The Keeler Christmas Light Display includes close to a million lights. Photo courtesy of the family
The Keeler Christmas Light Display includes close to a million lights. Photo courtesy of the family

Most Spectacular Christmas and Holiday Light Displays in Westchester

Families all over Westchester and the Hudson Valley are decking their halls—and their houses—with holiday decorations. And while you can drive through almost any neighborhood and spot pretty lights and festive inflatables, there are certain houses that merit a trip all their own.

Here, we’ve rounded up several of our favorite Christmas light displays, perfect for getting your crew into the holiday spirit. We've also included a few other ways to see holiday lights in Westchester this season, including popular festivals, parades, and tours. 

If you're looking for even more holiday happenings, check out our Event Calendar and our Holiday Fun Guide.

The North Kensico Christmas Lights Show are synced to the music on 107.7. 

North Kensico Christmas Lights Show – 19, 21, 22 and 25 North Kensico Avenue, White Plains  
Sunday, November 24, 2019 – Wednesday, January 1, 2020

One of the most popular residential Christmas light shows in Westchester, this display is actually four houses at one stop. Turn your dial to 107.7 FM and watch and listen as the lights sync up to the music—there are 82 songs this year, up five from last year. Enjoy seeing the brightly lit snowmen, presents, Christmas trees, and gingerbread men—and the Winter Village, where you can spot white light–decorated mini homes, plus check out the model train, take a pic with Santa, and have a cup of hot chocolate (weather permitting, of course). The display runs from 5:30–11pm every day from Sunday, November 24, 2019 through Wednesday, January 1, 2020.

Keeler Christmas Lights Display – 16 Luigi Road, Putnam Valley
Starting Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 6pm

The Keeler family spends three months gearing up for their annual Christmas lights display, and the results are pretty spectacular. There are close to a jaw-dropping million lights that make up this glittering display just north of the border in Putnam County. But that’s not all: You’ll also find a lit-up train, Santa flying on the roof, snowmen, Olaf from Frozen, and lots, lots more. Expect plenty of new additions this year, and even more lights.​

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Santa will make a special stop at the New Rochelle Christmas House on Sunday, December 22!

New Rochelle Christmas House – 155 Vaneck Drive​, New Rochelle
Starting Sunday, December 1, 2019
Head to this New Rochelle home to get into the holiday spirit, with lots of lights, toy soldiers, wreaths, and more. And mark your calendar for Sunday, December 22—that’s when, from 3-5pm, Santa will be making a special stop! Lights are scheduled to go on by Sunday, December 1.

Roy’s Christmas Land – 50 Parsons Street, Harrison 
2019 dates coming soon

Looking for a little Christmas nostalgia? This long-running display in Harrison has lots of antique pieces—plus tons more. Owner Roy Aletti has been decking out his house for more than 40 years! This video has a preview of what you’ll find.

Christmas on Hill Street – 96 Hill Street​, New Rochelle
2019 dates coming soon

This display is celebrating its 26th year! Just a few quick turns off I-95, you’ll find dazzling wreaths, decked-out trees, and lots of figurines, like Santa, teddy bears, and even Winnie the Pooh.

More Ways To See Holiday Lights in Westchester

Westchester's Winter Wonderland – Valhalla
Friday, November 29, 2019 – Saturday, January 4, 2020 (select dates)

Stroll through the dazzling Lights of Wonder holiday light show during a visit to Westchester's Winter Wonderland, where you'll also find Santa's Village, a circus, ice skating, and lots more. Admission is $20 for ages 4 and up.  

Holiday Electric Lights Parade – Yorktown
Saturday, December 7, 2019

Watch vehicles illuminated with festive lights in this parade that culminates at Jack DeVito Veteran's Memorial Field for the town tree lighting. The parade kicks off at 6:30pm. FREE 

Ossining Lights Trolley Tour – Ossining​
Sunday, December 20, 2019
Take a tour of Ossining's most dazzling holiday lights, and enjoy hot chocolate, carols, and more seasonal fun. There will be three tours—at 5:15, 6:30, and 7:45pm—and all depart from and return to The Boathouse Restaurant. Reserve tickets early for this one!

Photos courtesy of the families/houses

This article was first published in 2017 and is updated regularly.

North Kensico Christmas Lights Display
21 North Kensico Ave.
White Plains, NY 10603

New Rochelle Christmas House
155 Vaneck Drive
New Rochelle, NY 10804

Christmas on Hill Street
96 Hill Street
New Rochelle, NY 10801

Keeler Christmas House
16 Luigi Road
Putnam Valley , NY 10579

Roy's Christmas Land
50 Parsons Street
Harrison, NY

Westchester's Winter Wonderland
1 Bronx River Parkway Kensico Dam Plaza
Valhalla, NY
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