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MAGIC OF LIGHTS® ILLUMINATES THE COACHELLA VALLEY’S EMPIRE POLO CLUB THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
Empire Polo Club To Host Coachella Valley Debut Of Drive-Through Holiday Lights Spectacular
November 18, 2022 Through January 1, 2023
Affordable for All Holiday Pricing –
Limited Time “One Carload, One Price” Access Starting at $15
Tickets are on Sale now MagicOfLights.com/CoachellaValley
This holiday season will be even brighter, merrier and more colorful as Magic of Lights transforms the Empire Polo Club into a vibrant drive-through holiday-themed light display. The festive event kicks off Friday, November 18 and runs through Sunday, January 1.
Produced by Family Entertainment Holdings, LLC, “Magic of Lights” will make its Coachella Valley debut at the sprawling Empire Polo Club, featuring dozens of displays, illuminated canopies, and digital animation, all constructed with millions of individual LED lights to create a memorable holiday experience for the whole family.
"We are excited to bring Magic of Lights to the Coachella Valley community for the first time ever and believe it will become an annual holiday tradition," says Ken Hudgens, CEO of Family Entertainment Holdings, LLC. “Our innovative creative team has designed a drive-through holiday wonderland light experience that promises to dazzle and delight guests of all ages.”
“Our entire team is excited to bring a fun and festive nightly event to the Empire Polo Club and the entire Coachella Valley region this holiday season. We appreciate Magic of Lights’ commitment to hosting an affordable, one price per carload family-friendly event, and we believe the installation will become an annual tradition for years to come,” says Mark Girton, VP of Operations and Special Events at Empire Polo Club/Empire Grand Oasis.
Inside the comfort of their own vehicle, guests will enjoy Magic of Lights’ classic holiday favorites including Winter Wonderland, the 12 Days of Christmas, Toyland, festive Elves and Reindeer Road. In addition to the 200 foot long Enchanting Tunnel of Lights, there will also be three other brand new tunnels to delight and amaze – the Blizzard Light Tunnel, the Snowflake Tunnel and the Candy Cane Light Tunnel.
Other brand-new displays include the 32-foot-tall animated Mattel’s Waving Christmas Barbie®, Prehistoric Christmas featuring life sized dinosaurs celebrating the season and BIGFOOT® Monster
Trucks. Created with over two million sparkling lights, Magic of Lights is a nostalgic and festive event everyone will enjoy.
QUICK FACTS - MAGIC OF LIGHTS
· 2+ million lights per Magic of Lights event
· 12.6 miles of light cord per Magic of Lights event
· 3,750 staff hours to set up each Magic of Lights event
· The steel displays are designed, bent, cut and welded into about 800 frames that are combined in different configurations to create each show's giant winter holiday scenes. Each frame of each scene is designed using the latest CAD technology and hand built in-house from 15 pages of design specifications each.
· Each Magic of Lights show uses about 10 miles of steel to build the displays and 10 miles of LED lighting installed inside the displays, there are 10 different colors of LED bulbs used in the shows.
· Scenes, such as the animated Mattel’s Waving Christmas Barbie, are as high as 32 ft. tall and as long as several hundred feet.
Magic of Lights shines daily from 6pm until 10pm beginning Friday, November 18 through
Sunday, January 1. Tickets for this colorful seasonal event go on sale Tuesday, October 18 at 10am PT and can be purchased starting at just $15 for Weekdays and $20 for Any Day per vehicle.
For a complete schedule and to purchase tickets, visit MagicOfLights.com/CoachellaValley
About Empire Polo Club
Empire Polo Club is a world-class event facility located in Indio, CA in the greater Palm Springs area, just 2 hours by car from Los Angeles and San Diego. With nearly 1,000 acres of lush gardens and pristine fields, Empire Polo Club is an unexpected desert oasis offering four unique venues: The Rose Garden, Hacienda Del Toro, Medjhool Lake and The Forum. The venue's services range from corporate meetings and private parties, to festivals, concerts and sports-related events.
About Family Entertainment Holdings, LLC
Family Entertainment Holdings, LLC is a diversified, family-oriented entertainment holding company that seeks to develop successful live event formats and other entertainment intellectual property. The Company’s live event formats include Magic of Lights®, an outdoor holiday lights experience displayed at venues throughout North America and Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live™, a Hot Wheels-themed monster truck show presented both in North America and internationally. The Company is headquartered in Medina, Ohio. For additional information, visit https://magicoflights.com or https://hotwheelsmonstertruckslive.com.