Neighborhood Holiday Displays in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Wondering which neighborhoods go all out with holiday lights? Here's a breakdown of the must-see neighborhood holiday displays in southeast Michigan.

The holidays are full of traditions — and one of our favorites is driving around to see all of the neighborhood holiday displays

Each year, private residents and neighborhoods in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor adorn homes with garlands, lights and other decorations to celebrate the season and provide other families with a fun outing, too. 

Here, we offer a list of 22 twinkling displays in our area so that you can pile the kids in the car and take a ride around town to see them.

Albright Family Light Show

This annual residential light display offers a daily light show synced to music. Make sure to turn to 102.5FM.

Bazillion Lights

This annual light display started back in 1996 and has gotten bigger and better every year. Stop by this year to see what’s in store.

Bostick Family Light Show

The Bostick family puts on a Valentine’s Day, Fourth of July, Halloween and Christmas light displays every year. Tune into 95.1FM to listen in. 

Crawford Family Lights

You will see more than 10,000 LED flashing and blinking to holiday music. Make sure to tune into 91.1FM.

Gaston’s Christmas Lights on Duck Lake  

Tune into 91.5FM for this Christmas light display. Make sure to drop your letter for Santa off here by Dec. 18, 2022.

Grosse Pointe Light Displays 

Take a scenic drive along Lake St. Clair to see the lights that many of the houses have put up for the season. 

Lights on 21

See a light show put to music at this residence. They have a free self-serve hot cocoa and hot cider station set up, too. You can park at Whispering Woods if you can’t find a spot in front of the house.

Lights on Araby

The Shrewbury family started this holiday light show back in 2017. It has grown over the years and has more than 100,000 pixels and has a FM transmitter (87.9FM) so you can hear from your car while viewing.

Loren’s Blinky Flashy Lights

Stop by to see this computer-controlled LED experience with flashing, colorful lights.

Lyp Family Christmas Light Show

  • Address: Waltz Road, between Judd and S. Huron, New Boston

This annual residential light display offers a daily light show synced to music. Make sure to turn to 102.5FM.

Marshall Family Lights

Andy Marshall pulls out all the stops at this annual display with 240 light channels. Tune in to 98.9FM to listen to music. 

Park at Roseville

Tune into 90.7FM and view these musical light displays 5-11 p.m. daily. They will be available to view all day on Christmas Day.

Perrin Family Lights of Livonia

See this holiday light display nightly until 9:30 p.m. on weekdays and until 10 p.m. on weekends.

Ron and Steve’s Christmas 

This merry and bright display offers 256 channels of LED lights and a 3840-pixel megatree. Tune in to 87.9FM when arriving and turn off your headlights to get the full experience. 

South Lyon Lightshow

Tune into 98.9FM to listen along with the show, which features more than 50,000 lights! There is also a CCR tree. 

Summers-Griswold Christmas 2022

This glowing residential display was voted the top display in White Lake. See more than 200 strands of synchronized lights and yard ornaments. Runs 5:30-10:30 daily until Jan. 2, 2023.

The Kurdziel’s Light Show

This neighborhood light display has won the City of Novi’s “Deck the House” awards the past two years. Make sure to tune into 91.1FM while viewing. The light show takes place 6-10 p.m. daily during the holiday season.

The Northville Symphony of Lights 

This display, formerly known as Livonia Lights, celebrates the true meaning of Christmas – the birth of Christ. Make sure to turn to 87.9FM and you will see 125,000 lights dance to the beat of the music.

Vineyard Avenue Light Show

This light show tells a story with color changing lights and musical sequences. Follow along with the display on 87.9FM. 

Wagner Lights

This residential display offers holiday songs coordinated with holiday lights. Tune in to 88.1FM to listen along. 

Wesner Christmas House

See this residential home completely lit up and decked out for the Christmas season.

Zakrzewski Family Lights

This residential display offers 5,000 lights synced to music. Make sure to turn your radio to 91.5FM.

Do you know of any other neighborhood holiday displays in metro Detroit or Ann Arbor? Share them with us in the comments so we can add them to our list. 

This post was originally published in 2020 and is updated regularly.



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