Luckily, viewing Christmas light displays is still something we can all safely enjoy this holiday season. Here’s a list of some of the best attractions you can enjoy at a distance.
Sullivan Family Lights: 11 Laudone Drive
After 15 years, the Sullivan family has Christmas down pat. This year you’ll see thousands of lights, Santa, and Star Wars figures. Lights are on daily from 4:30 until 10:30 p.m.
Szymkowicz Family Light Show: 5 Spencer Street
This family has also been decorating for the season for 15 years, but their specialty is synchronized lights and music. Tune your car radio to 96.7 FM and see the light show between 5:30 and 9 p.m. weeknights, or until 9:30 p.m. on weekends.
Conway Christmas Light Extravaganza: 265 Maple Valley Rd.
This family has returned after a short hiatus. Their display features over 100,000 lights and 300 blow molds and runs nightly between 5 and 10 p.m. until New Year’s Eve.
Ruhle Yule: 376 Chaplin Drive
This display is lit nightly and features lights that move with the music. You’ll also find a huge inflatable on the porch.
Holidays at Pine Knoll: 12 Pine Knoll Dr.
You’ll find a huge gingerbread house, reindeer, and about 20,000 lights in this display. Visit between 5 and 10 p.m.
Corsilette: 467 Seven Mile Rd.
Blow mold toy soldiers and a large gingerbread house grace this display. It also runs between 5 and 10 p.m.
The Stawicki Family Christmas: 111 Allerton Ave.
This is the 15th year for this display and this year promises to wow. Handmade decorations, blow molds, musical trees, and other decorations can be viewed between 5 and 11 p.m.
The Frisina Family Lights: 283 Massasoit Ave.
This display has grown over twelve years and now includes 20,000 thousand lights programmed into 32 patterns, plus you can hear tunes on 89.9 FM. Visit between 5 and 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and until 10:30 p.m. on the weekend until January 3. The family’s collecting donations for type 1 diabetes.
Giroux Family Christmas Display: 69 Outlook Ave.
The Giroux’s are seasoned veterans who also put on an amazing show. Programmed lights and music on 107.5 FM can be enjoyed between 5 and 9 p.m. weekdays and until 10 p.m. on weekends until January 5.
Santa’s Magical Drive-Thru Christmas Display and Musical Light Show: 106 Ten Rod Road
This display is open daily from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. until Jan. 3. It features 110 inflatables, a musical light show synchronized with music on 106.1 FM, and treats on Saturdays during December between 6 and 8 p.m. They’re collecting donations for the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation.
Kyle’s Kristmas: 20 Berclay Street
You’ll definitely enjoy a bit of holiday cheer as this display features inflatables and reindeer. Visit between 4 and 9 p.m. weeknights and until 10 p.m. on weekends.
The MacDonalds’ Christmas Display: 54 Ellery Road
This display has been a staple of Newport since the 1970’s. This year you’ll enjoy snowmen, elves, gingerbread people and houses, decorated live trees and stunning tableaus. Visit between 4:30 and 10 p.m. any night of the week.
The Wotherspoon Winter Wonderland: 14 Hawthorne Ct.
Get out of the car and enjoy a COVID-safe walking path for a first-hand view of Mickey and Minnie, Santa, thousands of lights and more. Visit between 4:30 and 10 p.m. They’re accepting donations for Blessings in a Backpack.
Byron Family Lights: 43 Oakland Road
With almost 10,000 lights, 20 blow ups, and traditional seasonal signs, you’re sure to get the holiday spirit. Visit between 5and 9 p.m. nightly.
Rhode Island Light Show: Wawaloam Campground 510 Gardiner Rd
This is an organized drive-through holiday light spectacular which features a 1 mile route and dozens of holiday themed displays. Visitors should expect to spend 20-25 minutes and need to buy tickets in advance here.
The Rosario’s Christmas Display: 9 Stella Dr.
The Rosario’s have been decorating for six years and are improving and expanding annually. Check out their display nightly from 6 to 10 p.m.
Reindeer Yard: Mary Ann Court
Mary Ann Court is aglow with 14,000 twinkling lights illuminating trees, candy canes, and wreaths. They also have 27 reindeer and Santa in his sleigh. Visit nightly between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m.
Trudeau’s Holiday Home: 36 Maple Lane
Christmas gnomes, inflatables, animal light-ups, and a music box are all adorned with over 6,000 lights. Don’t miss the countdown-to-Christmas projector when you visit between 5 and 11 p.m.
Lavergne Family Holiday Display: 85 Crystal View Drive
This family is new to the game, but they’ve done things right. Their projection show features Santa and dancing gingerbread synchronized to music on 101.9 FM. Visit nightly between 5 and 9:30 p.m. until New Year’s Eve.
Mem and Pop’s Movie Magic: 368 Kenyon Ave.
Watch Christmas movies on a 20-foot big screen and take in more than 25 Christmas inflatables too. Visit between 5 and 10 p.m. nightly.
Carreiros’ Christmas: 9 Oneida Street
This display features 23 inflatables and plenty of lights. You’re welcome to visit nightly between 5 and 9 p.m.
Fitzgerald Family Display: Rhode Island Blvd.
This place is known as “The Christmas House” for good reason. It features a massive programmed light show with music on 103.1 FM. Visit nightly between 5:30 and 8:00 p.m. until January 1.
DiLibero’s Illuminations: 36 Oakland Road
You’ll find bears, penguins, reindeer and more in this yard, all lit up for the season. Visit between 5 and 10 p.m. nightly.
Tierney Family Christmas Display: 6 Waverly Rd.
This complex light show cycles through 40 songs heard on 91.7 FM. Visit nightly from 5 to 9:30 p.m., weather permitting.
Knobel’s Kozy Christmas Display: 22 Candlewood Drive
This display also features lights synchronized to holiday songs. Tune into 88.1 FM while you view their 20-foot tree, Santa, and Carl the minion. Visit from dusk to 10 p.m. nightly until Jan. 15.
Lights for Lives: 84 Hayden Ave.
With over 50,000 lights dancing to music broadcast on 91.7 FM this display is sure to satisfy. You’ll also see many handmade angels, blow molds, and even a waterslide display. Visit weekdays between 5 and 9 p.m. and Friday through Sunday between 4 and 10 p.m. Kids can also safely visit Santa on Friday and Saturday between 6 and 9 p.m. They’re collecting donations for The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island and the Tiverton Food Pantry.
The Lewis Family Light Show: 12 Shenandoah Road
These veteran decorators never disappoint. This year’s display features dancing lights synchronized to music on 106.9 FM, four talking Christmas trees, and a sneak peek into Santa’s workshop. Visit between 5 and 8:55 p.m. weeknights and until 9:25 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. They’re accepting donations for The Autism Project.
Picozzi Family Christmas Display: 75 Gristmill Road
This family has been decorating their yard for more than 30 years. Their display is hi-tech and synchronized to music on 97.1 FM. Visit weekdays between 5:30 and 9 p.m. and on Friday and Saturday until 10 p.m. They’re accepting donations for The Tomorrow Fund of Hasbro Children’s Hospital.
A Rayhall Christmas: 47 Cavalcade Blvd.
Enjoy a 3D mapped projection and a 30 minute show from the comfort of your vehicle. Tune into 98.3 FM and enjoy a traditional show tailored for children. Visit between 6 and p.m. Thursday through Saturday until Jan.1.
Hillcrest Holidays: 15 Hillcrest Ave.
Bring your masks and get out and walk through this COVID-safe magical wonderland with inflatables, music, and plenty of lights. Visit between 5 and 8 p.m. Kids receive goodie bags at the end of their walk.
Souza’s Holiday Spectacle: 8 North St.
This display features handmade, large scale decorations including two huge nutcrackers, a carousel, Ferris wheel, and gingerbread house and magical Christmas bells playing music. Visit daily between 4:30 and 8:30 p.m. until Jan. 1.
Daniels’ Holiday House of Warwick: 69 Darrow Drive
This display has the wow factor with thousands of lights sequenced to 30 songs. Tune your car radio into 89.9 FM and view candy canes, reindeer, snowflakes, and singing trees Wednesday through Sunday between 5 and 9:00 p.m.
Moussally Christmas Display: 11 Lakecrest Circle
This is another COVID-safe walkthrough display. You’ll need to wear masks and keep your distance while taking in the many vintage blow molds, candy cane arches, inflatables, and snow! Visit between 6 and 9:00 p.m. weeknights and until 10 p.m. on weekends. They’re collecting donations for the Warwick Animal Shelter.
Christmas on Aurora Drive: 77 Aurora Dr.
Enjoy dancing lights on Christmas trees and a gigantic Mickey Mouse at this display. Visit between 5 and 10:00 p.m. daily until Jan.1. They’re collecting non-perishable food for Helping Hands Food Pantry of Warwick.
Edwards Family Christmas Display: 34 Falbourt Street
Vintage and new inflatables as well as thousands of lights make this display a must-see. Visit nightly between 5 and 9 p.m.
Lenox Avenue Lights: 10 Lenox Ave.
Enjoy a touch of holiday cheer with jolly Christmas characters, holiday music, lit candy canes, and more. Visit nightly between 5 and 10 p.m. until New Year’s Day.
Fazio Festivities: 3 Bramble Lane
Up for a bit of the unusual? Why not check out this blend of Halloween and Christmas. You’ll see a wolf in Santa’s clothing and Jack Frost as the Grinch. Visit daily between 4 and 10 p.m.
Blackstone Valley Eye Care Presents: Holiday Lights for Sight, 385 Mendon Rd.
This display features a 15-minute light display synchronized to music as well as decorated trees and arches. Visit between 6 and 8:00 p.m. Friday through Sunday, until the New Year.