Updated on December 13, 2018

Fort Wayne, Indiana knows how to deck the halls. From houses dressed up in thousands of lights and, of course, beautiful downtown window displays and decorations all located in and around Fort Wayne, share the holiday season with some of the Best Christmas Light Displays in Fort Wayne, Indiana! 

Celebrate the season, and take advantage of Fort Wayne’s annual list of Crazy Christmas Houses. Plus, build the perfect holiday weekend and find all of the holiday events at CurrentFortWayne.com!

The Best Christmas Light Display Highlights

Don't have time to visit all of the beautiful displays in Fort Wayne? Although, all of the displays have done an excellent job of decorating, discover some of our can't-miss displays!

  1. Downtown Fort Wayne, from fun holiday window displays to classic decorations there is something for everyone!
  2. 1618 Crooked Creek Parkway & 9314 Monique Drive, discover these displays that you may need sunglasses to see - they're that bright!**
  3. 12215 Bufflehead Run, enjoy this display that is set to synchronized music and 64 programmed channels.
  4. 1211 Willowind Trail, this display does an excellent job of keeping it classy and having aesthetically appealing decorations/design. 
  5. 13525 Plumbago Court, not many houses can say they have their own social media channels, but 13525 Plumbago Court can.
  6. 721 Pelham Drive, from blow-up displays, lights covering everything, and a mailbox collecting letters to Santa, this house has it all!

Crazy Holiday Displays in Fort Wayne

Night of Lights Celebration - Downtown Fort Wayne, Calhoun Street | Fort Wayne, Indiana

Downtown Fort Wayne

Start your Christmas Light Display adventure in downtown Fort Wayne, the epicenter of holiday displays! From Santa and his Reindeer on the PNC Building at Main and Berry to the Merry Christmas Wreath at the Indiana Michigan Power building, there are fun holiday displays around every corner.

If you have time, don’t forget to stretch your legs and wander the downtown streets enjoy many of the window displays, which you can vote on at this link.

East

1325 Summit St. - Jamie Hogle - Best Christmas Light Displays in Fort Wayne, Indiana

1325 SUMMIT ST, NEW HAVEN, IN 46774

Discover this display that adds items daily. Thank you to Jamie Hogle for submitting!

1144 WABASH AVE.

While Santa was bathing on Christmas Eve, the decorating elves did decide to leave! The show not done, the lights barely up, they went on strike because of an empty cocoa cup! So Mr. Snowman and Mrs. Claus tried to finish the fun, but still were unable to get it all done. So the show is smaller, but in a new way nice, and Santa's electric bill will be half the price. Thank you to Ed Heinkel.

7527 Scarlet Court_Jared L - Best Christmas Light Displays in Fort Wayne, Indiana

7527 SCARLET CT

Thank you to Jared L. for submitting.

1934 BEAR PAW DR

Special thanks to Deb Kessler for submitting.

7722 Wishingwell Ct. Christmas Lights Display in Fort Wayne, Indiana

7722 WISHINGWELL CT.

Enjoy this display, but please remember to drive slowly as kids are present. Special thanks to Alex Richardson for submitting.

Tyland Blvd Christmas Lights Display - Fort Wayne, IN

1828 S. TYLAND BLVD. NEW HAVEN, IN 46774

Expect to see around 30,000 lights. Plus, make sure you see all four sides of this decorated house. These lights will be on display from 5:00 pm-1:00 am, and 5:00 am-8:00 am through January 3. Special thanks to Mary and Joseph Fortman.

9314 Monique Drive - Best Christmas Lights Displays in Fort Wayne - EAST

9314 MONIQUE DRIVE

Expect to see over 25,000 LED lights covering this house, which has taken from October until now to install with help from friends and encouragement and support by Becca and Philip. Special thanks to Ryan Dirschell.

Best Christmas Light Displays in Fort Wayne, Indiana - 7317 Holden Drive

7317 HOLDEN DRIVE

Nothing says Christmas like a dragon and Star Wars characters - special thanks to James Andis.

7632 Sunny Lane_Joshua Jewett - Best Christmas Light Displays in Fort Wayne, Indiana
7632 SUNNY LANE

This display will feature over 7,000 lights! Special thanks to Josh Jewett for submitting.

4728 Willow Brook Drive_Best Christmas Light Displays in Fort Wayne, Indiana

4728 WILLOW BROOK DRIVE

Enjoy this display from 5:30 PM to 10:30 PM. Special thanks to Holly Glentzer.

7715 Westford Court Christmas Light Display in Fort Wayne, Indiana

7715 WESTFORD CT

This cheerful display will feature 2000+ lights, three LED projectors, a color-changing tree, three inflatables, and lights from the inside of the home showing outside. There is something for everyone to enjoy! Special thanks to Sean and Caelis Hoyle for submitting.

Best Christmas Lights Display at 12215 Bufflehead Run in Fort Wayne, Indiana

12215 BUFFLEHEAD RUN - LIGHTING UP LEO

Expect to see nearly 15,000 lights, displays synchronized to 5 songs music on radio station 101.3, a 20-foot mega tree. Find more information and hours at https://www.facebook.com/LightingUpLeo/.
Special thanks to Joshua Robison.

14715 Pioneer Creek Ct. Christmas Lights Display in Fort Wayne, Indiana

14715 PIONEER CREEK CT.

Special thanks to Jim Hannie for submitting.

NORTH

15509 Golden Eagle Nest Christmas Lights Display in Fort Wayne, Indiana

15509 GOLDEN EAGLE NEST

This light display has it all. Enjoy a display that is set to music - turn your dial to 97.7. Plus, there is a huge nativity scene that also plays the story. According to CJ this display is so much fun and different than any other shows, and there must be over 30 songs and includes audio movie clips. Cool.

1312 Monte Carlo Drive - Best Christmas Lights Display - NORTH

1312 MONTE CARLO DRIVE

Expect to see a sizable wooden nativity, lights synchronized to music set to 88.1 FM. This display is located in the back of the Classic Heights sub-division. The HOA usually does a decorating contest, so many houses in the addition are decorated, making for a nice drive as you wind your way back to the display house. Special thanks to Ron and Beth Clemens.

Crooked Creek Christmas Lights Display - Fort Wayne, IN

1618 CROOKED CREEK PARKWAY

Expect to see 45,000 lights, and alternating displays between musically timed and solid. Plus, this display is viewable from Union Chapel. Special thanks to Jason Grossnickle.
**This house is currently not at full capacity, but expects to be back up in running in the next week or so!

Best Christmas Lights Display - Willowind Trail

1211 WILLOWIND TRAIL

Special thanks to Lowell and Carrol Lepper.

Best Christmas Lights Display - 11314 Kings Crossing

11314 KINGS CROSSING

Expect to enjoy a full size animated LED-lit displays. Highlights include Santa chasing after his sleigh and reindeer as they take off without him. Special thanks to David Brown.

Best Christmas Light Displays in Fort Wayne, Indiana - 10707 Coldwater Road

10707 COLDWATER ROAD

Enjoy 25,000 lights and be sure to tune your radio to 107.7 for a special show. Show runs until New Year's Eve from 5:00 PM to Midnight. Special thanks to Jacob’s Well Church and Adam Gaines.

Best Christmas Light Displays in Fort Wayne, Indiana - 7911 Canonero Lane
7911 CANONERO

Discover the magic of Canonero Lane with this display made of classic decorations!

Special thanks to Chris Roberts.

8215 Medicine Bow Run - Best Christmas Light Displays - NORTH - Fort Wayne

8215 MEDICINE BOW RUN

This beautiful display features amazing lights and a virtual Santa!

Special thanks to Brendan Mensch.

Best Christmas Light Displays in Fort Wayne, Indiana - 721 Pelham Drive

721 PELHAM DRIVE

Expect to see a display with a projection screen of Santa set up in our windows, a gingerbread house, and a walkway to see some of the decorations up close. Keeping with a tradition set in 2010, you can write a letter to Santa and mail it at this display. If you provide a postage and marked envelope, a letter will be returned from Santa! Special thanks to Matt and Jody Ellenwood – “From our family to yours, we hope you have a Merry Christmas!”

1127 W Ludwig - Best Christmas Lights Display - North - Fort Wayne

1127 W LUDWIG ROAD

Enjoy seeing more than 20,000 lights, blow-up displays, and more. Plus, tune your radio to 97.7 to enjoy the light dance set to music. If you have little ones, make sure to bring a letter to Santa with your return address. Special thanks to TJ and Joan Smith.

4015 Kentland Ave - Best Christmas Lights Display - North - Fort Wayne

4015 KENTLAND AVENUE

Special thanks to Doug and Chris Mounsey.

8025 Charnell Ct_Brett Barnett - Best Christmas Light Displays in Fort Wayne, Indiana

8025 CHARNELL CT.

This display touts a really awesome LED pixel show. These lights are all synced to music that is able to be heard in your car or even on the sidewalk if you choose to walk. Tune in to 94,5FM to hear the show. The show also showcases 4 singing light bulbs that sing to the music. Thank you to Brett Barnett for submitting.

10810 Middleford Place Christmas Lights Display in Fort Wayne, Indiana

10810 MIDDLEFORD PLACE

Enjoy this display Monday-Friday & Sundays from 5:30 PM - 10 PM, and Saturdays 5:30 PM - 11 PM. Special thanks to Doug Houser for submitting.

9432 Heffelfinger Road - Best Christmas Lights Display - WEST - Fort Wayne

9432 HEFFELFINGER ROAD

This house will have around 50,000 lights an 18ft tree and a 12 ft tree! Tune in to 88.5!

Special thanks to Jason and Jodie Pearson.

SOUTH

7420 Playwright Trail_Chris Pendarvis - Best Christmas Light Displays in Fort Wayne, Indiana

7420 PLAYWRIGHT TRAIL

This display will feature red and white strand lights covering a majority of the house including the roof, and sides of the house. Special thanks to Chris Pendarvis for submitting.

9434 White Shell Dr  - Best Christmas Lights Display - SOUTH - Fort Wayne, IN

9434 WHITE SHELL DRIVE

In addition, to the beautiful display, this house will be accepting donations of men’s socks for the Shephard's House. Plus, weather pending, there might be some hot chocolate nights. Special thanks to Kurt and Sherry Girardot.

Best Christmas Lights Display - Union Station Drive

422 UNION STATION DRIVE

This house will feature over 18,000 lights, all set to music with shows running from 6:00-10:00 daily, be sure to get there for the start as Clark W Griswold himself gets things started every day. Tune your car to 89.7 to listen along with the show. The display features a 20-foot tall tree, a custom built sleigh for Santa and intelligent lights that cover the entire house.

Special thanks to Mike Hunsche.

Best Christmas Lights Display - Plumbago Court

13525 PLUMBAGO COURT

If you visit this house, make sure to bring some canned goods to donate to the Community Harvest Food Bank. Learn more about this display on its very own social profiles! Special thanks to Kris and Missy Girardot.

Instagram: KrisMissKreations
Twitter: KrisMissLights
Facebook: KrisMiss Kreations

3115 W County Line Road - Christmas Light Display - South of Fort Wayne, Indiana

3115 W. County Line Road

Enjoy this display from 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM. Plus, tune your radio to 87.9 to enjoy the show and drop off your mail for Santa (all letters with a self-addressed and stamped envelope will get a response from Santa!) Santa checks the mailbox from the Friday after Thanksgiving to DEC 18, so he can make sure all letters get a response before Christmas. Please note, cars will need to turn around at the barn. Special thanks to Mike Bedwell.

Chancery Place Christmas Lights Display - Fort Wayne, IN

3902 CHANCERY PLACE

Special thanks to Brian Potts.

6715 Mohican Trail Christmas Lights Display in Fort Wayne, Indiana

6715 MOHICAN TRAIL

Enjoy this display from 5:30pm to Midnight. Special thanks to Joel and Logan Bianski for submitting.

7619 Kilbourn_Clayton Bishop_Best Christmas Light Displays in Fort Wayne, Indiana

7619 KILBOURN

This display will feature over 8,000 lights, blowups, blow molds, unicorns, and pigs! Thanks to Clayton Bishop for submitting.

6503 orchard lane_Brian Melton_Best Christmas Light Displays in Fort Wayne, Indiana

6503 ORCHARD LANE

Special thanks to Brian Melton for submitting.

5515 Old Mill Road - Best Christmas Light Displays - SOUTH - Fort Wayne

5515 OLD MILL ROAD

Enjoy over 20,000 lights and a display that is bigger and better than last year!

Special thanks to Brandon McClain.

936 Herman Street_Ami Prugh_Best Christmas Light Displays in Fort Wayne, Indiana

936 HERMAN ST.

Special thanks to Ami and Robert Prugh for submitting.

1222 Jackson St._Matthew and Amanda Maple_Best Christmas Light Displays in Fort Wayne, Indiana

1222 JACKSON ST.

Enjoy this display every night from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM until December 26. Special thanks to Matthew and Amanda Maple for submitting.

Santa at the Fantasy of Lights

Another beautiful spot is driving through the Fantasy of Lights at Franke Park! Or even walking around Jefferson Pointe, and the beautiful "Victorian Christmas" exhibit at the Botanical Conservatory.


We realize this still isn't all of the beautiful Christmas Light Displays, so if your house or you know of a house that should be added to our list, please fill out this form and we will add them the list!

*Special thanks to Heather S. who has helped us start this great tradition!

*Post will be updated with submitted displays on Thursday.


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