Elaborate displays light up Dyker Heights

Homes in Dyker Heights lit up with Christmas decorations Thursday evening. Residents say the neighborhood is often called the Capital of Christmas Pageantry.

Homes in Dyker Heights lit up with Christmas decorations Thursday evening.

Homes in Dyker Heights lit up with Christmas decorations Thursday evening. (12/24/15)

DYKER HEIGHTS - Homes in Dyker Heights lit up with Christmas decorations Thursday evening.

Residents say the neighborhood is often called the Capital of Christmas Pageantry.

It's known for elaborate displays, and residents say the area attracts about 100,000 visitors every year.

The owner of one decorated home says he's carrying on a tradition started by his father, who has since died of cancer.

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