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Miracle on East Quinientos Street

Behind the Scenes of Peter Estrada’s Christmas Lights Extravaganza


Every year at 1209 E. Quinientos St. on Santa Barbara’s Eastside, Peter Estrada puts up Christmas lights, lots of Christmas lights, so many that he might just be considered the jolliest guy in town. He says his kids love it, he says his elder neighbors love it, and we’re pretty sure you’re gonna love this behind-the-scenes look by Lael Wageneck.

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