NOTE: The display will not be up for 2016, but will hopefully be back in 2017
The list of area Must See Christmas Lights keeps growing and growing! This year, I was excited when the creators of of Renn's Lights for Charity email to let me know about their musical display in Conneaut Ohio.
All About Renn's Lights for Charity
2014 marks the 4th year for the display which consists of over 14,000 channels running both pixel lights and incandescent mini lights. I love pixel lights because of the beautiful colors they create and the glow is so bright that the entire house is literally beaming with color.
Watch the video of their opening song for 2014 to see what I mean. Light Um Up!
The entire show lasts about 2 hours and includes songs selections from multiple generations, so you get to enjoy the older more mellow Christmas songs as well as the faster more modern songs. Here are a few more videos of the display:
Ever wonder how these displays work? Put very simply, a special computer software is used to program the lights for every song. Here's a behind the scenes video of what it looks like on the computer compared to the video of the final product.
Watching the behind the scenes videos makes me even more appreciative of the time and effort that goes into creating these displays.
While the display is free to view, they also collect monetary donations for different charity each year. This year all donations will go to The Children's Institute of Pittsburgh.
Display Dates & Times
Currently the display spans three house. Two that are part of the musical display and one that has some static display items. Next year they hope to add lights to two more houses on the street as well as a 20 foot pixel tree!
Note: The display will not be up for 2016, but will hopefully be back in 2017
When: Daily from the day after Thanksgiving through New Years Eve. Fri-Sun 6pm-11pm; Mon-Thurs 6pm-10m
Where: 312 Monroe St Conneaut, Ohio 44030
Cost: FREE. Donations go to The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh.
Radio Station: Tune in to 96.7 FM to hear the music
Facebook: Click here to visit their website for more details and pictures of the display.
Have you ever seen the display? If so, leave a comment below and let us know what your favorite part is.
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