We would like to invite the residents of your community to visit the 2017 Oakdale Christmas Light Display. Would you kindly consider including this event in your Christmas and Holiday event announcements? One-half acre in size, App. 1/4 million lights. A walking yard tour that includes an 18-train HO scale model RR that can run 18 trains at one time, also an airport with flying planes, and a working carnival, water fountains, a computerized music light show and a small pond. A snowman that is nearly 3 stories high. Many moving & animated items. Lots of inflatable and lit up figures and displays. Hands-on games and bubble machines for the kids. Several Christmas trees tower over the display—one rising to 70 feet. Power sources: Three electrical meters. Electric bills have run as high as $4000. This event was honored to be among the top 3 finalists on NBC's Today Show--"Al Be Home for Christmas" contest, the last year it was held. It has also been featured on HGTV's All Out Christmas Special and in PEOPLE Magazine. Date/Time: Beginning Friday, Nov 24 thru Jan 3, 2018, 6 pm to 10 pm, nightly (rain or clear skies). Location: 2719 Oakdale Street S, St. Petersburg, FL Directions: Take I-275 to exit 22 (old exit 9), which is 175E. Turn right on 4th St., heading south. Go 1 mile, crossing over 22nd Ave S. There should be a sign at that point on the right. Next street on left is Oakdale. Go 2 blocks, park or look. Website: ChristmasDisplay.org FREE...FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY...Since 1977.