Monthly Archives: November 2013

Carlsbad Lights Showtime

Mega Tree Setup part2

I continued setting up the mega tree with the help of my Dad and brother-in-law. I definitely wouldn’t have been able to finish it without them. Organizing all the light strings took a lot longer than expected but hopefully next year will be much quicker. The end result was well […]


Mega tree setup

I started building the mega tree base today. It began with the portable hole base to put the 15 foot pole into, then the PVC tree ring and finally mounting the controllers to the mega tree pole. Tomorrow we’re going to put the top half on, mount the star and […]

Mega tree base


Last song added

I just finished my last sequenced song for the 2013 Christmas season, Sugar Plum Fairy Remix by The Groove Gallery.  After hearing it I knew I had to have it in the show.  Cool song with a dance beat, one of my new favorites!  


Christmas light install continues

The Christmas light installation continues. Yesterday and today we installed the gutter line led lights and the roof line led lights.  Three strings of 50 bulb c-9 multicolor, three strings of 50 bulb c-9 warm white, and 13 strings of blue icicles for the gutter line. For the roof line […]

Light install

Light setup begins!

Light setup has officially begun! I’m starting with the candy-cane palm Trees. There will be three candy cane palms that are wrapped with one length of warm white led rope light, one length of red led rope light and six strands of 50 bulb green led string lights.

Palm tree lights

Lor controllers

Light-O-Rama controllers finished

Just finishing up with the setup of the Light-O-Rama light controllers.  These are what make the lights dance to the music.  All four of these controllers are linked together to control all the lights in our show. A laptop computer sends signals to the controllers to tell them when and […]


Welcome to our site!

Welcome to the new Carlsbad Christmas Light show website. I’m working on getting some content, tweaking images and setting up for videos of our light show.  More content is on the way….