Holiday lights brighten towns across Kansas

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WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Christmas light displays are a fun, inexpensive way to enjoy the holiday season. Click the map to find some fun ones near you. Submit more locations for us to include by entering the Holiday Lights Photo Contest!

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Large, Drive-Thru Displays

2020 The Arc’s Lights Douglas Ave at St Paul St (between Meridian and West St), through Dec. 28. Features more than 1.5 million dazzling lights. Free Monday through Thursday. $10 a carload on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. $8 if purchased at Wichita-area QuikTrips or through The Arc’s website. Hours Sunday – Thursday 5:30 – 9:00. Hours Friday and Saturday 5:30 – 10:00. Christmas Eve: 5:30 – 11:00. This is The Arc’s signature fundraising event. If you would like to support the Arc of Sedgwick County you can donate here: Arc of Sedgwick County.

Illuminations Botanica 701 Amidon St., through Jan. 30. (Closed Nov. 25-26, Dec. 24–25). Hours are 5:30-8:30 p.m. daily. There are two ways to enjoy the popular display this year: walk-thru or drive-thru. The walk-thru price is $13 Adults / $9 Children & Members / 2 & under are free. The drive-thru price is $20 per car Sunday – Thursday / $25 per car Friday & Saturday. Tickets must be purchased in advance through the website Botanica.org.

Candy Cane Lane 1000 block N Azure Cir. The homes in this cul-de-sac have large candy canes at the front of their properties as well as other colorful decorations.

Reindeer Road 900 block N. Firefly St. Various sizes of wooden reindeer – all large – grace the front of the homes along this street.

Cedar Park Street Creative decorations line both sides of the street from 700 to 900 Cedar Park.

Animated Displays

Christmas at the McKinneys 1462 N Coolidge St. Donations accepted and split evenly between HumanKind Ministries and the Kansas Humane Society. Runs Nov. 26-Dec. 31.

Christmas on Crestline 914 N Crestline features a hologram with Santa and other holiday favorites, 80,000 lights dancing to music on 100.7 FM., and giant light balls. Also, watch for a KC Chiefs light show about every 20 minutes. Starts Nov 27. Hours are 6 p.m.-11:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 6-10:30 on Sunday-Thursday.

Lights on Brummett St. 3721 S Brummett St A holiday display coordinated to music on 104.1 FM. 5:30-9:30 Sunday-Thursday. Until 10 on Fridays and Saturdays. Starts Nov. 26.

Lights on David Street 409 N David St. Lights and inflatables. Listen to 106.9 FM. Show is best viewed from the northbound side of the street. Until 9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday. Until 10 Friday & Saturday. Runs Nov. 26 through Dec. 25. Weather may influence show elements.

Lights on 45th Street 1802 E 45th St. S, Wichita. Tune to 92.7 FM. Hours 5 p.m.-10 p.m.

Lights on Longview Ln. 3805 E. Longview Lane, Wichita. Nightly from 6 to midnight. 75,000 lights dancing to musical remixes of Christmas themed music. Starts Nov. 26.

Lights of Matthew 5:16 835 Longbranch Cir. Dedicated to the Bible verse Matthew 5:16, this display is set to music on 100.5 FM. Starts Dec. 1.

Magic of Christmas 143 E 4th, Goddard. Daily from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. through Dec. 28, weather permitting. Turn South from Highway 54 at the Pizza Hut, which is Cedar Street, go south two blocks. The animated display features thousands of lights, a train, drumming soldiers, a band, snowmen and more. Tune in to 98.5 FM.

The Marshall Family Christmas Lights 620 N Stratford Ln. Tune to 91.7 FM. Donations accepted to benefit The Lord’s Diner and St. Anthony Family Shelter. 5:30-10 school nights. Until 11 other nights. Full display expected to be ready by Nov. 29. Runs through Jan. 6.

Miracle on 34th Ct 6226 W 34th Ct N. Over 20,000 lights synchronized to music.

9th Street Lights 3821 W 9th St. 35,000 lights animated to music on 101.7 FM. 6-11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. 6-10 p.m. the rest of the week. The show will not run in wet weather. Starts Nov. 26.

727 N. Golden Hills Be prepared to enjoy some great music and dancing lights at this home in west Wichita.

6414 N. East Park View St., Park City – More than 30,000 lights with music, a mixture of vintage-styled homemade decorations and inflatables.

Other Light Displays

  • Hutchinson – 67 Circle Drive
  • Great Bend – 2117 Adams Street
  • Wichita – 6500 block W Ocieo St. Off of K96 and Ridge Rd, 1 mile north. Lots of blowups and lights and a singing Christmas tree.
  • Wichita – 37th North and Meridian
  • Wichita – 200 block N. Robin
  • Wichita – 2600 block N. North Shore Cir.
  • Pratt – 500 block S. High
  • Montezuma – 200 S. Alvarado St.
  • Garden Plain – Council of Hope Christmas Display, baseball field on Main St.
  • Salina – 2200 Brookefield Dr., Christmas lights on the house, Christmas balls in the yard.
  • Yocemento – Near grain elevator, Midland Marketing turns tires into a giant snowman.

Other Towns

BELOIT – Chautauqua Isle of Lights Chautauqua Park. Every night through Dec. 31. Fridays and Saturdays: 6:00 – 10:00, other days: 6:00 – 9:00. The roadway circling the park is lined with lights and more than 70 Christmas displays. Free, but a donation box is available.

BELLEVILLE – Rocky Pond Christmas Display in Belleville is Sunday to Thursday 6-9. Friday -Saturday 6-10. Enjoy the light display around Rocky Pond. Free admission, but a donation box is available. Starts Nov. 27.

CHENEY – Singing Christmas Trees West 6th Avenue & North Main Street, from Dec. 5 through Christmas.

WAKEENEY – Christmas City of the High Plains 200 N. Main St. Lights turned on nightly at 6:00 until after New Year’s. The centerpiece is a 35-foot tree in the center of downtown. A canopy of blue lights radiates from four ivory stars that crown the tree. Free. Kicks off Saturday, Nov. 28, with a big ceremony featuring a lot of holiday events.

WINFIELD – Isle of Lights Island Park, 200 N. Main St. Open nightly 6:00 – 10:00. Nov. 22 – Dec. 30. One of the best Christmas light displays in the nation. Free, but donations are greatly appreciated.

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