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Holiday lights

Fri., Dec. 16, 2011

North Idaho

415 Glenwood Drive, Post Falls: Holiday light show with 60,000 lights dancing to music broadcast to your car.

8503 W. Larch St., Rathdrum: Snowflake theme accented with blue and clear lights. Numerous roof and yard displays.

9087 Orange Blossom Drive, Hayden: Well-lit house and trees synced to music. Drive by slowly so the dancing lasers will make your car part of the light display.

North Spokane

10227 N. Prairie Drive: Rooftop lights visible for miles on Indian Trail. Lots of lights, animation, a projected image on the garage door and a Christmas countdown calendar are all part of this display.

328 W. Park Place: Christmas lights that are synced to music. Tune your radio to 101.5 FM and listen while watching the lights.

6421 N. Whitehouse St.: Santa, reindeer, singing snow people, deer, trees, presents, a 12-foot nutcracker, a nativity scene, snowflake lights and a greeting of “Joy.”

514 E. Westcrest Ave.: More than 32,000 lights dancing to 28 different Christmas songs. Tune car radio to 107.5 FM. Show runs from 5-9 p.m. daily.

St. Thomas Moore Way: Almost every house on the street is decorated.

5729 N. Sutherlin St.: Nativity scene, candles, snowmen, Santa and Mrs. Claus, as well as two lighted trees.

2523 W. Euclid Ave.: A delightful display of lights and figures.

1203 E. Kiernan Ave.: The entire yard and roof are filled with holiday fun. Lots of lights, music and inflatables.

7020 N. Calispel St: More than 20,000 lights, with a nativity, carolers, gingerbread people, Santa’s sleigh, snowmen and more. Santa is here most nights.

7310 N. Hogan Court: The whole yard is decorated with a bell, train, icicles, multi-colored lights and more.

5522 N. Nettleton St.: Lots of lights, very festive.

5528 N. Nettleton St.: Lots of lights, sleigh and reindeer with singing Santa on front porch.

2617 W. Queen Ave.: Big, old-school lightbulbs and no nonsense.

7409 N. Standard St.: Dancing light display; lights move to music.

1908 W. Liberty Ave.: Animated light display that includes music by Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Crowder, Hailstone and the Chipmunks. One block south of “Christmas Tree Lane” (Courtland Avenue).

6720 N. Monroe St.: A smiling Santa, with white and blue LED lights.

South Spokane

3220 S. Grand Blvd.: You can’t miss this 80-foot Engelmann spruce on the corner of Grand Boulevard and 33rd Avenue.

2416 E. 58th Court: Santa’s workshop with animated elves, sleigh and polar bears and penguins. Very colorful LED light display.

3404 S. Lincoln Drive: Southwest corner of Comstock Park. Angels heralding the nativity scene in blue and white lights. Reindeer drinking at a cascading creek as it flows into an ice-covered pond. Horse-drawn sled and more.

3107 S. Glenrose Road: 80,000-plus lights synchronized to music, with dancing and singing farm animals and 8-foot snowmen that have a snowball fight. Listen in your car to FM 99.7 or get out and dance and sing along.

Spokane Valley

11516 E. 19th Ave.: The front yard is filled with lights, music, singing mice, a giant snowman, Santa and his reindeer, penguins galore and more.

12909 E. 22nd: Entire yard is lit up. Christmas dinosaurs eating a prehistoric plant. Many inflatables. You can see the lights from the highway.

3919 N. Lynden Road: General light display. Very nice.

1722 S. Bettman Road: A huge display with more than 50,000 lights, a Snoopy theme, and lots of inflatables and unusual Christmas decorations.

1619 S. McCabe Road: Large display of lights. Trees and deer.

North Center Road, a half block north of Trent Ave: It’s the North Pole, with the entire yard alight. No inflatables.

14111 E. Wabash Ave.: Skiing reindeer and sledding snowman, plus inflatable Grinch, snowman, Santa and reindeer, with lots of lights.

1822 S. McDonald Road: Lots of lights that dance with music.

Keller Road (off 16th and McDonald): Entire street is decorated with lavish lawn displays and a 50-foot lighted tree that can be seen for miles. The first home has a Grinch on the porch, but don’t be fooled, most of the neighborhood enjoys putting on the show.

5515 N. Vincent Road, Otis Orchards: Huge display and Santa passing out candy canes on the weekends. Near East Farms Elementary.


4451 Mandingo Way, Clayton: The first house on the left in the trailer park is lit up and can be seen from highway as you travel north on Highway 395. There is a Santa, a snowman and Rudolph, along with trees and candy canes.


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