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‘Candy Cane Lane’ Puts Other Christmas Lights to Shame

Posted at 4:32 PM, Dec 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-17 18:32:36-05

The lights almost went out on Candy Cane Lane until one family stepped in to save this Moon Valley tradition.

It all started a few years ago with thousands of lights and a ton of Christmas spirit. The Knutson family covered their home with lights and holiday-themed accessories dubbed “Candy Cane Lane.” During the month of December, the family would hand out candy canes to anyone who came by to enjoy the lights. Fast forward to 2018 and the elderly couple running Candy Cane Lane was losing steam. 

The Kinman family, who also live in Moon Valley, were big fans of the spirited display. So, when they heard 2017 could be Candy Cane Lane’s last year, they stepped in to help. The Kinman’s relocated Candy Cane Lane to their home along with the display’s iconic bridge and vintage decorations. Given the original Candy Cane Lane set the bar pretty high, it took some maneuvering but the laboring of love is paying off. The Kinman’s expect to see nearly 6,000 visitors by the end of the year.

Experience the holiday cheer for yourself through the end of December. It costs nothing. The Kinman’s hand out candy canes from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Or just come to see the lights until 10 p.m. Monday through Sunday. 

Address: 618 W Moon Valley Drive, Phoenix, Ariz.