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The holiday season is in full swing! One of the most popular things to do in Rochester NY this time of the year is drive around and look at all the awesome Christmas lights.
There is certainly no shortage of incredible displays in the area. A few years ago we featured some of the best holiday light displays but some awesome new displays have since surfaced.
Below are the top 10 best places to see Christmas lights in Rochester NY. These are 10 of the best in the area and certainly doesn’t cover all of the awesome displays.
These 10 Christmas light displays are in not in any order of best to worst or worst to best, because quite frankly, they’re all incredible.
We’re currently updating this top 10 best places to see Christmas Lights in Rochester list for 2020. We were sad to see that amazing display on Yorktown in Webster/Penfield go a couple years ago, but we know there are other amazing displays around our area!
Please let us know if you have a favorite Christmas lights display that we missed by commenting below or by e-mailing us at [email protected]!
The folks who live on Endicar Drive in Irondequoit clearly put a ton of effort into their Christmas Lights display. As you can tell from the video above, there are several homes that are decked out in lights.
Endicar Drive is located conveniently off Titus Avenue in Irondequoit. It can easily be accessed from HWY 590 or RTE 104. Don’t miss out on this awesome display of Christmas lights if you’re out and about this holiday season.
One of the most unique features of this display is that you can tune your FM radio to 91.9 and the lights are timed with the music, pretty awesome. Visitors to this light display can also bring a non perishable food item to donate to a local charity.
The Colony Lane Circle of Lights Holiday display is conveniently located off Lehigh Station Road, which is easily accessible from HWY 390. There is no charge for this awesome light display. Display times are 5:30 PM – 9 PM daily.
If you’re out finishing up some last minute shopping at Marketplace Mall, you must also check out the T2Lights.com display in Henrietta. This computerized Christmas lights display is absolutely incredible.
Similar to the Colony Lane display, you can tune your radio to 91.1 FM to hear the music that the lights are synced with. There is no cost associated with this display.
Address: 15 Academy Drive, Henrietta NY 14623
Located just a short distance from Eastview Mall is the incredible light display on Beauclaire Lane in Perinton. Beauclaire Estates is a dead end street with a circle so you’ll be able to check out this awesome light display twice!
Address: 16 Beauclaire Estates, Fairport, NY 14450
Kings Christmas Lights is a fantastic display located in Chili. Check out over 15,000 Christmas lights synchronized to music, such as Oh Holy Night and other popular holiday songs.
This incredible light display runs from Thanksgiving until after the New Year. You can check out Kings Christmas Lights on Facebook to see more videos and updates.
Address: 76 White Oak Bend, Rochester, NY 14624
A short drive to Farmington from the City of Rochester is well worth it! The Raggi Christmas Light Display is absolutely incredible and is quickly becoming one of the best displays in the Greater Rochester NY area. Over 100,000 lights, 18 different songs, and 12 houses participating in the area makes this display a can’t miss.
One of the best parts of this incredible display is that they’re accepting donations to help out a Victor High School teacher. Now that is an incredible act of kindness! Check out Raggi Christmas Light display on Facebook to see more pictures, videos, and updates.
Address: 6221 Buckskin Drive, Farmington NY
This animated light show in Penfield NY features over 15,000 lights playing Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Pentatonix, and much more. Check out the Havenshire Holidays website for updates and additional information!
This show runs between Sunday – Thursday from 5:30 PM – 9 PM and Friday – Saturday from 5:30 PM – 10 PM. Tune into 107.9 FM, sit back, and enjoy this incredible Christmas light display!
Address: 34 Havenshire Road, Penfield NY
The Wright Family puts on this fantastic Christmas light display that is accompanied by music at their residence in Penfield. Songs by Mariah Carey, Alvin and the Chipmunks, as well as songs from National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation are just a few you can expect to hear.
Tune into 97.1 FM and enjoy! Wrights Brights Lights runs Sunday – Thursday from 5:15 PM – 10 PM and Friday – Saturday 5:15 PM – 11 PM. There is no cost for this fantastic display.
Address: 9 Burning Tree Lane, Penfield NY
The Liberty Pole lighting is a Rochester tradition. While it may not be considered a “traditional” Christmas light display, it’s a must see for Rochester residents. The Liberty Pole is lit each night and there is no cost to watch.
Visit the City of Rochester’s website for more information about the Liberty Pole lighting.
Address: 230 E. Main Street, Rochester NY
Over 100,000 LED lights, enough to cover over five-hundred individual trees, all hung up within one room! Sounds pretty awesome right?
At the Garden Factor you’ll find one fantastic room, perfectly dark until the switch is flipped and the lights come on, filling the room with lights that sparkle like the stars.
Now imagine these lights being set to music in a synchronized display, cascading with the melody and pulsing to the beat.
Relax inside in an indoor theater that seats up to 60 people while you enjoy holiday music ranging from rock opera to the oldies. This is an excellent show for kids, parents, grandparents, and everyone in between!
The Garden Factor Holiday Music & Light Show runs between November 25th and December 17th from 11AM – 4PM. The cost is only $3.00 per person.
Address: 2126 Buffalo Road, Rochester, NY 14624
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