A Christmas lights scavenger hunt can be a festive and fun activity for friends and family. This has been a Christmas tradition in my whole family for years. You can make up your own or below is a list of items or tasks for participants to find or complete during the scavenger hunt. You can also find a free printable of this Christmas lights scavenger hunt below. Download it and give each participant a copy. The printable has the following on the Christmas lights scavenger hunt list.
- Twinkling Star: Find a house with a large, lit-up star decoration.
- Candy Cane Lane: Locate a street where many houses have candy cane decorations.
- Glowing Snowman: Find a snowman decoration with lights.
- Synchronized Lights: Discover a house with lights that sync to Christmas music.
- Santa’s Sleigh: Locate a display featuring Santa Claus in his sleigh.
- Griswold Worthy: Find a house with an excessive amount of lights, just like in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.
- Red-Nosed Reindeer: Find a house with a Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer decoration.
- Christmas Carolers: Spot a house with caroling figurines or decorations.
- Winter Wonderland: Find a house with lights that give off a snowy or frosty effect.
- Gingerbread House: Spot a house decorated like a gingerbread house.
- North Pole Post: Find a mailbox or sign indicating a letter to Santa.
- Festive Inflatables: Locate a house with inflatable holiday decorations.
- Colorful Lights: Find a house with lights of multiple colors.
- Nutcracker: Spot a Nutcracker decoration or display.
- Jingle Bells: Find a house with bells as part of the decoration.
- Holiday Wreath: Locate a house with a beautifully lit-up wreath.
- Mistletoe Magic: Find a spot with mistletoe decorations.
- Snowflake Symphony: Spot a house with snowflake-shaped lights.
- Peppermint Perfection: Find a house with peppermint-themed decorations.
- Angelic Display: Locate a house with angel decorations.
Depending on how serious you want to take this Christmas lights scavenger hunt, you can encourage participants to take pictures or make notes of the addresses where they find these items. The first person or team to complete the list or find the most items can be declared the winner. It’s a great way to enjoy the festive decorations in your neighborhood while having some holiday fun this time of year!
You can do this individually, in teams, or just during the holiday season with no time limit being involved. A fun idea is to do this scavenger hunt on Christmas eve as part of your favorite family traditions.
This printable Christmas light scavenger hunt is perfect for younger kids, older kids, and adults to enjoy together. It is a great family activity for all ages and will surely become a favorite tradition to provide lots of family fun each year.
You can even modify this fun family activity by picking and choosing the different kinds of decorations or light scavenger hunt ideas you want to include that you want to include. That is why I have included a blank sheet with the Christmas lights scavenger hunt printable. That way you can use your favorite things to include in light scavenger hunt game and discard what you don’t.
If you want to make the scavenger hunt shorter and easier, pick fewer things. If you want to make the scavenger hunt more difficult and longer, use them all for your Christmas light hunt.
You can also choose to use only one of the Christmas light scavenger hunt pages if you want to shorten it
Make it a festive fun Christmas activity by playing some Christmas tunes and a cup of hot cocoa while you are participating in these fun activities.
Download the Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt Printable
To download the printable of this Christmas lights scavenger hunt, enter your email address in the space below. Then, check your inbox for an email containing a download link to the PDF printable. You can then save it to your computer and print out as many copies as you want.
No matter how you choose to play, this printable Christmas lights scavenger hunt is sure to provide lots of fun for the entire family during the Christmas season. It is sure to become a new family tradition and will quickly become one of your favorite holiday traditions.
I hope you and your family and friends have a wonderful time with this free Christmas lights scavenger hunt and a Merry Christmas!
Other Christmas Scavenger Hunts
You will find a Christmas scavenger hunt as part of this Christmas party games bundle.
There is also a Christmas scavenger hunt as part of this printable Christmas games bundle.
Other Christmas Games
In addition to the two game bundles mentioned above, there are some free printable Christmas games that you can get on this site as well to get all of your family and friends in the holiday spirit.
You can get a free printable Christmas would you rather game here.
There are some free printable Christmas crossword puzzles here.
Here are some free printable Christmas word scramble here.
Finally, there is a free printable Christmas bingo game here. The free printable version includes a calling card and four bingo cards.. If you have a large group, and need more cards, you can get a set of 25 Christmas bingo cards in the shop here.
Other Free Printables for Christmas
There are plenty of other free Christmas printables here. There are printables you can use for DIY decorations, party favors, planning, and more.
Please note these printables are for personal use only. You do not have permission to sell them for profit or claim them as your own design.
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