Where To See Holiday Lights In Massachusetts

If you’re like me and the idea of spending a day untangling, testing, and replacing lights sounds like a great big holiday hassle, then never fear. We’ve got you covered with this roundup of 10 holiday light displays sure to inspire wonder and awe. With thousands to millions of lights illuminating magical outdoor landscapes, I’m pretty sure all of us will get our twinkle fix this season. No ladder needed!

1. Illuminations Tour (December 15)

Take an Illuminations Tour trolley ride through town to see the folk artistry of residents who transform their homes with lights, illuminated ornaments, and more (Somerville)

2. Fatima Shrine’s Annual Festival of Lights (through December 27)

Stop by the Fatima Shrine’s Annual Festival of Lights, which also includes loads of twinkle lights, candles, and a nativity (Holliston)

3. Tower Hill Botanic Garden’s Night Lights (through December 30)

Celebrate the season with thousands of lights and enchanting landscapes, plus enjoy s’mores and seasonal drinks at Tower Hill Botanic Garden’s Night Lights (Boylston)

4. Naumkeag + Stevens-Coolidge Place Winterlights (through December 30)

The gardens at Naumkeag and Stevens-Coolidge Place sparkle with thousands of shimmering lights, plus weekend performances and activities at Winterlights (Stockbridge and North Andover)

5. Stone Zoo Zoolights (through December 31)

Feel the holiday spirit at the Stone Zoo’s Zoolights, where you’ll meet reindeer up close, walk along paths lit by thousands of twinkling lights, and pose for photos with Jolly Old St. Nick in Santa’s Castle (Stoneham)

6. Edaville Christmas Festival of Lights (through January 1)

Take in the bright Christmas Festival of Lights at Edaville, an enchanted wonderland with millions of lights, attractions, and holiday train rides (Carver)

7. Look Memorial Park Winter Wonderland Light Display (through January 1)

Travel around Look Park and its Winter Wonderland Light Display to visit a friendly dragon, admire a castle of light, sing a few carols, and stop by Santa’s Trains (Florence)

8. Forest Park Bright Nights (through January 1)

Bright Nights at Forest Park offers up three miles of lighting displays, from the traditional “Victorian Village” to childhood favorites like “Seuss Land,” plus visits with Santa, and horse-drawn carriage rides (Springfield)

9. Blink! (through January 6)

Blink! features thousands of twinkling lights synchronized to music (Boston)

10. LaSalette Shrine (through January 6)

LaSalette Shrine lights up the December sky with more than 400,000 twinkling lights (Attleboro)

Where to see holiday light displays in Massachusetts

Where to see holiday light displays in Massachusetts