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Christmas Town holding a special drive-thru event featuring 5 million lights

Christmas Town 2020 Drive-thru Light Show
Christmas Town 2020 Drive-thru Light Show
Christmas Town 2020 Drive-thru Light Show
Christmas Town 2020 Drive-thru Light Show
Christmas Town 2020 Drive-thru Light Show
Christmas Town 2020 Drive-thru Light Show
Christmas Town 2020 Drive-thru Light Show
Posted at 9:07 AM, Nov 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-26 12:30:17-05

Well, you can take a car or a maybe limo to a light show this year because Bakersfield Christmas Town is lighting up the night with their drive-thru light show. 23ABC's Alex Bell got a sneak peek at the light show that's kicking off Friday.

'Tis the season to be jolly and 23ABC's Alex Bell spoke with Santa Claus who said Christmas is not canceled this year.

Okay well, she didn't exactly speak to Santa but she did speak to Mike Ross and he's the president of Christmas Town. He said to buckle up and get ready because they're having 5 million lights and the kern county museum this year.

23ABC got a sneak peek of Christmas Town this year as they transformed the Kern County Museum into a winter wonderland

"We'll have kind of a canopy of lights going over the road coming off that tree here," explained Ross.

And although the event will be a little different this year Ross said he's "lighting this place up like the Griswald's."

The event will start the day after Thanksgiving and will run until January 2nd.

"This is new this is going to be an RBG tunnel. So, it's not just your regular lights it's going to have some special programmed lights," said Ross.

Every night the light show will start at 5:30 p.m. and this year you can turn the holiday music up in your car to watch the synchronized light show

"We're going to have an extremely special light show to drive through."

And don't forget to stop for pictures with Santa.

"We're going to have a little stopping point. We'll put Santa Clause in this area."

The show is about 25 minutes long but don't worry you can keep warm inside your car with a classic Christmas drink.

"We'll have some hot chocolate right at the entrance before you come in."

And if you're wondering how much the light bill is for 5 million Christmas lights well...

"There's a lot of solar panels that got put in here this year."