Abbotsford and Mission aglow with Christmas light displays

A list of Christmas light displays in Abbotsford and Mission.

  • Dec. 7, 2011 8:00 a.m.
This display at 12876 Stave Lake Rd. in Mission is among those lighting up Abbotsford and Mission for the holiday season.

This display at 12876 Stave Lake Rd. in Mission is among those lighting up Abbotsford and Mission for the holiday season.

A number of Abbotsford and Mission homes are now sparkling for the holidays.

Here is a list of some of the Christmas light displays that can be viewed, as supplied to The News by homeowners.

To add your display to the list, send an email to newsroom@abbynews.com with your address, a description of your display, hours of operation and whether donations are being accepted. Submissions may also be dropped off at The News office at 34375 Gladys Ave.

You may also include a photo if you wish.

32895 Harwood Place32895 Harwood Place, Abbotsford (top left photo):

The home of Ken, Brenda, Tim and Stephanie Keis features 30,000 lights with a nativity scene, carollers, an angel, a sled sliding down the roof, and several other unique items. Runs nightly from 5 to 10:30 p.m. until Jan. 1.

33232 Keats Court

33232 Keats Court and 1675 Keats St., Abbotsford (middle left photo):

The Myhre and Sempowich families feature traditional displays with stars, wreaths, lighted bushes, Santa with his sleigh and reindeer, and more. View nightly from 5 to 11 p.m. until Dec. 31.

2924 Royal Street2924 Royal St., Abbotsford (bottom left photo):

The home of Karen and Mike Herd features thousands of lights showcasing a range of traditional holiday figures and favourite characters, including Frosty the Snowman, Elmo, Tigger, Snoopy and Winnie the Pooh. The display is lit up nightly from 4 to 10:30 p.m. and stays on all night on Christmas Eve to help Santa find his way.

12876 Stave Lake Rd., Mission (photo at top of page):

The Randall family invites the public to enjoy their 40,000-light display at “Auntie’s Workshop.” The display features more than 90 handmade wooden figures with a Precious Moments theme. The drive-thru is open from 5 to 10 p.m. daily until Jan. 1. Non-perishable food donations are collected for Union Gospel Mission.

33385 Townshipline Road (between Gladwin and Hwy #11), Abbotsford:

This property features one of the largest and longest standing displays in Abbotsford, covering two acres. Too many lights to count and more than 100 figurines and rare display items acquired in the past 40 years. On nightly from 5 to 10:30 p.m. until Jan. 1.

34609 Semlin Place, Abbotsford:

The Brown family’s display includes a Santa figure on a sleigh with a family of four deer featuring moving components, an eight-foot-high arch aglow with coloured lights, inflatable figures, a festively lit front entrance, and more. It can be viewed nightly from 5 to 10 p.m.

Fire hall 2, 35995 North Parallel Rd., Abbotsford:

Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service features five hand-made Christmas light frames with hundreds of lights. This firefighter-themed display was created and built by Capt. Alf and his elves. The display is lit up every night until 11 p.m., into the first week of January.

2281 Rosewood St., Abbotsford:

Doug and Judy Ring have been decorating their home for 40 years, adding more decorations every year. There are hundreds of lights, a nativity scene, reindeer, trees, candy canes, Santa and his sleigh, and Christmas music to accompany the flashing lights. Others on the street have also added their own touches. Lights are on from 5 to 11 p.m. nightly.

Highfield Crescent, Abbotsford:

When you round the corner onto this street, you will see a blue tree at least 30 feet tall by a sparkling house and yard. Hundreds of hours have gone into the creation.

34229 Woodbine Crescent34229 Woodbine Crescent, Abbotsford (photo at left):

Large palm trees and many other items decorate this home from 4 p.m. to 1 a.m daily until Jan. 2. Several others homes on the street are decorated with twinkling lights and holiday characters.

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