This article was updated in November 2020.
Christmas light displays have delivered holiday cheer for nearly as long as lightbulbs have been around. Thomas Edison hung strings of electric lights outside his laboratory in New Jersey at Christmastime in 1881, just one year after he invented the incandescent bulb. To this day, bright lights on chilly winter nights can transform a regular neighborhood, forest or park into a Christmas wonderland. Let Fido ride shotgun and share in the magic at these eight pet-friendly drive-through exhibitions. If he prefers to stretch his legs, we’ve added two more for walkies.