SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Nov. 12, 2015) – A local company is taking the drive-through holiday light show to a whole new level with a mile-long electric extravaganza in Kearns, Utah. Animated Color, founded by world-renowned lighting artist Richard Holdman, is set to create “Christmas in Color,” an outdoor display that syncs nearly 1 million LED lights to stirring seasonal music, all to be enjoyed from the comfort of one’s car. Holdman has created some of the world’s most spectacular lighting displays, including one at his own Utah home that has garnered nearly 40 million views on YouTube.
Holdman, who travels globally to set up ornate lighting displays, is staying close to home this season to focus his efforts on Animated Color. “Let’s just say this is going to be big,” said Holdman. “Christmas in Color is one of my best projects yet. I can’t wait to see how Utahns react to it.”
Tens of thousands are expected to visit Christmas in Color during its inaugural run beginning November 27, 2015. Attendees will tune their vehicle radios to a local channel during the 20-minute drive-through, during which they will travel through glowing tunnels, pass by gleaming 35-ft Christmas trees, and be awed by the sharp coordination of music and lights.
“This is a light show unlike anything you’ve ever seen,” said Ryan Davis, who is an owner of Animated Color, as well as an owner of the popular Midway Ice Castles. “It’s completely captivating and will wow young kids and adults alike. I’m betting this will become a new tradition for many Utah families.”
Christmas in Color will be open to the public November 27, 2015 through January 2, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday and from 5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Friday-Saturday (closed Sundays). Tickets are $20 per vehicle Monday-Thursday and $25 per vehicle Friday-Saturday. Tickets must be purchased in advance at ChristmasInColor.net. Vehicles will enter on Ed Mayne Street at Oquirrh Park (next to the Olympic Oval) in Kearns, Utah, 84118. Please note that there is no limit on the number of occupants per vehicle, but vehicle height is limited to 10 feet. Buses, limos and trailers are prohibited.
About Animated Color
Animated Color is an entertainment company created by the owners of Ice Castles and Holdman Lighting that produces holiday light shows across the globe. Current and past projects have been in locations including Peru, Argentina, Russia, Chile, and all over the USA.