Many highlights on Red Deer’s 2022 Christmas Light Tour


The 2022 Pink Deer Christmas Lights Tour, spotlighting spectacular shows all through the town, has been compiled by the daddy and son group of Jim and A.J. Elliott.

For years, the Elliotts have been cruising round Pink Deer within the weeks earlier than Christmas, to scope out essentially the most stunning neighbourhood gentle shows.

The self-guided tour routes they supply as an annual good-will gesture to the general public have expanded in dimension and scope as the town has grown — till the complete 2022 Gentle Tour would take a full six hours and 18 minutes to finish, including 144 kilometres to automobile odometers.

“It’s difficult to discover every little thing,” admitted Jim — so A.J. has supplied folks with restricted time a best-of route map, that includes highlights which are unfold all through the town.

This shorter route will take 1.5 hours to finish, and Pink Deerians can determine how a lot of it to pursue. It options Metropolis Corridor, Oriole Park, Fairview, West Park, Bower, Mountview, Grandview, Eastview, Michener, Clearview, Rosedale, Deer Park, Vary Highway 265, and the Parkland Gardens.

“We hope this Christmas Gentle Tour evokes folks to see what the lights characterize, see the wonder throughout them, to seek out group in different folks, and to have an occasion to stay up for in powerful occasions,” mentioned Jim.

“We’re grateful for all those that had been in a position to adorn and everybody who participated within the gentle tour,” he added. “This group occasion isn’t attainable with out you.”

Jim encourages folks to share the expertise with kinfolk and mates.

The Highlights Route: Begin on the Donald College of Enterprise (4909 49 St), then go east on 49 St, L on 47 Ave, L on Ross St, (circling round Metropolis Corridor and the Park – stunning), R on Taylor Dr, L on Oleander Dr, R on Overdown Dr, L on Ohio Cl (breathtaking), out to R on Overdown Dr, L on Oleander Dr, R on Taylor Dr, R on Kerry Wooden Dr, R on Fir St, L on Fern Rd (numerous massive inflatables) , L on Kerry Wooden Dr, R on Taylor Dr, R on 45 St, proceed on to 55 Ave, R on 43 St, R on Westgate Ave, L on Wiltshire Blvd, R on Welton Cr (northern lights), again to Wiltshire Blvd, L on Westgate Ave, L on 43 St, R on Taylor Dr, L on 22 St, on to Boyce St, R on Barrett Dr, L on Bettenson St, R on Baines Cr (massive bushes and penguins), out to L on Bettenson St, L on Barrett Dr (traditional two conveyer belts), proceed on Barrett Dr (stunning entrance yard), L on Barrett St, R on 32 St, L on Spruce Dr, R on 35 St, L on 45 Ave, R on 37 St, L on 43 Ave (stunning white, yellow, and orange lights), R on 47 St, L on 40 Ave, R on 50A St, L on 38A Avenue, R on Michener Cr, L on Michener Inexperienced, L on Michener Cr, R on 50A St, L on 38 Ave, by means of Eastview to L on 39 St N (service 2 highway), L on Edgington Cl, out to R on 39 St N, R on 35A Ave, R on 35 Ave, R on Excell St, L on Ellenwood Dr, L on Erickson Dr, onto Cornett Dr (white fence and Ferris Wheel home), on to Rollis St, L on Rutherford Dr, R on Ramsay Ave, L on Randolph St, onto Raabis St, L on Robinson Cr (big Sweet Cane), L on Reinholt Ave, R on Reichley St, L on Rideout Ave, onto Donlevy Ave, L on Dempsey St, onto Duston St, L on Deschner Cl, counter-clockwise across the Cl, L on Dynes St, R on Deschner Cl, out to R on Duston St, R on 39 St, onto Twp Rd 382, L on Rge Rd 265, L on 38254 Rge Rd 265 (tons of bushes lit up throughout the garden), L on Rge Rd 265, L on Hwy 11, returning to complete on the Parkland Backyard Middle (Ice Sculptures).

Elliott additionally encourages folks to take a look at the Ross Road Patio, with hanging decorations and small ice sculptures, and in addition the Waskasoo Park Path System, with many bushes adorned by fellow Pink Deerians. As properly, Heritage Ranch holds its Winter Lights Tour, with 50,000 Christmas lights, scorching chocolate, and a horse drawn sleigh experience.

Different stunning locations to discover within the area are the Sylvan Lake and Stettler Twinkle Excursions, Blackfalds, Lacombe and Ponoka Christmas lights, the Discovery Wildlife Park in Innisfail, and Sweet Cane Lane in Edmonton, a hundred and fortieth to 148th Road.

For individuals who need the complete Pink Deer routes:

North: Begin: 67 St North of Parkland Mall, Head North on Pamely Ave, R on Web page Ave, R on Piper Dr, onto 68 St, onto Nash St, R on Neville Cl, counter-clockwise across the Cl, out to L on Nash St, L on Nyberg Ave, L on Niven St, R on Northey Ave, R on Nolan St, R on Newlands Ave, L on Niven St, L on Nance Ave, L on Nolan St, R on Noble Ave, R on Nurse St, R on Norton Ave, L on Norquay St, L on Nordegg Cr, R on Norton Ave, L on 76 St, R on Northey Ave, R on 77 St, L on Kentwood Dr, L on Kirton Cr, R on Kirton Cl, out to L on Kirton Cr, R on Kentwood Dr, R on Kingston Dr, L on Kelly St, onto Kennedy Dr, R on Kirkland Dr, R on Kendrew Dr, L on Kidd Cl, counter-clockwise across the Cl, R on Kendrew Dr, L on Krause Cr, L on Killburn Cr, R on Kendrew Dr, L on Kent St, onto Jordan Pkwy, R on Jaspar Cr, R on Jordan Pkwy, L on Jennings Cr, L on Jenner Cr, clockwise across the Cr, L on Jack Cr, R on Jennings Cr, L on Jordan Pkwy, onto Jamieson Ave, L on Jones Cr, L on Jarvis Ave, L on Jewell St, onto 75 St, L on 59 Ave, R on Grimson St, L on Gish St, L on Grieg Dr, L on Glendale Blvd, L on Gilbert Cr, R on Grote Cr, R on Gilbert Cr, R on Glendale Blvd, R on Gunn St, L on 59 Ave, L on Grant St, R on 59 Ave, L on 71 St, R on 70 St Dr to complete the North Route, north of Heritage Lanes Bowling.

Northwest: Begin: Heading Northeast of Bower Ponds on Kerry Wooden Dr, L on Fern Rd, R on Fairway Ave, L on Freemont Cl, proceed R on Freemont Cl, R on Fern Rd, R on Fir St, L on Kerry Wooden Dr, L on Taylor Dr, R on 60 St, R on 60 Ave, L on 55 St, L on 58A Ave, R on 57 St, L on 57 Ave, out to L on 60 St, L on 51 Ave, out to R on 60 St, R on 54 Ave/Riverview Dr, R on Hermany St, R on Hill Cr, L on Hermany St, R on Halladay Ave, L on Holmes St, onto 66 St Cl, out to R on 58 Ave, R on Hermany St, onto 63 St, onto Horn St, R on Humber Cl, again to L on Horn St, R on 61 Ave, onto Howarth St, L on Howlett Ave, R on Halliburton Cr, L on Haste St, L on Howlett Ave, L on Howarth St, R on Taylor Dr, L on Oliver St, R on Odell Gn, proceed L on Odell Gn, L on Overdown Dr, L on Oates Gn, proceed R on Oates Gn, L on Oliver St, R on Orient Gn, proceed out of Gn, R on Oak St, onto Oak Dr, R on Orr Dr, L on Oswald Cl, again to L on Orr Dr, R on Ogilvie Cl, again to L on Orr Drive, L on Oak Dr, R on Overdown Dr, again to R on Overdown Dr, L on Orwell Cl, out to R on Overdown Dr, R on Olsen St, R on Oleander Dr, R on Oldbury St, L on Ogden Ave, L on Ockley Cl, again to L on Ogden Ave, L on Oxbow St, R on Oleander Dr, L on Otterbury Ave, L on Oberlin Ave, L on Oreston Cl, again to R on Oberlin Ave, R on Otterbury Ave, R on Oleander Dr, L on Oxbow St, R on Ogden Ave, L on Osborne St, L on Overdown Dr, R on Ohio Cl to complete the Northeast Route, west of Bower Ponds.

Southwest: Begin: Taylor Drive heading South by Carnival Cinemas, R on 43 St, R on Westgate Ave, R on Wiltshire Blvd, L on Welton Cr, L on Wiltshire Blvd, R on Westgate Ave, R on 43 St, on to Cronquist Dr, L on Walker Blvd, make a U-turn on the second highway, R on Weddell Cr, L on White Ave, R on Wishart St, R on Wilson Cr, L on Wilkins Gn, proceed out R on the Gn, R on Welliver St, L on Wright Ave, R on 35 St, L on 57 Ave, R on 36 St, L on 55 Ave, R on 37 St, onto 54 Ave Cr, onto 35 St, L on 57 Ave, L on Wells St, R on 55 Ave, L on 32 St, R on Springfield Ave, R on Selkirk Blvd, R on Stanley Cr, out to R on Selkirk Blvd, L on Sutton Cl, counter-clockwise across the Cl, again to L on Selkirk Blvd, L on Sydney Cl, counter-clockwise across the Cl, out to L on Selkirk Blvd, L on Springfield Ave, R on Sherwood Cr, proceed L on Sherwood Cr, R on Stirling Cl, proceed R on Stirling Cl, L on Spencer St, R on Springfield Ave, L on 32 St, L on 47 Ave, onto 30 St, L on Bremner Ave, L on Molly Bannister Dr, onto Barrett Dr, R on Baird St, R on Barner Ave, R on Bettenson St, R on Brown Cl, again to L on Bettenson St, L on Baines Cr, across the Cr, L on Bettenson St, L on Barrett Dr, L on Baird St, R on Berry Ave, R on Finest Cr, R on Berry Ave, R on Barrett Dr to complete the Southwest Route, north of Westerner Park.

Central: Begin: Spruce Dr going through north of 32 St (throughout the creek from Kin Kanyon), R on 37 St, R on 45 Ave, L on 35 St, R on 41 Ave, R on 33 St, R on 43 Ave, L on 41A Ave, R on 40 St, onto 41 Ave, R on 44 St, R on 40A Ave, R on 42 St, R on 42 Ave, L on 44 St, R on 43 Ave, R on 47 St, L on 40 Ave, L on 52 St, onto 42 Ave, L on 51A St, R on 40 Ave, L on 50A St, L on 38A Ave, R on Michener Cr, L on Michener Gn, L on Michener Cr, R on 50A St, L on 38 Ave, L on 50 St, R on Erickson Dr, L on Eastman Cr, R on Everitt Cr, R on Eastman Cr, L on Erickson Dr, R on Ellenwood Dr, L on Elwell Ave, R on Eakins Cr, L on East Cl, again to L on Eakins Cr, L on Eline St, L on Elwell Ave, R on Elliot Cr, R on Elwell Ave, L on Ellenwood Dr, R on Excell St, L on Edwards Cr, R on Edwards Cl, out to L on Edwards Cr, L on Excell St, L on 35 Ave, L on 35A Ave, R on 39 St N, L on 38 Ave, L on 39 St, L on Edgington Ave, again to L on 39 St, R on Metcalf Ave, L on McDougall Cr, R on McCullough Cr, L on Muir Ave, R on McLean St, R on Metcalf Ave, L on Manning St, R on Maxwell Ave, L on 39 St S, L on MacFarlane Ave, onto Michiels St, L on Mitchell Ave, L on Munro Cr, R on Martin Cl, L on Mitchell Ave, R on Malcolm Cr, L on McConnell Cl, out to L on Malcolm Cr, L on McBride Cr, L on 40 Ave to complete the Central Route by the nook of 40 Ave and 32 St.

Southeast: Begin: 30 Ave heading South of twenty-two St, R on Ironstone Dr, R on llingworth Cl, proceed R, out to R on Inglewood Dr, L on Ingersol St, L on Eire Cr, R on Ingersol St, L on Inglewood Dr, onto Austin Dr, R on Allsop Dr, L on Alton St, R on Alton Cl, out to L on Alton St, L on Allsop Dr, R on Allan St, R on Aikman Cl, out to L on Allan St, R on Abbott Ave, R on Anders St, L on Ayers Ave, R on Anquetel St, R on Ansett Cr, R on Allan St, L on Avery St, onto Lees St, L on Lockwood Ave, R on Logan Cl, counter-clockwise across the Cl, out to R on Lockwood Ave, L on Lancaster Dr, L on Lanterman Cl, across the Cl, L on Lancaster Dr, R on Lister Cr, L on Lockwood Ave, R on Lancaster Dr, L on Lagrange Crescent, R on Lindsay Ave, L on 22 St, L on Lalor Dr, onto Lazaro Cl, out to L on Lalor Dr, L on 22 St, R on Viscount Dr, L on Van Slyke Means, L on Vancouver Cr, proceed out to L on Van Slyke Means, R on Vermont Ave, L on Viscount Dr, L on Vanson Cl, proceed out to L on Viscount Dr, L on Vanier Dr, R on Vickers Cl, proceed counter-clockwise across the Cl to complete the Southeast Route close to 22 Road.

Northeast: Begin: Head North on Garrison Cir in Backyard Heights, counter-clockwise across the Cir, out to R on Greenway St, R on Backyard Gt, onto Carrington Dr, R on Caribou Cr, R on Carrington Dr, R on Connaught Cr, R on Clearview Dr, L onto Crossley St, L on Cooper Shut, counter-clockwise across the Cl, out to L on Crossley St, onto Timothy Dr, R on Timberstone Means, L on Teasdale Dr, L on Truant Cr, R on Tanner St, L on Truant Cr, L on Tanner St, R on Thomlison Ave, on the roundabout, proceed straight on Thomlinson Ave, onto Reichley St, R on Reinholt Ave, L on Rowell Cl, counter-clockwise across the Cl, out to R on Reinholt Ave, L on Robinson Cr, R on Raabis St, onto Randolph St, R on Rutledge Cr, R on Ramsey Ave, onto Russell Cr, L on Richards Cr, R on Ray Ave, R on Rollis St, L on Rupert Cr, L on Reeves Cr, L on Roth Cr, R on Rupert Cr, out to L on Rollis St, onto Cornett Dr, L on Carroll Cr, L on Chappel Dr, R on Carpenter St, R on Cornett Dr, L on Clark Cr, R on Crawford St, make a U-turn out to L on Clark Cr, L on Cornett Dr to complete the Northeast Route on the home with the white picket fence and gorgeous decorations, close to 30 Ave.

East: Begin: Going through East on 39 St between Eastview and Morrisroe, R on Douglas Ave, R on Dunning Cr, L on Dunlop St, R on Dixon Ave, R on Dixon Cr, proceed R on Dixon Cr, L on Douglas Ave, R on 39 St, L on Davison Dr, L on Denison Cr, L on Dodds St, R on Duncan Cr, L on Dawson St, R on Dobler Ave, R on Dickenson Cr, onto Doran Cr, R on Dalton Cl, out to R on Doran Cr, R on Doan Ave, out to L on Dempsey St, R on Dodge Avenue, onto Dowler St, L on Daniel Cr, counter-clockwise across the Cr, L on Dowler St, L on Duffield Ave, R on Duston St, R on Dale Cl, out to L on Duston St, R on Duckering Cl, counter-clockwise across the Cl, out to R on Duston St, R on Deschner Cl, counter-clockwise across the Cl, L on Dynes St, R on Deschner Cl, out to R on Duston St, R on 39 St, onto Twp Rd 382, L on Rge Rd 265, L on 38254 Rge Rd 256, again to L on Rge Rd 265, L on Hwy 11, R to complete the East Route on the Parkland Backyard Middle (Ice Sculptures)

Downtown: Begin: Heading West on 50 St (Ross) by The Little Ice Cream Shoppe, R on 50A St, onto 45 Ave, R on 53 St, L on 44 Ave, R on 55 St, R on 43 Ave, L on 53 St, L on 42A Ave, L on 55 St, R on 47A Ave, L on 56 St, L on 48A Ave, R on 55 St, L on Hwy 2A (Gaetz [50] Ave) S, keep in left lane onto (Little) Gaetz Ave, L on 46 St, L on 47A Ave, L on 48 St, R on Gaetz Ave N, L on 50 St, L on Taylor Dr, R on 47 St (Capstone), onto 45 St, onto 44 St Cr, L on 45 St, L on Taylor Dr, L on 49 St W, L on 50 St W, to complete the Downtown Route at Metropolis Corridor and the Park.

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