Houses That Bring Christmas Cheer To Their Neighborhoods

The best part about the Christmas spirit is that it is infectious. How can anyone that sees these eye-popping homes decorated fully in holiday cheer resist feelings of joy?

Take a look because these homes are all about the holiday spirit!

Townhouses in NYC

This row of townhouses in Brooklyn, New York is impressive individually but even more spectacular looking as a combined unit.

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Hopefully Santa brings them money for their outrageous hydro bills.

A Real-Life Gingerbread House

This home definitely brought some Christmas cheer and a whole lot of lights to their neighborhood for the holiday season!

This Northern Kentucky home has officially won Christmas
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This display literally looks like a real-life gingerbread house. They even went as far as to put lights on their lawn!

Ready for Santa!

This house is definitely ready for a visit from Santa Claus if the huge blow-up Santa has anything to say about it!

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The main attraction to this display, though, is arguably the two beautiful trees.

This Looks More like a Christmas movie set

When paying attention to detail with Christmas decorations for the house, this one in Australia has it all.

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The front yard has inflatable characters, lights, and decorations that light up.

Count all the lights

Perhaps Australia’s lack of cold temperatures and minuscule snowfall amounts makes decorating at Christmas a tad easier.

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Can you imagine putting up all those tiny lights in frigid winter weather?

Where’s Waldo…Santa?

At first glance, the Christmas decorations on this house in Frankfurt may not seem too extraordinary.

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Take a closer look. Some lights display different colors and patterns, and do not forget the 19-foot-high Santa.

Merry Christmas To All!

From the gingerbread men to the little drummer boy and Mr. and Mrs. Claus, this house really has it all.

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Oh, and let’s not forget the huge “Merry Christmas” lights and the reindeer on the roof!

Simple and plain in Centereach, NY

Compared to other houses decorated for Christmas, this one in Centereach, New York, seems modest.

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There are not as many flashy and bright colors, but it displays a festive spirit.

Rainbow Lights

This house decided to do a little something different with their Christmas light display; and it totally worked out!

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The rainbow colors no doubt make this house the most unique on the block.

Frohe Weihnachten from Germany!

Although the sign is in German, the light display says Christmas in every language.

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The family wanted to recreate a Christmas atmosphere. The sign says Merry Christmas in German.

Frosty and his family live in Toronto!

Instead of the usual barrage of brightly colored lights that most houses are decorated with at Christmas, this house takes a different approach.

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The front of the home features snowmen.

Every inch of this hall is decked!

When this house thought they had too many lights, they added another few strands! The end result: a beautiful and magical-looking Christmas light display.

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They even went as far as putting their driveway under a tunnel of lights!

The green-guy on this Toronto front lawn looks familiar!

This house in Toronto is anything but a display of a “white Christmas.”

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The photo shows an unseasonably mild December 25th in Canada and features a Dr. Seuss Grinch ornament.

A “Wales” of Christmas decorations is on display here!

After looking at the cool collage of Christmas lights and decorations, one would never know the house is in Wales.

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The fabulous display brought holiday spirit during a dark time.

Why can’t rainbows be part of Christmas decorations?

What this house lacks in the flare with Christmas decor, it makes up for it with creativity.

Christmas house in East London
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In addition to the reindeer and snowman, notice the swan and rainbow decorations.

Welcome to the “Ho Ho Ho House!”

The Woodman family of Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, has a long history of displaying holiday cheer.

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They have been decorating their house for over 30 years at Christmas, bringing everything from snowmen to lit-up presents to their lawn.

No Grinch is stealing Christmas from this Brooklyn home!

This house in Brooklyn, New York, was more than another display of lights and decorations.

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Its simple yet beautiful display with lights, a wreath, and lawn decorations brought joy to people in the neighborhood.

Little Baby Jesus of Brooklyn!

While other houses use bright lights and gigantic air-filled figures as Christmas decorations, this one focuses the attention elsewhere.

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It has a well-lit Nativity Scene celebrating the birth of Jesus.

This Straupitz home doesn’t need snow for its Snowmen

It is easy to overlook the amount of detail that was put into decorating this home for Christmas in Straupitz, Germany.

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Hundreds of decorative snowmen were collected over 20 years.

This Duisburg home ONLY has 100,000 Christmas lights

The 58-year-old owner of this house in Duisburg has so many Christmas lights and decorations that it makes the home glow in the dark.

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There are over 100,000 lights displayed.

This house in Heidenheim is raining with Christmas decor

There should be nobody who can complain about their hydro bill more than the owner of this Heidenheim home.

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The house is illuminated from top to bottom by 30,000 lights.

On Dasher! On Dancer! Next stop, Brooklyn!

Some purists might be bothered by the lack of snow in this display of a Christmas home in Brooklyn, New York.

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Everyone else will marvel at Santa’s sleigh and reindeer.

Christmas, Dyker Heights style

The phrase attention to detail is overused by many, except for this Dyker Heights home in New York.

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Every shrub, branch, and trim is lit with thousands of Christmas bulbs.

The Grinch was last spotted in New York

This house didn’t stop with its lights and wreath. They decided to add the Grinch and Max to their holiday decorations!

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The wicked green grump is captured here with Santa’s bag of presents on a lawn in Brooklyn.

White is the new Red and Green for Christmas

Most homes in this residential NYC neighborhood feature decorations and lights with multiple colors.

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The owners of this particular house effectively use thousands of white and yellow bulbs for lights.

Walking in a (New York) Winter Wonderland

One of the more fascinating details about this New York home is the blend of Christmas themes.

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There are commercial Christmas decorations and a centerpiece featuring a Baby Jesus display.

Santa left behind Frosty and his Kangaroo

This house in the suburbs of Australia displays both the Christmas spirit and one of the most well-known animals in the nation.

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Visitors are greeted by an illuminated life-sized snowman and kangaroo.

Can the Real Nutcracker Prince please stand up?

This house in a suburban New York town has become quite the neighborhood spectacle with its Christmas decorations.

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Scattered among the inflatable and plastic figures are several Nutcracker Prince soldiers.

Come one, come all

This version of a Christmas house in Gatersleben attracts visitors from near and far.

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Every year during the Advent season, the family decorates the house with thousands of colorful lights.

Decorations for a worthy cause

Most homes in this Hampshire neighborhood are decorated as a proud display of the owner’s creativity.

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This home and others turn on their lights to raise money for various charities.