The upscale neighborhood in Brooklyn turns its attention to the transformation of several blocks with professionally crafted holiday decorations and light shows. Upwards of 100,000 people come each year to view the displays covering several blocks in this upscale neighborhood. Decorations include huge Christmas trees with all the baubles, nativity scenes, life-size Santa’s with reindeer, carousels and snowmen all basking in the glow of thousands of twinkling lights. See Sam the Greek’s house, The Polizotto house with the largest Santa at around 18 feet, and Robert De Lauro’s house with lights synchronized to music among others.
Getting there: From Times Square take the subway N to the Fort Hamilton Parkway exit. From there it is a 20 odd minute walk – but you can get a taxi or call an Uber if you have young kids that might have to be carried, especially on the return route. Or you can drive – the streets are full of cars crawling along with occupants admiring the showy displays.