We love spotting houses that have amazing festive light displays and Wakefield has been getting in the Christmas, festive spirit with quite a few communities organising trails too!!
We’ve gathered together some festive walks, trails and light displays to get those festive feelings flowing!
Wakefield City Centre
Over the weekend of 17th – 19th November, Wakefield will be lit up with an amazing sound and light displays! For more information on Light Up events click here
Wakefield City Centre lights provided by BID, The Ridings Centre & Trinity Walk will all be switched on at 5:30pm on 17th November 2023
Photo Credit: Wakefield BID
Local Walks / Drive by light spotting
Who drives past the house on Thornes Road with the HUGE Christmas Tree in the window that looks like it was just built for that tree!! (it’s WF2 8QD if you’re wondering). Last year I was sent a few facts about the tree from the lovely owners … it is a 14 foot high REAL tree, takes a whole weekend to decorate and they need a huge ladder to get to the top!
Here’s a time lapse video from 2020 of how it was created – CLICK HERE
Here’s a few more that have been mentioned on the Wakefield Mumbler Chat Group and that I’ve spotted locally! remember a lot of these communities collect for local charities so if you are able to donate some pennies please do!
Stone Brigg Lane, Rothwell (LS26 0UE) is back for 2023 – from 1st December 2023, 4pm – 9pm – facebook page here
Lime Pit Lane, Stanley – lights on from 4:30pm (WF3 4DQ) from 1st December
Carol and Alex have been lighting up Stanley, Wakefield for 34 years which was originally started for their disabled daughter Gemma better known as Poppy who was born disabled. Due to health and life’s challenges she missed out on most childhood things that most people take for granted and seen as they love Christmas so much they started lighting up their house. Over the years it’s got bigger and bigger now is so big it attracts people from all over! This year they have decided to do it for charity (Disability Action Yorkshire), as Poppy has received help from various charity’s over the years.
100% of the donation given goes straight to the charity