Showing Off 2012

Showing Off 2012

Here are a few of the pictures with descriptions submitted to PlanetChristmas for 2012

Picture Description
1 Jeremy Vanek.  Merry Christmas from Omaha,  Nebraska! My wife and I have been decorating our home  for 10 years, and every year our display gets bigger. We  have about 30,000 lights and we have those lights  synchronized to 160 channels. This year we have added  some new wireframe decorations with LED lights. More  information about our display and more pictures can be  found on our website http://www.vanekchristmas.com. We  would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a  Happy New Year! Jeremy, Melissa and Anna Vanek.  Omaha, Nebraska.http://www.vanekchristmas.com
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Hervieu Thomas   Je suis un passionné  d’illumination de Noël.

Cette année je suis passé à une nouvelle dimensions en  utilisant des guirlandes haute qualité (professionnel),  tout cela pour me permettre d’ici quelque années de  passer au contrôleur Light’O’Rama.

Une petite photos d’une des nombreuse nouveauté 2012.   Grainville-Ymauville, Seine Maritime 7, France. http://christmas-home.skyrock.com
3 Cathie Kuypers.  Christmas is my  most favorite time of the year I look forward to putting up  every decoration.  Point England, Auckland  New  Zealand
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Cathie Kuypers.  Christmas is my most favorite time  of the year My Front Deck Decorated for Christmas.   Point England, Auckland  New Zealand

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Tom and Beth Ronketty.  Merry, Merry Christmas to  everyone from the Ronketty’s in Marlton, NJ… This is  our 8th year of decorating to the extreme and this year  is over the top once again. We have over 110,000 lights  (12,000 synced on the roof, trees, and front lawn to  music), 35 unique inflatables including a 20′ Santa, a  full size sleigh and reindeer display, animations, and  many other Christmas surprises throughout the season.  This year we are going to the DOGS! We will be  collecting donations (money, pet food, blankets) for the  Last Resort Pet Shelter of NJ who is sponsoring a  Hurricane Sandy relief effort throughout NJ, which we  all know was devastated this past October. All donations  will be made in memory of Dorothy Rothman, a very good  friend who passed recently, with her wishes being that  we all share in taking care of the furry friends that  she held near and dear to her….  Marlton, New  Jersey
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Greg Zimmerman.  Newport Beach, California is home  of the annual “Christmas Boat Parade”, known as one of  the ten best Christmas viewing events in the country.  This award-winning house, located on Balboa Island in  the middle of the Newport Harbor, is viewed by thousands  of visitors who came by car, by foot, and by boat!  Winning the admiration and gratitude of all who visit,  the house has earned many prestigious awards: “1st Place  Lights and Animation” and from the Newport Harbor  Chamber of Commerce and “Photographer’s Choice”(the  sponsors of the Newport Harbor Boat Parade), and the  “Best Animation” award from the Balboa Island  Association. The house and its owner have also been  featured in a PBS television special, numerous magazine  and newspaper articles.  What makes it all so  amazing, owner Greg Zimmerman does all of the work  himself, and makes many of the lighted decorations as a  year round hobby. He’s always alert to searching for new  light ideas and creations while on far flung vacations.

http://www.ZimChristmas.com/

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Shawn Elliott.  Happy 2012 Christmas season to all  my fellow decorators.  From Danvers Massachusetts
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Joey Emery.  From home made roof ornaments to  wrapped trees, we are covered! Bushes, trees, ground,  deck, etc. You name it – we lit it! Come see!  Marietta, Georgia
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Carl Engelhardt.  I have just over 30,000 lights,  including Santa and his sleigh on the roof, lights in  every bush and tree, candy canes, blowmolds, a little of  everything.    BLUE SPRINGS, Missouri

10 Shawn Holden.  Hello this is the  Holden house in Scranton PA. We have over 10000 lights,  inflatables, and blowmolds and growing every year enjoy and  Merry Christmas.  Scranton, Pennsylvania
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James and Dee Hendrix.  This display has over 3000  lights and is choreographed to Music. The 8 keys at the  front door are designed to look like piano keys with the  white keys sync’d to the music. It is located in  Riverview, Florida and presented by Jim and Dee  Hendrix. This is our 11th year submitting to this site.  Hope you enjoy it and Merry Christmas.
Riverview, Florida
12 Justin Shuman.  Hello from  Columbus, Ohio! My kids, Bradley and Katie, and I have had a  great time collecting blow molds from thrift stores, yard sales  and friends over the past 10 years. Our display this year has  over 120 blow molds. Special thanks to my in-laws, Bernie and  Ginny in Michigan, for picking up decorations we bought on  Craigslist.Merry Christmas from Justin, Kris, Bradley and Katie!
Columbus, OH
13 Ron Comin.  Come and walk the  Enchanted Trail to the North Pole and back. Our 65,000 light walk  thru display is kid’s scale with a 1/25 scale garden railroad,  1/4 scale buildings for Santa, Mrs Claus, the elves and  reindeer at the North Pole. Check out our Youtube video at  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBH50YrF1UY.You can see additional photos of last year’s display on our  website. We hope to have a new site up soon.  Poulsbo, Wa

http://christmasinbigvalley.com
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Brenden Suter.  Golden Spike Harley Davidson Light  show. Come and enjoy are Christmas lights synchronized  to music. 80 LOR channels and 2 cosmic colored ribbon.  32k lights.

Enjoy and have a great Christmas!
Ogden, Utah

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Joey Emery.  Lights from top to bottom! From home  made roof ornaments to fake snow in the side  yard……we are lit! Come and see!  Marietta,  Georgia

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Michael Martocci.  Merry Christmas from the  Martocci family in Brandon, Florida. Here is a picture  of our house this year. It currently has a little over  48,000 lights with about 5,000 dancing to music.  Brandon, FL
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Callim Henry.  Dear Planet Christmas 

This is the worlds only huge Christmas displays in a….  Bedroom! The display is in the UK and features 100  different teadys 10 different displays and 3,000 LED  lights and over 4,000 different decorations from around  the world. The displays range from a Penguin Mount ( Pictured at the side ) and Muppets Christmas display.  The displays also raise money for charity because  Christmas is the time for giving.  Hope you like  the displays From Callums Christmas Wonderland  in  the United Kingdom

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Ray Fassett.  Continuing with the theme “Reverence and Whimsy”. The Manger Scene takes center stage and  proclaims “Joy to the World” from our roof top. Our Mega  Tree stands 18-ft tall with over 3000 LED lights. Santa  is present to wish everyone a Merry Christmas. Mickey  and Minnie our here too! Charlie Brown and the Gang  round out the display. Merry Christmas and Happy New  Year!   Livermore, ca
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Debbie turner.  This year we have changed a few  things and added more as well and we would like to say  Merry Christmas and have a safe Christmas and new year from the turner’s and tatafu family’s . Australia
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Bryan Karp.  Our cul-de-sac goes all out with 6 homes decorating together to bring Christmas spirit to  the neighborhood. We have been working together for  several years now and have >100K lights for the entire  neighborhood. The team also collects newly unwrapped toys for Blue Santa.  Cedar Park, TX

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Randy Bonds.  48 channel LOR.  Keep CHRIST in CHRISTmas !!  This is my second year of full sequencing lights to music.  The arches I made are a big hit.  Rainier, OR

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Joseph Emery.  House, roof, yard and fence! you name it…..we lit it!  From lights to blow ups to mailbox antlers…..we are all in!  marietta, Georgia

23 Alek Komarnitsky.  Back again for 2012 are the Controllable Christmas Lights for Celiac Disease featuring thousands of lights and giant inflatables such as Frosty, Santa, Elmo, SpongeBob, and Homer Simpson – D’OH! Three live webcams and X10 controls provide an entertaining experience as web surfers from around the world can not only view the display, but also turn stuff on and off. The website is totally free (and totally fun) and raises awareness for Celiac Disease; which is something my kids have. Over $70,000 has been raised for the University of Maryland Center for Celiac Research via … Christmas lights – go figure! ;-)So surf on by and have fun http://www.komar.org/cgi-bin/christmas_webcam.Merry Christmas to all,Alekhttp://www.komar.org/
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Geoff George.  This year I have 4 house’s with over 90,000 lights total and 9 LOR 16 channel boxes. I have 16 songs that play with them broken up into three different shows that I play on different nights. I collect can good and donations for Backstoppers. my web site is www.gtechdesign.com. thanks  St. Louis, Missouri

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David Reiner.  Merry Christmas from Downingtown, PA. Here is our house for the 2012 season. Over ten thousand lights and over 32 amps. We had our annual Turn On The Christmas Lights Party and about 60 people attended. The hot chocolate was flowing and delicious cookies were being served. Everyone had a great time. I hope everyone has a Merry Christmas and a safe and healthy New Year.  Downingtown, PA
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Michael Girard.  This is the Girards 2012 X-mas Display. It only took me two days to set up. Merry Christmas from California.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVCgYZzrg5M&feature=youtu.beLos Banos, CA
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David Macey.  Merry Christmas from the Macey’s in Clearwater, FL. This is the 9th year doing the display and it grows a little each year. Icicle lights around the perimeter of the house. Lights along the fence on corner lot. Some blow ups. Candy canes lining the driveway and sidewalks. Multiple lighted figurines. Florida Gator pulling Santa’s sleigh.  Clearwater, FL

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Chad Warnock.  This is our 2012 Christmas light display. It consists of approximately 25,000 lights, hand painted wooden cut-outs, a home made ferris wheel, a mega tree, and many unique items. This year we added a 16 channel light-o-rama. Our community loves our lights and we have more and more people stopping every year. Merry Christmas everyone & happy lighting! Mooresville, Indiana
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Timothy Sparrow.  Oshawa, Ontario.  Display is turned on during the following times 5pm-10pm each night Sunday-Thursday

5pm-11pm Friday & Saturday.  The show is transmitted on 101.9 FM.  There are 42 Blowmolds, 1 Blow Up, 10 Rope Lights & over 4400 lights.  Light Controller is a 6 channel controller by Lights & Sounds of Christmas.  This is a small yard display. My front yard is about 23 feet wide by 50 feet deep. Here is the show on You Tube done Trans Siberian style. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmioNjcJC0A&feature=share&list=

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Billings North Pole Chris Troup. This year we have around 78,000 lights and lots of moving things like the Toy Factory and the North Pole Espresso with a moving fish tank. Lots to see! Billings, Montana

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Garran Sparks.  This display has a lit 450′ path that goes from the street to the rear yard. Thousands and Thousands of LED lights are used to entertain children and adults alike. Several displays adorn the pathway as well as numerous decorated trees. From the Christmas music playing in the front yard to the rear yard with the two story shed with lighting coordinated to music it has several entertaining features. A single photo cannot describe the wonderful display that seems to go on forever.There is a donation container to benefit the local food pantry along the path. This is one display that you just can’t drive by….. It requires you to get out of the car and walk to enjoy the entire holiday display….. Enjoy and Merry Christmas and Happy New Years!!    Batavia, Illinois
32 Art & Sue Neumann.  We have over 30,000 lights set in four distinct sections. First is the Northpole Intentional Airport with helicopter, airplanes, candycane runway markers and other characters. Second is Funland with operating Ferris wheel and Merry-go-round and there are many cartoon and animated characters. Third is the reason for the season with a large Nativity scene with stable, animals, Wisemen and angels. Fourth is the Northpole with Santa, igloos, snowmen, penguins, Polar bears and Seals. We also have Santa in his sleigh with eight reindeer on the roof.  We hope you enjoy the picture and everyone have a MERRY CHRISTMAS. Apple Valley, CA
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Randy Bonds.  2012 Christmas Light Show

Light o Rama 48 channel

The theme is “Keep CHRIST in Christmas”  Rainier, OR
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Darrel Moyer.  My name is Darrel Moyer and I reside in Cleona, PA with my parents and two sisters.



This year my display consists of, in the front yard, 128 channels of computer control, one Cosmic Color Ribbon and 14,000 lights. Then in the backyard walk-through display; is a static display which consists of 10,000 lights.



For more information, pictures and videos on the Christmas display you can visit my website at:
 http://www.moyerdisplays.com/

Thank you and Merry Christmas!
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Chris Hewitt.  Switching on the Christmas lights here in the British county of Surrey on the first Saturday night in December has become a real tradition, such a part of family life that it’s easy to forget sometimes what the true meaning of Christmas is really about. While the rest of the UK is putting away their BBQ’s our house and many others in supreme confidence turn the volume up on its holiday festiveness. It is the ultimate expression of ‘razzle dazzle’. 

There is nothing worse than watching the gray clouds move in, with the knowing you won’t see or feel the heat of the sun for another five months. The feeling really is doom and gloom, so to find a little glitzy house celebrating the return of winter gives you a sugar coated mince pie rush of optimism that nothing other than maybe a glass of mulled wine could manage.

Our house and many others across the British Isles make such an effort in brightening the otherwise dull streets of cold winter months. And it really works. Redhill, South East England

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Tim Hay.  About 11,000 lights on 48 channels, plus a static display. I added the two leaping arches this year.   Salem, Oregon

http://www.haylights.com

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Bruce Kreider.  After much debate, we decided to put up the display again this year. We have been at this location for 3 years now and have added things every year. We are close to the 300 blowmold count and have many animated LED snowflakes. We are trying to collect for Make A Wish this year, but due to donations only being able to be sent via our website or the mail, we have not done well to date. We wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year!  Our facebook page is:
https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Kreider-Christmas-Lights/198544940239066?fref=ts

and our website is below.   Fulton, Illinois

http://www.kreiderchristmaslights.weebly.com

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Ron Lister.  This is the 22nd season for Christmas Wonders. It has over 50,000 lights that dance to the music using 352 channels of Light-O-Rama. Most of the elements in the display were built by hand. Merry Christmas from sunny Florida! Kissimmee, FL

http://www.christmaswonders.com

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Brian Jay.  This is the first year I have done computer controlled. This is also the first year I have done it away from home. I recently moved away from my parents, but do not have a house big enough. So I had to do their house again, it has not been fun being away. I only have 32 channels this year, but hope for more next year!    Omaha, NE

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Rob Sena.  Happy Holidays from the Hudson Valley area of New York State. I’ve been decorating the house for the past 20 years with vintage decorations that I pick up at flea markets and yard sales. No animated figures or computerized light displays synced to music, (and definitely no inflatables), just traditional blow molds, cut outs and simple mini lights.   Hudson Valley, New York

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Greg Wegiel.  First year using LOR. Have 16 Channels controlling around 5000 lights. Since the photo a 4 channel arch has been added above the front door added to the column lights for a better effect. Next year i hope to add 16 or 32 channels more to the show and probably at a new venue… West Lafayette, Indiana

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darren breese.  Bringing Christmas cheer to the dark winter nights!  canton, Illinois !

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Brett Zeigler.  Have a boot made by my grandparents many years ago. And a leg lamp from A Christmas Story.  Merry Christmas!   Sugar Land, TX

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Richard Dimmock.  For 2012 we have about 36,000 lights, about 15,000 of them LED’s, a 30 ft mega tree, 22 ft high by 30 ft long schooner, two singing, instrument playing animated characters, 6 30 ft arches and much more, all sequenced on 136 channels of LOR. We wish everyone a Merry Christmas from the Dimmock’s Evans, Georgia.

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Bill Rhoten.  This years color display was designed by my daughter Olivia..she thought the green-red-white looked more like a Christmas present. I have over 25,000 lights, 92 blowmolds,virtual Santa and a powerful radio station. Merry Christmas from Bill, Clay and Olivia.  Kingsport, TN

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Nikitas Smaragdis.  Welcome to Christmas 2012 – If this is your first time in receiving this message, I would like to introduce you to my Christmas Display for 2012. I construct each year a Christmas Wonderland of wooden buildings that I personally designed and built. Some previous years buildings include:· Santa’s Castle that stand 9 ft tall where Santa and Mrs. Claus live· The Bi-Polar Spa for Penguins and Polar Bear to relax in· Kringle’s Bakery where Santa and the Elves make bunt cakes and other baked goods· Santa’s Toy Factory· Snowflake Factory – where snowflakes are press out from ice cubes and sent out to the clouds all over the world· The Gingerbread House where you have the gingerbread family making gingerbread cookies· Santa Train with a Penguin Engineer and a Reindeer as his assistant· Igloo – home for penguinsThis year we have a special treat of three new additions to our display. The first is the Observatory that tracks naughty and nice children throughout the world via a magical telescope. The second is the Archways that visitors pass under to see the main Santa Village in the backyard. The final addition is the Nativity.Some fun facts for this year’s display are, it took Santa’s Helpers 314 man-hours to setup, and with a final light count of 70,193 lights, with 130 various lengths of extension cords that total to 3307 feet of extension cords.Last year we raised $1,120 for the Hemby Presbyterian Children’s Hospital in Matthews, North Carolina.You can click the following link and go directly to this year’s slide show presentation:http://www.nikitaschristmaswonderland.com/main.php?g2_view=slideshow.Slideshow&g2_itemId=41906You may choose to go to the 2012 site and pick which picture you want to see without the slide show , click the following :
http://www.nikitaschristmaswonderland.com/v/Christmas+2012/Here is the overall Main site where you can select previous year’s displays:http://www.nikitaschristmaswonderland.com/main.php

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Mr Alan Litteken.  My display in Southern Indiana. All wood statues and letters on roof are hand made by myself and my father-in-law. Run way for Santas Sleigh is 80′ long.
United States

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Mr Jeffrey PhillipsSeason’s Greetings for MadTownLightsMadison, OH
http://www.madtownlights.com

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Mr David Plummer.  38000 lights. First year with complete computer control. I have things happen throughout the night but can’t have sync music where I live because of location. Even still we get lots of stoppers. Doubled the lights on the megatree this year.   Wallingford, PAhttp://www.wallingfordgriswolds.com

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The Marino Family Singing Christmas Trees Tom Marino Jr. 35,000+ lights, Wooden Christmas Cut outs, Blow Ups, Mega Tree, Outdoor Nativity, and SINGING CHRISTMAS TREES (yep I said it Singing Trees). The Display is Synchronized with 32 LOR channels to 14 different songs every hour. We hope you enjoy our display. Clermont, Floridahttp://youtu.be/fn2QXa6F7cE
51 Mike Rogers.  Rocking with Mr. Christmas in 2012. Going Light O rama for 2013 . Will do a 4 foot tree line, more lights on mega tree and wrap the 2 landscape trees on individual branches…..  Peoria , Az.
52 Tamie Klaebe. Merry Christmas from Australia!I’ve been decorating my house with lights for 14 years now. Each year the display gets larger and changes. This year a new collection of blow molds have been purchased (a little hard to find in Australia) new giant inflatable snowman & Santa as well as lots of led lights, snow machines and bubble machines. I’m already planning next years display!  Minchinbury, NSW Australia
53 Mr. Massimiliano Goglio.  Xmas 2012,371.904 Leds’s for ” La Casa di Babbo Natale “made ​​in Italy.  Italian style.  MI MelegnanoItaly.  website:http://www.lacasadibabbonatale.com
54 Chuck Barringer.  Come on out and enjoy our Computerized Christmas Light Display. This year we have over 7,600 lights on 96 channels synchronized to music. 2012 will be our fourth year of using computer controlled lights and we hope to expand it more every year.Santa returns! Widely popular when he began in 2011, he’s back for 2012. After every 5th song, Santa will appear in the attic window. Your kids will believe! Check out the Song Schedule for the best time to take the kids out of the car for picture taking as all the lights are on, at 50% intensity.When visiting, tune your FM car radio to 107.7 and you can hear the music for the lights from the comfort of your car. There’s a small, motion-activated speaker by the mailbox if you want to get out and stretch your legs too.New for 2012! Our neighbor across the street and the trees at the end of the street are synchronized to the music too. White Plains, NY  http://www.NYChristmasLights.com
55 mrs lana rowe. Love Christmas.. these our cutouts I’ve made and decorate the yard…..  oregon, United States
56 Clement Bourg 45k static light display, struggling to hit my 100k light goal!  Stephens City, Virginia
57 KIM CLOSSICK.  WE OUTLINED IN C-9S , EVERYTHING ELSE IS MINI-LITES & I PAINTED RUDOLPH THE RED NOSED REINDEER,SANTA,MISFIT TOYS,ASSORTED ELVES,YOUKON,ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN,FROSTY & CRYSTAL,GRINCH & DOG,CINDY-LOU,HEAT & SNOWMISERS,SAM THE SNOWMAN,WINTER WARLOCK,GARFIELD & ODIE ALL ON WOOD.  FARMINGDALE, NY
58 Mr Steve Hill.  64 Channels of LOR for around 30,000 of our total 45,000 lights. 16 Channel 17′ Red/Green Mega Tree, 5 mini coros, dual mirrored arches, window frames, roof peaks, roof 3 channel star, red/green floods are all part of the animated show. We also have many deer and holiday character wireframes/blowups, silhouette Nativity, driveway and walkway lit arches and many other features.  Augusta, Georgia
59 Robert Burton.  Our display features 208 channels with LOR control and about 50 dmx channels. We have added several RGB elements this year and hope to add more next year. Our song lit has a variety of songs ranging from Big Band Jazz, Classical, Sacred, Contemporary Christian to Rock and Roll. Fayetteville, GAhttp://www.burtonchristmaslights.tk
60 Diane Krieg.  250 Blow Molds in a Nativity, Christmas Village and Reindeer on the roof.  Arlington, WA
61 Victor Johnson.  Lighting up Paxton, IL with the area’s largest animated Christmas display! 120,000 all incandescent lights synchronized to music using 320 Light-O-Rama channels. Everything has white, red, and green lights. Total power consumption with all lights on is over 500 amps. Visit www.LightingUpPaxton.com for links to YouTube videos, Facebook page, and Twitter feed.  Paxton, Illinoishttp://www.lightinguppaxton.com
62 Jerry McGuirt.  4 acres, with over 300 inflatables, driveby display, up until 12-28-12.  Kingston, Gahttp://www.jumpingjeremysmoonwalks.com/ holidaydisplaysallyears.html
63 Mr Chris Pazik.  This is our 2012 Display. Lots of lights, and a good amount of blowmolds. I have been collecting for several years and my collection continues to grow. This has been a tradition for me since I was very little, and I haven’t stopped since.Happy Holidays!!  New Hartford, New York
64 Mr James Tweedell.   Merry Christmas… All the way from Lilburn Ga.  This is one of 4 trees that we put up every year and this clearly is a gorgeous and elegant tree that is shown.  This is a Barbie tree that has the ornaments on it that my wife’s brother buys for her each year ( 5 ) at least. It takes about 3 hours to put this one up and we just got the white tree this year. Hope you enjoy the season !!!  Lilburn, Ga
65 Rich Reynolds. Merry Christmas!! My display includes a ski slope built over the 1st and 2nd story, and includes Santa landing at the top of the slope in his plane. 2 polar bears racing down, right behind Santa who is skiing in front of them. I have also converted my open bed trailer, into a Santa sleigh, with reindeer (and Rudolph) in front of him. Several inflatables. My kids and the kids in the neighborhood really enjoy it. We try to add something new every year. Thank you.  Chino, California
66 Christian MIASKIEWICZ. 64 Lightorama channels with 2 singing characters : a snowman and his wife.  Hagondange, Lorraine France.http://www.youtube.com/user/madmiask
67 Kenny Irwin.
ROBOLIGHTS is not only officially the Largest Residential Light Display In The US, it is known as the most unique light show found anywhere setting itself as an international legend through numerous media publications and I was most recently featured on Conan O’Brien in 2010. What happens when you combine Santa Claus & Robots? Though ROBOLIGHTS is not a celebration of Christmas, it is a massive whimsical futuristic winter wonderland set in the North pole. Built by artist Kenny Hassan Irwin. Started in 1986 at age 12, I wanted to create a physical wonderland of lights combined with fantasy of imaginary other worldly north pole themes run by robots. The display features a life time’s worth of monumental and variety complex art that spans thirty years from the time I was very little.Though ROBOLIGHTS is an extraordinary experience for people of all ages and back grounds to inspire imagination and creativity in people as well respect for the limited resources of our world. When you step into ROBOLIGHTS, You are taken into a parallel universe walking through immensely long zig zagging pathways over 4 acres that lead up to 230 giant robots, A 50′ tall Santa Claus plus five other mega inflatables of my own design & huge displays everywhere, rocket sleds, an amusement park with 300′ roller coaster and art created out literally close to a kiloton of our family’s & our business’s old & neighbors whom donated junk that would have otherwise ended up in a land fill plus an apx 8 million lights as of 2012. More than any other residential light display in the nation spanning four acres.  Palm Springs, Californiahttps://www.facebook.com/ROBOLIGHTS
68 William Bottomley.
High Country Lights, Northwest North Carolina’s premier animated light show and the winner of “Best Animated” on the Tacky Light Tour two years in a row, features over 100K lights choreographed to your favorite Christmas tunes on 96.5FM while watching the show. This free light show can be seen nightly from 6:00pm to 10:00pm Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day.For more information, visit http://www.highcountrylights.com
69 masayuki uchida. New work My handmade Tinker bell Light.  simada sizuokakenn, Japanhttp://youtu.be/JhgzCJjSqro
70 Miss Sylvie SimmsOne of the best parts about the holiday season is the Christmas lights. Whether it is decorating your home using the best LED Christmas lights or going out to see the craziest houses in your hometown, it’s fun to see what creative Christmas lovers can come up with.Using LED rope lights to decorate for the holidays is not only affordable and energy efficient but there are a number of other benefits as well. Safety is a big concern when it comes to holiday decorations, and LED lights don’t give off heat, so you don’t have to worry about trees catching fire. LED rope lighting is nearly impossible to break and is also rust proof, so the lights are perfect for outside decorating.We have created this infographic to showcase some of the best places to go see the holiday lights as well as some fun displays around the world for you to see.City of Industry, California http://www.thelashop.com
71 Patrick Rippman. Each year my friend Tim Smith and I strand more than 3000 lights onto his car and drive it around town all month drawing in large crowds of people every time we park. I make an annual video in tribute to the car. The link to this year’s video is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pKPrmHzyIhsTo see videos from previous years you may go to my webpagewww.BootlegProductionsOnline.com.  Savannah, GAhttp://www.BootlegProductionsOnline.com
72 Mr Joe Masar. I try and change things up every year, but always try to add more lights, still old school here with just static displays.  Muskegon, MI
73 Cedric & Larisa Huber. We have 10,100 incandescent lights, and 18 blow molds. It is a static display but we very much enjoy it.  Cham, Zug Switzerlandhttp://www.christmas-inside.us
74 Mr. Sam Widdall. We started decorating in 1986 and have been adding every year. Some of our decorations have lasted since then. In 2001, we decided to add a live Santa to try to bring a special smile to everyone’s face. Santa is out every night but Sunday from 5:00 until 7:00 passing out candy canes and waving at all the passersby… I started computerizing in 2010 and am now up to 48 channels. We have a military and police memorial display as well. This year Mrs. Claus joined me outside and really added much Christmas cheer – especially to the little children who were somewhat afraid of Santa. I’m looking forward to next year already…  Highland, IN
75 Thomas Hervieu.  In this year 2012, numerous new illuminations have appeared for the pleasure of young and old. About 25,000 LED decorate the house this year, but the year 2013 is already come prepared and include at least 40,000 LED!  I could be synchronized light on LOR for the year 2014 …. Grainville  Ymauville, Seine Maritime Francehttp://christmas-home.skyrock.com/
76 Thomas Hervieu. In this year 2012, numerous new illuminations have appeared for the pleasure of young and old. About 25,000 LED decorate the house this year, but the year 2013 is already come prepared and include at least 40,000 LED!  I could be synchronized light on LOR for the year 2014 …. Grainville Ymauville, Seine Maritime Francehttp://christmas-home.skyrock.com/
77 mr wayne skinner. About our christmas display:NORTH VIEW CHRISTMAS DISPLAY IS A MUSICAL COMPUTER CONTROL CHRISTMAS LIGHT DISPLAY ON A HOUSE IN BOLSOVER (S44 6JE). EACH YEAR WE DO OUR BEST TO BRING VISITORS SOMETHING NEW AND DIFFERENT THAT WILL PUT A SMILE ON THE FACES OF BOTH YOUNG AND OLD! EACH YEAR WE CHOOSE A DIFFERENT CHARITY TO RECEIVE THE DONATIONS RAISED BY VISITORS TO OUR DISPLAY. THE DISPLAY HAS TAKEN MONTHS TO PLAN AND INSTALL AND IS NOT YOUR NORMAL KIND OF CHRISTMAS DISPLAY. WE HAVE A LASER, BUBBLE BLOWER, FOGGER, PENGUINS, POLAR BEARS, DEERS AND VARIOUS OTHER LIT FEATURES SO COME ALONG FOR SOMETHING A LITTLE SPECIAL THIS CHRISTMAS AND HELP US SPREAD THE WORD AND RAISE AS MUCH MONEY AS WE CAN FOR KIDS ‘n’ CANCER UK. WE ALSO HAVE 484 RGB DIGITAL PIXEL LIGHTS THAT ARE ADDRESSABLE AND CAN ALL BE INDIVIDUALLY CONTROLLED TO ANY COLOUR OF THE RAINBOW IN TIME WITH THE MUSIC. THE LIGHTS ARE LIT 4.30PM – 9.30PM UNTIL 6TH JAN, FOR MORE INFORMATION AND PICTURES VISIT www.foreverbored.wix.com/northviewchristmas OR FIND US ON FACEBOOK BY SEARCHING “NORTH VIEW CHRISTMAS”. FOR VIDEOS CLICK THIS LINK http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTU0dZuOTn8NORTH VIEW CHRISTMAS DISPLAY 2012 – 1 COMPUTER, 2 CONTROL
PANELS, 1468 CHANNELS OF COMPUTER ANIMATION, OVER 5030 LEDS, OVER 1204 INCANDESCENT BULBS, 484 DIGITAL RGB PIXELS,74M OF LED ROPELIGHT, 36 FLORESCENT BULBS, 38 ROPELIGHT FIGURES, 3 EX BLACKPOOL FEATURES, 2 DIGITAL LED SIGNS, LED PENGUINS, LED POLAR BEARS, RESIN DEER AND MUCH MORE!  bolsover, derbyshire  United Kingdomhttp://www.foreverbored.wix.com/northviewchristmas
78 Mathew Bader. We have 20 or so blow molds including Santa & reindeer, nativity scene, snowmen, gingerbread men, trees, signs, and soldiers. A projected image of seasons greetings, lots of lights, lighted trees, stars and one 28 ft tree with a star on top. Our neighbors jump in every year and it grows more and more each year. We got hit pretty hard by the wind storm and lost some light strands and our deck, but we managed to get it back together just in time!  Asheville, North Carolina
79 Brian Cabral. Computerized Holiday Display, consisting of All Energy efficient LED Light Strings!! 8 Channels, 6 Mini Tree’s, two 12ft Mega Tree’s, White/Colored Icicles & House Outline. Pawtucket, Rhodie Islandhttp://www.facebook.com/rhodeislandlights
80 Greg Wilz.  This is our 6th year with lights to music. We have about 90,000 lights using 16 Light-O-Rama controllers. We have 6 20 foot arches, 24 foot Mega Tree, 15 foot spiral mega tree, and a whole bunch more. My sister across the street compete with me every year. We draw long lines of cars, limos, senior citizen buses, and airplanes doing lights by night tours. DMX is coming next year.  Bismarck, ND
81 masayuki uchida.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhgzCJjSqro&feature=share&list=UUsYNGfp1p5BSuo4J7G5IxSQ
  simada, sizuokaken, Japan
82 Allison Alerine.  35,000 lights 129 channels. https://sites.google.com/site/denvillechristmas/home
83 Matt Ritzler.  Ritzler’s 2012 Christmas Light Display1356 N. Beck Rd., Canton, MI  12,650 lights  81 electric cords totaling 11751 feet.Display is on 7 days a week 5-pm-12am until Jan. 1st, 2012.  Note: The display may be off during rain. Darn GFI’s!!!
84 Mr Tony De Freitas.  2012/2013 display. Merry Christmas from Toronto, Canada. After taking a year off, i retrofitted many of my reindeer this year along with several other display items, hoping to reduce the amount of electrical consumption. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
85 Mr Gene Haliwell Billy Frostick. Come see our spectacular display featuring over 150,000 lights and over 150 animated figures. A presentation that words alone cannot describe. Located off of Black Rock Turnpike in Fairfield, CT
86 Ricky Thames. Greetings from Midland, Texas! This is Ricky and Lucy Thames 2012 Christmas display. This is my 15th year of decorating and my tenth year on Planet Christmas. Below are a few statistics of this year’s display: Lights – 55,919; Amps – 209.5; (Animation – 149.95 amps peak, Static – 59.55 amps) Installation time – 136 hours; Building new decorations – 154.5 hours; Designing, planning, sequencing and music – 50 hours; Total hours in 2012 display – 340.5 hours, Extension cords – 336; Length of extension cords – 6,700 feet; Watts -25,140; Timers – 14; Three way taps – 78; Spotlights – 27; Strobe lights – 250; Circuits – 18; LOR units – 12 (162 channels); Cat 5E cable – 610 feet. I started putting out the lights on September 24th and had the grand lighting on Thanksgiving night. New in my display this year is two 15′ reindeer which took me and my sons 100 hours to build and each reindeer used 6 sheets of 4 x 8 plywood. This is the 6th year we are collecting canned goods for the local Soup Kitchen. We have been featured in the local newspaper and also won the area Christmas Lighting Contest. We have a lot of traffic every night looking at our display and taking pictures  and video. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!  Midland, Texas
87 Marty Belisle. 58 k lights. 64 channels of LOR control, 3 CCRs. Decorating for 22 years in our small town in Northern Alberta. Alberta Cold LakeCanada
88 Dan Hrusik R. Merry Christmas from the Hrusik Family in Chilliwack B.C. Canada Hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas this year!!! Chilliwack, B.C.Canada
89 Gunther Van den Bremt. This is our first year with Light-O-Rama. We started with 48 channels and 31.549 lights. 98% of the lights are leds. Our first year was amazing. We made 2 news papers and one local television. People came from all over the country to look at our display, it was truly unbelievable.  Belgium (Europe)
90 Mike Szudera.
Singing Holly Tree with 3 Christmas tree backup vocalists.
Approximately 15,000 LED lights, Happy Holidays.
Chantilly, VA   United States
91 Thyno Zgouvas. 2012 was my 9th year of doing my Christmas animated light display, all of it thanks to seeing chuck on hgtv, 10 years ago. My display has 70,000 led’s and its synchronized to music with 176 channels, montgomery, alhttp://tzchristmas.com
92 Gary Pinkos.  I use many blowmolds & inflatables in my display, but I also use light o rama. I upgraded to 8 controllers this year (2012) but did not use all the channels so I have room for expansion.   North Wales, PA 19454 United States
93 Wayne Gateman. Increased lights from 17,000 to just over 30,000 this year.  I have 3 controllers (16 channel) and 2 CCR arches. I built 4 mini-leapers with 1,600 lights per poll. Lakeville, MA United States.http://www.crazytechchristmas.com
94 Steven Ozier.  Hey I Buld This Display In Cocoa FL I Programed It By Computer.  And I Have IT With 32 Channels And 10 Thousand Lights. So Come And See It Now And Do Not For Get Halloween And 4th Of July ok.  Thanks. Cocoa, Florida United States. www.psjlights.webs.com
95 Pat F. Best decorations in the park!  Seabrook, NH, United States
96 EARLE TALLEY. Talley Lights for 2012 has 20,000 LED lights with 3 spiral trees 4-7 channel arches, 16 mini trees and is done with 192 channels of LIGHT-O-RAMA controllers and s3 software. OCALA, FLORIDA United States
97 Dennis Fuller. 28,000 led’s.  10′ Mega/Spiral tree, 16 mini trees, 4 arches, 3 inflatables.  5 wire frame deer and sleigh, snow machine, 4 shooting stars, firework light, running 128 channels of LOR.  Pacifica, California United States
98 Arles Carballo.
The Christmas Business Directory was created for those that are in the Christmas Spirit during the Christmas Holidays and would like to visit businesses that decorate their place of business for the Christmas Holidays.Now, you can search the restaurants in your area or the clothing apparel store or the auto mechanic shop that has agreed to decorate their place of business for the 2013 Christmas Holidays for those customers that are in the Christmas Spirit.We encourage everyone, through word of mouth, to pass on this site to all local business and encourage them to register their business on this site.Consider purchasing and wearing the The Christmas Pin as a form of identification. Employees of businesses listed in this directory will look for the pin to wish you and your family a “Merry Christmas.”Because of the overwhelming response we have gotten, a new and improved site is UNDER CONSTRUCTION.Thanks to all of you!  Miami, Florida United States.http://www.YesToChristmas.com
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