Each year, private residents and neighborhoods in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor adorn their 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 10 twinkling displays in our area so that you can pile the kids in the car and take a ride around town to see them.
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- Address: 29718 Robert Drive, Livonia
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.
- Address: 29195 Sheridan St., Garden City
The Bostick family puts on a Halloween and holiday display every year. Catch this year’s show, which features thousands of lights and holiday music, starting around Thanksgiving. Tune into 95.1 to listen in.
Grosse Pointe Light Displays
- Address: Along Lakeshore Road through the Grosse Pointes
Take a scenic drive along Lake St. Clair to see the lights that many of the houses have put up for the season.
- Address: 439 Shady Oaks, Lake Orion
This display features around 16,000 LED lights on about 4,000 computer-controlled channels. Donations are accepted and go to benefit “Let Them Play” and the mission to help families of kids with special needs get medical and recreational equipment.
- Address: 659 Thornehill Trail, Oxford
Andy Marshall pulls out all the stops at this annual display with 240 light channels and 12 controllers.
- Address: 1460 S. Sashabaw Road, Ortonville
This merry and bright display offers 256 channels of LED lights and a 3840-pixel mega tree. Tune in to 87.9 FM when arriving and turn off your headlights to get the full experience.
- Address: 7032 Biscayne Ave., White Lake
This glowing residential display lights up 5-11 p.m. every night during the holiday season.
- Address: Northville Christian, 41355 Six Mile Road, Northville
This display, formerly known as Livonia Lights, celebrates the season with leaping arches, Christmas Trees and a lighted cross 30 feet above a nativity scene.
- Address: 46600 Vineyard Ave., Shelby Township
This light show tells a story with 3,000 color changing lights and musical sequences. Follow them on Facebook to keep up with this year’s display.
- Address: 29743 Wagner Drive, Warren
This residential display offers holiday songs coordinated with more than 40,000 lights. Swing by Oct. 20-Jan. 3 to see the lights and tune in to 88.1 to listen along.
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.