Christmas Light Show 2017

 


(Updated on December 7, 2017)

Scroll all the way down for lots more information!

The Light Show is OPEN

NOTE: The show is IN TEST MODE
until Sunday night. It is best to wait until
next week to view the show.


Check for updates to be sure the show is on, before driving out.
It is always closed in damp weather or rain.

Check this site or go to Facebook before coming to see it,
to make sure it is open and working.

This is 2016's info below.
Updates are coming closer to December.
When the show is open, if you come before 5:30, it
may not turn on as it is all controlled by a computer.

Statistics, comments and more info below.


The show runs from 5:30 - 11:00 p.m.  each evening, weather permitting.

Each show is Only 6 minutes long, so be sure to stay
and see the different holidays in December.

Check this page to be sure we are open before driving out.

A gift to you from Dale's Clock Shop

No longer taking new customers as I am retired.

Statistics, map and more links below

See set up info and totals below.

Comments:
This will be the third year where one can text in comments.
906-346-6885


Here is the very first one from the 2013 Show:

"We love your light show! Thank you for such an entertaining show during
the Christmas season. We will be back again soon. Great job :) 7:31 p.m. 12-18-1

2014 Texts:

One night there were 3 college students watching the display after 10:30 p.m. Asked if they were
down here for some other event, they replied that they were bored and camed down to see it.

Dec. 18 - 7:21 p.m. - Very enjoyable. Thank you.
Dec. 18 - 8:23 p.m. - Here for the light show :-)
Dec. 20 - 6:48 p.m. - Thanks for your hard work on the light display! Our family really enjoyed it.
Dec. 20 - 6:48 p.m. - Thank you for your light show and all the effort you put into it. It has increased
our Christmas inspiration. May your Christmas and New Year be blessed tenfold!
Dec. 20 -8:42 p.m. - Awesome light show! My family and I loved it. :))
Dec. 21 - 5:53 p.m. - What an awesome display! I have never seen this or anything like it.
Thank you so much for taking the time to put it all together. Merry Christmas!
Dec. 22 -5:42 p.m. - I like the show, dude.
Dec. 23 -5:40 p.m. -Awesome show! Thank you
Dec. 24 - 7:39 p.m. - Excellent light show! Must take a lot of time and effort! merry Christmas!
Dec. 25 - 6:20 p.m. - Your light show is freaking cool!!!
Kudos! This is wicked cool! I will have to have to give you a hand next year setting it up.
Dec. 26 - 10:51 - Thank you for the free show. Our kids loved it. Merry Christmas. One thing
for next year fast pace songs is where it is at.
Dec. 28 - 7:17 p.m. - Thanks for the light show and have a happy new year
Dec. 28 - 7:19 p.m. - Hey we are from out of town visitng grandparents that live here
and brought us to view your show. Thanks for the show happy new year!
Dec. 28 - 7:20 p.m. - Happy New Year! Thanks for the show.
Dec. 28 - Later in the evening - The light show has inspired us to do one of our own downstate.
Thanks for the hard work, my family enjoyed it very much!

Fun for the entire family!  Different each year!


2014 Light Show is now up for viewing!

 


Past Christmas Displays

Directions and map below.

Our home is operated and mainly run by a computer.  Since 2002, I have
been using a computer program to run the current Christmas Light Show.

See Links Below or Pictures and Video HERE for previous shows

This year's show includes a laser light, strobe lights,
AND 96 separate circuits, and now a wireless transmitter and receiver!

After you have seen the light show, please comment below

Since this is a computer controlled display, driving
in during the set times will automatically turn it on.

The show is FREE, but donations are accepted
to offset the cost of equipment and operations.

Thank you very much to all who donated.


Facts about 2016's setup:
Updated on December 6, 2016
Set up began October 29, 2016
(Thanks to the nice weather I have most of it ready

before any snow or cold weather).

Totals so far:

Programming - 12 Hours

Program planning and Music Splicing - 7.5 Hours

Testing - 2 Hours

Setup time - 60 Hours

TOTAL Time - 84.5 Hours (3.40 Days)


Total vehicles counted - ________
Money from donations in 2015 helped fund new starting equipment.


Usually there are 6 - 10 vehicles per evening if not more.

There's usually on average of 2 - 3 people per vehicle.

6 Dasher Boards (now a newer product), each with 8 separate
electrical connections, for a total of 48 separate outlets

3 Light O'Rama boards, each with 16 circuits that can
fade in and out, shimmer or twinkle

4 Transceivers to help eliminate cables:

1 computer, 1 FM transmitter.

Numerous extension cords, lights and electrical wiring.

Past Christmas Displays

Directions:

click here


Comment in the box below and fill out the questions. Your comments will be mailed to me. Thanks very much!

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