The Original Christmas Lights Tour of Dyker Heights

Rockefeller Center? FUHGETTABOUDIT!

The most extravagant Christmas light displays in the country are located in the Dyker Heights section of Brooklyn, aka “Dyker Lights.” Over 100,000 people flock to this area every year to see the most over-the-top decorations. Now in its 10th year, this is the original and most authentic tour of the area. Don’t settle for cheap imitations. We don’t just drop you off in the area. We know the homeowners personally and escort you around like you’re family.

If this tour doesn’t get you in the Christmas spirit then your name is Ebeneezer Scrooge! THIS TOUR ALWAYS SELLS OUT EARLY SO DON’T MISS OUT!

Families enjoy the Dyker Heights Christmas lights display on neighborhood home.
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The Essentials

When:

Every night in December except Christmas Day
CLICK HERE to see all available dates

Tour Length:

Approximately 3.5 hours

Price:

Adults: $50 • Children under 12: $40
Please note: This tour no longer includes cannoli and hot chocolate. The price has been decreased accordingly.

Meeting Place:

The Union Square area of Manhattan
(exact details provided upon purchase)

Our Buses:

Relax on our comfortable buses for your multimedia tour. Best of all, our air conditioned and heated buses are enclosed so you’re never exposed to the elements

Buy Tickets:

Buy Tickets Online

Take the Christmas Lights tour!

What You’ll Do and See

  • Check out the gorgeous Christmas displays in neighborhoods other tours don’t know about like Bay Ridge and Bensonhurst.

  • You’ll experience incredibly decorated homes from both on and off the bus and be escorted by your guide for the best photos!

  • You’ll love our multimedia presentation on the screens of the bus with vintage Christmas TV specials like Andy Williams, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby and more!

  • Visit Lucy Spata’s house. Lucy started the tradition of “Dyker Lights” back in the 80’s.

  • See the Polizzotto home featuring the largest Santa in the neighborhood at 15 feet tall!

  • Enjoy millions of lights! They’re even synchronized to music at Robert DeLauro’s house!

  • Check out Sam the Greek’s house, best described as “Christmas meets Las Vegas!”

  • Experience good old-fashioned holiday cheer with family and friends.

  • You’ll get the true Brooklyn experience since our guides grew up in Brooklyn and know the homeowners personally.

“Unforgettable in every way...”


“I heard about the Christmas Lights in Dyker Heights after listening to an interview with someone who was talking about Christmas in NYC on BBC Radio 2 a few years ago. I thought they sounded incredible, so when I decided to celebrate a big birthday (21 again- if only!) by coming to New York at Christmas, a trip to Dyker Heights was top of my list...and it certainly didn't disappoint. Our guide was friendly and informative- we couldn't have asked for more- we were taken to all of the most exquisitely decorated areas along with some quieter locations too. Each house was beautiful- I really don't know how Christmas lights in England will measure up this year! I wholeheartedly recommend this experience to anyone, so well organised and efficient with a friendly feel. The memory of seeing Manhattan whilst the Christmas classics were playing along in the background was particularly special. An excellent experience for all the family.” – Donna from New York

Five star rating.
A Slice of Brooklyn Bus Tours 
Dyker Heights Christmas Lights Testimonial: December 2015

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Why Choose Us?

Your time and money is valuable, so you want to make sure you choose the right tour. We get it!

We’ve been showing people like you around Brooklyn for over 10 years, so we know what you love.

We are family owned and operated, and all our tour guides are from Brooklyn, so you’ll get the inside scoop. Enjoy the fun personalities you’d expect from a Brooklyn tour guide!

Get in the holiday spirit and book your tour today!
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 97 reviews
by Stephanie
Dyker Heights Christmas Lights Tour -A must see!!

We really enjoyed the Dyker Heights Christmas Lights Tour. Fantastic experience. Edwin the driver and Marc the tour guide was excellent and made the tour very enjoyable.He was very knowledgeable too.A must see at Christmas if you visit NYC!!

by Birgit
Unbelievable for Europeans

Wir waren am 26.12. mit einer Tour in Brooklyn. Für Europäer ist es geradezu unvorstellbar, in welchem Ausmaß die Häuser beleuchtet und geschmückt sind - ein echter Augenschmauß!Die Reiseleiterin war unterhaltsam und gut verständlich. Es war ein echtes Erlebnis und absolut empfehlenswert.

by Jean Paul Boon
Must do

Thank you guide Marc and driver Edwin for an unforgetable tour. Highly recommended if you visit NYC around X-mas!

by Jo
Fantastic Tour

A fantastic tour. I had family visiting for Christmas from the UK and was researching some fun things to do. I had never heard of the Dyker Heights Lights before and then came across this tour. So happy that I signed up for it. The whole family had such a great time. The lights were amazing and our guide was fantastic. Added bonus of being picked up and dropped off in the Union Square area made the whole trip very easy. Would highly recommend this tour.

by Ellen Feld
We had a blast! You won't see this anywhere else!

We had such a great time visiting Dyker Heights Christmas lights and other sights in Brooklyn. Paula is an amazing tour guide and so much fun! It was great learning about all the families that put up these outrageous displays!

by Thuva
Great Tour

This was a great tour led by Paula. It was very well organised, very punctual and Paula was entertaining and made the bus ride fun. We went to two other places besides Dyker Heights which was a pleasant surprise. Great night, saw some amazing lights and would recommend this tour.

by lia
Fun Family Night

Not so easy pleasing young child with a teenager & parents, but this tour did it. Once in a lifetime & should be on everyone's bucket list. Rusty & Driver Ed(?) were terrific. Very special family time & memories made. Highly recommend.

by Lee
Great time

It was a lot of fun! I live in Manhattan and had heard about Dyker Heights (from them in the pizza tour) and said to myself that I really wanted to go. I was sick, but forced myself to go out and am not disappointed. Not on,y did we walk around Dyker Heights with all the tourist and crowds, but they took us to two special places that the tourists don't frequent. It was a great time and I have so many pictures to prove it.

by Jane
Wonderful!

We really enjoyed the Dyker Lights lights tour. Couldn't believe the extremes that the people of Brooklyn go to in their efforts to make their homes so festive for Christmas!! We Aussies are always impressed with how the Americans are so keen to get in the spirit of all celebrations and do it all so well. The added side trips and information/history incorporated into the tour, was a real bonus! Thank you for a wonderful night.

by Cheryl Patterson
What fun!

The three of us enjoyed every aspect of the Dyker Heights Lights tour. The tour bus is comfortable, clean and even includes a bathroom. We thoroughly enjoyed watching videos of old Christmas specials by the likes of Sonny & Cher, Andy Williams, Judy Garland, etc. Our guide was excellent. She took us to Bay Ridge to see lights in addition to Dyker Heights. It was such fun walking around the neighborhoods where neighbors compete to have the most fabulous Christmas decorations. We will likely come back next year with a larger group of friends to repeat the experience.

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