The Best Places to See Holiday Lights in Naples, Florida

December 14, 2020

bigstock-Christmas-Lights-4128532With the holidays right around the corner, it's time to get in the spirit of the season. One of the best ways to make your spirits bright is to enjoy the many festive, twinkling holiday light displays around Naples, Florida. 

Whether you want to enjoy the displays from the comfort of your car, or you want to take a relaxing walk and see the holiday splendor up close, we've rounded up the best places to see holiday lights in Naples, Florida.

Victoria Park 

The Victoria Park neighborhood in North Naples has one of the most popular drive-through light displays in the area. Around 300 homes go all out with over-the-top decorations every year—some streets even have their own themes. 

Be sure to drive down Windsor Way—known for having brightly lit arches over the road—Meadowland Drive, and Whitehall. 

More Naples Neighborhoods to Explore

While not every neighborhood does light displays quite as spectacularly as Victoria Park, there are some others where the holiday spirit is on full display, including: 

  • Pelican Bay 
  • Golden Gate City 
  • Port Royal 
  • Palm River
  • Willoughby Acres

‘Nightlights in the Garden’ at Naples Botanical Garden 

Another favorite winter tradition is Nightlights in the Garden at Naples Botanical Garden. Take a stroll through the beautiful grounds and pathways lit by millions of colorful twinkling lights. 

This year also features lighted sculptures from the garden's current exhibition: Steve Tobin: Nature Underground, live musical performances of your holiday favorites, and seasonal specials at the Fogg Cafe. 

The event runs through January 3rd. Tickets and masks are required.

Christmas at Historic Palm Cottage 

Historic Palm Cottage is the oldest home in Naples and every year its halls are decked with sparkling lights and elegant holiday decor. 

Learn all about Palm Cottage's rich history as you explore the house and adjacent Norris Gardens, adorned in holiday splendor. 

Christmas on Third

Find the enduring magic of an old Naples holiday at Christmas on Third. Stroll along charming Third Street South and experience all the sights and sounds of the holiday season. 

Explore the holiday scenes and decorations that adorn the street and listen to the strolling carolers who will be spreading holiday cheer every Tuesday and Friday. 

You can even see snowfall at 7 p.m. in the evening!

Holiday Nights at Edison and Ford Winter Estates

Located in nearby Fort Myers, the Edison and Ford Winter Estates celebrate the season with a dazzling display of lights and historical decorations. 

This year, the theme is Sounds of the Season. This unique holiday experience features a coordinated music and light show, towering animated trees, and a Children's Tree Trail. 

There are also strolling carolers, live music, and dance performances on select nights. 

Of course, you can also see gorgeous holiday lights and decorations spread across the three campuses of Moorings Park Communities. Contact us today to learn more about each of our unique campuses and schedule a personal tour.

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