2017 Holiday Light Displays You Don't Want to Miss

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December 13, 2017
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This list, your car keys, some holiday music, and a little enthusiasm makes for a fun family outing!  

  • 9325 240th Avenue Southeast aka The Ginnaty House; 400,000 lights and a Santa to greet the kids and give out little treats.
  • 24609 SE 45th Way - This house has their own radio station playing Christmas music sync'ed to their light display. It's AMAZING!  (NOT CONFIRMED FOR 2017)
  • 190th Ave SE (off SE 44th) - known as Nutcracker Lane
  • The White House Christmas Light Show (5524 SE 42nd Street) - lights are synchronized to 4 different Christmas songs and one very special song, the Lords Prayer sung by Andrea Bocelli accompanied by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.  The show starts every half an hour, runs for a little over 17 minutes, and can be heard on 101.9 FM.  Stop by between 6:00 pm and approximately 10:00 pm from December 1st through December 31st.  This one is on a nicely decorated cul-de-sac and sits up on a hill.
  • 1730 Tannerwood Way SE (just off 140th near Twin Falls Middle School) There's a "singing Reindeer and Dancing House lights set to multiple songs, including the fan favorite ‘Dominic the Donkey’ and just added, Frozen’s ‘Let it Go.’"  Sunday - Thursday the lights dance until 8:30 pm and then solid until 10:00 pm. Friday and Saturday the lights dance until 10:00 pm. You can watch a video here(NOT CONFIRMED FOR 2017)

  • NE 43rd Street and 204th in Timberline - a very festive cul-de-sac!  With tons of lights and huge wooden cut-outs ... there's even a different theme at every house, including Dr. Seuss, Polar Express, and a nativity scene!
  • 3907 204th Ave Northeast - lots of different lighted animal characters.
  • 2509 227th Place Northeast - so many lights! There's even a pond of blue lights with little swans swimming, and a food bank donation box outside!
  • 3718 204th Court Northeast - the tree trunks are striped white and red - really cool display! 
  • Windsor Drive Southeast - lots of lights in the neighborhood; worth a drive-thru

Photo Credit: City of Snoqualmie

  • Historic Snoqualmie - lights are set to music!
  • Snoqualmie Ridge - 5th Annual Snoqualmie Ridge Holiday Lights! Check this link for the top three displays, as voted on by a panel of judges!
    • 34418 SE Cochrane Street
    • 34215 SE Moses Street
    • 6521 Douglas Ave SE
    • 8262 Silva Ave SE
    • 35220A SE Sequoia PL
    • 9411 Ash Avenue
    • 6717 Elderberry Ave SE
    • 34714 SE Bybee Street
The "Hawk House" is located at the 11000 block of Northeast 100th Street near the intersection of 111th Avenue Northeast in Kirkland.

Garden d’Lights at Bellevue Botanical Garden features over ½ million lights of a dazzling winter wonderland. The route has changed, grown, and become more magical than ever.
ZOOLIGHT at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma is your chance to experience "a magical world of dazzling 3-D animal light displays, including a majestic polar bear family, a Giant Pacific octopus, and a 20-foot tall tiger head." 

WildLights at Woodland Park Zoo
 is Seattle's wildest winter holiday lights festival featuring wild animals and wild places recreated in hundreds of thousands of sparkling LED lights. 

Warm Beach - Lights of Christmas is located in Stanwood and boasts over one million lights, five entertainment stages, children's activities, gift shops, food and more, The Lights of Christmas is a holiday dream come true. 

Christmas Ship Festival is your chance to take a ride on a Christmas Ship or a parade ship and enjoy caroling, visits with Santa and a kid’s area and more.  

The Menashe Christmas Spectacular located at 5605 Beach Dr. SW in West Seattle is a top notch display that attracts thousands of people from all over the area.  You can see stunning photographs of the display on Facebook. 

The "Christmas House" at S.E. 269th Street and 220th Avenue S.E. in Maple Valley is, well, amazing ... just look at this photo!

Now we need YOUR HELP!  Please share YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY LIGHT DISPLAYS - local and worth the drive - in the comments below. Thanks!

DISCLAIMER: We have done our best to confirm these locations. Be sure to check back here and on our Facebook page for updates.  Most displays will be operational by the first week of December.  Please leave comments to help this list grow and be accurate!