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Where to Go For Christmas Lights

     Seems like the one thing popular this year during the Pandemic is to go see Christmas lights from the safety of your own car. We’ve compiled a list of Very Popular places for you to enjoy in the Northwest Indiana Region.
     Folks are wanting to celebrate the season and give their families the joy of the season, and seeing Christmas lights is a growing activity.


     The “Symphony of Lights Display” Open Fri., Sat and Sun From Nov 27th thru Jan 3rd. $10 per car, Cedar Lake Ministires,  219-374-5941.
     “Wonderland of Lighted Christmas,” Downtown Mainstreet, cash prizes awarded, hosted by the Cedar Lake Chamber of Commerce.

     Bozak Family Light Show, Burns Harbor, 
Lights come on 11/27 @ 4:30pm for the first time of 2020! This is a FREE Christmas light show. There are multiple songs and the lights are computer programmed to dance to the music. Tune your car radio to 92.5fm. 259 Lake Park Rd., Burns Harbor (off Highway 20)

     Holton Ridge west of Crown Point Square. Is renamed as Candy Cane Lane at Christmas time, whole group of houses are lighted up.
   Tour of Lights – December 12th – 27th The Tour of Lights event will be self-guided this year due to COVID restrictions.  Homes that would like to participate can call 219-662-3290 to sign up. Residents will be able to vote for their favorite house and view the map of all the decorated homes signed up beginning Saturday, December 12th on our website The winner will be announced at the January City Council Meeting on January 4th at 7pm.

     Magical LIghts Show, 
Enjoy the Magical Light Show. When parking please turn off headlights (you can also park in Stardust parking north side). The light show is best seen without any other lights. Also please be respectful to our neighbors. Drop off Letters to Santa as well. 5pm – 10pm, Tune in to 87.9FM.

     “Christmas on the Beech,” Homeownere want to spread the Christmas spirit! Everyone is welcome to take pictures with their children while they enjoy their decorations! 7551 Beech Ave, Hammond, They have their own Facebook Page. Note – Peteyville is cancelled this year.

Decorated Christmas Home- 502 S Rensselaer Griffith
     502 S. Rensselaer, Begins November 23 and runs 5:00pm – 10:00pm nightly. Feel free to walk around on the sidewalk and up to the garage. Decorated front, side, and a North Pole scene in garage.

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     “Lana’s Land of Christmas.” 3105 Highway Ave., Facebook Display goes on Thanksgiving night at 5pm,  It is more of a traditional display with some DIY, tweaking of decorations, and our arch way with 4200 lights, Open thru Jan 3rd. 
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     Also on 3147 Franklin St., Highland.

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    Christmas lights my light show is up and running. 7712 Murrelet St. Hobart Barrington Ridge. Show runs daily through New Years day 4-10pm.

     The Gingerbread house,” Facebook   
1231 harrison Lowell IN.

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     “Nightmare on Willow Yard,” 336 Willow Street, Facebook.
     Christmas Tyme Drive Thru,
$25 per car, Fri., Sat., and Sun, Nov 27th – D3c 31st, Harvest Tyme Pumpkin patch, 17904 Grant St., 

    “The Werner Christmas Wonderland,” 9108 Morton St. Merrillville,In 46410. Hours 5-12 every night. Thanksgiving- New Years Day. Follow all for updates and special appearances. Christmas lights for people to come enjoy!! I will continue to do this as long as I can. The lights will start Thanksgiving night and will be in nightly through New Years Eve from 5pm to Midnight. Music will be shut off at 10pm every night out of respect for the neighbors. While here, please feel free to take a candy cane and use the hashtags that are on the sign with all of your pictures!!! Facebook

     Griswold’s On Greenwood, large family show posted on facebook, 8147 Greenwood Ave., Tune in to 105.7.      

     Festival of Lights, Opening Dec. 5th, Over 5 million bulbs light up in Washington Park with on of the largest and FREE Drive Thru shows in the midwest. Open Every day till Jan 3rd. Click here for more.

     “Bozman Delightful Christmas,” There’s some new additions to the 2020 light show. There are new Handpainted scenes this year. Thanks to Jamie from Jamie’s Custom Tattoos he hand painted all my wood displays. He does awesome work. So come take a drive by check it out. It’s at 6440 Gaywood Ave Portage In . Lights on from 5-10pm. Facebook.
     Whole City Block of Houses, just north or Portage Ave and McCool Rd next to Imagination Glen Park.
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   6486 Portage Ave., Every night from 5pm – 10pm, Portage.

     Holiday Lights Drive Thru, Free Car Drive Thru Sunset Hill Park, Thanksgiving thru Jan 3rd, 6pm – 9pm, Open Every Evening, Sunset Hill County Park, 775 Merician Rd., 465-3586.

     Shorewood: Christmas lights. “We invite everyone to drive down Dorchester Blvd, (and the cul-de-sacs) in Shorewood.” We are looking more like Candy Cane Lane each day. Hope to see you driving through at night.

     5174 N. US 231, Rensselaer. 5pm – 10pm nightly, Tune in 88.1 radio.

     Festival of Lights, this is a walking tour of trees in the Park, vote on your favorite tree, held at Prairie West Park, 93rd Ave and W. Oakridge Dr., hosted by parks and rec. The usual fireworks, train and snack shop, and visits with Santa will not be available this year. Santa on Select Tues and Thurs, with appt suggested. click here.
    Red Lily way Christmas Light Show: From Thursday November 26, 2020 through Friday January 1 2021, the 2020 Red Lily Way Christmas Light Show will run daily from 4:15 pm to 10:15 pm. First show starts at 4:40pm and the last show ends just before 10:00pm . Run time for each show is approximately 45 minutes. Come enjoy the lights, music and video in the mega wreath at 12980 Red Lily Way, Saint John, IN. 46373. Tune into 101.5 FM. 2020 brings many new musical sequences. We hope you enjoy it. Merry Christmas from The Cammarata’s. Please know that the show may not run during heavy rains or high winds. Facebook.

     Christmas Light Show: Drive into our North Parking Lot between 5-10pm from December 4th until January 3rd. Step 2: Tune your car radio to 87.9 FM Step 3: Enjoy 40 minutes of your favorite Christmas music coordinated with lights! We’ll be serving hot coco from 5-8pm on December 6, December 13, and December 20! There is no better way to get into the Christmas spirit! Hope to see you there!  5387 W. St Rd 10 Wheatfield, IN 46392, 219-987-5156.
     “Kniman Christmas Lights:” 9099 N 500 W, Wheatfield, IN 46392, Christmas lights synchronized to music located 1/2 mile east of the intersection of 231 and 110. Tune into 91.7 FM to listen to the music! Facebook. 

     “Christmas on 124th Ave.” Christmas Light display from November 27 to January 3. Thousands of lights synchronized to music. Located at : 7731 E. 124th Ave, Crown Point, IN 46307 (Directions) Facebook. 


NOTE:     Peteyville in Hammond has been cancelled.


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Christmas in Northwest Indiana . . . .
5 Holiday Traditions – Five Things To Do Your Family Will LOVE!
What’s on Theatre Stage this year – Live Community Theatre! Cancelled 2020
Candlelight Tour in Laporte – Cancelled
Winter Lights Drive Thru – Valparaiso Nov 28th Dec. 31st, 2020
Whiting’s Holiday Home Tour – Sun. Dec 8th, 2019

Holly Days in Valparaiso Fri. Dec. 5th, 2020
A Christmas Story Comes Home – Hammond Indiana thru Nov 14th Dec 31st, 2020
Christmas At Barker Mansion – Michigan City Dec 1st thru Dec 31st, 2020
Dec 5th Thru Jan 3rd, 2021


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