Winter Wonderland Tops 1 Million Lights

By: John DesRivieres Email
By: John DesRivieres Email

Marshfield's annual "Rotary Winter Wonderland" is on display at Wildwood Zoo and this year is the biggest yet.

More than 300,000 L.E.D. lights were added to this year's light display to put the total number of lights at more than 1 million.

Roy Covert, one of the designers, says more than 700 volunteers helped string up the lights.

Covert says, planning for the light show is a year round job.

"We plan it out way ahead of time. We start designing in April, May and June and go right up until we set it all up again", said Covert.

The Winter Wonderland is open every night from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Kids can visit Santa Claus every night before Christmas from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Entry is free, but visitors are encouraged to bring a small food or monetary donation to help suppory local food pantries.

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