All that glows — Langley light tour 2017

The Times has compiled a list of the must-see Christmas light displays in the Langleys this year

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Wish Upon A Star

Where: 20681 44 Ave.

When: Nov. 25 to Dec. 31 from 5 p.m. to midnight. Santa visit Dec. 23 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Wish Upon A Star is returning with close to 50,000 lights. Their home features Santa and his sleigh flying overhead, an interactive musical snowman, a 13-foot spinning tree and many animated characters. Sip hot chocolate (by donation) and watch a classic Christmas movie. Donations will be collected for BC Children’s Hospital. More info is available at www.facebook.com/wishuponastarchristmas.

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Bowley Christmas Home

Where: 20640 44A Ave.

When: Nightly from 5 to 10 p.m.

Stop by the Bowley’s Christmas home to see unique vintage decorations from the 1960s, including candy canes, a light-up tree and an old fashioned train. The family has added many new lights and decorations this year.

The Land of Christmas

Where: 20169 32 Ave.

When: Dec. 8 to 30 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The Land of Christmas is back with their extraordinary collection of holiday magic including Christmas music, a Santa castle, a 39-foot pirate ship, mini train ride, toy soldiers and thousands of lights. Enjoy hot chocolate, popcorn and mini donuts (weekends only). Santa will also be visiting the magic castle nightly from 6 to 8 p.m. Photo submitted by Breanna Jane Photography.

FORT LANGLEY

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X Architecture

Where: 23230 Billy Brown Rd.

When: Nightly through December

X Architecture has installed a giant reindeer on top of the Flatiron building in Fort Langley.

MILNER

Glow Christmas

Where: Milner Village Garden Centre, 6690 216 St.

When: Nov. 19 to Dec. 30 from 4 to 10 p.m.

Tickets: Online at glowchristmas.ca

Milner Village Garden Centre has transformed their greenhouses into a show of 500,000 lights. Walk through an interactive musical light tunnel and a forest of illuminated icicles. See glowing polar bears and present towers. And visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. There are also food trucks, a bar, live music and a local marketplace with over 40 vendors.

RURAL LANGLEY

Christmas in Williams Park

Where: Williams Park, 238 Street and 68 Avenue

When: Dec. 1 to 15 from 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Come celebrate the holidays with your family and friends in the magical setting of Williams Park. View the spectacular show of lights as you drive through the park in the comfort of your vehicle. Admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted to help cover display maintenance costs.

SOUTH LANGLEY

Wagner Hills

Where: Wagner Hills Women’s Campus, 460 216 St.

When: Dec. 8, 9, 15 and 16 from 6 to 9 p.m.

On Friday and Saturday nights, Wagner Hills will have glowing lights on display in conjunction with their Christmas market. All proceeds from the market will go to addictions programs at the women’s campus. The Christmas market is also open during the day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays.

WALNUT GROVE

Redwoods Tree of Hope

Where: Redwoods Golf Course, 22011 88 Ave.

When: Nightly through December

Standing 21 feet high and layered with 10,000 lights, the Redwoods Tree of Hope is shining bright every evening through to the New Year. With the help of some local Langley businesses last year, Redwoods custom designed and hand built a Christmas tree in honour of the Redwoods founder Larry Hope, who passed away in early 2016.

Berry Christmas Home

Where: 9562 215A St.

When: Nightly from 4 to 11 p.m.

The Berry family has created a holiday light extravaganza at their home. The display features over 10,000 lights and many inflatables, with new additions this year. Park the car and step outside to enjoy the music and light show, but please be respectful of the display and the neighbours.

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Listen to the Lights

Where: 9241 213 St.

When: Nightly until Jan. 5. Sundays to Thursdays from 4 to 10 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays 4 to 11 p.m. On Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day, the show is on from noon until 11 p.m.

Stop by this home for a massive Christmas light show, synchronized to music. Tune your radio to 106.1 FM as you drive up. The electronic show, run off a salvaged desktop computer, has over 15,000 lights, four leaping arches, a 15-foot tall spiral tree with a 3D star and four animated singing Christmas trees. The lights are almost exclusively low-power LEDs and the entire show runs off of one standard household outlet.

READ MORE: A guide to what glitters: Interactive map of Christmas light displays in Surrey and Langley

OTHER NEARBY DISPLAYS

Wagner Family Home

Where: 19056 63B Ave. Surrey

When: Nightly until Jan. 1 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.

This light display is set to music, with each show lasting 30 minutes. Stop by for hot chocolate and candy canes on weekends, and donations will be collected for the Canadian Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event.

Murray Family Home

Where: 7311 194 St. Surrey

When: Nightly through December

Dave Murray’s annual display of decorations lights up his family home — and the entire neighbourhood. Murray has been building large Christmas light displays for well over 20 years, and each year they get larger.

Bright Nights

Where: Pipeline Road in Stanley Park, via the West Georgia Street park entrance (Vancouver)

When: Nov. 30 to Jan. 6 (closed Dec. 25)

Tickets: Purchase in advance at 604-252-3700 or http://ticketleader.ca/events/brightnights. Some available at the venue day of.

The BC Professional Fire Fighter’s Burn Fund in partnership with the Vancouver Park Board is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Bright Nights in Stanley Park. Stanley Park has been transformed into a captivating and dazzling lighting display complete with music, sweet snacks, entertainment and, of course, Santa Claus himself. Donations will be collected for the Burn Fund.

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Do you have a spectacular Christmas light display to show?

Email details to entertainment@langleytimes.com or drop the information off at our office, 20258 Fraser Hwy. No phone calls please.

Lists will be published in print throughout December as space permits and will be kept up to date online.

Check out our Facebook page and Instagram @LangleyTimes for photos of spectacular displays in the community.



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