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Annual guide to finding holiday lights displays in MN is released

More than 80 holiday displays are on this year's list.
PD Shimmers in Plymouth is among the holiday light shows in this year's display guide. 

PD Shimmers in Plymouth is among the holiday light shows in this year's display guide. 

Give Me The Mike has released its 2020 Minnesota Holiday Lights Display Guide featuring more than 80 Christmas light displays across Minnesota and western Wisconsin. 

Former TV producer and on-air personality Mike Marcotte has been putting together a holiday light display guide since 2017, and each year it has gotten bigger.

“I love compiling the list every year,” Marcotte said in a statement. “It keeps growing and growing! It’s fun to see the homeowners’ displays grow and change each year, too.”

Related: Keeping tradition alive: Man with Parkinson's lights up Plymouth with synchronized light show

This year, more than half of the shows have 10,000 or more lights on display, and many of the shows are free to attend.

“Many of the shows listed are run by homeowners and are free of charge,” Marcotte said in a statement. “Looking at holiday lights from your vehicle is a fun, socially-distant, and relatively inexpensive activity.”

To check out the guide and plan your holiday light display adventure, click here. The guide includes information on the size of the light shows when they're running as well as when people may see Santa or get candy canes. 

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