It may be chilly outside but what better way to warm up this wonderful holiday season than viewing Holiday Lights! We have compiled our favorite Holiday Light Hot Spots, whether it’s the conventional driving around the neighborhood or the unconventional like taking a cable car tour around San Francisco you will see the best holiday lights the Bay Area has to offer!

Deacon Dave’s “Casa del Pomba”

  1. Deacon Dave’s “Casa del Pomba” (house of the Dove) in Livermore has 372,250 lights!
  2. Christmas in the Park, located in San Jose transforms the two-acre park is transformed into a holiday fantasy with over 60 musical and animate exhibits, glittering lights and the 60-foot Community Giving Tree!
  3. Niles Canyon Railway “Train of Lights” is a 13 mile round trip train ride covered in holiday lights!
  4. Christmas Tree Lane Alameda is full of many homes in the spirit this holiday season! 
  5. Mr. Christmas at 5208 Olive Drive in Concord is celebrating 35 years of lights! 
  6. Widmer-World is located at 3671 Chelsea Court in Pleasanton started their history in 1980 and have continued to amaze people with their Christmas lights ever since!
  7. Gilroy Gardens fills their park with Holiday Lights and more!
  8. The Glacier Lights are located at 1405 Glacier Drive in San Jose and have over 80,000 lights that’s covers two front lawns and houses! 
  9. At the Oakland Zoo ‘ZooLights’ you can look at hundreds of thousands LED lights, stroll down candy cane lane, ride the train or visit the Christmas trees! 
  10. The Mickey Mouse Christmas house is worth the drive! 417 Blackstone Drive in San Rafael was selected to be part of the new ABC reality light competition! Check out their amazing Mickey Mouse Christmas House before it’s too late!
  11. See the Lights and the Sights this holiday season aboard a Classic Cable Car in San Francisco! This 70 minute tour includes: a complimentary Santa’s hat, songs that encourage the holiday spirit (sing along if you like), and the lights and sights of San Francisco aboard a motorized Cable Car!

Christmas Tree Lane Alameda