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Twin Cities Holiday Lights Guide

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Twin Cities Holiday Lights Guide

We’re so happy to bring you our updated, new, and improved Twin Cities Holiday Lights Guide!

Nothing brings on the festive spirit more than a holiday lights tour! Enjoy the sights of the season from the comfort and safety of your car. Make it an extra special night with some cookies and hot cocoa as you take a tour of these incredible displays across the Twin Cities. Simply plug these addresses into your GPS, and off you go!

We’ve broken our guide into four separate sections.

  • Large, Ticketed Light Displays
  • Free Light Displays throughout the Twin Cities
  • City Maps
  • Reader Curated and Community Submissions

Have a favorite display we missed?  Send us an email!

TWIN CITIES LIGHTS DISPLAYS

twin cities holiday lights displays
twin cities holiday lights displays
twin cities holiday lights displays
twin cities holiday lights displays

FREE LIGHTS DISPLAYS

Free Minneapolis Holiday Lights Displays

Hayden’s Holiday Lights

5205 Washburn Ave S, Minneapolis, MN | Walk or drive by between December 1- January 1, 2024

 

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Free St Paul Holiday Lights Displays

Governor’s Residence

1006 Summit Ave, St. Paul, MN

 

Mears Park

221 5th St E, St Paul, MN

 

Schultz Family Lights/Holiday Lights on York

1526 York Ave, St. Paul

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Free Southeast Holiday Lights Displays

Choir of Penguins

14036 Flagstone Trail, Apple Valley MN

Porter’s Holiday Lights Show

 13596 Hollins Ct., Apple Valley, MN | Tune to 87.9 FM

Lights on Gardenview

927 Garden View Dr., Apple Valley, MN | Tune to 99.1 FM (2023 TBD)

 

Burdick’s House 

3863 Mersey Way, Eagan, MN

Sperry Tower Holiday Lighting Schedule

1401-1407 Towerview Rd, Eagan, MN

  • December 8 – First Day of Hanukkah -Blue & White Lights.
  • December 24/25 – Christmas Eve & Christmas – Red & Green Lights
  • December 26 – Kwanzaa – Red, Black & Green Lights
  • December 31 – New Year’s Eve – Multi-colored lights.

 

Exclusive Path Lights

18878 Exclusive Path, Farmington, MN | November 23 – January 6, 2024

 

Luskey Family Light Display

1622 Forest Street, Hastings, MN

 

Strandlof’s Christmas Lights

7050 Blaine Ave Inver Grove Heights, MN | Tune to 87.9 FM

 

69th Street Christmas Lights

3154 69th Street East, Inver Grove Heights, MN

 

Cison’s Winter Wonderland

808 Portland Avenue, St. Paul Park, MN

Holiday Lights of Woodbury 

8846 Glacier Road, Woodbury, MN | Thanksgiving through New Years 

Schafer Home Lights 

10870 Artesian Lane, Woodbury, MN

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Free Southwest Holiday Lights Displays

Folkways of the Holidays

The Landing, 2187 County Rd 101, Shakopee, MN

Shakopee Winter Wonderland

921 Shakopee Ave East, Shakopee MN

Founders Ridge Senior Community

6600 Auto Club Rd, Bloomington, MN

Martin Luther Senior Living

1401 E 100th Street, Bloomington, MN | November 24 – January 2, 2024

Christmas on Savanna

4441 Savanna Trail, Chaska, MN | Tune to 91.9 FM

Snook Family Lights

1188 Wildwood Way, Chaska, MN | Tune to 91.9 FM

Christ Lutheran Church

16900 Main St., Eden Prairie, MN | Tune to 87.9 FM

Christmas Lights at Sunrise

15482 Sunrise Circle, Eden Prairie,  MN

Winter Lights

Centennial Lakes Park, 7499 France Ave. S. Edina, MN

Christmas at Dodd Crossing

5624 162nd St W., Lakeville, MN

Iteri Place Lights

19739 Iteri Place, Lakeville MN | Tune to 98.9 FM

Trista Lights

4386 Trista Bend, Excelsior, MN | Tune to 97.5 FM

Lights on Mushtown

17881 Mushtown Rd, Prior Lake, MN | Tune to 91.9FM

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Free Northwest Holiday Lights Displays

Cairl Family Christmas Lights

2342 145th Avenue NW, Andover, MN

 

Andover Christmas Lights

2347 141st Lane NW, Andover, MN | December 2024 (2022 was a break year – waiting on 2023 info)

 

Behnke Home

14113 Ilex Street NW, Andover, MN

Pankratz Home

12926 Tyler Street NE, Blaine, MN

Edgewood Court

12025 Edgewood CT N Champlin MN | Donations are appreciated – you can donate here: Minnesota Epilepsy Foundation

 

Steven’s House

10213 Hidden Oaks Ln North, Champlin, MN

 

Hope Lights: Hallvenbruersen’s Christmas Display

12401 Partridge St NW Coon Rapids, MN | Tune into 91.7 FM. The lights show runs from 5:00 PM -11:00 PM Fridays and Saturdays and 5:00 – 10:00  PM on weeknights

Warnke Christmas Display

17978 Fresno St NW Elk River, MN | Lights to music 5:00 – 10:00  daily

Holt Street Holiday Light Show

19418 Holt St NW Elk River, MN

Lights on Fresno Street

18016 Fresno Street, NW Elk River MN | Tune in to 106.5 FM

Our Farm Christmas Trees

4271 210th Avenue NW, Oak Grove, MN

 

Jordan Family Lights

9673 Rosewood Ln N, Maple Grove, MN

Cottonwood Lane What a Gift Lights

6809 Cottonwood Ln N., Maple Grove MN | Tune to radio station 87.9 FM

Maple Grove Rotary Holiday Light Display

Central Park, 12000 Central Park Way, Maple Grove, MN

Mindy Lane Holiday Display

135 Mindy Ln, Montrose, MN

Plymouth Lights: Christmas at the Fischer’s Place

16700 33rd Ave N, Plymouth MN | December 1 – 31, 2023

Joy to the Season

4810 Orchid Lane N, Plymouth, MN | Late November through the New Year

Lights on Azurite

16225 Azurite St NW, Ramsey, MN | Tune in to 105.9 FM

Lights on Jackie Lane

19700 Jackie LN Rogers, MN | Tune in to 87.9 FM 

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Free Northeast Twin Cities Holiday Lights Displays

Barno Family Lights

4102 88th Ln NE, Circle Pines, MN

Langness Lights

9610 223rd Street North Forest Lake, MN | Tune to 93.1 FM

Mellem Family Christmas Light Show

301 173rd Ln NE, Ham Lake, MN

Adelaide Landing Neighborhood

5562 130th St N Hugo, MN (Over 30 homes participating in this neighborhood) 

Valley Lights at Rock Point Church

5825 Kelvin Ave N, Lake Elmo MN | Tune to 97.9 FM; Thanksgiving – New Years Eve

Cinnamon Teal Ct Neighborhood

7188 Cinnamon Teal Ct, Lino Lakes MN 

Elm Street Lights

41 Elm Street, Lino Lakes, MN

Living Waters Church Love Lights 

Living Waters Lutheran Church, 865 Birch Street, Lino Lakes, MN 

Wes’s Light Display

150 Ivy Street, Mahtomedi, MN

Koran Family Christmas Display

35855 Lincoln Rd., North Branch, MN 

Candy Cane Lane

1994 Herschel Street, Roseville, MN
*25,000 lights + a 180′ walking path to stroll with a Whoville, trains and mini candy canes.

Fillebrown House

Fillebrown House, 4735 Lake Avenue, White Bear Lake, MN 55110
The White Bear Lake Historical Society historically decorates the pine tree in front of the Fillebrown House.

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CITY MAPS

Many cities sponsor a contest and publish a map featuring holiday lights displays! However, please be advised that many maps are not published until after December 1st or even well into December.  The links below will take you to landing pages where maps will eventually appear.

We will continuously monitor and update this section throughout the holidays!

See below for a completely READER CURATED, COMMUNITY SUBMISSION MAP of TWIN CITIES METRO HOLIDAY DISPLAYS!

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COMMUNITY SUBMISSIONS

All of the displays below have been submitted by readers or community members. This list is subject to change without notice and we cannot be responsible if a light display is not turned on or is not there. 

Here’s how to use our guide:

  • We color-coded the areas of the metro for convenience and ease when driving around.
  • We also took into consideration how close the displays were to each other when we typed out the addresses.
  • The entire map is posted below.
  • You are able to filter the areas you’d like to visit by clicking the layers on the left-hand side of the map (on desktop) and clicking “view map legend” on mobile.

Legend:

Northern Suburbs: Red

Southern Suburbs: Green

Eastern Suburbs: Blue

Western Suburbs: Yellow

Minneapolis/St. Paul: Purple

Have a display or an update to add to our list?  Please email us with all the details!  **Displays listed are subject to change without notice**

Albertville Lights | 5669 Large Avenue, Albertville

Cairl Family Christmas Lights | 2342 145th Avenue NW, Andover

2347 141st Lane NW, Andover, MN 55304

13174 Zion St NW, Coon Rapids MN 55448

700 110th Av NE, Blaine

 

13817 Shenandoah St NE,  Ham Lake

Durrant Family Lights | 1750 130th Avenue NE, Blaine

Lights on Duke | 12057 Duke Drive NE, Blaine

11569 7th St NE, Blaine | 2 houses – 40+ inflatables up to 25 feet high.  Thousands of lights!

Lights on 78th Lane | 4425 78th Ln N, Brooklyn Park

The Christmas House | 11308 Louisiana Av N, Champlin

Barno Family Lights | 4102 88th Lane NE, Circle Pines

Hanson Family Lights | 555 120th Lane NW, Coon Rapids

Hope Lights | 12401 Partridge St NW, Coon Rapids

Hillside Lights | 19919 Hillside Drive, Corcoran

3254 Florida Av N, Crystal

Enchanted Forest | 1206 226th Avenue NE, East Bethel

Warnke Christmas Display | 17978 Fresno St NW, Elk River

Mellem Family Christmas Light Display | 301 173rd Ln NE, Ham Lake, MN 55304

Holiday Lights on Cinnamon Teal Court | 7188 Cinnamon Teal Court, Lino Lakes

Holiday Lights on Bloom – 2631 Bloom Road, White Bear Lake

6809 Cottonwood Ln N, Maple Grove

1762 Canyon Ln, New Brighton

8717 Northwood Parkway, New Hope

3812 Boone Ave, New Hope

Plymouth Lights | 16700 33rd Av N, Plymouth

Joy of the Season | 4810 Orchid Ln N, Plymouth

14910 47th Ave North, Plymouth

Christmas Fun | 6731 137th Av NW, Ramsey

Loss Family Light Show | 5635 156th NW, Ramsey

Christmas on the Corner | 15520 Basalt St NW, Ramsey

Holiday Lights on 20th | 11594 20th St. NE, St. Michael

Holiday Light Show | 2293 Copperfield Dr, Mendota Heights (10,000 smart rgb pixels playing to music.  Currently a 6-song loop of approximately 15 minutes! Show is being transmitted on 95.9 and runs 7 days a week from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm until January 14th.)

Lights on Flagstaff | 13452 Flagstaff Avenue, Apple Valley (no lights in 2023)

Lights on Garden View | 927 Garden View Dr, Apple Valley

Ray’s Holiday Light Show | 12845 Eveleth Ave Apple Valley

Porter’s Holiday Light Show | 13596 Hollins Court, Apple Valley (Sunday – Thursday 5 to 9, Friday-Saturday 5 to 10. Tune to 87.9)

Christmas Shoes | 8237 Clinton Av S, Bloomington

Hobbs Holiday Display | 19416 Caravel Ct, Farmington

Lights at the Cove | 3490 Cove Point Circle NW, Prior Lake

Sever’s Holiday Lights | 3121 150th Street West, Shakopee

Christmas in Color | Valleyfair in Shakopee

Martin Luther Campus – Drive Thru l 1401 E 100th St, Bloomington, MN 55425

Rottage Grove Christmas | 8831 Grenadier Av S, Cottage Grove

Strandlof’s Christmas Lights | 7050 Blaine Ave, Inver Grove Heights

Valley Lights at Rockpoint Church | 5825 Kelvin Avenue N, Lake Elmo

Wintertime in Stillwater | Downtown Stillwater on Chestnut Street

Holiday Lights of Woodbury | 8846 Glacier Road, Woodbury

Crazy Light Display | 7401 Wyndham Way, Woodbury

70 foot Lighted Spruce | 5050 Radio Drive, Woodbury MN

Pederson Family Light Show | 1815 Red Oak Rdg, Carver

Christmas on Savanna | 4441 Savanna Trail, Chaska

SnookFamilyLights | 1188 Wildwood Way, Chaska

Narrated Nativity with Carols | 16900 Hightway 5, Eden Prairie

Lights on Butterscotch Road | 7321 Sunrise Circle, Eden Prairie MN

Christmas Lights at Sunrise | 15482 W Sunrise Circle, Eden Prairie

Creek Knoll Lights | 9528 Creek Knoll Rd, Eden Prairie

Kirsten’s Lights on Minnewashta | 3821 Linden Cir, Excelsior, MN 55331 | 3pm – 11pm daily

Trista Lights | 4386 Trista Bend, Minnetrista

The Spirit of Winter – Festival of Lights | 9950 N Shore Rd, Waconia

9503 cottontail Drive, Minnestrista, MN

The Christmas Story in Lights | 125 Wayzata Boulevard East, Wayzata, MN 55391

Armatage Holiday Light Tour | Armatage Neighborhood, Minneapolis (check website for address list)

House on Howard | 2418 Howard Street NE, Minneapolis

Hayden’s Holiday Lights | 5205 Washburn Ave S, Minneapolis

229 21st Avenue South South Saint Paul, MN 55075

Cathedral Festival of Lights | 239 Selby Ave, St Paul, MN 55102

Christmas Rocks | 753 Snelling Av S, St Paul

Holiday Lights on York Avenue | 1526 York Avenue, Saint Paul

Lights on Summit Avenue | *4 1/2 mile stretch of lights on historic homes! Find a hidden gem, a spectacular tree, just off Summit Avenue between Lawton and Heather Drive!

Glow Holiday Festival | Minnesota State Fairgrounds

Rice Park Holiday Lights | 109 W 4th St, St Paul, MN 55102

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2 comments

Dana Fox November 27, 2022 at 5:46 PM

Larsons Lights – not there anymore. That family sold the house in 2021 before Christmas. PD Shimmers no longer does Christmas lights either.

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Kameron Hustings November 14, 2023 at 8:32 PM

Holiday Lights On Bloom
2631 Bloom Rd. White Bear Lake, Mn. 55110

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