There are only 12 days left until Christmas and it’s time to get in on the Christmas 2012 action. The holidays are the great time to get out of the house and ride around looking at Christmas lights and Christmas displays. Especially, for many families, going to see local holiday light displays is a favorite yearly tradition. It’s a great way to jump-start the holiday spirit. Therefore, it is not surprising that a lot of homeowners are going high-tech in their attempt to make their display alluring and attractive. They have been planning and preparing for some of the most extreme Christmas light displays. If you are planning to head on out to visit some the great light displays in 2012, here is a list of the best light displays that are highly recommended.

Australian Kym Illman created a Christmas light show at his house located near Perth in western Australia. It took 41,000 bulbs, 2,000 programmable channels synced to his laptop and 200 man-hours by Kym Illman, his family and friends to create the spectacle at his home.

The Joslyn Family at 301 East Front Street in El Paso, Illinois created the Christmas light show that features more than 25,000 lights surrounding the family’s house and garage. The highlight of the display is definitely the giant mega tree display, which requires its own control unit. The Joslyn Family also included various unique features such as a Santa sleigh with light up reins, arched lighting, and much more.

You can attend the Dickinson Festival of Lights at Paul Hopkins Park this Christmas. There are thousands of lights on display and a few activities such as decorating cookies, eating some great food, or getting a picture with Santa.

Texan John Storms, a “Christmas lights enthusiast,” chose to set his 2012 creation to Psy’s mega-hit, “Gangnam Style.” He used more than 25,000 lights for his Korean-flavoured Christmas light show. It took him two weeks to put them together.

The Woodlands Convention and Visitors Bureau hosts the holiday in The Woodlands every year. Presented by Donoho’s Jewellers, this event features a huge light display with a giant Christmas tree, lighted toy soldiers, angels, snowmen, and much more.

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