This South Tampa home's Halloween lights are, once again, extremely good

So far, $2300 has been raised for Clothes For Kids.

click to enlarge This South Tampa home's Halloween lights are, once again, extremely good
Screengrab via Sylvan Ramble Lights/Facebook

As Halloween approaches, a popular South Tampa home’s annual light display is once again going all out.

Sylvan Ramble Lights, which features 200 thousand lights synchronized with music, smoke, moving props, is located at 4412 W. Sylvan Ramble St. The nightly show will run for the rest of this week at 8 p.m. 8:30 p.m., and 9 p.m., and will run continuously on Halloween night. 

Show-creator Sam Johnson began working on the show this past summer, and is looking to improve upon past years.

“In 2018 we started using regular Christmas lights, they weren’t individually controllable, but last year we had about 7,000 individually controllable lights and this year we have 16,000 lights. So it’s definitely gotten bigger every year,” Johnson told WFLA. 

One of the most important aspects of the show every year are the different charities that donations are gathered for. This year, donations will be going toward Clothes For Kids, a Tampa-based nonprofit that provides new and quality used clothing to low-income or in crisis school-age children for free. 

So far, the fundraiser has already exceeded the goal, with $2,300 raised for Clothes For Kids. 

The show is free, but due to COVID-19, the number of attendees is capped at 50, and those interested in attending must register on the show’s website beforehand.

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Thomas Holton

Thomas Holton is a journalism student at the University of Florida with an interest in music, culture, and Florida.

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