Here we are, pretty much a 3rd of the way into December, and been dealing with winter for what feels like forever (technically, winter doesn’t even start till 12/21). I will say the holiday lights on the houses are definitely helping brighten the season. Literally and figuratively. I drove through the neighborhood of West Valley and got some pics of different houses lit up (check those out here), and I went back out the other night to see some more bright lights! This time, I traveled around Selah!

Every one of these houses is beautiful in its own way! Take a look at them, smile, and maybe get inspired! How do you decorate your dwelling? Whether it’s with lights, blow-up yard ornaments, or projected images, it doesn’t really matter. Get some ideas and get to it! You’re doing something extraordinary, which, believe it or not, is helping people.

Yakima home decorated with lights.

It’s no secret that this time of year can be hard for many people. With depression at a high point during the winter, even something as simple as seeing houses decked out with lights and lit up can really brighten some moods (pun not intended).

If you haven’t done it yet, light up your house! Release your inner “Clark Griswold” and decorate for your family & friends. Heck, do it for your neighbors, for your city, and even for the world to see. (I don’t recommend making it so bright that air traffic control has issues, but you know what I mean).

When you do get it decorated, Tap the App and submit a picture of it for our Light Up Yakima 2022 contest. It could score you a $500 Visa Gift Card. You can use that to help out with your holiday shopping or even to purchase… MORE LIGHTS!

Check out the photo gallery below of some of the houses in Selah (and West Valley after that). Note, if you see your house in the gallery, it is NOT entered into the contest. You need to take a picture of your own house and submit it via our station App. It is included in the gallery because I just loved your house and snapped a picture to share with the world. Thank you and keep shining bright!

Selah Holiday Lights 2022

Many houses are decked out and bringing out the beauty of the season and helping their neighborhoods get into the holiday spirit. Here are a few of the houses decked out in cheer that we got (blurry) pictures of as we drove by.

Yakima Holiday Lights 2022 (West Valley)

The day after Thanksgiving, many houses started getting decorated to help their neighborhoods get into the holiday spirit. Here are a few of the houses decked out in cheer that we got (blurry) pictures of as we drove by.

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