La Marque, Texas, Home of National Holiday Lights Competition Champion Magical Winter Lights Named Great Christmas Light Fight Campion – Heavyweight Division
LA MARQUE, TEXAS (December 10, 2019) – The City of La Marque is now home to the Guinness Book of World Records Crawfish Bash, as well as the most magnificent holiday lights show in the USA, according to ABC’s primetime TV show, The Great Christmas Light Fight. On December 9, 2019, an episode aired featuring Magical Winter Lights’ 20-acre holiday wonderland that shines every year at Gulf Greyhound Park in La Marque, Texas. Magical Winter Lights was crowned the Heavyweight Division champions.
“We are thrilled to host Magic Winter Lights in the City of La Marque again this year and offer our congratulations for being named The Great Christmas Light Fight Heavyweight Champions,” said La Marque City Manager Tink Jackson. “We invite everyone to come out and see the greatest Christmas lantern light show in the country!”
Magical Winter Lights has been thriving in the Greater Houston Area for five years, and they’ve been in La Marque for four years. The 52-day festival draws tourists and visitors from the entire region and offers family-friendly holiday entertainment for citizens of La Marque.
According to Yusi An, the owner and producer of Magical Winter Lights, the support from the local community has been tremendous.
“We are grounded here, and we feel at home in La Marque,” said An. “Even though we were on a national TV show, our local community has shown amazing support. It’s a great representation of our region. Thanks to the City of La Marque, the greater Houston communities and Gulf Greyhound Park for your openness in accepting who we are, allowing us to make holiday memories for everyone!”
Check out the Magical Winter Lights Facebook page to see The Great Christmas Light Fight Heavyweight Division trophy in lantern form at catch a clip from the show at https://abc.com/shows/the-great-christmas-light-fight.
About the City of La Marque: The City of La Marque is in Galveston County, 15 miles south of Houston and four miles north of Galveston Island. La Marque is the second-fastest-growing city in the County with an estimated population of 16,500, an area of 14.25 square miles and boasting 14.3 miles of I-45 frontage—more than any other city in Galveston County. Citizens enjoy easy, breezy coastal living, abundant housing options and the security of a hurricane protection levee system. La Marque is a sportsman’s paradise and offers access to world-class medical, travel and entertainment opportunities. Citizens and visitors enjoy Bayou Fest, a fall concert series and BBQ Cook-Off providing free family fun; Magical Winter Lights, a 52-day holiday lantern festival; and Crawfish Bash, an annual crawfish cook-off that earned a Guinness World Record in 2017. For business, La Marque offers prime I-45 frontage, creative incentives, an abundance of commercial property, a budding downtown revitalization and build-to-suit opportunities. La Marque is the Gateway to the Gulf and the Hub of the Mainland. Discover the possibilities at www.cityoflamarque.org