Christmas Crazy

Go "Christmas Crazy" with a German-style market, a gingerbread house competition and the brightest light displays, plus the coolest ice sculptures and the most extreme Santas on Earth.

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The bedazzled Rockefeller Christmas Tree in New York City is draped with 5 miles of LED lights and topped with a sparkling Swarovski crystal star. 960 1280

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Revisit classic Christmas scenes while exploring the Enchanted Garden of Lights in Chattanooga, TN. 960 1280

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Baltimore recreates its very own 'Miracle on 34th Street' as neighbors decorate their homes in the quirky Hampden neighborhood. 960 1280

It may be a lot warmer than the North Pole, but Newport Beach has no shortage of holiday spirit during the annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade. 960 1280

Mark and Kathy Hyatt celebrate the holidays with an outrageous display of holiday lights decorating their home in Fort Lauderdale, known as the Hyatt House. 960 1280

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Johnson City, TX, is alight with holiday spirit, and in the center of the festivities is the Blanco County Courthouse draped with 100,000 twinkling lights. 960 1280

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Residents throughout Brooklyn's neighborhoods take their holiday décor seriously, illustrated by this Bay Ridge home complete with an oversized Santa and wooden soldiers. 960 1280

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Even the Grinch would have a hard time avoiding the contagious holiday spirit in Dyker Heights, an Italian-American neighborhood in Brooklyn. 960 1280

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Silver Dollar City in Branson, MO, always puts on a spectacular show, especially during the holiday season. 960 1280

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Neighbors are used to the holiday hoopla at Dick Norton's home in Burbank, CA, including a merry-go-round and train station. 960 1280

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Celebrate Christmas underground on a 30-minute drive along the 17-mile lighted pathway deep under the Earth at Louisville MEGA Cavern. 960 1280

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Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland brings a Christmas light spectacle to cities around the country, including Nashville, TN, with a light show set to favorite holiday tunes. 960 1280

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Rotterdam, Netherlands

Rotterdam, Netherlands

New Year's Eve fireworks illuminate the sky over the Erasmus Bridge crossing the Nieuwe Maas River in Rotterdam, the second largest city in the Netherlands.. 960 1280

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Berlin

Berlin

An explosion of fireworks light up the Quadriga sculpture atop the Brandenburg Gate during a New Year's Eve party in Berlin. 960 1280

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New York City

New York City

At NYC’s Times Square, confetti rains down on thousands of revelers celebrate the beginning of a new year at the stroke of midnight. 960 1280

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna, Austria

People stroll down the Silvesterpfad aka New Year’s Eve Trail at Stephansplatz during New Year's Eve celebrations in Vienna. 960 1280

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Sydney

Sydney

Fireworks explode above the Sydney Harbor Bridge and Opera House. Thousands of people lined the harbor to watch the country's biggest fireworks show. 960 1280

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Toronto

Toronto

Spectators can watch the fireworks explode over Toronto's waterfront, one of the best New Year's Eve celebrations in the world. 960 1280

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Binghamton, NY

Binghamton, NY

People converge on the streets in Binghamton, NY, to ring in the New Year at the Annual First Night Parade. 960 1280

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Scotland

Scotland

Two New Year revelers kiss as they take part in the Edinburgh Hogmanay street party celebrations in Edinburgh, Scotland. Edinburgh's 4-day festival includes a torchlight procession, street party, resolution concert and more. 960 1280

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Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

Fireworks explode above Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro. More than 2 million people gather along Rio's most famous beach to witness the 15-minute fireworks display and celebrate the New Year. 960 1280

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Egypt

Egypt

Thousands of people flock to an amazing concert held in front of the 4,500-year-old pyramids in Egypt. A popular artist uses his techno-wizardry to entertain spectators from sunset to sunrise at the Millennium New Year's celebration. 960 1280

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Revellers take part in New Year celebrations in Hong Kong's Times Square. 960 1280

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London

London

Fireworks explode behind The Big Ben clock tower during New Year celebrations in London. 960 1280

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Paris

Paris

Thousands of revellers celebrate the New Year on the Champs Elysees in Paris. 960 1280

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Prague

Prague

Local residents and foreign tourists celebrate New Year's Eve at the Old Town Square in Prague, Czech Republic. 960 1280

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Moscow

Moscow

Fireworks explode over St. Basil Cathedral at Red Square during New Year's Day celebrations in Moscow. 960 1280

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