ELKIN — This vacation season will welcome a brand new custom to the Elkin space with the opening of Cypress Trails, a walk-thru vacation mild present. Cypress Trails is situated at 157 Interstate Manner, Elkin.
Proprietor Tara Marciniak mentioned working a vacation mild present has been a longtime dream of hers and one she is thrilled to convey to the neighborhood for households to make reminiscences.
“This was one thing I needed to do since I used to be 15 years outdated,” Marciniak mentioned. That dream is now a actuality for Marciniak alongside along with her accomplice Brian and “helper elves” Elan and Nyra.
“Vacation mild exhibits had been a magical expertise for our complete household, which included a father or mother with a handicap,” mentioned Marciniak. “I might see that once we visited any vacation mild present, my father or mother’s illnesses appeared to evaporate and we had been in a position to benefit from the magic of twinkling lights and vacation music. It was as if all of her challenges pale away, and ever since then, I’ve needed to aim to offer that very same feeling to anybody who would sometime go to my very own.”
Marciniak mentioned they’ve been creating, portray, and buying shows for years and are so excited for the inaugural mild present which can formally open on Thanksgiving Day. Cypress Trails options a number of trails with completely different themes and many twinkling vacation lights, animated shows, a sizzling chocolate stand and winter surprises reminiscent of a snow machine.
Opening on Thanksgiving Day, Marciniak mentioned she would provide households a enjoyable festive factor to do and likewise a chance to “stroll off the turkey.”
“I‘m hoping that households will discover this a novel alternative to make actually neat vacation reminiscences this season,” Marciniak added.
The title Cypress Trails was chosen as Brian and Tara are “avid nature lovers” but in addition in reminiscence of Brian’s uncle, a world-famous water skier who used to do exhibits at Cypress Gardens.
Marciniak mentioned subsequent 12 months they plan to supply a not-so-spooky Halloween path occasion. Future objectives for Cypress Trails additionally embody non-public occasion leases for weddings and extra in addition to potential music or wine festivals on the property.
Advance tickets are inspired although walk-up tickets are additionally accessible. Tickets can be found at cypresstrailevents.com. Tickets are $12 per particular person for ages 13 and up and $5 for friends ages 24 months by means of age 12.
Cypress Trails vacation mild present hours might be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. starting Nov. 25 with 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. hours on weekends in December and the week of Christmas.
For extra info go to cypresstrailsevents.com.
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