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Glendora Home Transformed Into Winter Wonderland

Glendora names winners in annual holiday home decorating contest.

Every year in December for the past three years, people have flocked to a house on Bonnie Cove Avenue, a place known in Glendora as the house where it snows.

People of all ages walk up to Glendora resident Eric Wolff’s driveway, where an overhead snow machine drops snow on a manmade Christmas village.

This year, Wolff has earned recognition from Glendora’s annual holiday home decorating contest with the Best Lawn Display award.

And it all started with a request from Wolff’s young daughter.

“She wanted to do it,” said Wolff. “We’re just blessed to be able to do this for her and for the community,”

Wolff said he enjoys watching people walk up his driveway, playing in snow made from dish soap. In each window of Wolff’s Christmas village, there’s a Christmas-inspired scene – Santa up late in his bedroom finishing his Christmas list, there’s Rudolph in his reindeer stable and Frosty the snowman in his home.

The effort to maintain such an elaborate holiday display is hours of work, and the December electric bill spikes every year, but Wolff said he will continue to put up his famous holiday decorations every year until his nine-year-old daughter gets tired of it.

“It’s only once a year, and someday, she won’t want to do it anymore,” said Wolff. "Until then, we’ll have fun with it.”

Wolff said he will leave up his holiday display until the first of January.

To view more of the winners and participants of Glendora’s holiday home decorating contest, click here.

Have photos of your favorite holiday decorations around town? Post them in our gallery above!

Jay December 25, 2012 at 01:05 AM
Anyone have suggestions on good areas in Glendora for lights?
CK December 25, 2012 at 04:08 AM
Go up Lorraine and make a right at the last street. Really cool lists and music displays!
Lulu December 25, 2012 at 06:57 AM
Jay, go north on Lorraine passed Sierra Madre. Turn right on Flamingo (which is the 2nd street on your right-hand side, north of Sierra Madre). You will see the house about 2 doors down on your right side (south side). It will have the radio station to tune your radio to so you can watch and listen to the music and lights. Very cool. A couple "unwritten rules"....1) turn off your headlights on that cul-de-sac, 2) do not stop on the south side of the street. Go to the end of the cul-de-sac and turn around so you can watch the lights from across the street. Enjoy it! Happy Holidays!

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