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I live about an hour away from Oglebay in Wheeling, WV... I've been there several times... it IS truly spectacular.

And my neighbor across the street lets his kid decorate their house and it makes our street look like the Vegas strip...
George, if you go this year....load us up on some pics!!!!
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2. Oglebay Festival of Lights - Wheeling, WV - November 8th January 7th.
In 1985 a holiday tradition began at Oglebay and spread throughout the city of Wheeling. That tradition is the Winter Festival of Lights celebration. The first year, displays and landscape lighting covered about 125 acres over a three-mile drive throughout the resort. Since then, the show has grown into one of the nation's largest Christmas light shows, covering more than three hundred acres over a six-mile drive throughout the resort.
I just received an email from someone claiming to be from this resort who says the dates listed are wrong. He says it runs from 11/5/08 to 1/04/09.
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And my neighbor across the street lets his kid decorate their house and it makes our street look like the Vegas strip...

TOO FUNNY!!!!!!!
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Yes, take the dates with a grain of salt. This may be an older article, it wasn't dated.

http://www.americasbestonline.net/in...ightshows.html


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And my neighbor across the street lets his kid decorate their house and it makes our street look like the Vegas strip...
The first Christmas Episode of The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air comes to my mind immediately....as well as home improvement
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