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Best Christmas lights displays in Palm Beach County


Your holiday-spirited neighbors are at it again, stringing up dazzling Christmas light displays and crafting Santa scenes to get you in the seasonal mood. Here are some of our favorite neighborhoods, houses and professional displays.

Our local holiday lights guide

The Heights of Jupiter

Display: Dozens of houses are decorated in this huge neighborhood just east of I-95. Just wind your way up and down the streets. There’s plenty to see on Hollywood Street and Pompano Street. When the weather is nice, lots of the homeowners are out in their yards or puttering in the garage.

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Directions: Take I-95 to Donald Ross Road and go east. Get in the left-hand lane immediately so you can turn left onto Heights Boulevard at the light. Follow the road about a mile and look to your left. You can turn down just about any street, but don’t miss Hollywood.

Click on Heights of Jupiter to open location in Google Maps.

Gabriel Lane

Display: Gabriel Lane,and Lake Clarke Shores: This normally quiet street lights up like a pinball machine for the holidays. Lots of families park their cars and walk the street. 

Directions: I-95 to Forest Hill Boulevard. West to Florida Mango Road. Turn right, and Gabriel is about a mile and a half on the right, just south of Meadow Park Elementary School.

Click on Gabriel Lane to open location in Google Maps.

Sully’s Christmas Lights (private home)

Display: The Sullivans, 202 Woodbridge Drive, Jupiter: Robert (Sully) Sullivan has have been putting up this stunning light display for years. Check out Sullivans’ facebook page Sully’s Christmas Lights for more information and to see what’s new this year. The display has also been entered in  Sunny 107.9’s 2017 Holiday Lights Tour contest

Kevin Olsen (private home)

Display: Kevin Olsen (private home), 3771 Engle Road, Lake Worth: This private home has lots of lights and a great walkway to tour the lights.

Hoffman’s Chocolates Winter Wonderland

Display: Hoffman's Chocolates Winter Wonderland, 5190 Lake Worth Road, Lake Worth: 6 to 10 p.m. nightly until Dec. 30. Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus are in the gardens every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Tour the magical display of thousands of lights in the gardens including  life-size snowmen, reindeers and giant lit up ornaments. Plus, new this year is the Palm Beach Ice Skating Rink made of real ice. Info: call 561-967-2213.

Check out the 360 video of the lights:


Flamingo Park

Display: Many houses in this historic neighborhood in West Palm Beach have lots of lights on display. There’s already plenty up on Biscayne Drive. The neighborhood has a lighting contest every year.

Click on Flamingo Park to open location in Google Maps.

The Novaks (private home)

Display: 4988 Palm Way, Lake Worth: Dan Novak’s tireless pursuit of Christmas light perfection called for, well, more lights. According to the Novaks, they now have over 75,000 lights! His annual display is a neighborhood tradition.

Directions: Take Military Trail south to approximately 1mile past Hypoluxo Road, make a right on Canal road, follow to the end, make a left and the house is 1 block on the left-hand corner.

Readers’ mentions

Florida Gardens - south side of Lake Worth Road, east of the Turnpike

Bryant Park Neighborhood in downtown Lake Worth - There is a house decorating contest this year with a $100 prize. Winner will be announced at a neighborhood party on Dec. 17 at the south end of Bryant Park at the pavillion.  Check the Bryant Park Neighborhood Association’s Facebook page for more details.

Click on Bryant Park to open location in Google Maps.

The Smileys (private home) -  at 306 Baker Drive, West Palm Beach: Lots of lights and displays at this home in West Palm. 

Worth the drive

Display: Holiday Fantasy of LightsTradewinds Park, 3600 West Sample Road, Coconut Creek: (about 35 miles from West Palm) This 3-mile drive-thru fantasy of color is open through Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. The local tradition features giant animated holiday displays and illuminated trees. There is a charge of $16 per car, proceeds benefit the Gilda's Club, Cancer Support.

For more information visit Holiday Fantasy of Lights’ website.


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