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The 41st annual Oakdale Christmas Light Display​ will get underway Friday, Nov. 23 at 6 p.m. at the Oakdale Christmas House.

ST. PETERSBURG, FL — Prepare to be amazed by the holiday display that made both HGTV’s and NBC’s Today shows top three Christmas lights displays.

The 41st annual Oakdale Christmas Light Display will get underway Friday, Nov. 23 at 6 p.m. at the Oakdale Christmas House, 2719 Oakdale St. S., St. Petersburg, featuring more than 500,000 lights, a manger scene with 150 pieces visible from Bethel Avenue and a walking yard tour of the half-acre property that includes several waterfalls, fountains, an 18-train HO scale railroad and 16 carnival rides and animated figures.

The display is free and open nightly from 6 to 10 p.m. through Jan. 3 .

In addition to fiber optic displays, more than 700 animated characters, lights synchronized with computerized music and outdoor televised presentations, there will be items for children to engage with including inflatables and a bubble machine.

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