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Since late September the Tripp family has been working hard on their Christmas lights display.

On Friday, they were putting on the final touches and replacing light bulbs.

"I got it down. It don't take long to get it done," said Joseph Tripp.

Each year the family tries to add something new.

"We're kind of at our limit with the transformer. We don't want to blow it again," said Marie Tripp.

This year they have a giraffe, Elmo and some other surprises.

"One of the things that we like to do when we have visitors, especially repeat visitors, is we challenge people to find what is different," said Joey Tripp.

Repeat visitors, who also treasure the lights, and sort of become members of the Tripp's extended family.

"It's become not only our tradition, but it's become the tradition of the community around us," said Joey Tripp.

Another change is that it's fully wheelchair accessible.

"When I was fighting cancer I was in a wheelchair, and I understand the trials and tribulations of getting around and the mobility issues involved in that and we don't want to exclude anybody," said Tripp.

When the clock hit six, the family turned the lights on, and people started lining the street.

"To see a kids reaction when they walk through the lights is pretty amazing," said Tripp.

You can find the Tripp Family Lights on Macedonia Church Rd. near Yonker. Having trouble finding it? You can type 'Tripp Family Christmas Lights' into your GPS or Google Maps, and they will take to right to them!

If you want to see the Tripp Family lights, they started Friday and will last until December 29th. From Sundays until Thursdays, you can see them from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. On Fridays and Saturdays, you can see them from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m.

From 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m., Santa Claus will be there from Dec. 6-8, Dec. 14-17 and Dec. 19-24.

There will also be a living nativity at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church on Dec. 18 at 6 p.m.

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