60 Christmas Light Displays in Orange County

the best orange county christmas light displaysUpdated for December 2016

Christmas Lights!!!!! i just love it when houses AND even neighborhoods go all out decorating their home with twinkly lights and decorations for the holidays. all that work putting up the outdoor lights gives the community the special gift of Christmas magic. here is a list of over 60 Christmas Light Displays in Orange County that you can visit.

Aliso Viejo
King Elder Lane
Bough Avenue (Nightmare Before Christmas House)

Anaheim Hills
Bel Air Neighborhood (Riverview & Santa Ana Road near Weir Canyon)

306 Barryknoll Street
151 S. Jeanine Way
2118 W. Minerva Avenue

Balboa Island
327 Sapphire Avenue

515 Cedar Avenue
Birch Street (Kraemer & Birch)

Buena Park
8073 Calendula Drive

Codo De Caza
Gooseberry Court

Costa Mesa
3150 Bear Street
467 East 19th Street
Lilac & Santa Ana Avenue
77 Fair Drive (City Hall) – Peanut’s House

5208 Cumberland Drive

Dana Point
Monarch Beach Homes

Fountain Valley
16559 Euclid (Mile Square Park. The entire neighborhood decorated.)
Brookhurst & Heil
18323 Stanislaus Street (Light Music Show, entire roof decorated)

Woods and Amerige
Mountain View Avenue & Fullerton Creek Road
Sparkle Ball Street, North Yale

Garden Grove
6531, 6541, 5521 Belgrave Avenue
12112 Wutzke Street

Huntington Beach
Bolsa Chica Avenue (past Bolsa)
16889 Algonquin Street 
La Cresta Drive

Ladera Ranch
Bramford Street
Shively Street

Laguna Hills
Mawson Drive

Laguna Niguel
Nellie Gail Road
Elder Court
5 Tunis

Lake Forest
22981 Belquest Drive
Ashbrook Street
24952 Greenbay Drive
Rimrock Street, Peachwood & Tamarisk (Trabuco Canyon & Lake Forest Drive)
Rushford Drive
25141 Steinway Circle

La Palma
Houston Avenue
Tiara Lane

Mission Viejo
26152 Cordillera (Whoville House)
23446 Bolivar Street
27093 Pinario
Via Amistoso Street

Newport Beach
El Paseo Street on Lido Peninsula
Harbor Island Drive
Saphire Avenue

451 N. Citrus Street
1431 North Shaffer Street
Locust & Glassell
Pine Street
7633 E. Saddlehill Trail
1767 N Lindenholz Street

444 Normany  (“Frozen” House)

Rancho Santa Margarita
22 El Corazon
20 El Corzo (Candy Cane Land)
11 Twilight Lane

San Clemente
Talega Seaside Neighborhood
Talega Stella Mare Neighborhood

Santa Ana
1306 Richland Avenue

Trabuco Canyon
Wagon Wheel Neighborhood

Red Hill Avenue & Olwyn Drive
2351 Caper Tree Drive
1151 Windsor Lane

Bolsa Chica & Westminster Boulevard
5755 Westminster Boulevard

Yorba Linda
East Lake Village (Village Center Drive & Avenida De Las Polmas)
W. Oriente Drive (Lights set to music)
18665 & 18974 Seabiscuit
4712 Via Del Rancho

(have any suggestions?  let us know! )

PLUS…..have you seen this list of 100 Christmas Events in Orange County??????


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  1. Check out our street display! Locust ave & Glassell st. In city of orange…free popcorn and hot cocoa on weekends!

  2. maribel says:

    I just drove all over both neighborhoods in fountain valley and there was a couple of houses with lights and that was it don’t waste your time

  3. Hard to leave out Rossmoor. They have awards and you can see the map of winners online before you go. Many, many streets all done extravagantly.

  4. Just an FYI: The house on Craig street in Orange no longer decorates as the owners have moved out of state. Their last display was last year. They are so missed as it was an amazing job!

  5. Don’t forget 5521 Belgrave Ave. Garden Grove

  6. rick says:

    877 Launer Road Brea (Central/Berry) Supports Wounded Warrior Project. Dancing lights with your car’s stereo music.

  7. Crystal says:

    Just came back from the one in la Palma off Houston ave and Dallas ave. It’s really neat. Love that it wasn’t crowded at all (maybe cuz it’s a week day) all the house are so pretty!!!!

  8. Nancy says:

    Add Lilac and Santa Ana Ave in Costa Mesa. We found it on the way to Elden Ave, in Costa Mesa, which had nothing. People must have moved.

  9. Leona says:

    938 W. Chestnut Avenue, Santa Ana CA 92703 (Flower & Chestnut) – nice display keeps growing and growing every day!

  10. tristan says:

    N. Woodside St @ Buckeyewood Ave in Orange has an amazing Christmas display. Also, 910 E Glendale Ave in Orange is pretty nice too.

  11. Kristen Laidlaw says:

    If you happen to be in the downtown area of San Clemente swing by 245 W. Canada San Clemente to see our cute beach cottage Christmas lights w/ a surprise theme 🙂 Neighbors across the street are lit up as well! Maybe we aren’t Talega or SW SC but we are pretty proud LOL.

  12. Patricia Villagomez says:

    Do you have an updated list for 2016? LOVE all the effort you put into this!!!

  13. Garin says:

    La Cresta Drive in Huntington Beach is amazing!

  14. Nicole says:

    Shively st in Ladera ranch has a great display.

  15. Gina says:

    1767 N Lindenholz St, Orange, CA 92865 house lights move to music!

  16. I’ve lived in Fountain Valley since 1972 original homeowner but all I know is that off of Brookhurst and heil there’s two full streets decorated I don’t know of anything on Euclid and we’ve been taking my family there for years and years

  17. Alex Franco says:

    Please contact me I have a Christmas display every year in Tustin 38,000 lights !

  18. Alex Franco says:

    Don’t know if my last post went through – 38,000 lights
    1151 Windsor Ln , tustin 92780

  19. Sandy says:

    1326 Valle Vista Drive in Fullerton is no longer valid. The original owners have moved away.

  20. Jessica says:

    We go every year to this neighborhood in Brea, it starts at Lambert and Sunflower, the whole neighborhood is done up really nice. And the weekend before Christmas they have a live nativity.

  21. Michele E says:

    Woods and Amerige in Fullerton have a great display!

  22. Kelly Fitzgerald says:

    Love going to look at lights with family!

  23. Does the house on Citrus have a Santa (real person) that sits out there? They have a Santa chair.

  24. Candis says:

    This is awesome Jill! Thanks!

  25. Heather says:

    Thanks for a great list! I can’t wait to take my kiddos:)

  26. christina skinner says:

    Thanks so much for this list! We’re excited to go see lights tonight.


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