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Let the light touring begin

Const. Craig Van Herk takes a break from riding his bike to show Carissa Baker, Chelsey Edgecombe and Tiahna Cannon a card trick. Van Herk is pedaling on his bike every Friday night from 5:30-9:30 p.m. at the Cannon home, 201202 42 Ave. - Miranda GATHERCOLE/Langley Times
Const. Craig Van Herk takes a break from riding his bike to show Carissa Baker, Chelsey Edgecombe and Tiahna Cannon a card trick. Van Herk is pedaling on his bike every Friday night from 5:30-9:30 p.m. at the Cannon home, 201202 42 Ave.
— image credit: Miranda GATHERCOLE/Langley Times

238 Street and 68 Avenue Christmas in Williams Park is running nightly from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Guests can drive through the park and take in the lights and displays from now to Dec. 15. On Friday and Saturday, Dec. 16 and 17, there will be children’s entertainment, face painting, pony rides, food and hot drinks, horse and carriage rides, and visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus. The nights are free, but donations will be accepted.

 

23924 68 Ave. Ron and Gladys Farmer invite you to enjoy their festive Christmas display, which includes music, a decorated barn and garage and 40 lighted trees. In addition, there are more than 100 lighted figures and 30,000-plus lights. The display covers about an acre and includes a Santa and reindeer which appear to be floating on air. Nightly,  5 p.m. to 11 p.m. until Jan. 1.

 

4732 207A St. Come Listen To The Lights!

This year there will be a spectacular Christmas light show, synchronized to music. Musical selections include Trans Siberian Orchestra, Bruce Broughton Orchestra, Sinead O’Conner and others. You simply listen by tuning your radio to 107.7 FM.

The computer controlled show has over 12,000 lights, three “leaping arches”, a 20-foot tall “mega tree” with a 3D star and more.  The lights are almost exclusively low-power LEDs and the entire show runs off of one standard household outlet.  The show runs Dec. 1 until Jan. 8, from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. each Sunday to Thursday and 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. On Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day, it will be on from noon until 11 p.m.

 

20102 42 Ave. The Lights will be on at the Christmas-a-holic Cannons’ home from Dec. 1 to Jan 1, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. daily. Something new added every year. This year, a 12’ snowman has been included. Hot chocolate and hotdogs will be available by donation every Friday until Christmas, helped out by Buy Low Foods and Cedarbrook Bakery and Deli. Funds are being raised once again this year for Cops for Cancer. Local RCMP riders will be on hand each Friday night to meet people and answer questions or just to chat.

 

19934 38 Ave.

 

20169 32 Ave. Brookswood The Land of Christmas is open seven nights a week, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. until Jan. 6, with visits from Santa from 6-9 p.m. each Friday and Saturday before Christmas. New this year, is a magical three-storey tall fairy tale castle. Enjoy popcorn and hot chocolate. Donations accepted for charity.

 

232 Street and 0 Avenue Parallel Acres features almost 60,000 lights, a kiddy corner, airplane on the roof, numerous figurines and a Nativity Scene. Feel free to drive into the driveway  and to get out of the car and wander around, but no dogs, please. Display is lit from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. until Dec. 31.

If you have a display that you’d like to tell the community about, that isn’t already on the list, please send the info to entertainment@langleytimes.com or drop it off in writing at 20258 Fraser Hwy. No phone calls, please.

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