Rochester’s Big, Bright Light Show caught the fancy of the editors of, which compiled its list of the best Christmas cities for every state.

Rochester came in at No. 2, behind Dearborn over in Wayne County. The editors said:

“Every year the downtown in the suburban city of Rochester gets all dolled up with a seemingly endless stream of Christmas lights. Buildings are drenched in the twinklers, giving passersby a whimsical sight.”