Holiday lights for the season

Welcome to the Ashland Daily Tidings' annual guide to holiday lights. Locations have been sent in by readers. For an interactive, up-to-date map, go to, where you also can add displays not on this list. Or e-mail, and we'll add it.


479 Drager St.: Lights line the roof of Diane Barnes' house. Animated snowflakes, deer, angels, a snowman and "Merry Christmas" banner embellish the yard.

West Medford

443 DeAnjou Ave.: This medium-sized display has a nativity scene.

838 Ellen Ave.: The light show at this home is synced to music at 95.3 FM.

1765 Sheldon Ave.: This home has many pretty lights and blow-ups and a new Mrs. Claus blow-up figure this year, writes a reader.

1150 S. Stage Road: Myriad lights decorate the house and surrounding property in tribute to National Lampoon's Clark Griswold. It's coordinated to music tuned in at 104.3 FM. See the lights from 5 to 11 p.m. daily through New Year's Day.

East Medford

1413 Appleton Circle: With cooperation from his neighbors, Carl Loar annually decorates the entire cul-de-sac with dozens of holiday displays — twinkling lights, animated animals, glittering glow balls and more.

248 N. Barneburg Road: Residents of this home on the corner of Jackson Street and Barneburg Road have lights, animation and blow-up characters.

1815 Bristol Drive: This house, a perennial favorite on light tours, features more than 50,000 lights and Santa's elf-training center, with snowmen, penguins and elves in various activities.

1384 Brook Court: About 20,000 lights dance to music at the home of Frankie Rutigliano, along with blow-up and animated characters. Lights will be on from 6 to 9 every night, 6 to 10 p.m. Christmas Eve.

3072 Century Way: A snowman looms over the lights here.

3401 Eucalyptus Drive: Over 15,000 lights in this musical display, where the Grinch steals the family Christmas tree.

1898 Filmore Drive: Angels and lots of lights surround a nativity scene as five reindeer prance about. A family of snow people watch Santa Claus and his reindeer leaving on their journey.

Greystone Court: The cul-de-sac's annual lights display is one of the most showy and best attended around.

311 haven st.: Lights keep time with a merry mix of Christmas songs. Nearby homes also boast beautiful light displays.

1149 E. Hills Court: The Abominable Snowman has struck again! This time he's overturning a Christmas tree at Marcie Hannon's home. Fortunately, he hasn't wreaked havoc on her lovely light display.

2127 E. Jackson St.: Ron Bartlett's home includes a Santa, penguins and other holiday characters that move and sing at the push of a button; a perennial holiday favorite.

2500 block of N. Keene Way Drive: Two houses create a fun Christmas display with lights and inflatable yard decorations.

Kerrisdale Ridge: More than 30 homes on this east Medford road are decorated in what residents call "Candy Cane Lane." In addition to decorations on houses, trees and light posts are decorated as candy canes with big red bows.

2833 La Mirada Drive: New additions join the animated deer, inflatable ornaments and flashing lights each year.

2828 Seckel Court: Neighbors on this east Medford street long have decorated in the spirit of the season. Resident Ruby Capovilla described the result as a "full-blown beautiful neighborhood."

1122 Springbrook Road: Homeowner Kevin Claborn has 16 channels of lights programmed to go with music at 106.9 FM from 5 to 9 p.m. Sundays through Thursday and an hour later on Fridays and Saturdays.

4667 Torrey Pines Drive: Lights dance to music, and a giant cross is visible for miles around.

Central Point

1020 Brandon St.: Mike Miller's holiday garden railroad will run daily Dec. 17-24, weather permitting. Watch the five trains pass by "Christmas town."

1868 Cottonwood Drive: Cut-out characters are made right in this family's garage. Charlie Brown, Lucy, Snoopy look for the perfect Christmas tree; Santa's elves and Rudolph add finishing touches; and Santa checks his list inside.

905 N. Fifth St.: Lights are joined by a 12-foot snowman, Rudolph and a musical Christmas tree.

Glenn Way: Multiple displays with inflatable characters and lawn ornaments light up the street.

865 Hopkins Road: About 4,500 lights flash in sync with Christmas music.

1097 Justice Road: After a two-year hiatus, the Dyer family will once again deck its halls. This year, the house will feature lots of lights, Santa items, a manger scene and a large-scale, handmade Bible. Santa and his elves will pass out candy canes at their festive home from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 25.

523 Ridgeway Ave: Lots of lights and Christmas figures, including snowmen sledding off the roof.

Eagle Point

19 Portabello Way: The Balfour family of Eagle Point hosts its annual display from 5 to 9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and from 5 to 10:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. The light show, coordinated to music at 94.3 FM, is a fundraiser for Ethan Jostad, who is being treated for cancer. See

882 Win Way: Carissa writes "My brother has been decorating his house every year ... It just always looks good, but it's nothing too over the top."

589 Crystal Drive: Look for Santa in a drift boat amid 20,000 lights.


960 Brandon Way: Jonnie works very hard every year to make sure Santa won't miss this house, which features the jolly, old elf in an airplane on the roof and lights flashing in sync to music.

4090 Colver Road: Large homemade ornaments light the way to a nativity scene and property decorated with homemade trees and angels.

2153 Houston Road: This house never ceases to amaze, writes a reader. "Over 35,000 lights every year tastefully decorated!"

2627 Pioneer Road: Traditional decorations get musical accompaniment.

Samuel Lane Loop Road: Several houses along the road are dressed in colorful lights.

Rogue River

511 Cypress Ave.: Viewers can tune their radios to 94.1 FM to hear the music that goes with a 27-minute musical show at this home on the hill at the end of a cul-de-sac. The lights are on daily from 5 to 10 p.m. through Dec. 31.

White City

7311 Woodlake Court: Old-fashioned lights accompany a nativity scene.

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