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2019 Best Christmas and Holiday Light Displays in Collin County

including Allen, Frisco, McKinney, Plano

Anna, Murphy, Prosper, Sachse, and Wylie

Are you searching for an address for Christmas lights that seems to have just disappeared? It's possible, because we are continually visiting last year's featured properties to verify they still qualify for listing this year. Some properties, when we visit, have gone "dark" and therefore will be removed from our list as we discover this. Please help us keep this list updated by sending updates to

Submit Your Home

Are you interested in seeing your home and Christmas light display included here? Please visit our Submit My House page to learn the criteria we use when selecting homes to be included. We are accepting submissions all season to be included this year, but please be patient as we are a small team trying to keep up with submissions.

Neighborhood and Single Family Home Christmas Light Displays

For a Google map of the Christmas lights in Collin County, click here. When sharing this link, please share this web page as this will provide the descriptions to go along with the map.

Typically neighborhoods are lit up by December 1, but keep in mind that weather may delay their installation. Check our dates here as some homeowners do not put up their lights until mid-December.

Tips for Seeing Christmas Lights
Please be courteous when driving through the neighborhoods: respect personal property, keep your litter inside your vehicle, and keep your noise level down. Not everyone in the neighborhood participates, and these few courtesies may encourage future displays.

Please do not stop your car on the same side of the street of the display as this blocks the view of other cars.

Be aware of people taking photos or you'll be in their picture!

Please be aware of traffic around you!

Neighborhood Light Displays

These are the neighborhoods in Collin County who's residents put on a coordinated effort of decorating.

2016 Eldorado McKinney TX Christmas Lights

Village of Eldorado, McKinney

Typically last weekend in November thru December 30, Nightly
Eldorado holds their lighting contest in mid-December. This has historically been one of the few neighborhoods in McKinney that decorate for the holiday. On our visit mid December in 2016, we found many of the homes in Eldorado put up Christmas lights, with some streets doing an amazing job coordinating their efforts. Our favorites included Club Lake Trail (cartoon characters), upper Augusta (nativity scenes and angels), upper Colonial Circle (Santa), Wind Ridge (Songs of Christmas), Brookside Lane (lighting lining the street). Check here for 2014's themes by street, because many people still use the same decorations.
Eldorado Pkwy at Country Club Dr, McKinney (Use 2600 Carriage Trail to find the neighborhood)

Tucker Hill, McKinney

Early December - January 1, Nightly
For that quintessential small town feeling of years past, drive through the neighborhood of Tucker Hill, located off Hwy 380, between N. Custer Rd and Lake Forest Dr. This is a great place for a romantic or family walk away from chaos. In mid December the neighborhood judges select the winner of the Tucker Hill light contest, which explains why when we visited on December 16 over sixty percent of the neighborhood was lit up! There are no public events, but Looky Lous are welcome.
2100 State Blvd, McKinney

Winding Creek, McKinney

Use Greystone Court for your GPS as there are two homes here decorated to the hilt. From there, drive the circle of Pecan Hollow Trail where there are several homes lit with displays. This is a great stop if you need to find several displays within the same subdivision.
Greystone Court, McKinney

Deerfield, Plano

December 1-30, 7-11pm
Huge reindeer around the clubhouse and a 14' Christmas tree. The Christmas decorating tradition at Deerfield began when the builders gave substantial prizes to homeowners for decorating for the holidays. The tradition stuck, and this is now the hands-down, uncontested best neighborhood Christmas lights display in Collin County. Limo and Segway Tours are available as are carriage rides. Reservations are highly recommended. Families are encouraged to vote and text in their favorites. While you're in the neighborhood, be sure to see the Zephrie's home which was decorated by At Home again this year.
Legacy Drive at Colonnade, Plano (Use 4534 Hallmark Drive for GPS) Viewers are requested to follow this route. Tip: Between 6-7pm earlier in December, the traffic is minimal but most of the light displays are turned on. (See photo in top slider.)

Single Home Light Displays and Light Shows

Hey, Everyone! Residents keep sending us their fabulous light displays! So keep adding to our list of the best Christmas light displays in Allen, Celina, Frisco, McKinney, Murphy, Plano, Prosper, Sachse, and Wylie!

Allen (East of 75)

507 Creekside Drive, Allen

Free. This decor spreads across the entire yard. You'll find Santa sitting on his chair waving to the children and a trainload of toys. Check out the roof!

1520 Harvest Run Drive, Allen

November 23-January 5, 6-11pm
This professional light designer has lit a 14-foot mega tree in his front yard for all to enjoy. Pick your favorite from the eight sequences with 800 pixels of light. Tune to 88.7 FM for the full effect!

View Show Online

1324 Mistywood Lane, Allen

December, 6-10pm
This homeowner puts out a display children will love with 45 characters and animations and an additional 3,000+ lights.

740 Monticello Circle, Allen

Running Thanksgiving weekend - January 1, 2019, 6-11pm nightly, rain or shine
For the past ten years, Marilyn DeCoursin has been spreading smiles on the faces of children and adults alike with her displays. You'll find over 80 characters and decorations in the yard!

1324 Mistywood Lane Allen Christmas lights

1623 Pecan Creek Lane, Allen

Free, but please consider a donation to Send-Hope.
Thanksgiving weekend - January 2, Friday - Sunday: 6PM-11PM; Monday - Thursday: 6PM-10PM
Using 144 channels programmed to upbeat holiday music and 39,680 lights! Transmitted on 103.5 FM
View Show Online

706 Pulitzer Lane, Allen

December 1, Dusk to Dawn--except in rain or high winds
This static display includes 20,000 lights, Minnie & Mickey and several Christmas inflatables. It takes the homeowner about two weeks working every evening to complete.

1522 Rustic Trail, Allen

The homeowners here LOVE Christmas and Texas! A lighted series of arches create a stunning centerpiece for their Christmas tribute to Texas with about 5,500 lights.

Allen (West of 75)

1225 Bridgeway Lane, Allen

Tastefully designed with a theme of Christmas trees and gift boxes, this is worth the stop when visiting Waterford Way.

1301 Canterbury Court, Allen

6pm-9pm, Sun-Thurs, 6-10pm Fri-Sat
First Place Glendover Park for two years running with lots of lights, a Christmas Campfire, and lots more. See if the kids can find all six reindeer exploring the magical woods.

1227 Concho Drive, Allen

This home stands out in the neighborhood with the light show and music!

2010 Hopewell Drive, Allen

Free, requesting donations for Allen Community Outreach (ACO) and Allen Food Bank (AFB)
The home of the O'Neil Family has won holiday light awards and no wonder, as their 25,000 points of light dance to music set to 107.3 FM. Each bulb can be programmed for 256 colors; it takes an hour to program each ten seconds. People drive from miles away to see this display. The O'Neils have been sharing Christmas joy for the past eleven years. (See photo in top slider.)

1104 Krum Court, Allen

Runs 5:30-11:00pm nightly, Thanksgiving night until December 31.
We were contacted by a neighbor on Krum Court who shared this display with us. She shared that this has been an annual tradition for years. Notice the intricate work of the lights on the two majestic trees in front of this home; absolutely spectacular! The homeowner advises there are 17,000 mini lights combined between the two trees.

1116 Waterford Way, Allen

Runs 24/7 from about the first week in December until January 9, Dark (6pm) to Dawn. Inclement weather will affect the display.
You'll know this home by the 24' nutcrackers flanking the front door. Five thousand lights in addition to laser lights, inflatables and Christmas music make this a fun stop for the kids.

1701 Woodsboro Court, Allen

December 1-January 6, 6pm-midnight
Lexington in Twin Creeks (just off Exchange at Ridgeview) has large lots, which provide the homeowners with lots of room to share their creative side with Christmas lights and decorations. This home just keeps getting better every year!

Woodsboro Court has two of the best decorated homes in the neighborhood. Be sure to drive to the end of the cul de sac where you'll find 1710 Woodsboro Court tucked into the corner, not quite visible from the entrance to the cul de sac. This home likes to change the color and theme annually.


2109 Athabasca Falls Dr, Anna

Free, but please consider donating to the charity collection at the show.
4332 Switchgrass St, Celina TX or The House on Switchgrass Street
November 23-January 6, 6-10 Nightly
Over 25,000 lights with 20 ft Mega Tree and Singing Santa! Tune your radio to FM 89.1 to hear the music on your car radio.
View Show Online


4332 Switchgrass St, Celina

December-Jan 5, 6-10:30pm
The mega tree lights are tuned to FM 92.9. "The House on Switchgrass" invites you to step out and take a photo in front of their selfie photo booth.

Frisco (East of Dallas North Tollway)

4015 Bryson Drive, Frisco

(Private home of Jeff Trykoski)
Free, but please donate canned goods (no cash) for Frisco Family Services Food Bank
December 2-30
One of the original and largest residential computerized Christmas light displays in North Texas, Jeff Trykoski has been bringing Christmas joy to fellow residents since 1998. View Displayon youtube.

While in Frisco, visit Jeff's other project, Frisco Square.

11406 Creekwood Dr, Frisco

December, 6-10pm daily
This light show may be heard by tuning to 88.3FM or on the outdoor speakers. Here you'll find a 6' nutcracker and thousands of lights.

12365 Flamingo Ct, Frisco

December, 6pm-midnight. Heavy rains may affect display.
This display is an 'old twist' requested by visitors: the music plays and the lights stay on. This homeowner strings all the lights himself, as he has for over a decade.

Gladstone Court, Frisco

You'll notice these displays from Eldorado Parkway if you look north. Both are Christ-centered, static displays, and fill the front lawn.

10350 Highland Court, Frisco

In 2017, Nov 24-Dec 1-31
Children will love it! A nice size display on a large, corner lot. (See photo in top slider.)

12070 Hill Creek Trail, Frisco

December 1-25, 6:30-10pm daily
If you love toy trains, don't miss this house! There's a 10' homemade train that travels around the front yard, coordinated with the Animated Toy Factory. A 24' artificial tree also has a train that runs around the base.

12573 Trolley Dr, Frisco

We caught this house on the advise of a neighbor and we are delighted to share it with you. This little street is nicely decorated, but this house stands out from the rest. The photo could not encompass the entire display.

6942 Walnut Street, Frisco

Family members own four homes in the area and they delight in entertaining families with their elaborate Christmas light displays each year. Children are encouraged to walk through the arches and around the lights. Several hundred village houses are on display, many of which have been donated by grateful visitors through the years.

Frisco (West of Dallas North Tollway)

7349 Calla Lilly Ln, Frisco

December, 6-9:30pm M-Th, 6-10:30 Friday, 6-11:30 Saturday, 6-10 on Sundays
This homeowner installs all 10,000 incandescent lights for this static display on his own!

While technically in Denton County, these are just a short drive west from the Collin County border and would be a popular spot for our West Collin County residents.

3809 Hazelhurst Dr, Frisco

The Burkman's home and yard is covered with lights! Check their Facebook page for special events, including visits from Santa and his elves, which draw between 500-700 visitors!

5913 Myrtle Lane, Frisco

If you think Clark Griswold needed a few more lights on his house, then you'll want to drive to Frisco to see this display! The entire front of the house is covered with lights, but it doesn't end there--yet it displays cohesively. This home makes a wonderful backdrop for the "I went to see Christmas lights tonight" selfie! Colors change annually.


14 Glenbrook Circle, Lucas

Free. December 1-January 1, 6-11pm.
This is a sprawling lot with a circular drive and it is a delight to see! Catch Santa as he pauses to check his list on his way toward his sleigh full of gifts, the deer drinking from a blue river of lights, the snowmen among the light-wrapped trees...and more.

1900 Rock Ridge Road, Lucas

December 1-January 1, 6-10pm daily, rain or shine.
The kids are going to love this one! Life-size cases, built by the homeowners, of Santa and his elves and another of Santa and Mrs. Claus are just the beginning of this beautiful display--which started over 30 years ago. A nativity set, angels, and a tree-lined lit driveway add to the charm, and a light show was added in 2018. Each year the homeowner's family work together to add new features.

BEWARE: This is on a busy, narrow road, so if you'd like to get out, the homeowner recommends you park on the north side of their property at the end and walk along the property to get a closer look. If the dogs are out, the homeowner assures us they are behind an invisible fence and cannot get out.

5308 Grovewood McKinney Christmas lights

McKinney (North of 380 and West of 75)

5308 Grovewood Drive, McKinney

Thanksgiving weekend-December 31, 6-9:30pm Sun-Thurs; 6-10:30pm, Friday-Sat
While this home doesn't meet our 10,000 minimum light criteria (yet!), if you're visiting Tucker Hill head north on Lake Forest and check out this light show. You may see the display on youtube here or visit their website.

McKinney (South of 380 and West of 75)

1408 Bristlewood Drive, McKinney

November 22 thru December 31, 6-10pm
The homeowners begin working on this 100,000 light display, spreading over their front and back yards, the second week in September. The lights "dance" to eight different songs. (See photo in top slider.)

3500 Greystone Court, McKinney

Runs December 9-31, 5-10pm nightly
This large corner lot is well-coordinated and stunning. There's even a digital Santa display, weather permitting! Be sure to check out the homes on Pecan Hollow and follow the circle around to see the other homes lit up for the holidays.

6304 Lambeau Court, McKinney

Free, Accepting donations for Wounded Warrior in conjunction with Team Rubicon
Runs December 1 through January 1 night, 5:30 - 10:30 weeknights, 5:30pm - 12:00am on Friday & Saturday
Light show is synced with the neighbor across the street (6305). For the light show, there are 33,000 lights on 64 channels with projectors, floods, and other surprises. Tune to 107.7 FM.

There are three Griswald-style decorated homes on this street. 6400 Lambeau Court goes all out with Disney characters and a photo booth for visitors to take their photo in Mickey's workshop.

3405 Loblolly Lane, McKinney

Runs November 27-January 2, 5:30-10pm nightly.
The kids will love the characters and carousel set among lights so bright you'll see them as you enter the subdivision. Ready for viewing November 23. (See photo in top slider.)

8624 Palermo Way, McKinney

Free. Runs typically Thanksgiving Day - January 1 night, 5-11pm. Over 10,000 lights and about 100 hundred characters and yard decorations, yet all done tastefully with a focus on the Reason for the season. Best Christmas Light for two years in their neighborhood.

8601 Wadkins Ct, McKinney

Thanksgiving Day - December 31, 5pm-1am daily
This "gingerbread house" is made up of 10,175 lights, wreaths, balls and yard art. This will be a long-time favorite of the kids and adults. Everything at this home is created and installed by the homeowner, which takes 26 hours to install!

5912 White Pine Drive, McKinney

Runs November 27-January 1, 6-9pm nightly (unless there is bad weather).
It's that time of year where the Hunt family displays their Christmas spirit. We are featuring dancing and twirling candy canes throughout our yard, peppermint candies chasing each other, and even a candy cane holiday tree. Be careful and please do not block the street!
Visit the Hunt Family's YouTube Channel

6020 White Pine Drive, McKinney

December 1-31, Sun-Thurs, 5:30-9:30 and Fri-Sat, 5:30-10:30
A 32-channel light show with over 12,000 lights, a Singing Santa, ten mini and a mega Christmas tree.

6104 White Pine Drive, McKinney

Dec 1-Jan 2, 5-10pm nightly
While you're in the area, stop and see this nice display of 15,000 lights.

709 Windy Hill Drive, McKinney

December 1 thru New Years Eve, 6-10pm, Sun-Thurs; 6-10pm Friday-Saturday
Over 10,000 lights and sixteen characters, sixteen channels broadcasting over 96.5 FM. Santa waves from his sleigh, toy soldiers flank the driveway, and a wooden carousel with animals create a delightful display.

McKinney (South of 380 and East of 75)

1005 W. Lela Street, McKinney

Runs November 26 thru New Years Eve, weekdays 5-10pm; weekends until 10:30pm.
Link is to YouTube video. Over 24,000 lights, this light and music show takes more than 200 hours to create. Each year the display grows. Located in the historic district of McKinney.
Watch Show Online

Plano (Central)

East of Dallas North Tollway and West of 75.

2837-41 Biscayne Drive, Plano

Free, runs Thanksgiving weekend - January 15, 6-10:30pm weekdays, 6-11pm Friday-Saturday.
Make this a destination for you and your family! These three homes have accepted canned food for Minnie's Food Pantry each holiday season since 2012! This is on the south end of Plano but is well worth the drive. (See photo in top slider.)
Watch Show Online
Brookshire Drive Plano Christmas Lights

3601 Brookshire Drive, Plano

December 1-31, 6-9:30pm nightly (weather permitting)
This homeowner spends about 90 hours installing 30,000 lights and 20 flood lights. Children are invited to mail their letters to Santa or take a photo as a Snowman. The homeowner's 13 grandchildren (number of stockings on the chimney) are the inspiration for the display, which began in 1998. Princesses, Santa, Santa's Toy shop, Star Wars, Penguin Village, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Elsa and Olaf and The Wizard of Oz all in one display. A treat for children young and old. South end of Plano.

1101 Stone Trail Drive, Plano

December 1-25
We finally found Clark Griswold's home, and he is indeed the inspiration driving this homeowner to install Over 223,000 LED lights, 3 flood lights, 69 inflatables, 12 vintage blow molds, 35 lighted trees, and 14 wooden cut outs. He starts right after Halloween because it takes over 200 hours to install. (See photo in top slider.)
1101 Stone Trail Drive Plano Clark Griswold's Christmas Lights

869 Warwick Drive, Plano

Free. Candy canes and snowflakes are the theme at this house.

2708 Westridge Drive, Plano

Runs November 30-December 31, 6:30 - 9:30pm Sun-Thursday, 6-10pm on Friday & Saturday
Featured on "Good Morning America"! They started working on this display in July and over 250 hours were invested into the creation. 40,000 LED lights synchronized to music . Listen outside or tune your radio to 92.9 FM and listen in the warmth of your car. (See photo in top slider.) South end of Plano
See Show on NextDoor

905 Whitney Court, Plano

Nov 24-Dec 31, Dusk - 1am nightly.
There are two themes at this home: ducks and dogs for the homeowner's daughter, and aircraft and vehicles for the homeowner's obsession. The duck is almost the size of the house! LED lights and inflatables create a colorful, kid-appealing display. Trivia: The homeowner used a 3D printer to print custom clips for the roof rope lights, because the commercially available ones break after a year and don't work on shingles! He uses high wind text alerts and an internet-connected timer on the inflatables to shut them down remotely during high winds.
Click for a drone view of the lights!


891 Bridgeport Drive, Prosper

Free, but please support the families of fallen officers by donating to C.O.P.S. at the show.
Thanksgiving through January 1 night, lit nightly from dusk-11pm.
150,000 LED lights on display and set to music using 144 separate channels that has been synchronized to 36 songs. This is worth driving to, Folks! The kiddos will not be disappointed! It's all about Jesus! (See photo in top slider.)
See Show Online


These Sachse homes, while clustered within a couple of miles of one another, fall in and out of the Collin County line. Since Edgeglen Trail is within Collin County, and we know you want to see all of the great light displays in the area, we've included those in Dallas County as well. All of these displays are free to view.

7906 Edgeglen Trail, Sachse

Runs Thanksgiving - January 1, 5pm-midnight
In 2018, Santa will be handing out candy canes (Fri, Sat, Sun nights 6-9pm). Awarded "Grand Prize Best Lights in Sachse" two years running! In 2016 & 2017, best technical display. Thousands of lights set to music using 96 channels. Homeowner Tim Legh-Page tells us several in his neighborhood have great displays. Tim and his neighbor, Jason at 7910 Edgeglen Trail, have combined their homes for a magnificent display! (See photo in top slider.)

While you're in Sachse, be sure to check out these homes as well:

7521 Harvest Bend Lane, Sachse

2015's winner for Best Decorated from their HOA. Harvest Bend Lane also took Third Place for Best Street in the City of Sachse's lighting contest.

5317 Heritage Circle, Sachse TX

5317 Heritage Circle, Sachse

2017's Third Place winner for Large Lot in the City of Sachse's lighting contest. Heritage Circle also took Second Place winner for Best Street.

3915 Heritage Park Drive, Sachse

Thru Dec 29, 5:30pm-midnight daily
2017's Second Place winner for a Small Lot in the City of Sachse lighting contest. There are only 3,000 lights, but the creativity here is in the Polar Express train with steam blowing out of it on the front lawn. Don't miss the oversized tickets, handmade sleigh with a pair of reindeer, and snow (Friday and Saturday evenings only).

6124 Hillside Lane, Sachse

Runs beginning December 8.
2017's Third Place and 2015's First Place winner for a regular lot size in the City of Sachse lighting contest.

7615 Meadowknoll Dr, Sachse

Runs nightly November 25 thru December 31, 5pm to midnight.
Best Decorated house for 2014, 2016 and 2017 in their HOA. This Disney-themed display includes six-thousand lights, snowfall spotlights, a Santa projection, and fourteen characters including Mickey, Minnie, Elsa, Anna, Sven, Olaf, the Grinch, Santa, and Minon. Drop off a letter for Santa in his mailbox!

4310 Oak Bluff Lane, Sachse TX

4310 Oak Bluff Lane, Sachse

Free, but please consider donating to the Cure Sanfilippo Foundation to help Declan, a 4-year old boy in our neighborhood.
Runs December 1-31, 6-10pm nightly
2nd place winner in the 2016 and 2017 Sachse Christmas Light contest. Over 5000 individually computer-controlled lights, a 13' Megatree, Singing Faces, yard decorations, and 2 pixel matrixes. . This Christmas display is synchronized to music; tune to 92.9 FM to enjoy the show from your car. Leave us a message on our Facebook page, Lights on Oak Bluff

4807 Prosperous Lane, Sachse

Runs December 1-31, from dusk until dawn
2017's First Place for a small lot winner of the City of Sachse's lighting contest--and you'll love the creativity shown at this home. Lighted arches over the sidewalk provide a magical experience for the young and old alike with Christmas music playing as you walk thru. Other creative touches include Santa's laundry 'drying' on the clothes line, Santa waving from the window, a projection of carolers singing, a 12 foot Santa welcoming passerby's, Santa telling a story and singing, the Grinch sleigh parked next to the driveway, and beautiful Angels. Lights and multiple projectors make this a fun destination.

3619 Ridge Glen Drive, Sachse

2017's Second Place winner for a large lot in the City of Sachse's lighting contest.

5207 Rosewood Lane, Sachse

You may remember these wonderful decorations in years past from N. Bluffview Drive in Lucas. The homeowner has now relocated their characters and lights to Sachse.

Southgate Drive, Sachse

First Place winner of Best Street in the City of Sachse lighting contest.

Commercial Light Displays

Allen Civic Plaza Christmas Lights


Allen Civic Plaza, Allen

The 35-foot tree featuring over 20,000 lights isn't the only thing lighting up the courtyard in front of City Hall. Trees have been strung. A great place for a quiet stroll.
305 Century Parkway, Allen (The Village at Allen)

Allen Civic Plaza, Allen

The City of Allen has placed a second 46-foot Christmas tree with more than 20,000 lights at the roundabout in front of the library.
300 N. Allen Drive, Allen

Holiday Tree Show, Allen

November 21-January 3, 10:00 am - 9:00 pm every fifteen minutes
Stop by The Grove at The Village at Allen and enjoy our Holiday Tree -- complete with 100,000 interactive sparkling, dancing LED lights and Holiday music.
190 E. Stacy Road, Allen (The Village at Allen)

Holiday Tree Show, Fairview

November 21-January 3, Nightly 5:00pm - 9:00 pm, Every 30 Minutes
Note: In 2018 only the tree is on display. Stop by the Macy's Fountain entrance at Fairview Town Center and enjoy our Holiday Tree - complete with 100,000 interactive sparkling, dancing LED lights and Holiday Music.
329 Town Place, Fairview (Fairview Town Center)

Fairview Town Hall

November 28-December 31
The town has installed a lovely Christmas display in front of the Town Hall.
372 Town Place, Fairview

Daily Celebration of Lights, Allen

November 21-Jan 2
Be dazzled as the 30-foot tree leads a 145,000 glittering light display that includes 20 other trees and Santa's sleigh with reindeer. The lights are synchronized to holiday music and play every hour from 6-9 p.m., Monday-Saturday through New Year's Day. Free carriage rides; check website for times!
970 Garden Park Dr, Allen (Watter's Creek)


Downtown Farmersville

November 27-January 2, Nightly
All new lights decorate downtown with a special event mid December to celebrate the season. Activities include a parade and Mr. & Mrs. Claus. 108 College Street, Farmersville

Frisco Square Christmas light display
Frisco Square, Frisco TX | LaraKHansen-LKPhotography


Christmas in the Square, Frisco

November 27-January 2, Nightly
Over 175,000 lights, 11.5 miles of wiring and 8 miles of extension cords to create this a one-of-a-kind computerized light show nightly. Visitors may drive through the streets and listen on their car radios, or stroll along the sidewalks of Frisco Square to enjoy the dazzling display. Follow the link to the website for many activities held throughout December including skating and carriage rides.
8874 Coleman Blvd, Frisco

Main Street, Rail District, Frisco

The trees in the center of Main Street are lit up in a cheery red, white and green and the gazebo on the corner of 4th and Main is reminiscent of a Hallmark movie, decked out in white lights, evergreen and red ribbon and encircled with trees robed in red lights. (See photo in top slider.)
6941 Main Street, Frisco

The Star, Frisco

Rows of trees abundantly lit in white create a festive holiday experience.
9 Cowboys Way, Frisco

Historic Downtown McKinney TX


Historic Downtown McKinney

November 30-December 31
Stroll through this beautifully restored historic town while you "shop local" at the various boutique and specialty shops, enjoy dinner or a special treat.
111 N Tennessee St, McKinney

Holidays at the Heard, McKinney

Limited dates in December
Guests will see lights and holiday decor along a half mile Heard nature trail. Photos with Father Christmas and Mother Nature, live holiday music in the outdoor amphitheater, family-friendly entertainment, and hot cocoa and treats available for purchase.
1 Nature Place, McKinney (Heard Museum)
2015 Murphy City Hall


City Hall, Murphy

Do you prefer quiet places where you can walk under the Christmas lights? This display is so pretty that it caught our eye as we were traveling down Murphy Road. The red and white trees at the entrance draw you into the back courtyard where you can enjoy a "forest" of well-defined red and white lighted trees.
206 N. Murphy Road, Murphy


Legacy West, Plano

Christmas lights at Legacy West in Plano
Free. A walk-in lighted gift box, ideal for selfies, adds to the music pumped through speakers, lighted trees, and the spectacular fountains.
5905 Legacy Dr, Plano

Holiday Lights at Shops at Legacy, Plano

Nov 24-Jan 3
Walk under the beautiful 1.1 million twinkling lights as you stroll this outdoor shopping center. The Christmas tree, which is 65 feet tall and has 100,000 lights, is located in front of the Marriott. The tree has three times the amount of lights as the Rockefeller tree and equates to six miles of strands!
5741 Legacy Dr, Plano (Shops at Legacy)

Shops at Willow Bend, Plano

Nov 10-Jan 1
The only Christmas tree with synchronized video and music in the state of Texas. On select nights there will be additional holiday entertainment, such as carolers and live reindeer. Located in The District.
6121 W Park Blvd, Plano

Christmas lights at Shops at Legacy in Plano
Shops at Legacy, Plano TX | Courtesy Shops at Legacy

Just Outside Colony County

The Colony Fire Department, 4900 Blair Oaks Drive, The Colony

December 1-31, 5:30pm to 10:30pm Sunday-Thursday; 5:30pm to 10:50pm Friday and Saturday.
The Colony Christmas Spectacular light show is choreographed to music. And spectacular it is with 300,000 lights, six 13-foot pole trees, (5) 8-foot wire frame trees, (20) mini-trees, one giant pixel tree, 260 strands in the lawn fan, (5) 20-foot "leaping" arches, (13) 10-foot vertical poles, a six-foot star, (20) wall-washers, and 24 snowflakes of various sizes! Tune your radio to 99.9FM to enjoy the music.
Official Website or Facebook Page.

Additional DFW Light Displays

Our friends at Denton Family e-Guide have created an excellent list of displays in neighboring communities. Be sure to check them out!

Updated December 28, 2018

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