Ahwatukee Festival of Lights

Ahwatukee Festival of Lights

Unless you’ve traveled in the southwest United States, you may never have seen Christmas lights done quite like this before:




When we first moved to Arizona and our children were small, we’d make a point to drive down to the Ahwatukee foothills south of Phoenix to see the lighted cacti.




How do you string lights on a cactus? Very carefully. I tried it one year. Not fun, but very pretty.




The video below tells about the history of the Ahwatukee Festival of Lights:

5 responses »

  1. It’s so beautiful, I’ve never seen a cactus decorated with those Christmas lights before. Hope I can see that this coming Christmas to personally capture those wonderful things. By the way, It was great to see your post. Thanks a lot for sharing.

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