The Amazing Evansville Christmas Lights Map is LIVE for 2023
The best Christmas displays can be found in one convenient interactive map.
Our friend Sean Owen is a huge fan of everything Christmas. Each year, his own outdoor Christmas display grows with more lights and more inflatables. Sean created the Facebook page Evansville Christmas Lights and Google interactive map so everyone in the Evansville, Indiana area could easily enjoy Christmas lights.
He started the page in 2016 and now has nearly 10,000 followers. The views on his interactive map are off the charts. Sean keeps very busy updating the map as more addresses are submitted.
A Little Christmas Plus a Little Halloween
If you are looking for a particular type of display, there are tons of cute icons with links to follow that take you to that spot on the map.
This year's map includes Boonville, Newburgh, Henderson, and more!
A Little History of Christmas Lights
The early 20th century witnessed the widespread adoption of outdoor Christmas lighting. Initially reserved for affluent homes, the trend became more accessible with the mass production of affordable lights. Outdoor displays became increasingly elaborate, with neighborhoods competing to create the most dazzling exhibits.
Making Holidays Brighter: Technological Advancements and LED Revolution
The latter half of the 20th century saw significant advancements in lighting technology. Traditional incandescent bulbs were gradually replaced by more energy-efficient options, culminating in the widespread adoption of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs). LEDs not only consume less power but also offer a vibrant range of colors and increased durability, revolutionizing the landscape of Christmas lighting.
Hallmark Channel's 2023 'Countdown to Christmas' Movies
LOOK: 25 over-the-top Christmas displays from across America
Gallery Credit: Annalise Mantz & Madison Troyer