10 Favorite DIY Holiday Light Displays in Metro Phoenix

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8. The Nevarez Family

The Christmas season is one of the biggest times of the entire year for Gilbert's Ray and Terri Nevarez as they dress up the exterior of their 3,451 square foot home with more than 70,000 lights. Even better, the couple stages elaborate and impressive-looking computer-controlled synchronized light shows set to well-known and cherished holiday songs, ranging from "Carol of the Bells" to José Feliciano's "Feliz Navidad."

Hours: Nightly from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Thursday; and 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. on weekends through January 2.

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Benjamin Leatherman

7. Allen and Beth Coughenour
If you happen to be a fan of classic holiday specials like A Charlie Brown Christmas or Rankin/Bass' Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, we're certain you'll dig the ginormous display created by this Glendale couple. Around 100,000 lights (mostly of the incandescent variety) garnish the property, as do numerous glowing plastic decorations dating back to the 1970s, when Allen Coughenour began collecting 'em. He's also accumulated dozens of Peanuts-themed wooden cutouts such as Snoopy and Woodstock. Santa Claus himself (or one of his countless doppelgangers) also visits on Friday and Saturdays.

Hours: From 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. nightly through January 2.


Location Info

Venue

Map

Winter Wonderland

8414 E. Valley Vista Dr, Scottsdale, AZ

Category: General

Loop of Lights

38454 N. Carolina Ave., San Tan Valley, AZ

Category: General

Jim & Linda Largo's Holiday Lights

5309 W. Barbara Ave., Glendale, AZ

Category: General

West Natal Circle

618 W. Natal Circle, Mesa, AZ

Category: General

Gilbert Lights

3642 E. Comstock Drive, Gilbert, AZ

Category: General

Allen & Beth Coughenour's Holiday Lights

5335 W. Alice Ave., Glendale, AZ

Category: General

Nevarez Family Christmas Lights

5445 E. Harmony Ave., Mesa, AZ

Category: General

Santa Train Christmas Display

541 E. Mountain Sky Ave., Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

Bob Rix's Holiday Lights

1517 E. Brill St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

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