Tis the season for the lighting up the city!  Amarillo and the Texas Panhandle have some amazing light displays.

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Christmas lights are a family tradition that has spanned across the cosmos of time.  As soon as that first Christmas light went up on the house, someone came to see it shine.  For most families, it's one of the best times of the holiday season.

How to enjoy the Christmas lights?

  • Map out a route
  • Get the family and the pups loaded in the car
  • Turn on Christmas Music
  • Get hot chocolate for the entire family (don't forget the pup cups)
  • Take that fun family car selfie
  • Start touring your neighborhood and work your way up to the bigger light displays like Candy Cane Lane.
  • Drive around oooh and ahh, stop and take pictures of the coolest house and once the kids start drifting off, make your way home.

If you're not sure where to find some of the best Christmas Lights in Amarillo, we've got the perfect map for you.

Christmas lights bring out Christmas cheer to whoever drives past a home. Just know as you drive around looking at all the beautiful lights, homeowners have put thought into their house decorations. Some of the reasons include spreading Christmas Cheer, to show they celebrate Christmas, and to dress up the house.

For a lot of families, these decorated homes are part of what makes the Christmas season so bright!

Enjoy the lights and have a safe and wonderful holiday season.

Vintage Christmas Pictures of Amarillo

Christmas has always been special in Amarillo. In our times, we have the Electric Light Parade, the Christmas in the Gardens, Candy Cane Lane an more. Back in the 50's and 60's Amarillo's Downtown was lit up with lights galore.

Gallery Credit: Lori Crofford

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Amarillo Botanical Garden's Christmas in The Garden

Christmas time something magical happens at the Amarillo Botanical Gardens, over a million lights decorate the grounds of this majestic place.

Every year they open the gates over the holidays and thousands of people come through to see this magical holiday world.

If you have never experienced the Amarillo Botanical Gardens' Christmas in the Gardens, you are missing a magical Christmas experience complete with Santa Claus.

We'll give you a sneak peek and a tour of Christmas in the Gardens.

Gallery Credit: Lori Crofford

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