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Heavyweight Champion of Christmas Lights Returns

Photo credit: Khari Johnson
Photo credit: Khari Johnson

In case you haven’t seen it from space yet, the undisputed heavyweight champion of Christmas lights near IB are on display again at the corner of Atwater Street and Coronado Avenue.

Stand by the home for more than five minutes in the evening and you're bound to see people who came to the street specifically for Arcelie Climkscales' lights.

Climkscales told Patch last year she had more than 35,000 lights in her front yard that costs hundreds of dollars a week in electricity to maintain.

Do you know some great Christmas lights in or near IB? Any that contend with the champ? 

Mary Vollrath December 10, 2013 at 10:28 AM
Lovely, but way overdone!
IBREM December 10, 2013 at 11:01 AM
I agree Mary...Patch...please show IB homes...I won last year...
Lorrie Douthitt December 10, 2013 at 12:04 PM
Beautiful! Thank you Ms. Chimkscales for the sacrifice you make to bring enjoyment to so many.
Lynn Moore December 10, 2013 at 07:48 PM
Lets not leave the true meaning out of Christmas.
Andy Arciga December 10, 2013 at 10:27 PM
Arcelie Climkscales,thanks again for all the work you do for everyone's enjoyment.
IB me December 11, 2013 at 01:04 AM
Lynn Moore-https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151857177656275&set=a.180479986274.135777.177486166274&type=1&theater
iblindalou December 11, 2013 at 12:56 PM
They do such a wonderful job every year! Thank you!
Bellz Lava December 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM
Did you hear she got some of those lights stolen
Joann Barrows December 16, 2013 at 02:51 PM
The Imperial Beach Chamber of Commerce's annual Light up IB will be judged this Friday, December 20th from 7:30 pm until 9:00 pm. Please have your lights on during this time. You can call the office at 424-3151 to make sure you are on the list. We drive up and down every street and cul de sac to make sure we do not miss anyone. Thank you

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