Clark Griswold would be right at home at these Granite State displays. Here are some suggestions for places that light up Christmas with cheer with electricity, including some fantastic home lights displays that are sure to impress.
Gift of Lights
Where: New Hampshire Motor Speedway, 1122 Route 106, Loudon
When: November 23, 2023 through December 31, 2023. Open 4:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday to Thursday and 4:30 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
This year, the drive-thru light show will feature a 150-foot RGB Tunnel of Lights, arches, toys, numerous scenes including the popular 12 Days of Christmas & much more. Crews will spend more than 650 work hours to set up more than 520 displays & 80 different scenes. Featured attractions will also include the fan-favorite 130-foot-long infield entrance & exit tunnels with more than 25,000 lights & the opportunity to roast marshmallows & toast s’mores over open fire pits.
Where: The Links at LaBelle Winery, 14 Route 111, Derry
When: November 14, 2023 through January 7, 2024. Open 4:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
Escape the holiday chaos and experience a joyful winter wonderland at LaBelle Lights located in Derry, New Hampshire, where over a million twinkling lights illuminate festive outdoor displays along a walking path. Admission includes special theme weeks, carefully curated to enhance your experience by offering engaging and interactive themes to enhance your overall experience.
Don’t miss special theme nights, including Santa Costume Week starting November 28, Crazy Holiday Hats Week starting December 5, Ugly Holiday Sweater Week starting December 12, Find the Hidden Elf Week starting December 19, Frozen Costume Week starting December 26 and ’80’s Ski Week starting January 2.
Where: Charmingfare Farm, 774 High St., Candia
When: December 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23 and 24
Their Santa’s Christmas package includes a horse-drawn or vis-a-vis ride ranging in price from $279 to $349 and can accommodate four to ten passengers. Tickets must be purchased online.
Journey to the North Pole™
Where: North Conway and Lincoln
When: Thanksgiving through the holidays
Join us on the family adventure of a lifetime aboard the magical Journey to the North Pole™! The Journey to the North Pole™ offers a truly unique experience that only happens here in the beautiful White Mountains of New Hampshire, with adventures departing from North Conway and Lincoln, NH from Thanksgiving through the holidays each year.
Next Level Neighborhood Displays
There are some private residences that go all-in when it comes to channeling “Christmas Vacation.”
In Hudson, drive by 75 Pelham Rd. You can find updates on Facebook.
Lights on Legacy Drive
Visit 75 Legacy Dr. in Manchester to see this festive display. Check out Facebook for more updates.
Lamprey Village Lights
In Epping, drive through Lamprey Village Drive. Find updates on Facebook.
The Daly Family’s Festival of Lights
Come and view this magnificent display of lights set to 18 minutes of music at 51 Pond Ln., Fremont. This year’s playlist includes songs by the Pentatonix and more. See Facebook for more information.
Christmas Lights in the Lakes Region
Find dazzling light displays in Alton, Laconia, Gilmanton, Wolfeboro and more. See Facebook for the list.
Rochester Lights Contest
Who will reign supreme? You decide! Check out 20+ homes in the Lilac City who have Christmas lights on display this year. See the Google map for participating homes.
Greater Manchester Light Displays
From synchronized lights with music to winter wonderlands, here’s the must-see list for resident light displays in Manchester and Hooksett. See Queen City Alerts on Facebook for more information.
Holt Family Christmas
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to drive through 118 Marathon Way in Manchester to see their dazzling display. Check out Facebook for updates.
Jobin Christmas Lights
Enjoy this fantastic lights display in at 8 Stevens Drive in Bedford and then make sure to donate to Make-A-Wish New Hampshire.
Check out more information on Facebook.
Christmas in the Kings
This animated Christmas light display is set to 30 minutes of music at 3 King Edward Dr., Londonderry, operating from Sunday- Thursday 4:30 to 10 p.m. Friday- Saturday 4:30 to 10:30 p.m. See Facebook for updates.
Jobin Christmas Lights
Visit this magnificent display at 8 Stephen Dr. in Bedford. Check out Facebook for updates.
Callaway Christmas Light Show
In Goffstown, drive by 15 Pasture Dr. Their lights run from 4:30 to 10 p.m. every night until January 1. You can find updates on Facebook.
An Otterson Christmas
Visit 37 Otterson Rd. in Londonderry to see this synchronized light show. See Facebook for updates.
Belgrade Street Christmas
Looking to soak up some Christmas cheer this year? Head to Belgrade Street in Manchester. The show takes place 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 5 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Check out updates on Facebook.
Home for the Holidays
In December we entertain Upper Valley Residents in Hanover’s quintessential New England downtown. The streets are decorated with lights, greenery, bows and a healthy does of holiday cheer! See here for updates.
Southern NH Tour of Lights
Find more than 100 homes across 13 communities (Amherst, Goffstown, Derry, Londonderry, Hampstead, Litchfield, Auburn and others) who have registered their home light displays. See Facebook for more information and participating homes.
Southwest NH Tour of Lights
It’s that time of year again! The days are short and the nights are long, so that’s time to light up the town! Community viewing takes place Friday December 8 through Tuesday December 26. See Facebook for more information and participating homes.
New England Animated Lights
Check out this map of places to view holiday lights in New England.