Get into the Christmas Spirit with the Festival of Lights

Get into the Christmas Spirit with the Festival of LightsJingle Bell Jingle Bell, Jingle all the way……Christmas is around the corner!  December, the month when Santa Claus will come visiting and there is happiness and joy all around in Long Beach, California. Long Beach Christmas festival of lights are worth your time. You should not miss out on the wonderful displays, the bright lights and happy crowd.

Wondering where you should go see the display of lights in Long Beach, California? Maybe you are new to the area or you have just relocated etc.

Don’t stress, here is a list of places that you can take your family to see the parade of lights. With this guide you won’t feel like you are new or out of place.

Long Beach’s Christmas Tree Lane   

The parade has its origins in the year 1953 when Gertrude Whittle convinced the Long Beach city council and council of churches to help decorate the grass median on Daisy Avenue with a Christmas village and nativity scene. A great tourist attraction for sightseers, it is situated between the Pacific Coast Highway and Willow. For more Information contact 562-570-4450.

The Big Red Bus

Instead of walking to all parades, why not relax and tour on the Big RED bus. The bus is taking all holiday revelers and tourists to see all the Christmas Lights Cruises. The RED bus is very popular and you need to book your tickets well in advance. Either call 562-852-9888 or email [email protected].

Lights of Naples

This is one spectacular parade of lights you must not miss!  The houses around Naples Island have one of the best and breathtaking displays of Christmas and Hanukkah lights in Southern California. Taking place on 15th December at 6.00 pm with boats sailing along the Peninsula. You can get a good view from the bridges along the canal.  If you want a more romantic feel, hire a gondola to see the lights of Naples. From the coziness of your blanket with your dear one you can enjoy the bright lights.  Call 562-433-9595.

Festival of 1000 lights makes Downtown Long Beach bright

The yearly festival of lights takes place from Dec 1st to 24th. More than 30 businesses will participate in the festive spirit by decorating lights. The Shoreline Yacht Club presents the yearly parade of boats decorated with Christmas lights. Boats of all sizes and shapes participate in this annual parade.  You don’t need to be a member to take part. A $15 fee is charged for each participant.

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About Ric Dizon

Ric Dizon is a mortgage consultant (NMLS 230093) with iMortgage, a premier mortgage banker in Long Beach, California. He's in love with four things in life...being a dad, his Ku'uipo Pamela, Hawaii and finding you the right home loan. More about Ric. Connect with Ric on Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, Twitter and check out his Instagram photos.

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