A Vintage Vehicle Year

In addition to the 1950s Chevy truck of The People’s Award winning decoration at 1408 Crowley, there are two other antique vehicles featured in front yard Christmas displays this year. Findlay and Portofino 3202 San Paulo

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2020 Christmas Lights Winners

The Findlay Award — 1106 Montreau. The Bergmann Family. Named after our late Interlochen founder, this prize is reserved for long time residents who still go all out after several decades. The Griswald Award — 1209 Findlay. The Turner Family. If ever a family was crazy like the Griswalds, it is this one. The only […]

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2019 Christmas Lights Winners

Selecting only 10 winners each year from the 200 who decorate along the route is an almost impossible task. We make it a little easier by not considering any home that has won in the last two years. The Griswald Award. 1023 Loch Lomond. Val Renfro must be related to Chevy Chase because her home […]

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2018 Christmas Lights Winners

Here are the award winners of the 2018 Interlochen Christmas Lights display.  (Editor’s Note: at the end of this story is a photo of who we believe is the Head Judge of these awards.) There were so many fantastically-decorated homes this year (Porto Bello alone could have had ten winners!) that our panel of judges […]

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2018 Christmas Displays

43rd Year of Interlochen Christmas Lights  The Interlochen Christmas Lights continues for the 43rd year. Beginning Friday, December 14, 2018, the Arlington Police Department will setup traffic control posts from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. to help facilitate safe travel through the annual Interlochen Christmas Lights display. Drivers must enter the Interlochen neighborhood from Randol […]

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Christmas Lights Winners by Year from 2010 to...

2017 Christmas Holiday Lights Award Winners  The Griswald Award — 1116 Crowley. Pearline Cleveland got a late start this year but the entire extended family pitched in to make this high wattage yard one that would make Clark Griswald (Chevy Chase in Christmas Vacation) proud. The Bob Findlay Award — 1411 Porto Bello. The van […]

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2017 Christmas Lights Awards

The judges report, since there are so many homeowners who have worked so hard and deserve some individual recognition, it is a tough job to pick only ten. But they did and here are the 2017 Interlochen Lights Award Winners: The Griswald Award — 1116 Crowley. Pearline Cleveland got a late start this year but […]

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