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Best Holiday Displays 2022

Impressive AV installations are all around us, especially during the holiday season! A huge part of what makes the holidays so magical is seeing all the creative ways homes, businesses, and organizations use AV solutions to create mesmerizing displays. Here are some of the best holiday displays around the U.S. this year!

Saks Fifth Avenue – New York City, NY

Saks Fifth Avenue New York
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Each year, Saks Fifth Avenue in New York City puts on a dazzling display to celebrate the holidays. This year, the 600,000 lights, including 250,000 crystal-covered lights, are synched to famous songs by loved artists like Elton John. This captivating outdoor display showcases the creativity that can come out of using audio and visual elements together. Passersby can catch this amazing light show every ten minutes throughout the season.

Storybook Land – Egg Harbor Township, NJ

Storybook Land New Jersey
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Storybook Land in New Jersey makes this festive time of year unforgettable with its annual light display. The 25-acre, Christmas-themed installation is lit up every night, with over a million lights arranged into scenes with reindeer, Santa, and more. This artistic representation of the holiday spirit is an immersive experience to honor the most wonderful time of the year.

Chicago Botanic Gardens – Glencoe, IL

Chicago Botanic Gardens Light Display
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At the annual Lightscape event that takes place within the Chicago Botanic Gardens, attendees can stroll the 1.25-mile-long trail that has been completely transformed into an illuminated wonderland. Those who visit Lightscape can see light used in countless ways, whether it’s through color, shape, or coordination to music, each scene is an artistic expression of the magic of the holiday season with the help of audio-visual technology.

Widmer World – Pleasanton, CA

Widmer World California Light Display
Photo courtesy of Michael Wright

In residential Pleasanton, a long-time family tradition of creating a display of lights each year is something the surrounding neighbors can look forward to during Christmas time. The Widmer family has created this long-standing tradition with the help of several family members. The entire front lawn is covered in a stunning display of lights that are synched to music for passersby to enjoy. The display consists of decorated trees, themed arrangements, and many more creative uses of light and sound.

No matter where you view holiday displays this season, we wish you the most magical experience. Happy holidays from the Peerless-AV team!

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