Christmas Lighting Designs

There are so many ways to light your home during the holiday season. But what will best reflect you and your family’s personality? We outline a few popular designs below.

1. Colorful

Adding a bit of color to your home is easy with lights! Whether you’re adding one color every year, or using every color we have to offer, colored lights are a fun and festive way to ring in the new year.

2. Shining Star

If you’re looking for a simple yet dramatic option, this is a perfect solution. If you want to avoid lighting your entire roofline, try wrapping lights around one large tree! This creates one large and beautiful display. And don’t forget the star on top!

3. Unique

If you want to try something completely different, try some beautifully lit decorations to put on the exterior of your home. This creates a beautiful and unique holiday display that will definitely stand out!

4. Traditional

Keeping it traditional is a classic design choice for most of our customers. A nice warm white light along the roofline keeps your home lit in a clean and conservative fashion. Add in a wreath and a few large red bows and you’re probably not far from matching the timeless McAllister’s house from Home Alone.
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5. Traditional Twist

Traditional lights can become boring to some year after year. These icicle lights are still traditional in color, but unique and beautiful in how they hang. Create your own winter wonderland by covering your entire home in them as seen below!

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6. Add Greenery

As always, adding greenery such as garland and wreaths can put the final touches on your home. Combining greenery with lighting creates a picture-perfect home for the holidays.

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Why You Should Remove Your Holiday Lights Yearly

Having to sort out your holiday lighting year after year can become a tiring and tedious job. Why not leave your lights up year round and just save yourself the hassle?

Christmas lighting is meant to be installed for seasonal use only. They aren’t manufactured for long term application. (In fact, the warranty from the factory is a mere 90 days.) At Brite Nites, we strongly recommend that you remove your lighting after each holiday season to help preserve the life of your purchase.

  • Tree Growth: Trees will continue to grow no matter what size they are. When a wire is wrapped around the branches or trunk, the tree can become damaged as the cords will suffocate the tree. We’ve even seen some extreme examples of clients who have come from other companies who have left their lights up and the tree grows around the lights or cuts the trees in half! We have also seen trees that suffer scarring from lights that are never taken down.
  • Warm Weather: When you leave lights up during the summer months, the warm weather will damage them. Rain corrodes the ends, and sunlight makes the bulbs dimmer and the wire brittle.
  • Wind Storms: Mother Nature damages the lights as wind tends to stretch the cords as it’s blowing the branches back and forth.
  • Wildlife: For some reason, curious animals love to chew on anything they can get their paws on. Bulbs, wire, etc.

One holiday season typically lasts 90 days and our LED lights last from 2-3 years. Taking down your lights after each season will allow you to enjoy your lights year after year without having to purchase all new ones the following holiday.

Rather than purchasing lights each year, make sure that you are on our new plan where you don’t own the individual strands, but rather, you pay for the service yearly, and the lights are included with the package each year. This way you pay one fee and you don’t have to worry about the price changing each year.

If you have questions about your current account with us or if you are looking for someone to install your Christmas lighting this year, contact us today! We provide Utah, California, and Florida with the very best holiday lighting displays around.

(801) 432-2111

info@britenites.com

Get Pictures with Santa

Visit Salt Lake

Visit Salt Lake usually has Santa visit once or twice during December. Children can get printed and digital photos with Santa and a treat for free.

Address:

90 S W Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Website:

http://www.visitsaltlake.com/

Phone:

(801) 534-4900

Hours:

Monday  –  9AM–5PM
Tuesday  –  9AM–5PM
Wednesday  –  9AM–5PM
Thursday  – 9AM–5PM
Friday  –  9AM–5PM
Saturday  –  9AM–5PM
Sunday  –  9AM–5PM

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Hogle Zoo

Besides the regular zoo attractions and animals, Christmas time offers Zoo Lights! Santa Photos will also be offered to all guests. Adults: $7, Kids: $5 (3-12), Seniors: $5 (65+)

Address:

2600 East Sunnyside Avenue, Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Website:

https://www.hoglezoo.org/

Phone:

(801) 582-1631

Hours:

Monday  –  9AM–6PM
Tuesday  –  9AM–6PM
Wednesday  –  9AM–6PM
Thursday  – 9AM–6PM
Friday  –  9AM–6PM
Saturday  –  9AM–6PM
Sunday  –  9AM–6PM

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Gardner Village

Features of the Gardner Village Christmas display includes free hot chocolate with every admission, (Adults: $7, Kids: $5 last year) pictures with Santa, and an elf themed train ride.

Address:

1100 West 7800 South, West Jordan, UT 84088

Website:

http://www.gardnervillage.com/

Phone:

(801) 566-8903

Hours:

Monday  –  10AM–8PM
Tuesday  –  10AM–8PM
Wednesday  –  10AM–8PM
Thursday  – 10AM–8PM
Friday  –  10AM–9PM
Saturday  –  10AM–8PM
Sunday  –  Closed

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Provo Towne Centre

Not only does the Provo Towne Centre have an amazing Santa who is usually there every day of the week, but pets are also welcome. Pet photos with Santa are becoming more popular, so more malls and individual businesses are opening their doors to pets during the holiday season.

Address:

1200 Towne Centre Blvd, Provo, UT 84601

Website:

www.provotownecentre.com

Phone:

(801) 852-2400

Hours:

Monday  –  10AM–9PM
Tuesday  –  10AM–9PM
Wednesday  –  10AM–9PM
Thursday  – 10AM–9PM
Friday  –  10AM–9PM
Saturday  –  10AM–9PM
Sunday  –  12–6PM

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University Mall

Photos with Santa have generally taken place in the Village Court. Visiting with Santa Claus has always been free, but they do charge for the professional photos that are taken.

Address:

575 E University Pkwy, Orem, UT 84097

Website:

https://www.universityplaceorem.com/

Phone:

(801) 224-0694

Hours:

Monday  –  10AM–9PM
Tuesday  –  10AM–9PM
Wednesday  –  10AM–9PM
Thursday  – 10AM–9PM
Friday  –  10AM–9PM
Saturday  –  10AM–9PM
Sunday  –  Closed

 


The Shops at Riverwoods

In the past, they have hosted an event call Lighting of the Riverwoods, where they offer pictures with Santa as well as free horse drawn carriage rides and face painting. Their Santa Claus usually is available until December 23rd.

Address:

4801 N University Ave #480, Provo, UT 84604

Website:

http://www.shopsatriverwoods.com/

Phone:

(801) 802-8430

Hours:

Monday  –  10AM–9PM
Tuesday  –  10AM–9PM
Wednesday  –  10AM–9PM
Thursday  – 10AM–9PM
Friday  –  10AM–9PM
Saturday  –  10AM–9PM
Sunday  –  Closed

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Thanksgiving point

A highlight of the Christmas season last year was the Breakfast with Santa Claus event. It ran twice during the month of September and included events like dance contests, sing-alongs, cookie decorating, crafts, games, and, of course, pictures with Santa Claus.

Address:

3003 Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, UT 84043

Website:

www.thanksgivingpoint.org/

Phone:

(801) 768-2300

Hours:

Monday – 10AM–8PM
Tuesday – 10AM–8PM
Wednesday – 10AM–8PM
Thursday – 10AM–8PM
Friday – 10AM–8PM
Saturday – 10AM–8PM
Sunday – Closed

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Outlets at Traverse Mountain

Santa Claus can be found in a Christmas Cottage inside Outlets at Traverse Mountain. Highlights of the visit include pictures with Santa Claus and personal replies to letters written to Santa.

Address:

3700 N Cabela’s Boulevard, Lehi, UT 84043

Website:

http://www.outletsattraversemountain.com/

Phone:

(801) 901-1200

Hours:

Monday – 10AM–9PM
Tuesday – 10AM–9PM
Wednesday – 10AM–9PM
Thursday – 10AM–9PM
Friday – 10AM–9PM
Saturday – 10AM–9PM
Sunday – 11AM-6PM

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Cabela’s

Cabela’s has had a Santa Claus in the past, but only for a couple days. If you are planning on taking photos with Santa at Cabela’s, make sure to call ahead of time to see when and if Santa will be there.

Address:

2502 Cabela’s Blvd, Lehi, UT 84043

Website:

http://www.cabelas.com/

Phone:

(801) 766-2500

Hours:

Monday – 9AM–9PM
Tuesday – 9AM–9PM
Wednesday – 9AM–9PM
Thursday – 9AM–9PM
Friday – 9AM–9PM
Saturday – 9AM–9PM
Sunday – 9AM-7PM

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Springville Public Library

Children are invited to write letters to Santa and hand deliver them to the Springville UPS store (224 S Main) between November 28th and December 16th, 2016.

Times and Dates to see Santa Claus 2016

Monday, December 5th – 7pm – 9pm

Saturday, December 10th – 11am – 3pm

Monday, December 12th – 7pm – 9pm

Saturday, December 17th – 11am – 3pm

Address:

45 S Main St, Springville, UT 84663

Website:

http://www.springville.org/library/

Phone:

(801) 489-2720

Hours:

Monday – 10AM–9PM

Tuesday – 10AM–9PM

Wednesday – 10AM–9PM

Thursday – 10AM–9PM

Friday – 10AM–6PM

Saturday – 10AM–4PM

Sunday – Closed

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Some images from Daily Herald

Map of Utah Christmas Light Displays

Many families have the Christmas tradition of driving around and viewing local Christmas lights. We hope to make your holiday traditions smoother this year by supplying this helpful map to guide you to the nearest Christmas light shows.

Zoom in to get a closer look at all the different locations. Click on the individual “light bulbs” to see more information on the specific display. This includes photos, hours/days of operation, and other useful information.

 

Would you like us to add your house to our map? Contact us to get more information.

Your own Christmas Light Show

Are you ready to turn your house into a Christmas light show? We can get your house decked out with the best lights available so you can start your display off right. We offer a one-of-a-kind RGB LED lights option that can display custom patterns and has a range 60 million colors. Even if you don’t want to have the fanciest lights on the block, but are just tired of climbing the ladder and stringing up the Christmas lights each year, we can help. We have a full range of residential and commercial options that can fit any budget and imagination.

Christmas Light Displays

Since 1993, Brite Nites has evolved into a full-service Christmas lighting and holiday decor company. Our experience in designing and installation has made our teams are experts at creating customized holiday and landscape lighting displays. We not only focus on residential clients but also work with large-scale commercial properties. Our quality is second to none. We commit to the details and getting every job done right the first time. We are relentless about creating displays that produce jaw-dropping reactions.

Let us take over the ladder and make your home sparkle this year. We can’t wait to see the look on your face when you see your lights shining for the first time!

Meet the Brite Nites Team

Who is Brite Nites? Well, we like to think of ourselves as the as the Ghostbusters of Christmas. (You have to sing this next part in your head to the tune of Ghostbusters.) “When it’s Christmas time, and your house is bare, who you gonna call? Brite Nites!” Okay, so maybe that’s a bit cheesy, but a lot of the time it’s not too far from the truth. Every year we see people panic when they realize the Christmas season is upon them and they are the only house on the street without lights. We definitely have our fair share of last minute type jobs, but for our clients who are a little more prepared we plan and create some truly spectacular feats of the imagination.

Brite Nites Colored Lights

Brite Nites has many different colored lights to choose from. Whether you’re looking for something traditional, or something that will stand out from the crowd, we have a color that will work for you!