Parkdale Christmas Lights

Christmas Countdown: 5 Decorated Houses

Only 5 days till Christmas! The city is now covered in snow, school is out until the new year and relatives are on their way for the annual feast! It all happened so fast.

I grew up in one of those houses with only one string of lights. My brother wouldn't even have time to freeze his butt dragging it out and throwing it on this sad looking bush we had in the front yard, but that was our idea of decorating for the holidays. Naturally, I grew up envying all the other houses with all the fancy lights, reindeer on roofs and candy cane walkways, but I never really appreciated how much work, or energy, went into such a thing.

The house above, on Brock Avenue in Parkdale, was by far the brightest house I saw this year. Now that's something I can stare at all day. Just a marvel of a house! I think I could have fulfilled all my christmas countdown photos just on that one lawn. View more pictures of the house here.

Parkdale Christmas LightsParkdale Christmas LightsParkdale Christmas Lights

Previous Posts:

12 Wreaths for Hanging
11 Christmas Trees
10 Prophetic Snowflakes
9 Poinsettias
8 Frosty Snowmen
7 Hanging Stockings
6 Candy Canes

Photos by Joseph Michael.


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in City

It looks like Ontario may finally be introducing paid sick days

Toronto installs new fence at Trinity Bellwoods after cherry blossom fans trample original

A Brampton cop is raising money to help a child he found at a murder scene

People in Ontario are baffled that Doug Ford still uses a BlackBerry Classic from 2014

Here's how Toronto responded to the guilty verdict in the death of George Floyd

Toronto temperatures to swing by 18 C in two days following spring snowfall

Toronto to increase enforcement following uptick in illegal use of fireworks

Ontario Premier Doug Ford in isolation after workplace exposure to COVID-19