There's nothing quite like spending an evening with your family and enjoying all the holiday season has to offer. From thousands of twinkling Christmas lights and beautiful decorations to seasonal music everywhere you go, there's so much to enjoy.

Neighborhoods light up for the Christmas season as front lawns transform into a winter wonderland. Once you've taken a trip around the block take a trip around the state to see many magical Christmas displays across New York and beyond.

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Animals, Colored Forest & Santa Claus

There are places where you can walk through a forest of colored lights with music or a park filled with animals, decorations, and of course Santa Claus.

Don't like being out in the cold? You can enjoy the beautiful lights from the comfort of your warm car at several drive-thru holiday displays in New York too.

Here are 14 Christmas light displays you can walk or drive-thru in New York this season to get you in the holiday spirit.

If you know of a walk or drive-thru holiday display that we missed, email to have it added to the list.

15 Walk & Drive Thru Light Displays in NY to Get You in Christmas Spirit

There are a number of walk or drive-thru holiday light displays around New York to take the family and get in the holiday spirit.

Gallery Credit: Credit - Polly McAdams

11 Christmas Towns in New York to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

New York City may be home to the Rockefeller Christmas tree but there are several small towns and villages that will get you in the holiday spirit with all the hustle and bustle of the Big Apple.

Gallery Credit: Credit - Polly McAdams

10 Places to Cut Your Own or Get Pre Cut Christmas Trees in Central New York

If a real Christmas tree is a holiday must in your house, here are several places to you can cut your own or get one precut. There's even a farm with colored Christmas trees.

Gallery Credit: Credit - Polly McAdams

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