The Arboretum does a luminary walk each year. It gets bigger each year and I am sure there were a few THOUSAND people there..it was pretty spectacular.
There were so many people that you just kept in line as you walked through the entire Arboretum. It was quite the walk.
You could walk through the tunnels(which I am sure are gorgeous in Summer).
The kids got to play in gingerbread houses.
The biggest event, was standing in line to sit on Santa's lap. He asked the kids what they wanted for Christmas. Isaac, said he didn't know.(Now, that is a first)
I guess the other kids followed suit because Kaden didn't know either. So, Santa started asking him about a list of things he could want: a Nintendo, IPad, Ipod, Computer. So, Kaden settled on wanting a Computer. Great santa: Just what he is
not getting. This santa must have come to a rich area....but, not everyone is getting that stuff for Christmas.
Abbie and Santa had a good little chat!
I didn't hear what she wanted for Christmas.
Brooklyn does this cute thing that if she closes her eyes, you don't exist. So, she puts her finger over her eye and POOF...you aren't there. I guess it's better than a crying picture.
Santa helped hold her hand down and we finally got her to open her eyes. So cute!
There was a Caboose to look at with a train yard set up. The kids loved watching the trains on three different tracks.
Isaac, Kaden and Abbie with the Train Man.
Playing at the Gingerbread house.
So many light displays.
The pond was awesome to see because the lights reflected off the water.
Even the little tool sheds were decorated for the holidays. This was quite the event and the kids LOVED it. It was worth going to see!
We will probably make this a tradition!