A Corpus Christi family has turned their entire front yard into a Halloween light show.
The Garcias have been hosting their Garcia Holiday Light Show, a Halloween and Christmas exhibition, at 3425 Austin St.
During the Halloween season, the house features dozens of spooky decorations and thousands of lights that dance to seasonal music every night.
Visitors attending the show can tune in to 100.7 FM to hear the themed routine while safely distancing themselves from the comfort of their vehicle.
Gabriel Garcia, 23, created the light show in his family home.
“I’ve found that the city isn’t busy other than a few big holiday events and I wanted to change that,” said Garcia. “I wanted to create a vacation-themed light show as a kid, and now that I’m older, I wanted to bring some magic to our community.”
Garcia said this year’s Halloween show will include songs like “Thriller,” “The Addam’s Family,” Disney World’s “Not-so-Spooky Spectacular,” and “Ghostbusters.” He also added a 12-foot skeleton with posable eyes to make things more “spooktacular”.
Each year the family spends about two to three weeks putting up lights and decorations for each Christmas show. Garcia said the hard work was worth it seeing families share their photos and videos on the light show’s Facebook page.
“This year is going to be a big one for us,” said Garcia. “We know the pandemic has made life difficult for many, especially the children. We want to give them a safe exit so they can really enjoy the spirit of Halloween.”
Garcia said the show would continue through October 31. On Halloween night, the family will offer the guests sweets and concessions and extend the light show until midnight.
For those who might miss the Halloween show, Garcia said the family will be hosting another light show for the holiday season. The Christmas show starts on Thanksgiving Day and lasts every evening through January 3rd.
WHEN YOU GO:
What: Garcia Holiday Lights Show
When: Sunday to Thursday from 7pm to 10pm; Friday and Saturday from 7pm to 11pm, Friday and Saturday in October
Where: 3425 Austin St.
For more information, visit the Garcia Holiday Light Show on Facebook
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