LEHI, Utah – Luminaria will be featured on ABCs national television program The Great Christmas Light Fight: Heavyweights Edition, airing Wednesday evenings in December. The new season of The Great Christmas Light Fight begins on December 9th. Luminaria will be featured on the December 16 episode, beginning at 7 pm, Mountain Time, the second of six episodes for the season.
In July 2019 producers of the show, Great Christmas Light Fight called us to ask about the interest in being on the show. We felt very honored that they considered us a heavyweight contender on their show, it was quite flattering, stated Austin Brown, Thanksgiving Point Signature Experiences Director. Having seen some clips already of our episode, I am super excited for Thanksgiving Point to be recognized on a national television show.
The Great Christmas Light Fight features celebrity judges lifestyle expert Carter Oosterhouse and famed interior designer Taniya Nayak. Oosterhouse and the ABC crew visited, judged, and filmed at Thanksgiving Point in late 2019 and prior to the widespread COVID-19 pandemic. Luminaria was selected as a national finalist for the program where judges pick the top light shows in the country. The winner of the Heavyweights edition wins a $50,000 grand prize. Each episode of The Great Christmas Light Fight features a series of families or groups that create elaborate Christmas light displays. The displays are judged on three categories: use of lights, overall design, and Christmas spirit.
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