You’ll start at the lower staging lot where your car will be lined up to enter the drive-thru. While you’re in line, our concessions team will give you the chance to purchase some freshly popped kettle corn or a light stick for the kiddos. Be prepared to wait until your car is released. Once released you will drive through several themed “lands” that will immerse you in lights, music, and the true meaning of Christmas.Join us for the 7th annual Christmas Lights Drive-Thru at Bayside Adventure! Prepare for a night of dazzling lights paired with your favorite Christmas music! Pack up the whole family and prepare to be immersed in music and lights, all from the comfort of your own car. It’s a holiday tradition your family will love!
Porta Potties are available at the beginning of the Drive-Thru if you need to use a restroom while waiting for the show to begin. Look for signage to direct you or ask one of our team members.Yes! Our concessions team will offer you the opportunity to purchase freshly popped kettle corn, water, or a light stick while you are sitting in the first part of the Drive-Thru. Purchases can be made with cash or credit card.Come join a Christmas Lights Drive-Thru team from welcoming the guests and scanning their tickets to dressing in a festive costume and being a part of the light show! There is so many ways to get involved, click the link below to find a team for you.Get ready to enjoy Christmas lights in a whole new way! You’ll drive through our parking lot while viewing thousands of dazzling light displays set to your favorite holiday music. Your experience begins on Stanford Ranch Road in front of the entrance arch. You will line up on the street and will be welcomed by a member of our ticketing team. Have your mobile device or print-out ready to have your ticket scanned. Tune your radio to 92.9 FM to hear the Christmas music that is synced to the lights. The Christmas Lights Drive-Thru is open 7 days a week (with a few blackout dates) from November 19 – December 31. We are open Sunday through Thursday from 6:00 to 9:00 PM and Friday & Saturdays from 6:00 to 9:30 PM. Tickets are distributed in 30 minute time slots. Unfortunately, no. This is a unique Drive-Thru experience that is designed to be enjoyed from your car, convertible, van, truck, limo, or bus. Please stay in your vehicle for the duration of the Drive-Thru Lights. FREE tickets are required for entry to maximize your experience and to keep our roads safe. This year, tickets will be released each Sunday for the following week at 8:00 AM. Tickets are available for a specific 30-minute time window.
Although you won’t find anything else like the Christmas House in the Bronx, it’s worth driving around Pelham Gardens to look at other, more conventionally decorated homes.Want something a little closer? The front gardens and brownstones of Carroll Gardens are accessible for holiday lights fun via a quick F train ride. Of course, it’s a more modest display, but there are plenty of inflatables, nativity scenes, and lights in this one-time Italian neighborhood. We visited last year and loved being able to push the stroller around sans crowds.
Like Lynch, Gurino collects money for a charity, Toys for Tots. He also hosts occasional holiday events such as Santa visits and Christmas caroling. Check his Facebook page for details and make sure you pick up complimentary hot chocolate and cookies before you leave.In the Rockaways, you’ll find The Little North Pole, a decked out house and yard that have drawn local visitors for decades. Put together by owner Joe Mure, kickoff festivities are free (hosted December 4 this year), but help to raise funds for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund through donations. Donation boxes will also be available throughout the season, along with the lights. Located in Neponsit Beach at 144-03 Neponsit Avenue. We’ve written about some of these Christmas houses in the past, but here we have photos, precise addresses, a map, and in some cases the stories behind these destination displays that make the schlepping worthwhile—we know, we’ve schlepped. Considering most are in the far-flung reaches of Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island, you really need to drive. If you want to avoid the crowds and traffic jams, go early in the evening on a weekday. These places tend to get busy on weekends. Not willing to drive? Jackson Heights, known for its gardens and courtyards, also gets into the holiday spirit. One of our Queens writers suggests checking out the house at 35-32 87th Street. The front yard is crammed with all manner of holiday lights and figurines. There’s Darth Vader in a Santa hat, dinosaurs, swans, and penguins, and Yoda, too. Also, peek at The Greystones (80th between 35th and 37th Avenues), where the apartment building’s trees are lit up in a pretty display.The Garabedian family is in the fabric-trimming business and fashions all of the figures’ outfits. They’ve been setting up this huge display since 1974 as a gift to God and the community for some unnamed religious miracle. They wouldn’t even reveal the family secret to The New York Times. Visitors often throw donations over the fence, which the Garabedians reportedly give to a nearby church.
For the last 15 years, visitors have flocked to Paul’s home in Sydney’s south to check out his spectacular Christmas lights display on a tree outside his home.A ‘petty’ long-running neighbourhood feud has reignited over Christmas tree lights amid calls for residents to ‘lighten up’ and get into the festive spirit.’The thing is, it’s not just for me, I’m by myself. But all the children around here, Mike (another neighbour) has grandkids, there’s kids across the street.I enjoy finding things for the kids to do, to educate, entertain and exhaust them. My goal is to make this your one stop site for all things kid, and I’d love to hear from you to find out how to make it even better.
Families Magazine website writes about things to do with toddlers, kids and teenagers in Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Ipswich and Toowoomba. In print and online you will also find education and parenting content to help you make informed choices for your family.Brisbane’s East (all the way out to the beautiful bay, Capalaba, Redlands and surrounds) boasts some of the most spectacular Christmas Lights house displays around. We’re talking WHOLE STREETS dedicated to sharing the Christmas spirit with all those who visit – young, old and young at heart!Here’s where to point those wheels! Remember we’ve got a DOWNLOADABLE MAP with route suggestions. Pop this little sucker into your phone before you leave to make sure that you’re not doubling back and seeing everything you possibly can.In the spirit of reconciliation Families Magazine acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.