It's awesome to see our neighbors at the Shore go all Clark W. Griswold with their Christmas lights. Whether it's for a good cause or just for fun, here are the houses in Monmouth and Ocean that you must check out this season.

Every year the display gets bigger and bigger, and so does the show community. This 25-minute Christmas light display raised $7,800 for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. This year's show will run Sunday's through Thursday's 6pm-10pm, and Friday's and Saturday's 6pm-11pm through January 1. If you put your radio to 100.9 you can hear synchronized music!

 

Over 70,000 lights synchronized to music at 95.1. Check it out Sunday through Thursday 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm and Friday & Saturday 5:30 pm to 11:00 pm. They are hoping to be up and running by December 8.

 

This takes Christmas light displays to a whole new level. At Johnny's Hazlet Holiday Light Extravaganza you actually walk up the driveway to view over 2 dozen inflatable decorations, as well as 75,000 lights! Lights go on at dusk, usually around 6:00 pm and go off around 10:00 pm.

Santa and The Grinch will be arriving on Sunday, December 18th between 6:00 and 6:30. They will depart back to the North Pole on the 23rd, after 11 pm so they can get ready for their toy delivery duties. There is no charge to enjoy the display or to take pictures with Santa/The Grinch, but if you feel inclined, there is a donation box next to Santa.

The Sims Holiday Lights has been going strong since 2010. Check out the show featuring thousands of lights from 5-10 pm on weekdays and 5-11 on weekends. Tune to 92.1 for synchronized music.

 

Liz Jerresi experienced this amazing light show up close! Check out her review and video by clicking here

 

For years, The Gress Family has decorated their home with thousands of dazzling holiday lights, hundreds of plastic blow mold figures, air blown inflatables, and wonderful special effects that amaze viewers annually! For the past four years, they have run their program "Decorations For Donations" to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network.

Plus, big news!

The Gress House Holiday Light Spectacular
Are we missing a super cool residential Christmas light display? Let us know in the comment section below!

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