holiday lights

We love to tour our city to see all the amazing light displays! Plan your route using our list below, and then pack the kids in the car, turn on some holiday music, and get ready for some family fun. A few neighborhoods have some pretty incredible lights that are worth the stop and staying up past bedtime.


Light Shows With Music

Computerized display with a little over 11,000 lights!

DATES:: Early December to mid January

TIMES:: Every night from 6:00 pm-10:00 pm

A Bennett Christmas

DAY | TIME:: Sunday-Thursday 5:30-9:00 p.m., Friday & Saturday 5:00-11 p.m.

STATION:: Tune into 107.5 FM

{By: Timothy and Ashley Bennett}

December 1- December 31

DAY | TIME:: 6 pm-10:30 pm

STATION:: Tune into 97.3 FM

Four custom programmed light shows set to 4 custom songs, with 2 shows running every 15 minutes.

The Christmas Drop (an edm Christmas compilation), Transiberian Stunner (a rockin show set to music from the Transiberian Orchestra), Oh Come All Ye Nerds (a video games and nerd themed show), and the newest show this year, The Disney Electric Mashup (a Disney classics remix with a little star wars for good measure). Videos of shows can be found here: (


DAY | TIME:: Every night 7 p.m.-10 p.m.

Music played over speakers in the yard

{By: Mike and Rose Tamosaitis}

DATES/TIMES: 5 pm to 10 pm

DAY | TIME:: Sunday- Thursday 5:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.; Friday- Saturday 5:30 p.m.-11:00 p.m.

STATION:: Tune to 101.9 FM

{By Steve Endicott}

A Candy Cane Christmas:: Collecting “Cans for Christmas”

DAY | TIME:: Nightly from 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

{By: Mark Ingles}

Caravel Christmas

DAY | TIME:: Every night 5:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

STATION:: Tune into 93.7 FM

{By Larry Hazeltine}

DAY | TIME:: Monday-Thursday 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.; Friday-Sunday 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.


INFO:: 32 Channel systems synchronizing lights to music with home made lawn characters including Peanuts, Grinch, Jack Skeleton, Sponge Bob, even Beavis and Butt-head. Large face on house singing along with the music.

{Zukowski House}

{Briargate and Chapel Hills Dr.}

DAY | TIME:: Every night 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

STATION:: Tune to 87.9 FM to listen to the music

Ensell Family Christmas

DAY | TIME:: Every night 6:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.

STATION:: Tune to 88.5 FM to listen to the music

Red White and Blue Christmas

DATES|TIMES:: Every night from 5 pm-10 pm

STATION:: Tune into 107.3 FM
{By: Steve Cooper}

DnD Family Lights

DATES|TIMES:: Sunday -Thursday:  5:30 – 9:30 pm; Friday & Saturday 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

STATION:: Tune to 89.9 FM
{By David & Denise Weimer}

Shrider Christmas

DAY | TIME:: Sunday- Thursday 5:30 p.m.- 9 p.m.; Friday-Saturday 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m.

STATION:: Tune to 107.7 FM to listen to the music

{By: Bob Oatman}

DAY | TIME:: 12/13/2019 | 5:00 PM

TIME: Sunday to Thursday 5:00 PM-10:30 PM. Friday and Saturday 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Lights to music animated blowups and a lot more lights.

Street of homes decked out with lights & synchronized to music! One of our favorites:)

Pickett Colorado Christmas

DAY | TIME:: Sunday-Thursday 5:30 pm -10:00 pm; Friday & Saturday 5:30 pm-11:00 pm

STATION:: Tune to  93.5 FM to listen to the music and fully enjoy our display!

DAY | TIME:: Sunday-Thursday 4:30 pm -9:00 pm; Friday & Saturday 4:30 pm-10:00 pm through Jan 3, 2020.

NEW:: Jumping arches and mega tree

DAY | TIME:: Every night 4:30 p.m.-12:00 a.m.

STATION:: Tune to 93.5 FM to listen to the music


Show is from 5:30 pm-10 pm
Channel 93.9

Welch Clan Christmas

DAY | TIME:: Every night 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

STATION:: Tune to 89.1 FM to listen to the music

Garcia Christmas Lights 

DAY | TIME:: Every night 5:00 pm-10:00 pm

Come enjoy the holidays with festive lights that dance to Christmas tunes!

DATE/TIME: Monday-Thursday: 7 PM-10 PM & Friday-Sunday: starts at 7 PM-11 PM

Begin date: November 30th
Last day ends on January 1st, 2020

NOTE: You have to be out of your car to hear the music.

LOCATION:: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Electric Safari 

DATES:: Open 22 nights!

Nightly, December 6-8
Nightly, December 13 – 23
Nightly, December 25 – January 1, 2020

(*Electric Safari is NOT open on Christmas Eve, December 24)

TIME::  4:30 to 5:30 p.m. – early entrance for Zoo members and their paying guests
5:30 to 8:30 p.m. 
(last admission sold at 7:30 p.m.)


He’s there nightly through December 23

ABOUT::Celebrate holiday lights and cheer during Electric Safari with 85 light sculptures on over 50 acres! Warming fires throughout the Zoo offer a reprieve from the chill, as do select indoor animal exhibits that remain open during the event. Top off this astounding display by gazing out at the city’s lights and watch all of Colorado Springs sparkle.

For pricing and more details, click HERE.

Nativity sync’d to music on 97.7 FM

DATE/TIME: Light show will start running on December 15. 5 PM-7:30 PM

DAY | TIME:: Weekends only! 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Christmas Party Lights

DAY | TIME:: Monday-Thursday 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.; Friday-Sunday 5:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.

STATION:: Tune to 88.5 FM to listen to the music

Falcon Christmas

DAY | TIME:: Every night 5:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

STATION:: Tune into 99.3 FM to listen to the music

{By: David Pitts}

Christmas Unlimited Presents The Mountain Illumination Festival at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park!

DATES | TIMES:: Open November 29th- December 1st, December 5-8th, December 12- January 1, 2020

Celebrate the magic of Christmas high atop Williams Canyon at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park! Enjoy a quarter of a million lights for our 2nd annual Mountain Illumination Festival. Our winter wonderland of twinkling lights, pictures with Santa, the Coca-Cola Bear and warm holiday cheer is a perfect way to help usher in Christmas this year!

For additional information, click HERE.

Feliz Navidad

DAY | TIME:: Sunday-Thursday 5:30 pm- 9:00 pm; Friday-Saturday 5:00 pm- 11:00 pm

STATION:: Tune to 107.5 FM to listen to the music

DAY | TIME:: Monday-Thursday 5:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.; Friday-Sunday 5:00 p.m.- 11:00 p.m.

STATION:: Tune to 93.5 FM to listen to the music

DATE/TIME: November 28th-December 30th. 5:30 PM to 9 PM

Come listen to your favorite Christmas songs as they move with the lights!

Need to swing through to grab some coffee/hot chocolate for yourself and littles? We have you covered! Check out our blog posts with some of our very favorite spots!

If you have a favorite place to see holiday lights, please submit it below so we can include it!

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Tara is the younger sister! She is a stay-at-home mommy to four incredible kiddos: 1 adventurous boy, Ryker (Nov 2008) & 3 spunky girls: Priya (March 2011) and twin girls Harper & Haven (Dec 2013). She is originally an Iowa girl that grew up in the small town of Manning. She attended Iowa Lakes Community College, where she majored in Associates Degree of Nursing. After graduating in 2006, she relocated to Des Moines, Iowa & married her handsome and charming hubby, Steve. In June 2014, with a leap of faith and decided heart, they relocated their family to Colorado Springs. A love for all things outdoors, you can find them spending quality time together camping, hiking, fishing & boating. Although finding balance is a challenge with 4 littles, Tara has learned to embrace the chaos and be grateful for a blessed & busy home. Tara has a love for fitness, healthy lifestyle, country music, Target, spending time with family/friends, frozen yogurt & all things Mom.