Let’s face it, this time of year can be hectic. With so many obligations, it’s natural to embrace those holiday experiences that take little effort yet can create a magnitude of memories.
Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty has found some of the most celebrated streets in San Diego and North County that know how to decorate for the Christmas season. We suggest you grab a thermos of hot chocolate, hop in the car, put on some Christmas tunes and follow our recommendations and tour the most festive of neighborhoods that take decorating to the next level, sometimes the simplest of rituals, can be the most memorable.
Candy Cane Lane | Poway
With over 50,000 lights, this cul de sac neighborhood takes a hint from the North Pole. Streets to Google: Hickory Court, Hickory Street, off Twin Peaks Road and Silverset St. Also includes Butterwood Ct. and Rockrose.
Belardo Lights | Tierrasanta
This home even has a website which details all about their amazing work! The Belardo lights are on full display from 6:00pm to 10:00pm nightly until Wednesday, December 27th. Hear the synchronized music on FM 106.1. Supporters have raised over $40,000 in four years which is donated to local organizations to help with children who have disabilities including Autism. Check out the website for additional information and maps.
Christmas Card Lane | Rancho Penasquitos
Renamed Christmas Card Lane over the holidays, this neighborhood display is one of a kind. Located on Oviedo Street off Black Mountain Road. Enjoy until December 31!
6646 Elegant Tern Place | Carlsbad
Here you will find a real Santa’s mailbox for the children (thru December 23), and treats. Santa writes back a free personalized letter to each child. A free community event is on December 22 with crafts, bubbles, music, hot chocolate, fresh spun cotton candy and a visit from Santa!
7606 Romeria Street | Carlsbad
Known as the Carlsbad Christmas House, where it snows! Take in the sights including Surfin’ Santa, Snoopy and Friends ice skating, Island of Misfit Toys, animals enjoying a waterfall, animated window display and more. Food drive donations accepted. Enjoy until December 31.
Garrison Street | Point Loma
Beautiful homes with brightly colored Christmas lights at Garrison Street near Chatsworth. Walk or drive!
23542 Bassett Way | Ramona
It doesn’t get much better than this! Over 30,000 lights set to animated music on 106.9FM. Goes through January 1, 2018.
1639 Knob Hill | San Marcos
With 29 seasons of decorating under their belt, here you will discover over 100,000 lights and a variety of decorations that are guaranteed to make everyone in your party oooh and ahhhhh. For additional information, go to http://www.christmasonknobhill.com.