Athens – The annual McGregor’s Christmas Light Display in Athens is set to begin this Saturday, November 18th.
It runs from November 18th to December 31st weather permitting from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. It is free of charge but they are accepting donations on behalf of CHEO.
There is an outdoor display as well as a large indoor village display.
The McGregors do the light display to raise donations for Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). Last year they raised $6295. They do all the work and it runs for approximately 6 weeks starting in mid November until December 31st weather permitting. They will not operate when it is extremely windy or a severe snowstorm.
As well Santa will be in attendance on November 25th, December 9th & 23rd from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.
The light display is located at 579 County Park Road in the Township of Athens.
People who donate $25 or more can leave their name and address and amount and CHEO will send out tax reciepts.
People visiting can park on side of Montgomery Road off of County Park Road. They ask that drivers respect neighbours and avoid using their driveways for turn around and avoid blocking the driveways.
For more information, updates and weather cancellations please visit: https://www.facebook.com/mcgregorschristmasdisplay/