A Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt for the Whole Family

A Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt for the Whole Family

Getting out and about to see Christmas lights is a fun way to get into the holiday spirit! This year, make it a game by going on a Christmas lights scavenger hunt with your family. To make it even more festive, give each family member a list of items to find.

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What is a Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt?

A Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt is a fun winter activity that's perfect for the holiday season. It’s great for those who want to get out and enjoy the festive atmosphere, while also checking out the beautiful decorations around their city or neighborhood. All you have to do is drive or walk around searching for all the best and most spectacular displays of Christmas lights – it’s a fantastic way to experience the winter wonderland.

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There’s something truly magical about indulging in the season's joyous light display, it’s a heart-warming experience that will bring families together and leave everyone feeling like kids again. So what are you waiting for? Grab your family and hit up your area for an enchanting Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt!

But before you head out, take some time to make a list of all the things you might see on your drive. Things like Santa Claus, reindeer, elves, snowmen, etc. Once you have your list ready, hit the road and see how many of those items you can find! You can even turn it into a competition to see who can find the most things on the list.

To make it even more festive, listen to some Christmas music while you're driving around. Sing along and get into the holiday spirit! And if you're feeling extra creative, you can even dress up the car with some holiday decorations of your own. After all, it is a scavenger hunt! The goal is to have fun and enjoy all the amazing Christmas lights displays that are out there. So get creative and have a blast.

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How to do a Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt

Christmas lights scavenger hunts are very easy to set up. You just need to make a list of things you think you will see during your drive and set a goal for how many of them you want to find.

You can also assign points to each item on the list, giving more points for things that are harder to find. This will make it even more competitive! Once everything is ready, all that’s left to do is get out there and start looking for the best Christmas lights displays.

If you’re feeling extra creative, make your scavenger hunt more interactive by giving each family member a different list that they have to complete. This way, everyone will be looking for something different and sharing their discoveries with one another when you get back home.

Remember to serve up some hot cocoa and holiday treats when you get home. After all, it’s important to refuel after a long night of scavenging. While you are enjoying your drinks you can take a look at everyone’s lists and tally up the points. Who will be crowned the champion this year?

No matter what your age or family size, Christmas lights scavenger hunts are a great way to get everyone in the festive mood and create some fun memories together. So grab your list and start exploring.

Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt Ideas

If you need some ideas for your Scavenger Hunt list to get you started, here are a few:

Easy Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt Ideas

Here are some easy but still fun ideas to start off your Scavenger Hunt. You can pick out the ones that you want to find and put them on your list.

  • Red Lights
  • Blue Lights
  • Green Lights
  • Reindeer
  • Santa
  • Elves
  • Snowman
  • Jingle Bells
  • Candy Canes
  • Nativity Scene
  • Star of Bethlehem
  • Christmas Wreath
  • Train

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Harder Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt Ideas

For those looking for a challenge, here are some harder items to find. Remember, you can always adjust the list to make it easier or more challenging!

  • Gingerbread House
  • Angel
  • White Christmas Tree
  • Santa Sleigh
  • Gift Boxes
  • Grinch
  • Candyland Scene
  • Snow Globe
  • Toy Soldier

Unique Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt Ideas

Add in a few of these creative ideas and make your hunt even more exciting!

  • Character from Frozen
  • North Pole Sign
  • Polar Bear
  • Christmas Tree Maze
  • Lighted Snowflakes
  • House with 3 or more inflatables in their yard
  • House with lights that flash to the beat of holiday music
  • A string of lights with at least one bulb that is not working 
  • Christmas lights wrapped around a tree 
  • Lights in the shape of a star 
  • Lights in the shape of a Christmas tree 

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It's time to get out there and enjoy the season with a fun and festive Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt for the whole family! With so many wonderful things to find, it's sure to be an unforgettable experience that you and your family will treasure for years to come.

No matter who wins or loses, you’re sure to have a wonderful time out in the winter wonderland that is Christmas lights! So grab your family and head out for an unforgettable evening of festive fun!

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Looking for a fun way to keep the family entertained this Christmas? Check out these ideas for a Christmas scavenger hunt! From traditional hunts to themed hunts, we've got you covered. Get ready to have some festive fun!