If you're dying to get into the holiday spirit but your heart isn't quite in it yet, we know why. It's because people are taking their sweet time getting their lights up this year and honestly, we won't stand for it. If you've been wondering where to find magnificent Christmas lights in Calgary, look no further.
Lights UP Calgary is basically an online logbook of all the most epic setups in the city and you should probably hop in the car and go check them out right now. Well, wait until the sun goes down, obviously.
According to CBC News, the website is run by a local named Silvana Stoesser who not only helps you find the best houses around but also decks her own house out for your viewing pleasure. This is the sort of noble cheer spreading that we need to see. Take notes, everyone.
The Best Residential Christmas Light Displays in and around Calgary.
Lighten UP Calgary
"It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and it just wouldn’t be Christmas time without twinkling lights. Share your Holiday Cheer and show us your lit-up homes, nativity scenes or North Pole galore. Submit your details through our web submission form," says the website.
So, if you're someone who likes to put up awe-inspiring displays, you can make sure they are seen by the whole city by just submitting your information.
We can't think of a more adorable date idea than grabbing a warm holiday drink and cruising the lights with your boo.
The listings are split up by area so you can choose to see the ones near you or head to a less familiar area.
If you live downtown in an apartment, this is the perfect opportunity to venture out to the residential areas and get your fill of wholesome holiday happiness. We don't know about you, but this is exactly what we need right now.