Must see Christmas light decorations at holiday houses in Tampa Bay

Credit: Jim Carson

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Tis the season for holiday decorations galore and the Tampa Bay is excited to join in on the fun!

Homes all around the Bay area are firing up their best display of holiday lights and you won’t want to miss them.


55,000 Christmas lights are synchronized to music, led by your very own radio at the Streamside Drive Christmas Lights. The eco-friendly display features a 17-foot tall Mickey Mouse, the Grinch, his dog Max and much more.

These lights will be on full display Monday through Thursday 6 to 9 p.m. and Friday to Sunday 6 to 10 p.m. at 11048 Streamside Drive.


The Oakdale Christmas House is the biggest and oldest display in St. Petersburg featuring over a half of a million lights.

For the 41st year, you can grab the whole family to drive by 2719 Oakdale Street Street any day from 6 to 10 p.m. until Jan. 3.


A Davenport holiday extravaganza is also catching a lot of eyes in the area.

Each outdoor video at the Banbor Christmas Light Show plays along to a different song with a new light show every time. The celebration even wows from inside the home so you won’t miss a moment of the Christmas cheer.

You can check out that display at 7237 Mystic Brook Way every half-hour from 5:30 to 11 p.m.

And although it is the only house on the block with dancing lights, many other homes are lit up ready to show off their holiday spirit.


One woman starts putting up her extravagant decorations in November to cover her entire yard. Fans of the display say a few years ago, the woman’s brother passed away and she remembers him by creating this masterpiece so he can see it while watching over her.

Find this masterpiece at the Corner of Chase Road ad Ritter Road in Lakeland.

Also, the entire Country Oaks neighborhood in Lakeland gets together for a drive-through experience takes you through the tale of the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem.

View this display off of Old Polk City Road.


If you know of a house we should include in our must-see list, let us know about it on our WFLA News Channel 8 Facebook page. Don’t forget to share your holiday display with us too!


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