The Best Huntsville and Tennessee Valley Neighborhoods for Christmas Lights

Christmas lights for Huntsville Alabama

Gas up the car, pour up some hot cocoa in thermoses and hit the road – our much-anticipated list of Huntsville & North Alabama Christmas Lights is back by popular demand! The minute the Thanksgiving leftovers are gone we start putting together the ULTIMATE list of local home and neighborhood Christmas light displays in Huntsville so your family can enjoy them.

We assume you’ve already done the Galaxy of Lights and Tinsel Trail – if not, then hit those up first! They are on the Must List for light aficionados, and both have added new features to their spectacular light displays!

Do you know of a neighborhood we missed? A house that is especially cool? Share it with us in our designated form so we can get it on the list! 

2023 Huntsville & North Alabama Christmas Lights Map

How to Use This Map Like a Boss!

Each pin on this Google map of Christmas Light Displays is a location of Christmas lights – plot out your route in advance on your desktop, or use your Google map app if you’re in the car – it will navigate you to each address! Whenever we could, we included notes & details about the light display.

2023 Christmas Lights & Displays of Spectacular Proportion

Preston Valley Light Show – featuring Horseshoe Bend Memorabilia
Big Cove, Huntsville (map)
The Higginbothem House era is over, but the family has generously passed on their tradition to Preston Valley! In Honor of the late Dr. John Higginbothem, you can drive-by or get out and walk around and enjoy the show. Lights are usually on between 5-10 PM, weather permitting, closed on Mondays except December 19.

Winborn Family Light Show
South Huntsville (map)
The Winborn Family has their own Facebook Page and their lights are on from 5-10 PM, weather permitting.

The Boyer Family Dancing Christmas Tree Show
Moores Mill (map)
This show has over 25,000 lights and over a dozen animated Christmas trees that blink to the holiday soundtrack. It’s hosted by two talking Christmas Trees, Chris and Christine, who tell jokes and introduce the songs. The show will play nightly until 9pm or 10pm except on rainy nights when the show is dark.

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Woodard Family Lights
Madison (map)
This light show in Madison runs from roughly 5-10 PM each night and includes a special tribute & celebration for the Artemis 1 mission! See their Facebook Page for weather updates and even request your favorite song! Please be courteous and don’t block traffic or driveways.

EDITOR’S NOTE: We worked hard to put this map together using reader suggestions and locations we sought out ourselves. However, the vast majority of these locations are private residences and sometimes there are situations when they don’t have their lights turned on. Weather and technical difficulties can happen – we have no control over this. If you discover any inconsistencies, please let us know so we can correct them. We also want to know if we missed anything!

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View Comments (23)
      • Also,
        626 Versailles Dr in South Hsv has chipmunk faces on the side of the house that sing. Kids love it!

        RCM should put all of these on a google map or printable so we can easily drive around and see the ones in our area. =)

  • The house on Mythewood in South Huntsville that always goes all out for Halloween has converted their almost life size dinosaurs to be a Christmas display – including lights, hats and even one pulling the Flintstones car.

    • Sounds great. Do you happen to know the house number so we can provide a map link? If not, we may just send a writer out to look for it.

  • We have a computerized light show as well! We’re located at 12214 Chicamauga Trail. Our display runs Sun-Thursday 5-10pm and Fri-Sat 5-11pm. Would love to be added to the list. Happy Holidays!

  • Both Old Decatur and Albany historic districts in Decatur have light displays. Old Decatur is the area on the right after you cross the bridge. It extends west to Bank Street and south to Lee Street.
    Albany is a little farther down US 31, on both the right and left sides of 31.

    • You can leave the address here and we’ll get it added, or you can message our Facebook Page. Either one works!

  • If you headed out of Huntsville on NW Memorial Parkway towards A&M there’s a house with a fun set up. It’s on the access road. 3608 Memorial Pkwy NW

  • The Wallace Reaidence in Deer Creek Valley locates off of Beth Road in New Market. They are always featured on the news!!!

  • The Greene family has a computerized light show at 3879 Hwy 67 South in Somerville. It is across the street from Drive Through Christmas. It runs nightly from 5-11pm.

  • In the same neighborhood as the Hall Family Light show are the Lanza Family lights. Their lights are animated to their radio station and it’s a lot of fun to watch. They also have an interesting history and family tradition. Their family started doing this when they were neighbors with Dr. Higginbotham on Horseshoe Trail since the 90s. Their address is 4853 Cove Valley Drive in Owens Cross Roads ( That neighborhood has a bunch of other houses decorated so it’s fun to drive around.

  • Hi. Our house at 12014 Chimney Hollow Trail in S HSV has a rather large display; mostly vintage decor that you won’t see in other places. We’d love to be added to your list. thanks!!

  • The Greene family light show on hwy 67 in Somerville al is awesome. They have a place to pull over and their own radio station.

  • Our house on 1108 Woodmont Avenue in Huntsville has many lights, and we are also doing a canned food drive along with the lights. Thank you!

    • Thanks! You’re already on the map – thanks for helping us all get into the Holiday Spirit!

  • First of all, thank you for putting this map together. It’s harder and harder to find great Christmas lights displays!
    A display worth the time it takes to get there is in Northeast Huntsville. They add to it every year.
    112 Squirrel Dr. Huntsville, AL

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