When it comes to decking the halls for the holidays, our beloved town of Gilbert is in a class by itself. With multiple neighborhoods creating elaborate Christmas light displays, there are numerous choices for enjoying Christmas lights in Gilbert.
Where to See Christmas Lights in Gilbert 2019
At Tiger Mechanical we feel that Gilbert Christmas lights are a special part of the holiday season. We’ve created a list of some of the best neighborhoods to see Christmas lights in Gilbert so you can enjoy them with family and friends.
Christmas on Comstock
Our list of the best Christmas lights in Gilbert starts with a neighborhood that’s received national fame. East Comstock Drive in the Higley Groves neighborhood includes 13 houses that go all out with a combined 110,000 light display in addition to over 300 strobe lights. The sight is so impressive that it won ABC’s ‘Great Christmas Light Fight” in 2016. Driving is recommended so you can tune in to 93.9FM to watch the lights perform to synchronized music.
While admission is free, the neighborhood encourages contributions to Arizona’s Make-a-Wish Foundation.
Address: Higley Groves
East Comstock Drive, Gilbert AZ 85296
Circle G Park Christmas Lights in Gilbert
This elegant neighborhood of 25 luxury homes is a classic choice for where to see Christmas lights in Gilbert. Many houses have their lights set to music while others go all out with inflatables, animal displays and North Pole scenes, totaling upwards of 25,000 lights. The neighborhood welcomes drivers and walkers alike, free of charge.
Address: Circle G Ranches
Honeysuckle Lane, Gilbert AZ 85234
Riparian After Dark
The Riparian Nature Preserve comes alive on weekend nights with some of the best walkable holiday light displays in Gilbert. The preserve’s paved walking trails are illuminated with Christmas light displays, light installations, and lighted inflatables. Local school choirs serenade walkers and refreshments are available for purchase. Admission to the event is free, but each night will feature the opportunity for a donation to a different local charity.
Address: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch
2757 E. Guadalupe Road, Gilbert, AZ 85234
When: December 6th & 7th
December 13th & 14th
December 20th & 21st
Val Vista Lakes Holiday Light Display
Not to be outdone for the best Christmas lights in Gilbert, the neighborhood of Val Vista Lakes has plenty to explore. This community set around our town’s beautiful lakes take a go big or go home approach, not only synchronizing their lights to music, but working together to synch them to each other’s homes as well. We recommend driving and tuning in to 90.1FM to hear their hard work put to music. Admission is free.
Address: Val Vista Lakes
Catamaran Drive, Gilbert, AZ 85234
Holiday Mountain at Val Vista Lakes Clubhouse
In addition to the residential displays on Catamaran Drive, the beautiful grounds surrounding the Val Vista Lakes community clubhouse are transformed into Holiday Mountain each year. The gazebos, trees, waterfalls and rocks of the clubhouse’s landscaping are aglow with over 500,000 lights every night of the holiday season, with Santa stopping by on Friday and Saturday nights.
While admission is free, the Val Vista Lakes neighborhood association accepts donations to a different local charity each year. Holiday Mountain is also a collection site for the Gilbert Police Department’s annual holiday toy drive.
Address: Val Vista Lakes Clubhouse
1600 E. Lakeside Drive, Gilbert, AZ 85234
We hope our list of the best Christmas lights in Gilbert gives you the chance to take a break from all the hustle and bustle and enjoy the simple magic of holiday lights. From all of us at Tiger Mechanical, Happy Holidays!