Best Holiday Lights, Drive-Thru Light Shows, and Christmas Light Displays in Miami & South Florida

Photo courtesy of Holiday Fantasy of Lights
Photo courtesy of Holiday Fantasy of Lights

Whether your holiday of choice is Christmas, Hanukkah, Winter Solstice, or Kwanzaa there is a timeless joy in piling the family in the car to take in the holiday light displays. We've rounded up the best of South Florida's Christmas lights, drive-thru light shows, boat parades, and magnificent holiday light displays. From the epic annual holiday tradition at Santa's Enchanted Forest to community efforts by festive neighbors like the neighborhood of Enchanted Place, we can help you point the family car toward the brightest, most sparkling displays in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach. Whether you make a day of it, drive through in your pajamas, or shop and enjoy lights among stores, we have a holiday light list worth viewing.

Find more fun Christmas and Hanukkah events to enjoy with kids in our Christmas and Holiday Activities Guide for South Florida Families.

Places featured in this article:


Enchanted Place of North Miami

Hollywood Beach Boardwalk

Plantation Historical Society

St Paul Lutheran Church At Weston
Preschool Story Time at The Four Arts
Rovensky Building – 2nd Floor - 10:30 AM Pick
Ripe "Red"land Festival
The Berry Farms - 10:00 AM Pick
Wild Kratts: Creature Power
Museum of Discovery and Science - 12:00 PM Pick
Pixar Putt in Fort Lauderdale
Las Olas Oceanside Park - 3:00 PM Pick
Eyes to the Skies
Sugar Sand Park - 7:00 PM Pick
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