The 10 Greatest Holiday Light Displays of All Time

The life of an integrator can appear to be ‘all business,’ as there’s so much that goes into getting it right. But at the end of the day, we can all relate to the joyful feeling of seeing a completed project that we have worked on come to life.

In the spirit of the most joyful season of all and the industry we’ve dedicated our lives to, we’ve compiled some of our very favorite holiday light displays and some that have definitely gone wild. After all, we all know that light displays are more intricate than they look – if one goes out, they all go out!

10 Joyful Displays of Holiday Lights and Cheer

1. Brussel’s annual Plaisirs d’Hiver














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Lights, music, Belgian waffles and holiday cheer. What could be better?

2. A Christmas Lights Techno Rave By the Best Neighbor Ever

It takes up to 55,00 lights to create this dizzying light display.

3. A California Light Display Worth $50,000?

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Each year Scott Weaver transforms his house in Rohnert Park, California and this year will be featured on “The Great Christmas Light Fight” on ABC for a chance to win $50,000 for their display.

4. Built for a Holiday Queen

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The Newport Mansions in Rhode Island display breathtaking holiday decorations both outside and inside The Breakfers, The Elms, and Marble House. Inside, they even have on display gingerbread replicas of the mansions by local pastry chefs.

5. National Lampoons in Real Life

This video of an intensely decorated home in Oregon has amassed over 1.8 million views.

6. A Guinness World Record Set Down Under

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A mall in Canberra, Australia has set a Guinness World Record with their almost 1.2 million holiday lights display.

7. For the “Frozen” Fans

Disney’s “Frozen” has become the 5th highest-grossing film ever, so it only makes sense for this holiday light display to feature the film’s song, “Let it Go.” After a week of this musical display, the neighbors might be letting go as well.

8. Less is More

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An understated, yet gorgeous light display at the Plaze Mayor in Madrid, Spain.

9. A Tradition Built With Love

















After Kobe, Japan, suffered from an earthquake in 1995, Italy sent thousands of hand-painted lights for their traditional holiday celebration.

10. The Most Famous of Them All

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We couldn’t forget the beautiful lights of Rockefeller Center in New York City. The lighting of the tree is broadcasted live throughout the nation and is the true “kick-off” for the holiday season.

Let us know what holiday displays have most mesmerized you! And happy holidays!