Amazing Christmas Light Displays in the Omaha Area

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Looking for Amazing Christmas Light Displays in the Omaha Area? Find beautifully decorated houses with bright lights, inflatables, decorations, and some with thousands of lights choreographed to music!

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please help us keep this list as updated as possible. If you have updates for 2014 on any of the light displays listed, or if you know of any other light displays that should be added, please email us.  When possible, the website or Facebook links are included for the displays, plus details that were sent to us by either the person who created the display or by a reader who visited the display.

Many thanks to everyone who has helped us keep the list updated!

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North of Dodge

  • North Omaha Holiday Lights 
    • Six-block surrounding area of 24th & Lake. Lighting Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 6.
  • Read St & Minne Lusa Blvd - √ 2014
  • N 33rd St. between Davenport & Dodge
    • Has 40 blow mold lighted Santas in the front windows. Lit daily from 5 p.m. until midnight.
  • 8406 N. 47th Street - 94.7 FM – √ 2014
    • Computerized light show​ set to music with 144 LOR channels. The show will run from Thanksgiving night to New Year Eves night with a special tribute to the members of the armed forces every Friday & Saturday night.
  • 51st & Cuming Street - √ 2014
  • Happy Hollow Blvd from Howard St. to Cuming
    • Drive from Elmwood Park, from the intersection of Howard & Happy Hollow, north on Happy Hollow to Cuming, then right on Cuming, to 49th Street, you will see a lot of great lights.
  • Underwood Ave. from 69th to 63rd
  • 76th and Bedford in Keystone
    • Large display of lights and inflatables. 
  • 117th and Raleigh Drive (one block South of Fort Street)
  • N 126th St. & Patrick Cir. - √ 2014
    • The lights are also choreographed to music! Very festive!
  • 134th Ave & Larimore Avenue
    • Entire corner is beautiful – many houses are decorated!
  • Lammers Family Christmas (New Location; formerly Christmas on U Street)2524 North 133rd Street
    • Animated Christmas display with more features, songs, channels and lights added each year. Donations welcome for Make-A-Wish Foundation of NE with 100% of the donations going to them. 
  • Linden Estates - East side of 144th between Dodge and Blondo
  • N 145th Ave & Ohio St. (Nelson’s Creek) - √ 2014
  • Corner of Nelson’s Creek Drive and Lake Street (Nelson’s Creek – NW of 144th and Blondo) - √ 2014
  • N. 148th St. & Boyd, 95.7 FM - √ 2014
  • Vanek Christmas: 15055 Meredith Avenue, 91.9 FM
    • Approximately 30,000 lights, most of which are L.E.D. lights. The display is controlled by eight Light-O-Rama controllers, with a total of 128 computer-controlled channels.
  • N. 153rd St. & Davidson St., Bennington - √ 2014
    • This year, the house’s 40 x 15′ roof features beautifully lit red and white lights designed in the shape of Santa’s suit, complete with his 40′ long black belt and 9×9′ shiny gold belt buckle. The siding is horizontally covered in sparkling red lights while also featuring a 20′ light pole, windows, wreaths, rope trees, some animals from the North Pole and Santa and his stable of reindeer all synched and dancing to over 30 Christmas carols to help usher in Santa and the New Year. Merry Christmas!
  • 153rd Ave & Burt St.
  • 153rd & Cuming St.
  • Pepperwood – NE of 156th & W Dodge
  • Barrington Park - North of West Dodge Road between 156th and 168th Street
  • N 189th St between Grant St. & Benton Blvd. - √ 2014
  • Silverleaf Estates - East of 192nd, North of Methodist Woman’s Hospital
  • N. 211th St. & Ridgewood Rd., Elkhorn – Set to music and animated

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South of Dodge

  • 1309 Childs Rd. East, Bellevue - 100.3 FM - √ 2014
    • Computerized light show. Runs Sunday – Thursday 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. Friday – Saturday 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. (unless it’s raining). 14 Light-O-Rama controllers and 4 CCR’s (total of 228 channels). Playing 16 fully synchronized songs to lights, over an hours’ worth of songs so come back several times if you do not want to sit through the entire show. See video of a previous year’s shows, but more lights have been added this year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rTS3pRU9O4
  • on Tregaron Dr. South of Fairview Rd., Bellevue - √ 2014
    • Computerized light display with a 16 minute show. Scheduled every night from 5:30 – 10:30 p.m. Songs include Amazing Grace, Let it Go, Rockin’ around the Christmas Tree, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, and Wizards in Winter by Mannheim Steamroller.
  • S. 25th St. & Robin Drive, Bellevue
  • S 27th St. & Minot Drive, Bellevue - √ 2014
    • The house is a duplex and both sides are pretty much mirrored together with music and inflatables.
  • Florence Dr between S 25th St. & Gindy Dr., Bellevue - √ 2014
  • Fontenelle Hills Neighborhood in Bellevue
  • S. 48th St. & Y Street
  • S 48th Ave & Y Street - √ 2014
  • Wood River Drive Christmas Street, Bellevue (51st & Harrison, behind Bag N Save)
    • Many of the houses on this street have a ton of lights and figurines, even a flying Santa and his reindeer. If you enter the neighborhood from the Bag N Save parking lot off of 51st and Harrison, you will see a sign from the neighborhood and Merry Christmas strung across the street. On Saturday nights, even Santa comes out to play! 3 blocks long of Holiday Festivals!
  • S. 66th St. & ‘A’ St. – 103.3 FM
  • Huge lit tower in Aksarben Village at 67th & Center - √ 2014
  • S 68th St & Kayla Drive, Papillion (Behind Lowe’s) - √ 2014
  • Lights by Led’s: 7406 Ontario Street - √ 2014
    • Go west at 72nd and Grover and first left. Light show runs from 6 pm to 10:30 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 6 – midnight Friday – Saturday.
  • Corner of Nina and 82nd Street - √ 2014
  • On Gold St. between S. 80th Ave. & Ridgewood Ave.
  • Corner of 84th & Woolworth Avenue
    • The most beautiful tree!
  • Paddock Road & Pauline St. - √ 2014
    • Lights, LEDs, and dancing trees to music.
  • Greenwood Ave & Cottonwood Cir, Papillion
    • They have been working on the lights/music for 6+ years.  The display changes a little each year.  They have several other songs from previous years.  See videos of display
  • Claudine Ave & Jacqueline Circle, Papillion - √ 2014
  • Bellino display on Cedardale Rd in Papillion between Washington and 72nd Street
  • Wilshire Lane & Hickory Hill Road, Papillion
  • S River Rock Dr between Port Royal Dr. & Stony Point Dr., Papillion
    • Outside display with 51 plastic Christmas displays.
  • S. 98th St between Val Verde Dr. & Centennial Rd. (Val Verde subdivision), La Vista - 93.3 FM - √ 2014
    • Computerized Christmas light show set to music, 6 songs for ~20 minutes.
  • Twas the Light Before Christmas: 10407 Elm Hurst Drive, La Vista, 103.5 FM
    • A light show extravaganza boasting more than 60,000 lights!! A large portion of the lights (40,000) are set to dance with the music, just tune your car radio to 103.5 FM and enjoy the show in the warmth of your car. The show is set to run 5 songs for about 20 minutes.
  • S 117th St & Crawford Rd.
  • S. 122 St & Signal Drive
    • Corner home on 122nd and Signal Drive, displays in front, side and back. Sequenced to music.  See pictures.
  • S. 129th St. & Southdale Drive - √ 2014
    • 64+ channels.
  • S 140th St between Josephine & Emiline - √ 2014
    • Amazing display with lots of movement. Daily 5:00 to 10:30.
  • S. 142nd St. & Drexel Circle - √ 2014
  • Dancing Christmas Lights on December 5th from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. at 151st and Harrison Streets
  • S 150th St & Drexel St. - √ 2014
  • NW Corner of 152nd and Stony Brook Blvd
  • S 152nd St. & Rock Creek Dr - √ 2014
    • North of Giles on corner of 152nd and Rock Creek Drive. Four Years of Work Computerized light show. Runs Sunday – Thursday 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. Friday – Saturday 5:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. 9 mini trees, 21ft mega tree, house fully covered, 6 Light-O-Rama controllers 96 channels (red,white, and green), pover 100,000 lights playing 10 fully synchronized songs to lights. Including Disney’s Frozen Mash Up – New For this year Listen from your car FM 95.1. 2014 Preview Video.
  • N 153rd Ave Cir & Wycliffe Dr. (South of 156 & Dodge in Wycliff by Lifegate Church) - √ 2014
  • 159th Circle (backs up to Q street in the Lakeview Heights Neighborhood) - √ 2014
  • Rolling Ridge Rd. between S. 163rd & 165th St.
  • S. 164th Ave & Washington Street
  • Lillian Street between 178th & 179th St. - √ 2014
  • S 181st St. & Harney St. - √ 2014
  • S. 187th St. & Drexel Street - 105.1 FM
    • Near 185 Street and Harrison Street – Harrison Park Subdivision. 32 channels of lights programmed to Christmas music.
  • Just north of 192nd and L - √ 2014
    • Big Display of lights both in front and back yard.
  • S 193rd Ave & W St. - √ 2014
  • S 197th St. & Pasadena St. - √ 2014
    • Thousands of lights sync’d to music via FM Transmitter. Dozens of inflatables, both sides of yard and house covered with decor.
  • S 198th St & Adams St. – 91.9 FM - √ 2014
    • From 192nd and Harrison, go North to Adams. Take a left onto Adams. Follow Adams around the round-a-bout to the stop sign. Take a left at the stop sign and follow Adams up the hill. Info about the show: 96 Light-o-Rama channels with 10,000 LED lights, blow molds and a silhouette Nativity. Tune to 91.9 FM to listen to the lights as they dance to 9 different songs. Show runs from the day after Thanksgiving through New Years. Weekday nights from 5:30 to 10:30. Weekends from 5:30 to 11.
  • South 199th Circle & G St. – 107.1 FM
  • The Sanctuary - Neighborhood South of 229th & Center

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Council Bluffs

  • 6th Ave & S. 34th St., Council Bluffs – 94.7 FM - √ 2014
    • Abbott family light show – We are a fully computerized light show with 114 channels of light-o-rama, 96 channels of dmx and broadcasting the show on 94.7 FM from the comfort of your car. Hours are Sun-Thurs 5 – 10 p.m., Fri-Sat 5 – 11 p.m.
  • Forest Glen Neighborhood in Council Bluffs has luminaries first and second weekend this month
  • A house at the intersection of Greenview Road and Franklin Avenue in Council Bluffs
  • Greenview Road & Kurtwood Dr.
  • 8th Ave & S. 36th St. in Council Bluffs has large inflatables and disco lights
  • Tree in Ameristar Casino’s parking lot is a great photo opportunity
  • Corner house on 17th & Avenue E - √ 2014
  • 700 block of North 22nd St. - √ 2014
  • 25th & Avenue G - √ 2014
  • 36th & B - √ 2014
  • Greenview Rd and 255 Street, Council Bluffs - √ 2014
    • Large Inflatables, lights and music.
  • Stoneybrook Subdivision, Council Bluffs - √ 2014
  • Corner of 7th Ave & 15th Street, Council Bluffs - √ 2014

 

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Surrounding Areas

  • Shepherd’s Lights at Santa’s Woods – 3764 State Highway 133, Blair, NE - √ 2014
    • The Shepherd’s Lights at Santa’s Woods is a drive-through computer animated light extravaganza! The drive takes about 30 minutes. The show runs nightly 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. through New Year’s Eve! $5 Admission. Proceeds benefit the Omaha Open Door Mission.
  • Christmas with the Clappers: 610 W Dodge St., Arlington, NE, 107.7 FM - √ 2014
    • Over 10,000 lights all set to music with 48 LOR channels. The show will begin Friday night 11/28 at 7 p.m. and will go through New Year’s Day. 5:30-10:00 Sun-Thurs and 5:30-12:00 Fri-Sat.
  • A Crab Orchard Christmas - √ 2014
    • Approx. 13 miles West of Tecumseh off of HWY 136 in the Village of Crab Orchard. We have over 30,000 lights controlled by Vixen with 296 channels. Santa visits during show hours on Saturday. The show runs 7 days a week, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m., and is about 30 minutes long and free to watch. Donations are welcome which help other families. Our Lights will dance to the music!
  • Baird’s Christmas Lights: 1233 E AVE , Red Oak, Iowa
    • The lights are scheduled to turn on December 14, at 5:30 p.m. The lights will be on through New Years night. Listen to 95.3 for updates.
  • 503 11th Street, Eagle, NE
    • Nov 28th – Jan 2nd, 2015. Sun-Thur 5 – 10 p.m., Fri & Sat 5 p.m. – Midnight. 
    • 96 channels of music synchronized lights via Vixen. All lights synchronized. Currently 4 songs and working on more. All music is broadcast on 98.9FM for listening from the warm and comfort of your car. New this year, updates to existing lighting and a mega tree plus additional songs. Few videos from 2012 with 80 channels: Wizards of winter, Jingle Bell Rock, Cupid Shuffle
  • 21020 Cougar Avenue – Honey Creek, IA -  “Animated Lights on Cougar Avenue”
  • Along Old Lincoln Highway, between Council Bluffs and Crescent Iowa, there are a lot of very nice light displays.

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