Rogue Valley Winter Wonderlands
If your family likes to pile into the car and drive around checking out holiday light displays, wait no longer.
For the past few weeks, we've asked readers to send us addresses of houses with particularly striking holiday displays. We entered the addresses on an online map at www.mailtribune.com/christmaslights, and we've shared the list below.
So grab the paper, fill up a thermos with hot chocolate, and load up on candy canes. It's time to go for a drive.
2127 E. Jackson St.: Ron Bartlett's home, with its animated Christmas characters at the edge of the road, is a perennial favorite.
Greystone Court: The east Medford street is known for its extensive light displays. The annual display runs nightly from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. through through Christmas Eve. Residents accept donations of nonperishable food items for Access.
Cherry Lane: An annual favorite composed of numerous vivid displays.
South end of Kerrisdale Ridge Drive: Several dozen homes are decorated for the holidays, and more than 60 trees and light posts are wrapped in red and white with bows.
3966 S. Pacific Highway, Space 44: 10-foot snowman, manger scene, laser lights and a Winter Wonderland. You might also catch a glimpse of Santa Claus.
Goldy Building, East Main and Front streets: The historic Goldy building in downtown is set with a computerized music and light display with 128 channels, five shows, each approximately 30 minutes long and rotating daily until Jan. 2. Shows start daily at 5 p.m. and can be viewed outside, either with building speakers or in your car by tuning in to 100.7 on your FM dial.
4176 Hemlock Drive: A nice display of lights, snowmen and Santa.
Harry & David Country Village, 1314 Center Drive: Cheery lights display set to music.
1608 Crown Ave.: This house has a Disneyland Christmas theme, complete with the iconic castle.
1020 Brandon St.: Christmas lights and large-scale trains run through the town of North Pole. Through Dec. 24, weather permitting.
902 N. Third St.: A display of lights set to music.
523 Ridgeway Ave.
6704 Pinehurst St.
589 Crystal Drive: Thousands of lights decorate this home.
7955 Gladstone Ave.:Christmas lights and an animated Santa Claus
Samuel Lane Loop Road, Phoenix: Several houses don numerous lights and cute inflatables.
960 Brandon Way
861 S. Mountain Ave.: This Ashland home is entirely outlined in lights; "icicles" drip from the eves and most of the 20-some trees are swirled with red and white lights like candy canes.
1155 Green Meadows Way: An elaborate display of inflatable decorations, illuminated candy canes and brightly colored lights.
775 St. Andrews Circle: Multicolored light display can be viewed from St. Andrews Circle and Crowson Road.
990 Siskiyou Blvd.: The university's Plunkett Center mansion is decked out head-to-toe in red lights.