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Vail setting up a holiday display with more than a half million lights

Teams with the Magic of Lights Vail team are setting up a walking holiday lights display near the Ford Amphitheater.

VAIL, Colo. — For the past two weeks, Peggy Wolfe and crews have been outside in the cold mountain air helping to setup a new holiday lights display in Vail.

“We’re getting set up for the Magic Lights of Vail show,” said Wolfe. “We have been setting up two weeks now.”

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This will be the first year for the Magic of Lights Vail which is a half-mile long walking tour of more than 500,000 holiday lights.

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The display runs through part of Ford Park and the Betty Ford Gardens and will feature a number of different things for people to see.

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“It will take 20 minutes maybe up to 45 minutes for people to enjoy the experience,” said Wolfe. “We’re bringing in a lot of animation where lights will be moving and there will be a lot of things to look at and different elements and surprises around every corner.”

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The display will be open to the public on Dec. 11 and people can get tickets at the Magic Lights of Vail website.

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