The Best Residential Christmas Light Displays in and around Calgary

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Every year many Calgary residents and neighbourhoods cover their houses with festive Christmas lights and other great decorations, they bring Christmas spirit to the local communities. It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and it just wouldn’t be Christmas time without twinkling lights. Share your Holiday Cheer and show us your lit-up homes, nativity scenes or North Pole galore. Submit your details through our Lighten UP Calgary web submission form.

To make things simpler for families, we have listed out those amazing Christmas light displays, sorted by communities. So, take your kids out, see bright, sparkling lights, listen to Holiday music and donate to worthy causes while enjoying family time. And the best part is, it’s all free of charge and family friendly.

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and Season Greetings from your team at Lighten UP Calgary in Deer Run SE, Calgary!

Current Press releases, Radio and TV announcements:

Global News Morning – Nov. 24, 2023

CBC Homestretch – Dec. 14, 2023

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Lighten UP Calgary – Christmas displays 2023

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New beginnings are just around the corner. Happy New Year!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. With the kids jingle belling and everyone telling you be of good cheer.

Andy Williams 

Christmas Shop Lighten UP Calgary

Christmas Decor and Gifts

Dress up your home with our unique selection of outdoor decorations and original gifts! With a wide range of options, there is something to fit your individual style and compliment your home. Use Banners and Stars to decorate the exterior of your home with something personal and festive. Bring the smell of the holidays into your home with Incense cones which will fit our cute Incense smokers. With a Christmas Pyramid, you can express your anticipation for the holiday season in a decorative way. And when the dark season begins and Christmas is just around the corner, our beautiful Candle Arches (Schwibbogen) shine in front of the window and conjure up a Christmas atmosphere for the festive days. If you are searching for the perfect finishing touch for your home this season, our wide selection of decor and gifts will inspire you! 


Garage Door Decor, Fence Banners and Balcony Privacy Screens

Xentas Inc. Print Decor has the best selection of garage door, fence and balcony banners! A wide range of banners to suit your unique style and make stand out on your block, just in time for the holidays! Shop online now…



German Christmas Decorations

Decorating your home with Original German Christmas Decorations will create a wonderful holiday ambience. The German culture is steeped in tradition, in fact decorations are playing an important role. At Craft Shop we offer Original handmade items imported from the German Erzgebirge. Shop online…

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