It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas lights have popped up all over the place, so I thought I’d put something together highlighting some areas you may want to check out!
⇒ If you know of any local light displays that aren’t on this list, please contact me with details and I’ll add to the list! Thank you to those who have already contributed to this list!
43 Chaste Tree Lane
Foxhall Circle — After Chaste Tree and on your way to Old Trail Road, be sure to stop by 2905 and 2927 Foxhall Circle to see some fantastic lights in Foxhall subdivision off Pleasant Home Road.
Old Trail Road — Several homes are lit up along Old Trail Road off Bobby Jones Expressway and worth a view if you’re in the area.
Dorchester — Several homes are decked out in lights in the Dorchester subdivision off Skinner Mill Road.
Glenn Avenue — Looking for that old fashioned Christmas card feel? Don’t miss the chance to ride down Glenn Avenue and surrounding streets in the Summerville neighborhood. And you just might catch a glimpse of Rudolph!
Lake Forest Drive — Only a few blocks west of Glenn Avenue, don’t miss the chance to drive through a “forest” of lit trees lining the road in the Forest Hills neighborhood. You’ll find them on the portion of the road between Lombardy Court and Lake Forest Hills Elementary School.
Walton Way Extension — A ride down the residential portion of Walton Way Extension will be sure to delight with a mix of classic traditional lights and decorations as well as fun and whimsical decorations.
Washington Road — Are you a Santa freak? Get your fix at a home in west Augusta between West Vineland and East Vineland Road.
Pine Log Road — Located across from Cross Creek High School, this home is an annual favorite. Lights are synchronized to a playlist found on 88.7 FM. They even have a Facebook page with updates.
Martin Road — Enjoy a huge Christmas lights display at a home on Martin Road in south Augusta. It’s located behind Zaxby’s and SunTrust on Peach Orchard Road.
Richmond Hill Road — It’s the “blue light special” on Lebaum Court off Richmond Hill Road in south Augusta! Each year, eye-catching blue lights adorn the homes on the corner. Even if you don’t normally care for blue lights, this is a pleasing sight to behold! Just up Richmond Hill Road from Lebaum Court, you’ll find another well decorated home on Sconyers Way (near Sconyers Bar-B-Que). Continuing across Windsor Spring Road, Richmond Hill Road takes you to a home where a Christmas tree is so large, it pokes through the roof of a home at the intersection of Richmond Hill and Mt. Vernon Drive.
Ashley Drive (off Rosier Road) — Also on the southside, a perennial favorite on Ashley Drive is all decked out in lights again this year. From Rosier Road, take Boone Drive. Turn right onto Ashley.
1517 Goshen Road — Goshen Plantation off of Mike Padgett Highway. Has a fantastic display with synchronized music to 89.9 FM.
Hardy Pointe — This neighborhood is a delight to ride through at night. Be sure to check out 343 Gardenia Drive. From Hardy McManus Road, take Hardy Pointe Drive. Then turn right onto Azalea Drive, then left onto Gardenia. Roll down your windows to hear the music corresponding to the vibrant colored lights. While there, you must also see the very classy decorations at 4306 Nandina Court, with a full size decorated Christmas tree in the front yard!
Riverwood Plantation — Visit the Ridges at Riverwood to find two homes (6311 Southbroom Drive and 416 Kirkwood Drive) that display lights to music. Tune in to 88.1 FM.
788 Springbrook Circle — Off North Belair Road, this home not only offers a light show but a free candy cane! The light show runs nightly from 5:45 to 10:00. Visit them on Facebook, too!
Villages at Rivershyre — You must go by 1165 Oakton Trail in the Dartmore village. It’s deep in the neighborhood, but well worth a visit. You can even have your photo taken in Santa’s sleigh! Tune in to 88.1 FM to hear the music corresponding to the lights. Check them out on Facebook, too!
Story Mill Road — You’ll find several homes along and off of this road all decked out! One of them in Story Mill Plantation even has lights synchronized to music.
Fair Oaks Road — A home in the Arrowhead subdivision off Flowing Wells Road has a computerized light display that follows the homeowner’s low powered Christmas radio station (90.1 FM). Several surrounding homes in the neighborhood have also decorated quite a bit.
226 Flores Lane — Located off Baston Road, you’ll find some pretty lights here!
343 Forest Court — This home in Quail Creek is sure to delight with plenty of lights and inflatable decorations. There’s enough to give Clark Griswold a run for his money!
Fox Run — This neighborhood tucked away off Belair Road has quite a few houses worth viewing! Check out 4130 Meriden Drive and numerous homes on Clinton Way. From Forest Court (above) take Matheny Cut to Clinton Way. Or take Belair Road to Holly Road, then turn right on Meriden Drive.
Gary Glen Drive — Take Old Evans Road to Murray Road. Turn right onto Gary Glen Drive. You’ll find a home with a radio station corresponding to decorations. Tune into 90.1 FM!
342 Timberidge Drive — If inflatables are your preference, you’ll want to stop by this house in Candlewood Crossing. Oh, and it has lights, too.
349 Copeland Circle — When it’s not been raining recently, check out lights to music and tune into 88.9 FM! This home is located off Murrah Road Extension.
1838 Hidden Hills Drive — Turn off Martintown Road onto Hidden Hills Drive to find a “highly decorated” home on your left.
712 River View Drive — It’s another lights synchronized to music home in the Hammond Hills area of North Augusta. From Georgia Avenue, take Woodlawn Avenue. Turn left onto River View Drive.
⇒ If you know of any local light displays that aren’t on this list, please contact me with details and I’ll add to the list!