your readers


7 Yolanda December 14, 2008 at 2:54 pm

That candy art is so cool! We like to drive around the neighborhoods and see the lights too. We love it when you find ‘that’ neighborhood that has a ton of house dressed to the hilt…love to see the sparkle!

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