Where to See Holiday Lights in Fairfield County

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In my humble opinion, driving around to see holiday lights after dark is one of the most magical things you can do. To hear my kids oooh and aah from the backseat fills me with all the warm fuzzies. Plus, your kids are strapped into car seats or seat belts, so no need to wrangle your kids, and a bonus is that you can enjoy a hot cup of coffee or hot cocoa while you’re at it. A total win in my book!

We know you are already working so hard to make this season magical for your family, so we did the work for you. We’ve scoured the internet, polled the social media masses, and put together a guide just for you. So dress everyone in cozy holiday jammies, pile into your mom-mobile, crank up the holiday tunes, and see all the best holiday lights in Fairfield County. 

We will update the tour throughout the holiday season as we get more information, so check back to see if we have added more locations! Many of the addresses listed below are private homes or neighborhoods, so please respect these homeowners. If you know of a great light display that isn’t listed below, please e-mail Aarika at [email protected] to be added to the list.

Bridgeport

This is the first year of Holiday Lights Spectacular at the Amp. If you want to visit this one, be sure to purchase tickets in advance.

Fairfield

Wonderland at Roseville, 226 Roseville Terrace is a must-see display.

Greenwich

Greenwich Time reported that Lockwood Lane in Riverside has a fantastic display of lights.

Monroe

The Monroe Playground Foundation put together Light Up Monroe. You can download driving directions and view their interactive map here.

New Fairfield

The Town of New Fairfield Parks and Recreation put together this list to visit from  December 13 to December 23.

Newtown

The admins of the Facebook group Newtown Holiday Homes put together a wonderful listing of holiday lights in Newtown.

There are three routes and can be followed with Google Maps below that were put together by a group member:

Norwalk

We have been told that these are some of the best displays in Norwalk:

  • Boulder Road
  • 25 Mark Drive

Stamford

We have been told that these are some of the best displays in Stamford:

  • Bethany’s Christmas Drive-through, December 10th-11, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.,
  • 2 Scofieldtown
  • Alpine Street
  • Skyview Lane
  • Newfield Avenue, 2nd house on left past Newfield Drive
  • Midland Avenue (Glenbrook part of Stamford)
  • Intervale Road
  • Vine Road
  • London Lane (off of Stillwater Ave)
  • 15 Sanford Lane
  • Weil Street
  • Turner Road near Sherwood Road
  • Mercedes Lane (across from Dannell Drive)
  • 249 Stone Hill Road
  • Caldwell Avenue
  • Lewelyn Road

Trumbull

In 2020, one local mom, Jaimee Smith-Solomon of Craft Pop Art & Events, had the fabulous idea of creating the Trumbull Light Tour to spread joy throughout the town and keep her and her son sane while at home {she also puts together a list of all the best Halloween displays in Trumbull}. The list is updated every Wednesday in December.

Where is your favorite place to see holiday lights in Fairfield County? E-mail [email protected] to add it to the list!

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