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2016 Holiday Celebrations and Light Displays in the SCV


Christmas Lights Self-Guided Tours
$18 Christmas Boat Parade Offer coupon for Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade
Check out our new Christmas in Santa Clarita page for a day-by-day listing of all things Christmas in SCV!

Our Calendar of Events provides details and dates of these, and many more, special events in our area.


LIGHT DISPLAYS - PRIVATE HOMES

Click here for a Google map to a self-guided tour of the Christmas lights!

Please help us keep this area updated.
We can't be everywhere, so we will need your help to maintain this list. Please let us know when you visit these homes if they deserve to remain on our list.

If you find a street beautifully decorated, or one house that is just, well, over the top, please let us know so we can add it for all to see. Send an email to: info@santaclaritaguide.com


Driving around town, one can't help but notice the extraordinary light displays put on by private homeowners. As much as we would love to include all of these displays, we are limiting this publication to streets with three or more exceptionally lit homes. Here are a few you won't want to miss. We've listed them in order for an easy route to follow. For a real treat, put on a Christmas CD during the drive.

I'd like to pass along a special "thank you" to all of the homeowners who worked so diligently to put together these incredible exhibits. The sparkling displays truly light up our dark, winter evenings.

The Thomas Guide coordinates are provided after the street name. The LA County Guide was used, unless otherwise noted.

For a Google map of the Holiday Lights in SCV, including individual homes and past winners of The Signal's decorating contest, click here.

Tour One - Saugus/Valencia

Canterwood Drive - Saugus (4460/C4)
The Signal's 2015 Noteworthy Holiday Light Display Located off Copper Hill Drive and N. Buckhorn Lane in Saugus.
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Silverking Trail - Saugus (4461/B3)
Off Copper Hill Drive: Birch Canyon Way to Silverking Trail. Thanks to one of our viewers!
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Wakefield Court - Saugus (4461/A4)
The Signal's 2015 Noteworthy Holiday Light Display Although this street has retired from competition, it remains an SCV favorite. Located off Copperhill Drive via Courtland Way. Lights are on from 5-10:30pm Dec 1 - Dec 31.
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Homestead Place - Saugus (4460/J4)
Located off Copperhill Drive via Paragon Drive
In 2012, one of the homeowners told us that over twenty residences decorate for the "giggles of little ones who come to see the lights." Renamed "Homestead Holiday" for the season, you'll find lights strung across the streets connecting these well-decorated homes.
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Ash Court - Saugus (4460/J2)
Off Seco Canyon: Boxwood Lane to Deodar Place to Ash Ct. The whole cul de sac gets in on the act. Theme changes each year.
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22122 Altair Ln - Saugus (4460/J2)
South on Deodar Place, east on Boxwood Lane, north on Seco Canyon Rd, east on Discovery Ridge Dr continuing north (road curves north), east on Altair Lane. A viewer wrote in that you must make a side stop 22274 Trinity Place, which is just a 3 minute detour south on Garnet Canyon Dr.
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Angelica Place (& Liana Lane) - Valencia (4460/G4)
Lights and music show. Copper Hill Drive to North Park Drive to Angelica Place. One of our viewers wrote in, "these streets are majorly decked out with Christmas lights. Virtually every house on the street had a massive amount of lights...one with even a whole village." Thanks, Christie!
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Avenida Avila - Valencia
From Copper Hill Drive to Tesoro Del Valle Dr, right on Rancho Tesoro Dr., left on Bernardo Way; second Cul De Sac on the right. One of our viewers wrote in, "Big NOEL across street, 5 to 7 homes on a cul de sac decorated with strand across the street. These were the first neighborhoods featured on NBC4 News with Fritz on 12/1." A viewer wrote in that you must detour one minute south on Mission Trail Lane to Mission Puebla, where the neighbors string lights from one house to another!
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Crown Court Circle - Valencia
27841 Crown Court Circle was The Signal's 2015 Number 5 winner with Candyland Christmas and the street was titled "noteworthy" Located near intersection of McBean and Decoro. The eight houses on this courtyard all get together for an amazing light display. Every Friday night, you can find them outside with Hot Chocolate for anyone who stops by.
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23813 Claymore Way - Valencia (4460/F6))
If you're coming from Crown Court, go south on McBean Pkwy, east on Decoro Dr, and south on Rutherford Place.
Tune into FM88.7 for comedic versions of pop songs as you watch this light show.
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27631 Woodfield Pl - Valencia
The Signal's 2015 Noteworthy Holiday Light Display From Decoro Dr, head north on Grandview Dr, west on Hathaway to Woodfield Place.
Tune to 99.1 FM for a music and lights show.
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Essex Place - Valencia (4460/G6)
Located off Hillsborough Parkway
The Signal's 2015 Noteworthy Holiday Light Display Head north on Grandview, west on Welshfield Way, and you'll find Essex Place and Meraweather Place off Clearidge Dr.
Reindeer Lane: This is the cul de sac where the kids will find all of Santa's reindeer scattered throughout the displays. But be on the watch for Rudolph, because he moves every night!
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Meraweather Place - Valencia
See directions for Essex Place.
Watch out for elves! They could be hidden anywhere in the cul de sac, along Clearidge Dr, or in any of the cul de sacs off Clearidge! MAP IT!

Clifton Place - Valencia (4460/G6)
If you follow Grandview Drive north, as the road curves south the name changes to Hillsborough Parkway. You'll find Clifton Place off Hillsborough.
The cul de sac here is fully decorated, with lights strung across the street. This is the location where we're told Edison removed the lights from the street lights.
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Blueridge Drive - Valencia (4460/G6)
Located off Hillsborough Parkway
Check out all of the connecting side roads including the loop of Cuestport Drive/Weatherfield Drive (Update: While in previous years this area was fully decorated, there were just a few sporadic homes decorated.)
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Landon Place - Valencia (4460/G6)
Located off N. Blueridge Drive
You won't miss this incredibly decorated home. Usually we restrict our listings to neighborhoods of at least six homes well decorated, but this home deserves your time to drive over and see it!
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Littleton Way - Valencia (4460/G7)
If you're coming from Landon Place, follow Hillsborough South across Decoro Dr. Turn west on this small street, which will take you to Chesterfield Court and Shelburne Way
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22705/22725 Rio Reyes Ct - Saugus
If you're coming from Littleton Way, head back to Decoro Drive and take it east to Seco Canyon Rd. Take Seco Canyon Rd south to Bouquet Canyon Rd and turn right. Turn right (west) on Festividad Drive and right on Lugar De Oro Dr.
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Tour Two - Saugus/Valencia/Stevenson Ranch

25815 Mendoza Drive - Valencia
Rob Miley wrote to tell us 80,000 multi-colored lights and the polar bears make this a must see!
Easiest access is off McBean Parkway, northeast on Arroyo Park Drive, left on Carrizo Drive, right on Mendoza Drive.
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25828 Mendoza Drive, Valencia


25828 Mendoza Drive - Valencia
The homeowner tells us you'll find a beautiful display of Christmas lights, and the sounds of Christmas, with a beautiful cross on the roof.
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24112 Tossano Dr - Saugus
Lights and music.
Coming from Mendoza Drive, cross McBean Parkway, west on Arroyo Park Dr, east on Kirstengary Way, southeast on Tossano Dr.
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Reade Place - Stevenson Ranch (4640/B1)
Homes are elaborately displayed on this cul de sac, and colored lights are strung across the street.
Coming from Tossano Dr, go southwest on Arroyo Parkway, south on Spring Hills Drive, west on McBean, and over I-5. The name of the road changes to Stevenson Ranch Parkway. Follow Stevenson Ranch south to Poe Parkway, turning left on Thoreau Way.
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Brooks Circle - Stevenson Ranch (4550/A7)
Colored lights are strung across the street, running much of Brooks Circle, creating almost a 'tunnel' effect.
Coming from Reade Place, follow Poe Parkway northwest to Brooks Circle. One of our viewers suggests you make a detour to 25764 Thurber Way, just off (accessible from Faulkner Drive or Beecher Lane).
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Cotton Blossom Lane/Royal Oaks Rd - Stevenson Ranch
25086 Cotton Blossom Lane won Second Place in The Signal's 2015 Holiday Lights Tour
Over 55,000 lights with a snowman blowing snow into the air! Other homes in the area get in on the act, too!
If coming from Brooks Circle, east on Poe Parkway, south on Stevenson Ranch Parkway, west on Pico Canyon Road. Follow Pico Canyon Road to Whispering Oaks Drive.
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24225 Vista Ridge Drive, Valencia
The Signal's 2015 Noteworthy Holiday Light Display > Six high school bands are represented along with thousands of lights and other Christmas decorations.
From Cotton Blossom Lane, east on Pico Canyon Road across I-5; road name changes to Lyons Ave. Go north on Wiley Canyon Road, west on Vista Ridge Dr.
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23717 Adamsboro Drive, Newhall
The Signal's 2015 Noteworthy Holiday Light Display Light and music show. Tune your radio to 107.7 FM.
From Vista Ridge, south on Wiley Canyon Road across Lyons Ave. Go east on Canerwell St, south on Jena Drive to Adamsboro Drive.
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Tour Three - Canyon Country

20008 Drasin Drive
The Signal's 2015 Noteworthy Holiday Light Display Lots of lights decorate both front and back of this house!
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27509 Glasser Ave
A Signal Home winner.
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19665 Lonerock St
Lots of lights and fun holiday displays from 6-10pm nightly.
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19726 Terri Dr
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19715 Koji Ct
The Signal's 2015 Holiday Light Display Third Place Light and music show from 5-10pm on 94.5 FM.
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26439 Misty Ridge Pl
The Signal's 2015 First Place Winner 35,000 lights set to music on 107.9 FM.
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26139 Friendly Valley Parkway
This is an annual tradition with 60' trees lit up that you can see for miles.
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Circle G Drive, Sand Canyon
This one-hour long custom designed, automated show has been lovingly created by Dan Bennett as a tribute to his mom's brave fight against cancer. It is a registered event with The National Breast Cancer Foundation. All donations left in the drop box or made online benefit The National Breast Cancer Foundation. Thanks, Dan, for sending this to us to share with SCV residents and visitors.

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Tour Four - Castaic

32451 Sierra Oak Trail, Castaic
The Signal's 2015 Noteworthy Holiday Light Display
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29110 Highplains Ct, Castiac
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Deed Ave, Castaic
A prior year Signal Prize Winner. A show that repeats every 15 minutes.
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If you confirm this is still running, please let us know as this is from a previous year.



Media
See photos and read the article here on the KHTS 2014 Holiday Light Tour Winners.

See The Signal's video here of many of the homes decorated for the holiday.


See The Signal's article and photos for the 2015 Holiday Lights Contest.



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LIGHT DISPLAYS: BUSINESSES

Holiday in the Park
Get your special discounted ticket here for Six Flags Magic Mountain Holiday in the Park.
26101 Magic Mountain Parkway, Valencia

Valencia Town Center Drive
Wander through the mall while enjoying the merchants' decorations, visits with Santa and holiday music.
24201 Valencia Blvd, Santa Clarita CA

Light Up Main Street
Shop and stroll among thousands of twinkling white lights and the 23-foot Christmas tree.
24500 Main Street, Newhall

Area Nurseries and Merchants
Of course, any business specializing in silk plants or Christmas trees is a delight to the senses this time of year. Plan ahead for next year, for these can also be great locations to take your family Christmas photo, as they often decorate close to the Thanksgiving Holiday. Green Thumb (Newhall) and The Decor Store (Stevenson Ranch) traditionally offer a plethora of holiday decorations.


Restaurants Open and Serving on Christmas Day in Santa Clarita Click here. Casual & formal!


EVENTS

Christmas in Santa Clarita Events
A special page has been dedicated to the events in Santa Clarita as these pages grew. Click on the link above for a day-by-day listing of holiday events in Valencia and Santa Clarita.


GIVE BACK

Armed Forces
November 21, 9am-2pm You may drop off packages for the troops or donate your time to help prepare the packages.
24500 Main Street, Newhall


HOLIDAY PERFORMANCES

The Canyon Theatre Guild
661-799-2702
Holiday favorites for the whole family.
24242 Main St, Newhall CA

The Nutcracker
Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons
661-251-6844
The Santa Clarita Ballet Company presents this classic tale.
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita CA

SCV Candlelight Christmas Concerts
Grace Baptist Church
661-296-8737x125
Ring in the season with a musical celebration featuring the 100-voice adult choir, orchestra, handbells, soloists and special music groups.
22833 Copper Hill Dr, Santa Clarita CA

Master Chorale Concert
Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons
661-362-5304
Enjoy the music of the Santa Clarita Master Chorale and the Santa Clarita Children's choir as they sing this year's holiday concert.
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita CA

Holiday Jazz Concert
Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons
661-362-5304
This concert is a fantastic way to welcome in the holiday season and features holiday favorites presented by the College of the Canyons Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Bands. The concert will leave you singing all the way to your car!
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita CA

Come Christmas Sing!
This annual concert at The Master's College is a Santa Clarita tradition. Held in the new MacArthur Center (formerly Bross Gymnasium)
21726 Placerita Canyon Road, Santa Clarita CA


CHRISTMAS TREES
Bring the fresh scent of evergreen into your home from one of these excellent Christmas tree lots in the SCV.






Latest Update: February 1, 2016
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