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A bright Christmas

The Fletcher home at 15499 22 Ave. will be decked out again this year in order to raise funds for the food bank. In previous years, Santa and his helpful elf have made appearaneces. - File photo
The Fletcher home at 15499 22 Ave. will be decked out again this year in order to raise funds for the food bank. In previous years, Santa and his helpful elf have made appearaneces.
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Is your home lit up like a Christmas tree?

Is Santa’s sleigh on your roof?

Are there glowing reindeer on your lawn?

The Peace Arch News is compiling its annual list of holiday light displays on the Semiahmoo Peninsula and surrounding area.

If you’d like to add your home to the roster, email reporter@peacearchnews.com and we’ll share it with our readers.

• 2958 147A St.: What began as a single, inflatable snowman in 2006 has turned into a front lawn covered in decorative pieces. Real estate agent Neil Higgins told Peace Arch News last year that favourite piece is his Home Depot stock car, modelled after the car NASCAR driver Tony Stewart used to drive.

• 15499 22 Ave.: Ken and Bonnie Fletcher have once again heralded the holiday season with their fantastic display of lights. In past years, the dizzying display has also included push-button toys in the family’s decorated garage. Keeping with their tradition, the family will be collecting donations for Sources White Rock/South Surrey food bank.

• 15575 Victoria Ave.: The Lyric house is back this year with with a holiday display, which will be up and running 6-10 p.m. nightly. Dianne Lyric will be collecting donations for Sources White Rock/South Surrey Food Bank.

• 2513 141 St.: The Bodnarchuk family has 40,000 outdoor lights with many characters, seven reindeer, a Nativity scene and icicle lights hanging from the house. The house, a log home on a one-acre lot, has won awards. Lights will be on from 5-10 p.m. nightly.

• 14151 Coldicutt Ave.: The Wards have their Christmas display up and will be collecting donations of non-perishible items for the Sources Food Bank. Lights will be on from 5:30-10:30 p.m.

• 1915 130A St.: The Parisiens have decked their house – and their weeping willow – with icicles and lights to mark the holiday season and are inviting the community to come by and see the display.

• 16956 60A Ave.: The Kinna family in Cloverdale is back with their holiday display and will be collecting funds for the Surrey Memorial Hospital Foundation.

• 19368 62A Ave.: Wish Upon a Star features 17,000 lights with many animated characters, including Mr. Christmas, a musical snowman. Santa and his sleigh fly overheard. Donations are accepted for B.C. Children’s Hospital.

• 16951 Jersey Dr. in Cloverdale: Dan and Andrea Bonneteau have thousands of lights, some synchronized to music, Christmas characters and a Nativity scene. The family is collecting for the Variety Club Telethon.

• 15466 91A Ave.: A perennial favourite since 2002, the Lagerstrom house features tens of thousands of lights synchronized to music. This fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society’s Camp Goodtimes was lit up on Nov. 30 at 6:30 p.m. by Carson Post, a young cancer survivor who recently turned five. The display will run Sunday to Thursday from 5-10 p.m., and to 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Lights will be on until midnight or later on Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Visit www.lightup.ca

• 11665 72 Ave. in North Delta: Danny Dadough and his four-year-old son set up 2,000 lights set to music. Hot chocolate will be served.

 

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