Dyker Heights Holiday Lights

Experience The Legendary Dyker Heights Holiday Lights On This Fun & Festive Guided Walking Tour

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Tour Highlights Include:

  • 3-hour (approximate) guided walking tour 
  • See impressive homes decorated with over-the-top Christmas lights & decorations 
  • Extraordinary photo opportunities!
  • Learn about this beautiful Brooklyn neighborhood and the history behind the area’s beloved holiday lights tradition
  • Wonderful, fun experience for the whole family! 
  • Smaller groups guided by an expert, local, licensed NY Sightseeing Guide

Tour Overview:

This guided Dyker Heights Holiday Lights walking tour will surely fill your heart with all the beauty and magic of the Christmas season! Dyker Heights is a residential neighborhood in NYC’s Brooklyn borough. Every December, area residents decorate their homes with thousands of dazzling lights and extreme, over-the-top holiday displays. Locals call the neighborhood’s holiday tradition, the “Dyker Heights Lights”.  Creating a magical wonderland of lights, the Dyker Heights Lights holiday lights are a legendary feast for the eyes and a MUST-SEE holiday location!

Throughout your Dyker Heights Holiday Lights tour, Guests will see many impressive homes decked-out in spectacular holiday lights and decorations that wow area visitors. Many area homeowners spend $20,000 or more, to professionally-decorate their homes, each Christmas. With seasonal displays and holiday lights that bedazzle, it’s no wonder that the Dyker Heights Lights attract thousands of global visitors, each Christmas season.  It will surely be one of your most positively memorable experiences while visiting the Big Apple!

What To Expect:

The duration of this tour is approximately 3 hrs. Your Guide will direct you to the most amazing and stunningly-decorated area homes.  You’ll learn the interesting story behind this neighborhood’s extreme holiday lighting tradition. Additionally, you’ll learn the origin of the neighborhood’s “Dyker Heights” name, interesting neighborhood stories and its presence in pop-culture, too.  

Guests MUST check-in with their Guide 15-minutes before the tour begins.  The group will walk approximately 15 minutes until the tour reaches the heart of the Dyker Heights Lights spectacle. The tour’s walking distance is approximately 1.5 miles (2.17 km), done at a leisurely pace.  

The Dyker Heights Lights holiday lights attract thousands of visitors from around the world yet the area enjoys far less crowding than you’d experience while viewing Manhattan’s holiday lights and window displays. Considerably smaller crowds mean better enjoyment for even our youngest Guests who’ll have less onlookers around to crowd their views.  The tour is leisurely paced. You’ll have lots of opportunities to snap great and memorable holiday photos. 

Following your Dyker Heights Holiday Lights tour, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the area further, on your own, if desired. Otherwise, if you’re ready to leave the area, your Guide will assist you with easy to follow directions that will lead you to the closest subway station.

What’s Included:

  • Professional, local, licensed New York Guide.
  • Insider knowledge and guidance to view the brightest, most exquisite, holiday-decorated Dyker Heights homes
  • Easy-to-follow directions to the nearest subway for end-of-tour return transportation

What’s NOT Included:

  • Subway transportation to and from the tour’s start and end points
  • Restrooms. As Dyker Heights is a residential neighborhood, there are ABSOLUTELY NO RESTROOMS available once the tour begins.  You MAY find a restroom at an eatery nearby to the tour’s start point but using it may require you to first make an in-store purchase. There are no guarantees that a restroom will be available before or after the tour! 
  • Optional, suggested guide tips/gratuities (Generally 15-20% of tour’s purchase price)

Tour Location & Additional Information:

Tours begin in the Bay Ridge, Brooklyn area; an approximate 45-55 minute train ride via the “DOWNTOWN” “R” train from Midtown Manhattan. The exact location will be provided upon booking. For available dates/times on our events calendar, please click the BOOK NOW button.