Where to Find the World's Largest Christmas Light Show

Australia probably isn't the first place that comes to mind when thinking of sleigh rides, reindeer, and winter wonderlands. But according to Guinness World Records, no place can beat one couple's Canberra home for holiday revelry.
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In the intense battle for Christmas light supremacy there is a new/old champion. The 502,165 lights that the cover the Canberra house of David and Janean Richards has claimed the Guinness World Records' title of "most lights on a residential property".

After taking the title in 2011, the Richards were eclipsed by the Gay family from Lagrangeville, New York in 2012. This year's display breaks the current record by over 150,000 lights. "The display at 3 Tennyson Crescent, Forrest, includes more than 50km of LED string lights, 520 Lightorama channels controlling a 50-metre, walk through, multi-coloured canopy and an 18-metre light-controlled tree (all animated and synchronised to music)," notes Chris Sheedy.

We're sure the Richards' neighbors are thrilled with the couple's competitive spirit and abundance of holiday cheer.

Get a taste of the display in the video below:

Full Story: VIDEO: CHRISTMAS LIGHTS WORLD RECORD RECLAIMED IN AUSTRALIA

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