Best Christmas Lights and Tree Farms in the Chicago Suburbs

Dec 15, 2016

There’s no better way to get in the holiday spirit than taking a horse-drawn carriage ride out to a field filled with acres of Christmas trees, viewing a light show perfectly coordinated to your favorite songs, and even visiting Santa’s real life Reindeer. Here are some of our favorite Christmas lights and tree farms in the Chicago Suburbs!

Light Displays


Larsen’s Light Show  

42W891 Beith Rd. | Elburn, IL 60119

Take one million lights, synchronize them to 28 different songs, and you have our Overstreet House Favorite light show! Check out the video above to see the Larsen’s Light Show’s awesome tribute to our championship winning Cubs. It’s even better in person, just over 20 minutes away from Highland Woods!

Naper Lights
523 S Webster Street | Naperville, IL 60540

Take a walk through Naperville’s own winter wonderland featuring holiday lights displays at the fourth annual Naper Lights through December 24, in downtown Naperville just a few miles from Ashwood Park.

Aurora Festival of Lights
1000 Ray Moses Drive | Aurora, IL 60505

This drive-through lights display is now in its 10th year, with more than one mile of spectacular light displays, animated displays and decorated Christmas trees.

The Magical House on Hunter Circle
1347 Hunter Circle | Naperville, IL 60540

This magical house has been featuring light shows coordinated to music since 2009, now using over 20,000 individual bulbs and over half a mile of extension cords to coordinate with 18 different songs!

Christmas Tree Farms

Bengtson Christmas Tree Farm
10919 W. Wilmington Rd. | Peotone, IL 60468

About as close to the North Pole as you can get, Bengston’s has 8 types of trees sitting on 137 acres and Santa’s real life reindeer.

Ben’s Christmas Tree Farm
7719 Ryan Rd. | Harvard, IL 60033

Take a complimentary horse-drawn carriage ride to find your perfect tree among 55 acres filled with nine different types of trees.

Oney’s Tree Farm
16608 Rt.14 | Woodstock, IL 60098

Take a horse-drawn wagon ride to choose your own from 60 acres of Christmas Trees or choose from pre-cut trees. Then visit Mrs. Claus in her North Pole house, take a pony ride or visit the bakery in this winter wonderland.