Holiday Lights Tour in Brooklyn (at Dyker Heights)

Public - This tour is held at 5:30pm (17:30) on most days from November 29 until December 30. It is a walking tour. The length is 90 minutes and the price is $25. This tour is included with the Sightseeing Pass.

Private - This tour is offered for private or groups. It can be a walking tour, or driving/bus/step-on tour. We can provide a vehicle or we can guide the tour with your bus. Even if there is a vehicle, it is necessary to conduct most of the tour on foot (because of police restrictions). Walking distance is approximately 6-10 blocks. Please scroll lower down on this page for pricing.

Groups / DMC's / Tour Operators - Please scroll lower on this page for more information.


Description:

Prepare to see astonishing holiday light displays on a visit to Brooklyn's Dyker Heights neighborhood, which has become world famous for the incredible decorations planned by its highly competitive residents. See it all for yourself, learn the story behind it, and discover how the tough attitude of one woman has led to a long beautiful tradition.

Have your camera ready for this Christmas lights excursion. You will be presented with the top homes and lighting displays in Brooklyn. You will learn about the growth of this holiday phenomenon in the Dyker Heights neighborhood, including two neighbors who fiercely stake a competing claim. Find out how one of them has put nearly 1 million dollars on the line! Also discover the unwritten codes which are followed religiously by the residents of this Brooklyn neighborhood.

Take this tour in Brooklyn to view some of the most impressive holiday light displays in the world, or simply to soak in a unique magical Christmas atmosphere!

 

Home displaying Christmas lights

Christmas display of cartoon characters

 

Private Holiday Lights Tours

This is also offered for private groups.

It's perfect for families, friends, etc.

Please note that with all options, it is necessary to walk a large amount of the tour (because of police restrictions).

There are 3 options:

1) Private walking tour - meet by subway station in Brooklyn.

Tour costs:

1-6 people: $180

7-15 people: $220

16-31 people: $260

32-49 people: $320

2) Private driving tour - meet by subway station in Brooklyn. Cost: same as Option 1, plus 2 hours of vehicle time. Vehicle costs are listed below.

3) Private driving tour - vehicle pickup in Manhattan (or at a location of your choice). Cost: same as Option 1, plus 3-4 hours of vehicle time. The exact cost will depend on how long the drive will take.

Vehicle costs:
1-3 people: $40 per hour. 2 hour minimum.
4-6 people: $50 per hour. 2 hour minimum.
7-15 people: $135 per hour (approximately). 4 hour minimum.
16-35 people: $160 per hour (approximately). 4 hour minimum.
36-50 people: $185 per hour (approximately). 5 hour minimum.

 

Groups / DMC's / Tour Operators

We can provide this as a walking tour, or driving/bus/step-on tour. We can provide a vehicle (please see vehicle costs above) or we can guide the tour with your bus. Even if there is a vehicle, it is necessary to conduct most of the tour on foot (because of police restrictions). Walking distance is approximately 6-10 blocks.

We offer tiered pricing and net rates for travel trade. All rates listed above are retail rates. Please contact us for details.

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