Holiday & Christmas Lights: An 80-House Driving Tour of the Rochester Area
Over 80 houses in the Rochester area are lit for Christmas! Scroll down to see descriptions for each house, town by town!
(This list is being updated every day as word comes in of new locations for 2019.)
Our 2019 list of Christmas lights in the Rochester area: Includes Greece, Henrietta, Gates, Hamlin, Irondequoit, Pittsford, Fairport, the City of Rochester, Victor, Farmington, Penfield, Webster, Williamson, Ontario, Nunda, and more!
If you have suggestions for other places to go to see holiday lights (or if you have some yourself that you'd like listed), please email Debra Ross at email@example.com the address and/or place to go, and any other information or comments!
Thanks to the terrific KidsOutAndAbout.com readers who have sent in their suggestions for other places that families can go to see light displays! We rely on you to keep this list updated! (Your editor can't travel to every single one every single year.) Please let us know if anything has changed; we start with last year's list and gradually verify the addresses, so if you're at a place that has not yet been verified but you see it in all its glory, please drop us an email with the address to let us know it's lit for 2019.
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Garden Factory Holiday Music & Light Show!The Garden Factory
Over 100,000 LED lights, enough to cover over 500 individual trees, all hung up within one heated indoor theater, set to music in a synchronized display, cascading with the melody and pulsing to the beat. The show features three-song sets from among eleven holiday songs, ranging from rock opera to the oldies we’ve all grown up with, so you’ll want to return again and again to experience them all. Bring the kids, bring the parents, bring the grandparents, this is a show that is sure to entertain everyone. While you're there, check out all of The Garden Factory's other Holiday Family Fun, like their Model Train Display, visit Santa, and lots more!
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List for 2019This list is gradually being verified... please help us crowdsource the updating for 2019!
31 Ashmoor Drive, Avon NY - (the last road in Harper Park). (Not yet verified for 2019. Click here to crowdsource-verify if you see them lit this year!), Typically runs November 16 - January 3, weekdays from 6pm-10pm and weekends 6pm-12am. Over 7000 lights, 14 extension cords, 2 star showers, a point of lights projection, and also a Christmas drawing laser projector. Tune your radio to 87.9 FM; Christmas songs are provided by Scotty McCreery and Dylan Scott. Listen for the Buffalo Bills shout song in the loop as well!
88 Shady Creek Road, Henrietta, NY - Verified for 2019
Over 5000 LED lights animated to Christmas music. The show runs from 5-10 weekdays and 5-11 on weekends; tune your radio to 90.3FM.
36 Blaydon Loop, West Henrietta, NY - Verified for 2019
Typically starts Dec 1, running through New Year's: 5pm-10pm every night. Tune to 87.9 FM. Tune your radio to the station & watch the beautiful lights!
52 Nevins Road, Henrietta, NY - Verified for 2019
The light show on this house runs from 5:30 pm to 10 pm nightly, Nov 30 - Dec 29. Parking is available in the circle facing the house. Shows run every 1/2 hour. Tune to 90.9 FM to listen to the show from the comfort of your vehicle.
217 St Patrick Drive, Henrietta, NY - Verified for 2019
South of Marketplace Mall, just of West Henrietta Rd. Displayed from the beginning of December through the weekend after Christmas, from dusk until around 11pm.
Santa and his friends will be in full force every weekend leading up to Christmas. Come out and get your picture with Santa and friends. Non perishable goods are being collected for RHAFT once again. Canned goods, paper supplies and even pet food is appreciated to help our neighbors in need.
10 Nuthatch Drive, West Henrietta, NY - Verified for 2019
Lit by December 7th, 2019 and running through January 4th, 2020.
T2Lights - Verified for 2019
The show is located in Henrietta, NY just south of MarketPlace Mall off of Bailey Rd. 15 Academy Drive. Henrietta, NY 14623 Hours: 5PM-10PM nightly.
1361 Middle Road Rush, NY, 14543 - Verified for 2019
Lights typically go on Thanksgiving day and are up til New Year’s Day, 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm every day, and all night Xmas Eve and Xmas night.
A reader writes: After the Middle Road house, go a little south on Middle and turn right on Rush Henrietta Townline Road and there are two on the right hand side done up quite nicely.
Rahway, Dawson, & Winter Hazel Court, Gates - Verified for 2019
(amazing neighborhood off of Lyell Road in Gates)
27 Jamee Lane, Gates, 14606 - Verified for 2019
Starting November 30: 5,000 lights synchronized to music. Show is 5:00 to 9:30. Tune radio to 91.1FM.
44 Willhurst Dr, Gates, 14606 - Verified for 2019
Lights will be lit through Jan 2! Tune to 106.1 FM and get the songs in your vehicle. (The entire show runs about 1 hour.) 5:30 to 9:00 pm.
Corner of S. Clinton & Brighton-Henrietta Townline Road, Brighton, NY 14623 - (Not yet verified for 2019. Click here to crowdsource-verify if you see them lit this year!)
11 Dresser Road, Spencerport - Verified for 2019 to start after Thanksgiving
It's a dead end street so people can take their time to enjoy the decorations.
2387 Spencerport Road, Spencerport - Verified for 2019
Clearview Drive, Spencerport -Verified for 2019
Several houses on Clearview Drive in Spencerport are well-lit for the holiday starting Thanksgiving weekend! Lights will be on from about sunset to 10:30 at night. Music on an FM station, 88.1.
A reader writes: Long driveway with lots of lights. It not a great road to stop and linger, but it’s a great showcase of holiday spirit.
357 Bridgeman Road, Churchville, 14428 - Verified for 2019
Thanksgiving through New Year's. Hours will be Sunday –Thursday 4:30 to 10:00 with Friday and Saturday to 11:00. Extra features this year, including videos playing on the front of the garage and a sleigh that the kids can get on for picture taking. Tune your car radio to 107.5.
24 Riga Mumford Road, Churchville NY - Verified for 2019
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM from approximately November 25 - Jan 1.
6290 Chili-Riga Center Rd, Churchville, NY - Verified for 2019
2 Wheat Hill, Chili 14624 - Verified for 2019 - THIS WILL BE THE LAST YEAR!
Lights will go on the Weekend before Thanksgiving and go dark shortly after New Years Day. All items will be available to purchase at that time. Thank you all for visiting our display over the years, we truly hope you have enjoyed visiting.
Stover Lights: 33 Stover Road, Chili 14624 - Verified for 2019 starting Dec 6.
Christmas Lights and Music Show:. Show runs daily 5 PM to 10 PM through New Year's Day. Tune in to 90.9 FM and visit their page at http://www.facebook.com/stoverlights.for updates.
582 Hamlin-Clarkson Townline Road, Hamlin - Verified for 2019
A reader writes: This house has a lot of lights, color changing, and everything awesome display!
1031 Hilton Parma Rd. ( ROUTE 259 ), Hilton - Verified for 2019
Lights and sound. 50 different songs. Plenty of lights and blowups.
8 Peach Blossom Circle, Hilton - Verified for 2019
Lights are synchronized to the music, and the display is computer controlled. Speakers outside, plus the music is also transmitted over FM radio. Start on Sat, Dec 1 and runs through Sun, Jan 6. 6:00pm through 10:00pm Sun – Thu; 6:00pm through 11:00pm Fri and Sat as well as Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. Click here for a video link to one of the displays.
199 Pointe Vintage Lane, Rochester NY 14626 - Verified for 2019
A front yard display featuring lights and inflatables, on a side street just north of Vintage Lane in Greece. Lights are on December 1-31 from 5:30-10pm.
84 Pointe Vintage Lane, Rochester NY 14626 - Verified for 2019
The "Mickey Mouse House"!
300 Lowden Point Road, Rochester NY 14612 - Verified for 2019
Lights are choreographed to music with 24 Christmas songs. If viewers wish to select or repeat a particular song, push the button on the Candy Cane Carol Selector that has the desired song until the selection is cued. To hear the music, just tune your FM radio to 91.9. The display will run from 5:00PM to 10:00PM Sunday through Thursday and 5:00PM to 11:00PM Friday and Saturday beginning Thanksgiving Day until NYE.
245 Jonquil Lane, Rochester, NY, 14612 - Verified for 2019, starting after Thanksgiving. Hours about 5pm-10pm daily.
71 Crestway Lane, North Greece, NY 14612 - Verified for 2019
A reader writes: This year, there is a mailbox for Letters to Santa in the display near the playhouse, and if kids put a letter to Santa in the mailbox and include their return address, they will receive a reply from Santa/North Pole!
247 Woodsmoke Lane, Rochester, 14612 - Verified for 2019
134 Woodsmoke Lane, Rochester, 14612 - Verified for 2019
59 Hampton Blvd, Rochester, 14612, Off of Latta or Denise - Verified for 2019
Running Thanksgiving through Jan 1. At least 40 Christmas blow molds and LED lights.
78 Old English Drive, Rochester NY 14616 - Verified for 2019
According to a reader: His display is fantastic. Tune the radio for synchronized lights. He has high energy versions of Christmas classics. Worth going to see.
117 and 127 Quesada Drive, Rochester, NY 14616 - Verified for 2019
79 Kingsley Rd, Rochester NY, 14612 - Verified for 2019
Lights display on house in December starting Dec 1. Special Dec 20-24: The owner dresses up as Santa from 5 pm to 8 pm for the children whose parents bring them so they can see all the lights and be able to talk to Santa.
City of Rochester
1914 Norton Street Rochester NY 14609 - (Not yet verified for 2019. Click here to crowdsource-verify if you see them lit this year!)
Feliz Navidad, everyone! Corner of Norton St. and Strathmore Circle.Tune in to 106.5 at this house and the lights are in sync.
Lake Avenue, St. John's Park Rochester NY 14612 - (Not yet verified for 2019. Click here to crowdsource-verify if you see them lit this year!)
Lake Avenue in Charlotte by St.Johns Park. A reader writes: The house is spectacular!
168 Willmont Street, Rochester, 14609 - Verified for 2019
A reader writes: The owner of this house does a most tasteful job every year. And every year he changes the theme. Really quite special! It’s like a little jewel box.
95 Hillendale Street, Rochester, 14619 -Verified for 2019
A reader writes: Outstanding display! They decorated the house as well as a wishing well; stop by and see why Snoopy's doghouse won first place while the owner's house got second!
Endicar Drive, off Titus in Irondequoit - Verified for 2019
Cul de sac end of Endicar Dr (North side) off Titus, west of Culver. Gorgeous high end contemporary homes all decorated with lights. Awesome display!
85 Queens Lane, Irondequoit - Verified for 2019
169 Orland Road, Irondequoit - Verified for 2019
Over 30,000 lights synced to music via an FM radio station and video projection. The lights are on between 4:30-10pm Sun-Thur. 4:30-10:30 Fri. & Sat., starting December 1 and ending Jan 1.
712 List Ave Lane, Irondequoit - Verified for 2019
Starting Black Friday. Approximately 7000 lights, 40 mechanicals and/or inflatables and 25 blow molds, two mechanical objects. Lights will be on from approximately 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. with some daytime weekend hours longer hours closer to the holiday. Lights are usually up until at least New Year's.
200 Saint Joseph St, Irondequoit - Verified for 2019
A reader writes: Large Victorian home covered with lights on a large lot with at least 25 blowups.
376 Hartsville Lane, Webster, 14580 - Verified for 2019
Beautiful Christmas display of lights - aerial Santa,sleigh and reindeer- law art including angels, many deer, soldiers, nativity scene. 30,000 plus lights sprawled on a corner lot.
Pete's Christmas Lights: 1028 Bay Road, Webster, 14580 - Verified for 2019
November 30 - Jan 1, 5pm-9:30pm. This is the last house on the private drive at 1028 Bay Road. Computerized display with Light-O-Rama, approximately 40,000 lights. Tune in to the radio station FM 97.3. Cars should drive around the circle in the direction indicated by the sign.
1213 Severn Ridge Rd, Webster, 14580 - Verified for 2019
20,000+ LED lights, 15 inflatables, LED-lit Noel, "Tree Farm" and more. Everything comes on from sunset to 10pm (or later).
266 Oakdale Drive, Webster, 14580 - Verified for 2019
34 Havenshire Road, Rochester NY 14625 - Verified for 2019
Animated light show with over 15,000 lights playing Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Pentatonix, and more. Computerized light show. December 1st through January 1st. Sunday - Thursday 5pm - 9:00pm. Friday - Saturday 5pm - 10:00pm. Check website for updates: http://www.havenshireholidays.com or our Facebook page.
44 Cardogan Square, Rochester, NY 14625 - Verified for 2019
1948 Five Mile Line Road, Penfield, NY 14526 - Verified for 2019
Wright's Bright Lights: 9 Burning Tree Lane, Penfield, NY 14526 - Verified for 2019
Opening December 1: 5pm to 10pm Sunday thru Thursday; 5pm to 11pm Friday and Saturday. The obsession began in Irondequoit with a staple gun and some candy canes. It is now in Penfield, and has grown into over 25,000 lights set to music. Sunday thru Thursday 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM, Friday and Saturday 5:00 PM to 11:00 pm. We have over 25k lights set to music. Our facebook page: is wrightsbrightlights. Tune your radio to 97.1.
Forest Hills Neighborhood, East Rochester (special for Christmas Eve)
This 1930s-built neighborhood in East Rochester with lots of great Tudor houses starts on Lake Crescent Drive right across from the Wegmans on Fairport Road. On Christmas Eve, residents throughout the coordinate beautiful luminaria displays lining the roads.
16 Beauclaire Lane, Fairport, NY - Verified for 2019
Off Turk Hill Road, just North of Rt. 96. A stone's throw from Eastview Mall (Beaumont Estates) 5 pm - 11 pm. 7 days a week until New Year's.
Reader Comment: This display is as good as it gets. Don't miss this one, I think you could see it from space. KidsOutAndAbout comment: We get emails from readers thanking us for sending them to this neighborhood.
53 Vineyard Hill, Fairport, NY - Verified for 2019
A reader writes: It has thousands of LEDs lighting up the entire house from the roof to the gutters to the ridgelines to the windows, with several windows of blinking LEDs. It also has several yard decorations including a carousel, seesaw, blowup globe & light post, reindeer, and tons of blinking candy canes. This house is also just around the corner from one of Rochester’s best displays, Wanda Polisseni’s on Beauclaire Lane in Fairport.
38 Wedmore Rd, Fairport, NY - Verified for 2019
Development east of Route 250, north of Garnsey. Take Cannock Road off of Moseley (Route 250). The whole development is lovely, but the house on the corner of Wedmore and Kirby has been a community standby for years.
106 East Pointe, Fairport, NY - (Not yet verified for 2019. Click here to crowdsource-verify if you see them lit this year!) Usually starts Thanksgiving weekend
East Pointe is off of High St Extension. All sides of the house and yard are lit up. You can see the back of the house from High Street Extension. In part of the front of the house, some of the lights coordinate with music (no radio station). Please note, for safety reasons, only view this display from the comfort of your car. Do not get out of the car and walk around the yard as there are many extension cords and ropes connecting displays in order to make this possible. (Readers report that there are some other nicely decorated houses on the street.)
16 Heatherwood Road, Fairport, NY - Verified for 2019: Approximately 15,000 lights set to music. Show runs December 7 - December 29, 2019, 5pm-9pm daily. Tune to 96.9 FM.
10 Williamsburg Circle, Fairport, NY - Verified for 2019.
Starts Thanksgiving night and runs through New Year's. Please do not get out and walk around the yard due to the many extension cords.
Stonebridge Lane in Pittsford - Verified for 2019
The entire neighborhood hires professionals to decorate most houses on the street.
20 Santa Drive, Pittsford, NY 14534 - Verified for 2019
Over 30,000 lights synced to music! Tune to 88.3 FM to listen from the comfort of your car. Monday through Sunday 5:30 to 9:00 PM. Neighborhood is a loop and has a circle, so please do not use driveways to turn around. Display runs December 1 to January 1. Facebook link here.
6694 Setters Run, Victor, NY - Verified for 2019
Turn onto Duck Hollow from Victor-Egypt Rd (County Rd 9), then either right or left onto Setters Run. A very bright display choreographed to Christmas music. Tune in at 91.3 FM. Sunday-Thursday hours are 5-9:30 PM and Friday and Saturday 5-11 PM, beginning December 1.
1087 Azzano Circle, Victor, NY - Verified for 2019
Located off of Plastermill Road. Computerized show with 13 songs, about 15,000 lights. Visitors can listen in @ 87.9FM. Lights are lit 5:30-10 Sun-Thurs and 5:30 to 11 Fri-Sat, ~Nov 30 through Christmas.
2 Kemp Drive, Macedon, NY 14502 - Verified for 2019, starting the Sunday after Thanksgiving and running through New Year's.
6 to 10pm weekdays, and until 11pm on the weekends. As always you can tune into 87.9 in the comfort of your car and listen to a variety of Christmas music favorites while watching the 100% animated display.
6221 Buckskin Dr, Farmington NY - Verified for 2019
100,000 lights are synchronized to 18 different songs. Twelve houses participating! Tune your car radio to 91.1 FM to listen. Hours: Sunday-Thursday 4:30pm-9:30pm, Friday-Saturday 4:30pm-10:30pm. Due to so many viewers, they have extended the hours: Sun-Thurs 4:30p-10:30p Fri-Sat 4:30p-11p.
1603 Clovertrail Dr, Farmington, NY - Verified for 2019
Show to start on Thanksgiving and run through New Years Day. Show runs Sun - Thur 5pm to 9pm, and Fri - Sat 5pm to 10pm. 16 songs synchronized to over 21,000 lights. Tune your radio's to 90.9FM to listen in. Additionally 2 neighbors are now participating in the show, each with over 5,000 lights - bringing over 30,000 lights synchronized between all the houses!
1762 Birchwood Drive, Farmington, NY - (Not yet verified for 2019. Click here to crowdsource-verify if you see them lit this year!) - Tune into 91.1 FM to hear over 50 plus songs. Monday thru Friday till 9 weekends till 9:30 to 10PM.
Come down and visit us and watch 75,000+ lights dance to the music in the warmth your vehicle on your FM radio (91.3). Light show runs from Black Friday through New Year's Day at 4:30pm. Hours are Sun - Thurs 4:30pm - 10:00pm, Fri & Sat - 4:30pm - 11:00pm. See more at Facebook.com/damicoschristmaslights.
Know of other great houses or streets that have fantastic holiday lights? Email KidsOutAndAbout's editor at firstname.lastname@example.org! Can't find one that is on the list but it says verified for 2019? Email us and we'll investigate.