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You might be tacky if the weeds in your yard are harvested each year as Christmas Trees.
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Fun Facts About The Tacky Light Tour

• In 1895, U.S. President Grover Cleveland proudly sponsored the first electrically lit Christmas tree in the White House.

• In 1901, The first commercially produced Christmas tree lamps were manufactured in strings of nine sockets by the Edison General Electric Co. of Harrison, New Jersey.

• Christmas lights were first advertised in the Ladies Home Journal.

• The World's Largest Cut Christmas Tree was a 221 foot Douglas fir at Northgate Shopping Center, Seattle, Washington, USA, in December 1950. (Guiness Book of World Records)

• Richmond's Tacky Light Tour is mentioned in the bestseller "Black Notice" by Patricia Cornwell:

"I reached the Midlothian Turnpike and could see Marino's house long before I got near it. His gaudy, outrageous Christmas decorations, including some three hundred thousand lights, glowed above the horizon like an amusement park. All one had to do was follow the steady traffic heading that way, because Marino's house had risen to number one on Richmond's annual Christmas Tacky Tour. People couldn't resist coming to see what was truly an amazing sight."

Richmond's Tacky Light Tour is featured in the first ever Crazy Christmas Lights television show produced by Original Productions and first airing on The Learning Channel (TLC) December 9, 2006

• An entire chapter of Bruce Littlefield's Merry Christmas, America! is devoted to Richmond's Tacky Light Tour and TackyLightTour.com.

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About Tacky Light Tours

A Tacky Light Tour is a trip made with family and friends from one home or business insanely decorated for Christmas to another usually made in a passenger car, but sometimes taken in limousines, vans and tour buses. Traditionally, displays with more than 10,000 Christmas lights qualify to be included among the very best Christmas displays found on the Tacky Light Tour.

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Plan Your Tour

Find your favorite Christmas displays using our search features and interactive maps. You will want to check out pictures, videos, dates and details to determine which displays meet your criteria for an awesome display! As a registered user you will be provided the option of selecting your favorite displays which are saved within our system and used to generate custom driving directions for your tour.

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