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                                         The Most Famous  House in Tampa

We have at our home @11048 Streamside Dr. Tampa 33624 .55,000 led christmas lights Synchronized to music that are played over your  Radio  (88.3 FM).We are Eco Friendly Display Saving on  our Elec.Bill . only $40.00 more over christmas .We have a 17ft Mickey Mouse . Grinch  and his dog (Max) much more ,

 

 Mon-thru 6:00-9:00   Fri-Sun 6:00-10:00

Lights will not be on during rain

 

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