Pittsburgh's neighborhoods are gearing up for the holiday season, and we all have our favorites that we stop at each year. There are several well known areas to "stroll by" on a nice winters' eve. Make some hot chocolate, grab your favorite snugly blanket, print a copy or two of our Griswold List Scavenger Hunt, and pack your kids in the car to embark on this fun and FREE family adventure that will be sure to turn into your new favorite tradition. We've got streets worth driving down listed by neighborhood below, and you can use the Google Map below to scope out and navigate quickly to glowtastic Griswold houses are near you! Click on the arrow in the top left corner to search by neighborhoods.
Please note, locations listed with 🎄are still waiting for 2022 confirmation and will be updated as soon as confirmed!
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Noteworthy Neighborhoods worth a drive and houses you should stop at:
Maplewood Ave - submitted by a reader as a must-do destination! This family has over 20,000 lights in their display and on the weekend will dress up as Santa and Mrs. Claus. A reindeer has even been spotted there!
Irishtown and Galway - Tons of decorations including 20 inflatables!!!
Pudding Stone & Glen Hill
Willow Glen Drive (off of Clifton)
3524 Valley Drive
7058 Dumbarton Place - Music moves to Christmas music (outdoor speaker)
Bethel Church Road across from Ace Miller's Hardware. Head toward McMurray Road to see Santa and his sleigh on top of a rooftop!
418 Chessbriar Drive
🎄East McMurray Road - Christmas Vacation
🎄Delaware Ave (off of Logan Rd)
🎄Saddlebrook Estates (off of King School Road)
Meadowbrook Blvd has some nice houses on display, but the real WOW houses will come when you venture further down to Edge Road. Our suggestion is to enter Edge Road though Wainright and enjoy a slow loop as Edge transitions into Tuxey Ave, bringing you right back to your starting point.
712 Wheatland Circle - Display goes every half hour from 5pm-10pm. Tune in to 89.7FM
🎄786 Boyce Road
🎄1017 Crest Lane
31 Woody Crest Drive (near Caste Village) - light show to music
3502 Lucille Drive
3524 Valley Drive
🎄Winterberry Court (behind Sarris') - accepting donations for a food drive
Baker Family Christmas Extravaganza of Lights and Sounds (Cancelled for 2021) 502 Hedge Row Ct.
Cranberry Township, PA 16066
Zombek Christmas Light Display | 214 Williamsburg Drive, Elizabeth, PA 15037
The shows run nightly through December 28th, 2021, weather permitting. Check Facebook group for weather updates. Tune to 105.3 FM Show times: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00P.M. - 9:00P.M., Friday & Saturday: 5:00P.M. - 10:00P.M., Christmas Eve: 5:00P.M. - Midnight. Donations collected on site benefit Make-A-Wish. Look for the red box!
2021 Christmas Light Spectacular - The Saints Simon and Jude church parking lot has been transformed into an amazing musical Christmas Light Display with dancing lights, music, Father Alek, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Mrs. Claus, some Elves, and even Santa! You can see the display every night at 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. This VERY FAMILY FRIENDLY show is about 60 minutes in length and is looped continuously so you can drive in anytime and you will not miss anything! Stay as long as you like and come back as many times as you want – it’s FREE! The show is broadcast on FM Radio channel 96.7 so all you have to do is park your car and turn on your radio to see and hear this amazing light show! Make sure to tell all your friends, family, and every little kid you know about the fabulous Christmas Light Spectacular Show!
There are no donations asked for or accepted for this awesome event – it is FREE and open to the public! Click here for directions to the show!
Leaving St Jude's on Greentree Road driving towards 376 has some great houses. Make a left on W. Manilla Drive for a massive display!
🎄Colonial Manor Road | North Huntingdon, PA Light show is from 5-10 PM
🎄1416 Tenth Street | Irwin, PA
Pappy Ed's Christmas Lights | corner of Glenburn Drive and Orchard (usually up by the 2nd week in December)
Merry Melvin | 135 Melvin Drive Pleasant Hills
Pittsburgh, PA 15236
Display on Torwood Drive rivals those on Melvin & Glenburn
Squire Lane & Canterbury Lane
Abbey Brook Lane (end of cul-de-sac)
Fireside (the end near Candelite)
Hiddenbrook Neighborhood (starting at The Bible Chapel), cross Hidden Valley Road into the Estates of Hidden Valley
114 High Street (behind Fiori's) *this is a one way street and may be difficult to back out of
🎄Pine Ridge (Venetia)
🎄Golden Eagle Drive & Blackmore Drive (off Bebout) - Whoville & Grinch display and more!
🎄119 Pine Creek Drive (Venetia)
🎄Oakwood & Alexander Drive (near Stratford Manor)
401 Thompsonville Road - tune your radio to 87.9 FM to hear over a dozen Christmas songs programmed to the lights. There is a parking lot across the street where cars will park to watch. Don't worry, the Grinch shouldn't be there 🤣
🎄Center Church & Clubview - lots of blowups
🎄McCombs (behind Bower Hill)
🎄Friar Lane (from Valleybrook to Hamlet)
🎄Piney Ridge Drive
Taylor's Christmas Light Display
335 Vernon Dr.
West Newton, PA 15089
Interactive light show. Tune to 89.1 FM and check out their website to vote for your favorite Christmas songs. Show schedule runs Sunday - Thursdays: 5:30-9:30 PM, Fridays & Saturdays: 5:30- 10:30 PM
Brodzinski Family Light Show
31 Woody Crest Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15234
Tune to 88.5 FM and watch the lights move to Christmas music! Once parked/ situated make sure to turn off headlights to not blind other viewers.
5:15pm-9:00pm on Weeknights (Sun-Thurs)
5:15pm-10:00pm on Fridays & Saturdays
The Busiest times for traffic, have been weekends between 6-8pm.
Nellis Family Holiday Light Show
4673 Echo Glen Dr,
Pittsburgh, PA 15236
Nellis Family Light Show will not be performing for the 2021 season.
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