RIDGELAND, SC (WSAV) – Holiday light displays are usually just for fun, but one show in the Lowcountry has a special meaning behind it.
“We started just for our kids to enjoy the Christmas season and the holiday lights. And it’s just grown since then,” said Chelsea Brendlen.
That fun for kids which Chelsea and Barry Brendlen started 24 years ago at their Driggers lane home in Ridgeland, has now grown into a winter wonderland with more than 100,000 lights.
“It is the community,” said Chelsea. “Every year they start asking what we are doing different, what we are adding. People tell us how much joy it brings to them it’s just enough to keep you doing it every year.”
Since hundreds of people drive thru their annual celebration each year, Buddy and Chelsea spend weeks getting ready to light up the night.
“It is just fun when you hear the kids get…