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Ahwatukee Festival of Lights

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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:

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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.

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

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