4083 Redwing Dr., Spring Hill
Frank and Rachel Goulette started decorating their house the day after Halloween. The 6,000-light display took them a month, but they add on all season long. This year, they've added animation to their display.
14215 Pristine Lane, Spring Hill
Cory and Patti Kashanski-Shoffner said they have been putting up lights since 2010 and that each year the display just gets bigger. This year they rented scaffolding to put lights on the palm trees.
13300 Little Farms Dr., Spring Hill
Doug Jacobs has been decorating his house for 35 years, including three at this house. The former movie makeup effects artist said his grandkids and nephews help out a bit with his 155,000 light-display, but health problems mean this is likely to be the last year he puts up the lights.
4422 W. Iowa Ave., Tampa
Bud Friedlander and Jesse Jokisch said they used to decorate their separate houses, but now that they live together they have combined their holiday lights powers to create this 6,000-light display.
4425 W. Leila Ave., Tampa
Trish Colon sets up the 4,000 light display each year with her daughter. She said she always puts them up after Halloween and she's been doing it for about 10 years.
4431 W. Lelia Ave., Tampa
William and Joanne Ellingwood said they have been decorating their home for about 30 years now, but they've toned it down in recent years as they are wary of climbing on the roof now.
11024 Streamside Dr., Tampa
Jose Bolta said he enjoys putting up Christmas lights. He said seeing people drive by and smile puts joy in his heart.
101 39th Ave. NE, St. Petersburg
Donna Brown has been setting up her 9,000-plus lights display since the 1990s. She said that people have offered to pay her electric bill in the past, and that some people have left money in her mailbox.
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