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For the next few nights my family and I are taking in as many Christmas lights displays as possible unitl Christmas Eve. Tonight, I finally get the chance to take my children to visit the very poplar Snoopy House holiday display in Costa Mesa.

The Snoopy House has been a holiday tradition for 48 years, attracting an estimated 80,000 visitors annually. In 2011, with the fate of the Snoopy House in jeopardy, the City of Costa Mesa agreed to host the display and provide other assistance. This partnership with the Jordan family saved the holiday tradition, provided an even larger venue for it and additional features including nightly live music and free train rides for children.

Snoopy House, which features holiday scenes populated by “Peanuts” characters, is available for viewing from 5:30 to  9:00 pm. nightly through Wednesday, December 23, 2015 in front of Costa Mesa City Hall located at 77 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa.

You’ll also have the chance to get those last minute photos with Santa. Santa will make special visits every night from 7:00 to 9:00 pm and families will receive free photos.

If get hungry or need a hot drink, nonprofit youth groups will be on hand as a fundraising opportunity selling beverages and snacks.