Friday, December 14, 2012


Best Holiday Light Displays in San Antonio ~ 2012

Bring on the Holiday Light displays!!  Here is your list of the BEST Holiday Lights in San Antonio for this year:

Walk-Thru/Drive-Thru Displays:

Santa's Ranch: Nightly drive-thru light ranch 6 pm - 10 pm (Sun-Thurs) and 6 pm - 11 pm (Fri-Sat)  ($24/car)

San Antonio Riverwalk: The Riverwalk is completely lite up thru Jan 6. Enjoy nightly caroling on the river boats through Dec 23 (6:30 -9:30) (free)

Christmas in Cuero: Town sets up dozens of illuminated displays & live nativity. Nightly thru January 1 6 pm - 10 pm (free)

Light the Way: Over one million lights are use in the campus trees.  Nightly thru January 6 (free)

Home Displays:

Windcrest Light Up:  Starting December 15, nightly 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm thru December 31.

Ed Clark's House: Lighting up for the city since 1988, this house features thousands of lights. 
14106 Short Horn Street, San Antonio, TX

Shavano Park:  Many homes light up brilliantly for the holidays. Nightly thru December 31.
NW Military Hwy & De Zavala, San Antonio, TX

Fun Holiday Events:

Wintery Wonderland: Sea World is open at 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. through December 31. Live shows include A Dolphin Christmas at the Beluga Stadium, Elfred sing-alongs with Santa and Mrs. Claus, Elmo's Christmas Wish, and Clyde and Seamore's Countdown to Christmas.

Holiday in the Park:  Six Flags Fiesta Texas features everything from Santa's Castle, the Rockville Dickens' Carolers to cookie decorating, and the Magical Musical Light Show and nightly Tree Lighting Ceremony through Dec. 23.

A Wonderland Christmas: A dressed up for Christmas, Morgan's Wonderland features Santa, carolers, a petting zoo and more. 5 pm - 9 pm Fridays & Saturdays thru Dec 22.

Wow! There is a ton to see! Can you make it to them all?

If you have any Holiday Light Displays to add to our list, please feel free to leave them in the comments or email me.


Jeff- Crazy for Christmas! said...

If you do a listing for 2013, please be aware that San Antonio lost the legendary Ed Clark this year so his house will never be the same.

My family does a large display in Schertz, more info at

Jeff- Crazy for Christmas! said...

If you publish a list for 2013 please be aware that legendary Ed Clark passed away early in 2013.

My own family does a large display in Schertz.