Festive lights, decorations, music, and more will inspire Christmas cheer this year in Clark County. It’s easy to get in the spirit through joyous efforts of our neighbors and friends. The following are a few quality lights venues sure to please so fire up those navigators or, if you’re a compass point wiz, just bundle up and go where the Christmas glow shines brightly. Here is where to find Christmas lights in Vancouver and throughout Clark County.


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A winter wonderland of festive lights will greet you in this festive cul-de-sac off Bliss Road in Vancouver. Photo credit: Jackie Genis

A Mini Peacock Lane

NW 42nd Street, Vancouver

Nestled between Washington and Columbia Streets on a part of Northwest 42nd Street in Vancouver is a small lane featuring a lawn brimming with flamingos, and trees wrapped with lights, arches, and stars. The sweet street is a good one to stroll through on foot.

Under the Mistletoe

4610 NW Franklin Street, Vancouver

Christmas on Franklin Street features 30,000 lights spanning seven themed properties, music and Santa in the window greeting visitors. This house is a show stopper – or at least a car stopper – that is sure to generate smiles. The lights shine nightly from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Snow will fall on December 22-23 at 7:00 p.m., on the hour Christmas Eve between 4:00 p.m. and midnight, and on the hour Christmas Day between 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Winter Wonderland

14427 NW 25th Court, Vancouver

Consider taking a fun spin through a series of cul-de-sac houses off Bliss Road in this Winter Wonderland.  Most of the houses are creatively adorned and elaborate enough to inspire driving slowly around the circle to savor the lights and decorations. Expect traditional holiday favorites like snowmen and gingerbread men amid the bright and colorful lights.

Humbert Family Home

1719 SE 162nd Avenue, Vancouver

Imagine 10,000 lights and traditional Christmas music (FM 88.9) from the comfort of your own car. The 20 minute show includes computer controlled animation and runs nightly through December 25 from 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Christmas Lights Vancouver Randy Pepper House
An angel playing the trumpet, a brightly lit hot air balloon, lights, and so much more await you at the Peppers’ spirited holiday home. Photo credit: Randy Peppers

RiverRidge Neighborhood

11806 SE RiverRidge Drive, Vancouver

For those who like to be embraced by every type of Christmas decoration along with lights, try sampling the joyous offerings at the Peppers’ home. The house is drenched with lights and festive energy and has been a Christmas delight for the past 29 years. “It grows a little bit each year,” says owner Randy Peppers of his family’s tradition to decorate. The characters are super fun and include Santa, reindeer, trains, teddy bears, angels, vintage blow molds, a carnival, Rudolf, the misfit toys and more. There is even a hot air balloon over the house, a pathway to stroll through, and Christmas music. Lights and music run from 5:00 p.m. to 10:30 or 11:00 p.m.

12816 SE 24th Street, Vancouver

A beautiful home popping with 4,000 plus lights synchronized to Christmas music is sure to generate fun. The lights and music were programmed to work harmoniously together to a variety of songs by 14-year-old Jack Ormson. The nightly show will run from 4:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

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Jack Ormson, 14, programmed 4,000 plus lights to be in sync to music this holiday season at his family home. Photo credit: Jack Ormson

12508 SE Angus Street, Vancouver

A mere jog from the Ormson home is another special Vancouver lights experience created and programmed by Adam Nelson. Visitors can gaze upon 5,000 plus multi-colored rhythmic lights set to music. “Each light can do its own thing,” says Nelson. “These are a new style of lights – so bright compared to regular lights.” The lights respond in numerous creative ways to show off their unique and innovative sequencing to match the music. This house is quite cool indeed and will get your feet tapping and your imaginations moving! Nelson’s show starts Sunday, December 8 and runs nightly from 4:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Majestic Blue Tree

6523 NE 52nd Street, Vancouver

Tree lovers will enjoy this blue lit tree and moving lighting effect. It makes you want to just stop and watch it for a while to take it in. The house features other colorful lights as well.

Really Big Inflatables

20306 NE 68th Street, Vancouver

Capturing a bit of land is another Christmas glow scene featuring numerous lights cascading from the roof down to the yard. From the road you can see enormous Santa and snowmen inflatables. There is even an impressive nutcracker guarding the lot. The home, tucked in a beautiful setting, is sure to inspire head turns and smiles.


Christmas Lights Ridgefield Decorate Door
Ridgefield is becoming a holiday destination. Along with holiday contests, the city encouraged creative door decorations. Photo courtesy: City of Ridgefield

Destination for the Holidays

The Ridgefield community is helping to make the city a festive destination thanks to The City of Ridgefield promoting having everyone decorate their front door in honor of the season. This means businesses and homes adjacent to downtown are getting in on the holiday decorating action. Christmas decorating contests have sparked plenty of imagination. Ridgefield’s Hometown Celebration, lots of fun activities, and tree lighting is happening Saturday, December 7. Check here for more information.


Holiday Lighting

Lacamas Shores by Lacamas Lake, Camas

Lights and decorations are up on more than 20 houses in Lacamas Shores, a social and vibrant neighborhood overlooking the south shore of Lacamas lake. The area is known for its friendly neighbors and lots of activities, including an annual holiday decorating contest to vote for your favorite creative holiday display. Ballots are available by the main entrance across from the former UL Labs at 2600 NW Lake Road.


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