The 7 Most Epic Christmas Light Displays In Fresno

fresno christmas lights guide 2018

Every holiday season Fresno, CA residents take exterior illumination to a whole new level with amazing Christmas lights the entire family can enjoy.

Both walk-through and drive-through house displays get you in the festive spirit—and the quality family time is truly priceless. C.A. Reding Company is featuring the city's best Christmas light displays of 2018 near you. 

1. Christmas Tree Lane 2018 (Van Ness Blvd)

christmas tree lane 2018 in Fresno, CA on N Van Ness Blvd

This popular family fun attraction started in 1920, and now features an astonishing, 140 homes and 300 decorated trees and dancing Christmas lights synchronized to holiday music, displays, Santa, reindeers and more. Opening night starts December 1st 2018. Dogs can walk with a leash.  When are the walk only nights? Check it out below. 

Walk Nights

​Dec 1, 2018 & Dec 11, 2018

Lane Hours 

Sunday – Thursday from 6:00pm to 10:00pm | Friday & Saturday 6:00pm to 11:00pm

The lane tour is completely FREE! For more information, head here or stay updated at

Located on N Van Ness Blvd between Shields Ave & Shaw Ave in Fresno, California

2. Santa Claus Lane in Clovis 2018

Santa Claus Lane  in Clovis continues the festive tradition. The houses come together for a 1 hour light show synced to holiday music. People are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, picnic baskets to sit, relax and show the show. Walking Nights are Friday/Saturday. Car traffic allowed Sunday through Thursday. The show is hosted and presented by Clovis Festival of Lights at Ladera Ranch. 

Date: Nov 25 through Dec 28, 2018
Time: 6pm-10pm, nightly. Show lasts 1 hour, every hour. 
Location: The neighborhood is on the southeast corner of Gettysburg and Locan. 3100 Indianapolis Ave Clovis, CA 93619

3. Fresno Zoo Lights 2018

fresno chaffee zoo christmas lights

Zoolights at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo is fun for the whole family. The zoo features more than a million lights, making it a magical winter wonderland featuring miles of holiday lights starting November 23, 2018. The ENTIRE park is decorated in Christmas lights. Free hot cocoa and a cookie with every ticket!  ZooLight tickets

Date: November 23-25 & December 2, 7-9, 14-23, 26-30
Park is closed on Christmas Day. 
Time: 5pm-8pm
Location: 894 West Belmont Avenue, Fresno, California 93728

4. Kuper's Christmas Lane (Tulare, CA)

Global Winter Wonderland in Tulare didn't return in 2018 but the Kruper's are keeping the light displays going. Located two and a half miles east of Mooney blvd on the Tulare-Lindsay Hwy. 

Date: December through end of the month
Location: East Tulare, CA 
Call for details 559-684-1168

5. Old Town Clovis - Children's Electric Christmas Parade

childrens christmas electric parade in clovis, ca

The Old Town Clovis Kiwanis Club presents the 2018 Clovis Children's Electric Christmas Parade. It will include floats decorated and lighted for the holidays, as well as marching bands, decorated cars, horses and festive cheer. 
When: December 1, 2018
Location: Old Town Clovis (3rd Street to the north and 7th Street to the south)
Contact: Old Town Clovis Kiwanis at (559) 575-4311

6. Annual Clovis Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

This annual event is super exciting and full of merriment as Santa Claus arrives by trolley, greating kids and families. The Mayor of Fresno lights the massive Christmas tree. Courtesy of Clovis High School, the Clark Intermediate School Choir will entertain you with Christmas carols. Refreshments served, free. This is a great family event. 

Date: December 3, 2018
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Clovis City Hall at 1033 Fifth St, Clovis, CA

7. Downtown Fresno Christmas Parade 2018

The Downtown Fresno Christmas Parade enters its 89th year and has truly become a heartwarming event that brings our community together. Put together by the Downtown Fresno Partnership,  this years theme titled, Future Christmas to homage to the re-opening of 55 Fulton St. Check out the Parade details below:

Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018
Time: 1pm-3pm 
Location: Fulton Street in Downtown Fresno