Details: One of the most-recognized homes on the tour, Al and Esther Thompson’s home is all ablaze with more than 170,000 lights.
The Thompsons have more than 700 homemade decorations, 75 of which are new this year. New homemade items this year include Girl and Fawn, Boys building a Snowman, Christmas Quiz, Holiday Scramble, Melted Snowman, Toyland, I Spy, Santa in Airplane and Snowman in Airplane.
The Thompson’s were featured in “Merry Christmas, America!” by Bruce Littlefield, The TLC show “Crazy Christmas Lights”, CBS Sunday Morning, NBC Nightly News and USA Today as one of the top locations in the country to view Christmas.
They’ll be lighting up Thanksgiving night through New Year’s Eve night.
Check out their website at http://www.christmasonwendhurst.com.
The website has pictures, videos, newspaper articles, the story of how they started, frequently asked questions, and general facts and figures about their display.
Area of town: Glen Allen off Springfield Road, 9716 Wendhurst Drive, Glen Allen, VA
Hours: 5:30-10 p.m., Friday & Saturday 5:30-11 p.m.
YouTube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lc7qHeEhIWY