Tour this year’s holiday displays and you’ll see flying angels, Santa’s rock band and a collection of light-up reindeer large enough to put Rudolph’s job in jeopardy.
They’re among the highlights in our annual roundup of local homes with out-of-sight lights.
Check out the printable interactive lights map featuring photos of some especially bright decorations. There’s still time to put your display online.
Here’s what to expect at some Griswold-worthy homes in Columbus:
821 and 825 LICHFIELD ROAD
These neighboring homes will keep your eyes busy with lots of bright colors. Together, the displays exude holiday cheer with elements like an inflatable motorcycle-riding snowman, moving reindeer and a light-up nativity scene.
5216 LICHFIELD ROAD
This elegant display includes enchanting snowflakes, along with miniature Christmas trees that dazzle in shades of blue and white.
1340 BLANCHFIELD ROAD
Here’s a scene that will transport you to the North Pole, thanks to items like a snowman family and a candy cane archway. It entertains visitors with a miniature hot air balloon, Ferris wheel and seesaw.
6212 WESTBROOK DRIVE
Santa’s busy at this home, where you can catch him reading a book and popping out of a toy chest. Watch the blinking lights on the roof, and roll down your windows to hear the accompanying music.
6043 ASCOT WAY
This intricately decorated display is a winter wonderland, featuring a stunning set of white trees. Look on the roof and you’ll spot Santa, sparkling snowflakes and more.
5784 IRONSTONE DRIVE
The heaviest hitter of local decorations, the Ludy’s Christmas Spectacular includes approximately 70,000 lights — 19,000 on the roof alone. It’s all set against the musical backdrop of the home’s own holiday radio station.
4500 FORREST ROAD
You’ll find a forest packed with light-up reindeer in this display, which relies primarily on white lights. Check out the back of the home for additional decorations.
3629 DUNHILL DRIVE
It’s hard to escape the holiday spirit with this collection of holiday scenes featuring snowmen, Santas and additional characters like Winnie the Pooh. Don’t be surprised if you’re invited to see the inside, too.
These decorations are anchored by the many angels that fly near the home’s front door. Touches of white lights enhance the display.
12 DEAN DRIVE
Kids will love this home, which features penguins popping out of an igloo, as well as a snowman family under a unique archway. Two light-up signs count down the days until Christmas.
436 CHEYENNE ROAD
Santa lounges in a hammock in this extensive display, which has a cuteness factor bolstered by figures like the teddy bear outside Santa’s workshop. Candy canes hang from the trees.
915 PIEDMONT DRIVE
Giant inflatable toy soldiers greet visitors. You’ll spot Santa riding a train bearing gifts — as the Grinch stands cunningly in the background.