If you’re looking to get into the holiday spirit, you may be wondering where you can take in a beautiful Christmas lights display. With so many beautiful colors, holiday lights are bound to bring you some Christmas cheer! No matter where you are in Idaho, there’s probably a great display nearby. It’s a major family tradition in my home and many other families that I know, to drive around looking at the Christmas lights.
Here are some of the best places to see Christmas lights in Idaho.
Christmas Lights Displays in Idaho
The Christmas House in Mountain Home – Owned by Shawn and Linda Roddin in Mountain Home, this Christmas house starts going up on Halloween. The light show consists of at minimum 8,000 lights, 35 blow ups, Christmas music, and topped with a Toys for Tots donation box. The display comes alive on Thanksgiving night with serving of pie by the home owners and can be viewed until New Years Day. As long as weather permits the lights go on at 6pm – 9pm weekdays and from 6pm – 11pm on the weekends. If your out and about on Christmas Eve head over and enjoy the fire pit and candy canes. The address is 1265 Chukar Cirlce, Mountain Home, Id 83647
Winters’ Lights in Chubbuck – Brad Winters strings 40,000 Christmas lights on his home, which is located on Sawtooth Street in Chubbuck. The lights are choreographed to music. You don’t even need to brave the cold if you don’t want to! Winters has programmed it so that you can listen to the music from a radio station inside your car.
Winter Garden aGlow in Boise – With its location at the Idaho Botanical Garden, Winter Garden aGlow in Boise will leave you stunned. Featuring almost 300,000 Christmas lights, you might see Santa and Prancer at the North Pole! You can also view the lights from the Holiday Express Train. You’re bound to feel the holiday cheer here!
Owens Holiday Lights in Idaho Falls – The Owens family’s holiday lights display is synchronized to musical tunes, some of which have included songs from Disney’s Frozen in the past. You can hear the music by tuning into FM 88.5 when you watch their lights show, which is located at 1385 Lowell Drive in Idaho Falls.
Winter Spirit in Lewistown – Check out the array of colorful lights in Locomotive Park in Lewistown. With its interactive displays and dancing trees, over 500,000 lights are used to light the park up. You’ll also find a gas fireplace to warm you up!
Coeur d’Alene Resort Holiday Lights Display – With over 1.5 million lights, this holiday lights display will take your breath away! Coeur d’Alene Resort boasts that the display was selected as the 4th best in America and that it is the largest on-the-water holiday lights display in all of America. You can take a lake cruise to view the America’s tallest floating Christmas tree, watch the fireworks show, and take in the beauty of the lights against the lake. This is one display you won’t want to miss out on!
These are just some of the best places to see Christmas lights in Idaho! Whether you want to drive by a family home or take in fireworks, there’s a holiday lights display that you’ll be sure to enjoy!