MANSFIELD -- Do enjoy spending December nights looking at Christmas lights?

If so, we’ve got the perfect Christmas gift for you -- a list of local displays, put together with the help of our readers.

Pour yourself a mug of hot chocolate and pile in the car. There’s dozens of houses to see. 

Clark Griswold's Competition

2251 Marion Avenue Road, Mansfield

Clark Griswold would envy this extravagant display at 2251 Marion Avenue Rd. Business owner, Matthew Ambrose and his employees use an estimated 80,000 lights and more than a dozen projector lights to create this winter wonderland at Ambry Asphalt and Ambrose's nearby house.

"There's a nice one on Marion Ave Rd passed Twin Lakes on the left," Marsha Scott said on Facebook. 

Spreading Christmas Cheer

177 Foxcroft Road, Mansfield

Buddy the Elf once said, "The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear." A display at 177 Foxcroft Rd. takes Buddy's inspiration to a new level, featuring singing Christmas trees.  

"We usually check out the same places every year and try to find new ones," said Lindsay Roberts, who submitted this display for Richland Source's list. 

Santa Landing Zone

4290 Shoup Road, Shelby


Santa is coming! Santa is coming! 

At least it looks that way at one house, according to a reader.

If driving through Shelby, be sure to stop by the one-of-a-kind display at 4290 Shoup Rd. 

"My neighbor spends a lot of time preparing this light display and continues to adds to it each year. All lights are well thought out," said the anonymous individual who submitted the display.

"(He) even uses his equipment to make it appear Santa’s sleigh is about to land on his house. Beautiful display and many people drive by to see it."


Frozen Fantasy 

Huron Street, off of Main Street in Bellville

frozen house

When you can't hold back the Christmas spirit, you let it go.

If you and your family are fans of the 2013 Disney movie, Frozen, this is a must-see. The Roberts family has transformed their modest blue house into “The Frozen House," with handmade displays. There's Elsa, Anna, Olaf and even Sven. 


On Holiday Hill

40 Holiday Hill St. 

Holiday Hill is appropriately decked out, according to one of our readers.


Lights at the Park 

Marshall Park

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File Photo. (December 2017)

In Ontario, Gary and Lynn Levelius set up a display at Marshall Park, 3375 Milligan Road. This festival of lights features dozens of handmade displays.


Other Reader Recommendations 

200 block of Westgate Drive, Mansfield

1495 Park Avenue East

Otterbein Drive, Lexington

55 Norfolk Drive, Mansfield (synchronized to music)

5 Summit Ct., Mansfield ("A super job, lights up the whole street." -Anonymous)

Darby Drive, Lexington

384 Esley Lane, Mansfield, Ohio (Over 25,000 lights all set to music)

Oak Creek Drive, across from Oak Park Tavern on State Route 430. ("I think this one is always missed because its outside of town but it's beautiful... The whole entire yard is decorated, and it definitely doesn't disappoint." -Anonymous)

439 Cedarwood Drive ("It’s tasteful yet colorful and adorable." -Anonymous) 

Park Avenue East just west of Werner Gompf Funeral Home (mainly inflatables) 

Yorkwood Road, off Cook Road

Beal Road ("Go every year. Coming up this weekend from Florida and definitely gonna go see them with my partner since he's never been up north." - Devin Endres on Facebook.)

Abbeyfeale Road, off Lexington Avenue

372 Warren Road

Midland Drive and Gadfield Road

Know of another display? Submit it below, and scroll further to see a complete list of suggestions made through Open Source. 

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