Leaping arches are just so darn cool in Christmas displays!

    From the November 2010 issue of PlanetChristmas magazine. On Monday Chuck Smith stood at my desk and “suggested” the magazine…

    Strobe lights add the WOW factor to your show!

    Of all the lighting effects at PlanetChristmas, the most dramatic… and the most talked about is when the strobe lights…

    PlanetChristmas Magazine for Spring 2015

    Better than ever before, the new and improved Spring 2015 PlanetChristmas Magazine with Christmas Expo Information has hit the streets!  Here’s…

    An effort to refresh the forums

    The PlanetChristmas forums got started way back in 1996 during the early days of the public Internet.  Back then we…

    LEDs vs. incandescent lights… there’s a real difference.

    This was supposed to be easy. Determine once and for all if it’s time for all of us to switch…

    How much power are you going to need and can you ever have too much?

    You’ve got thousands of Christmas lights yet you have no idea how many can be plugged into a typical wall…

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    Until Christmas

    (the most magical day of the year)

    Until the Reveal

    (typically just after Thanksgiving)

    Now this is a light show!


    What an Outdoor Display!

    Silent Monks Singing