Dec. 14 2015 04:28 PM

The best places to see Christmas lights around San Diego

Candy Cane Lane
Photo by Jessica Johnson

Lots of people go all out with their lights and decorations for Christmas. They put them up, in part, so you can go see 'em. Here's a listing of the highlights from all over the area:

Christmas Card Lane (Rancho Peñasquitos): Oviedo Street, just off of Black Mountain Road. Over the years, Christmas Card Lane has grown to include some 200 families. Through Dec. 31, dusk-10 p.m.

Candy Cane Lane (Poway): Hickory Court, Hickory Street, off Twin Peaks Road and Silverset Street. Also includes Butterwood Court and Rockrose Court. The entire cul-de-sac is lit up. Through Dec. 24, 6 to 9 p.m.

Starlight Circle (Santee): Take Tomel Court off of North Magnolia Avenue to West Glendon Circle. Bright lights, colorful displays, Nativity scenes and Santa's reindeer are just part of the elaborate decorations. Through Dec. 26, 6 to 10 p.m.

Holiday Hill (La Mesa): 8065 Stadler St. Several homes on Stadler participate in the annual Holiday Hill display featuring lights, decorations, icicles, animated displays, music and candy cane giveaways. Through Jan. 1, dusk to 10 p.m.

Jingle Bell Hill (El Cajon): Solomon Avenue and Pageen Place. Jingle Bell Hill attracts thousands of visitors each year. Through Jan. 1, 6 to 9 p.m. weekdays, 6 to 10 p.m. weekends

Christmas Circle (Chula Vista): Whitney and Mankato street. A scaled-down version of the grand "Candy Cane Lane" of past years. Through Dec. 26, 5 to 10 pm.

Clairemont Christmas Park (Clairemont): Lana Dr. and Jamar, off Mt. Abernathy Avenue. More than 40 homes decorated on this circular street. Through Dec. 27.

Tinsel Town (Lakeside): 10248 Paseo Palmas Dr. 20-plus houses included. Through Dec. 25, 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Fairway Village (Carmel Mountain Ranch): West side of Stoney Gate Place. More than 80 homes decorated. Through Jan.1, 5:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Garrison Street Lights (Point Loma): Wildwood Lane. Through Dec. 31, 5 to 10 p.m.


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