Elburn IL #1 Christmas Display

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Address: 42W891 Beith Road in Elburn

Direction on Mapquest:http://www.mapquest.com/#ffd742a1055c335f78442a41

The Larsen Light Show: By the numbers

For the Full story, click here: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20131213/news/712139835/

The annual show at 42W891 Beith Road in Elburn runs from Thanksgiving night through Jan. 2. Hours are 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 5 p.m. through 12:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Each show, in which lights blink and flash to holiday music, lasts 30 minutes.

1,000,000: Estimated number of lights (975,891 in 2011)

1,198: Number of separate channels that control lights

20,000: Feet of extension cords

80: Hours it first took Larsen to program a single song

1,200: Strobe lights added this year.

37: Number of lighted trees

24: Number of exterior LED “wall washers” — programmable panels that contain text and other graphics that run down the side of the home

2.6: Estimated miles of plastic zip ties used to store equipment

Source: Daily Herald interviews, larsenlightshow.com

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