We walked around our neighborhood taking pictures, and got a lot of funny looks for it. You would think since it doesn't snow too much more kids would be out playing in it... maybe it just wasn't enough.
Later that night, in an effort to make the most of the Christmas season and to partake in community activities, Alex and I decided to go to Bright Nights in Stanley Park. Stanley Park is absolutely beautiful, and people recommended that we go now to see it all decorated for Christmas. So we bundled up and rode the bus to the park. However, we didn't find the classy white lights we were hoping to see... instead we were bedazzled by an array of the tackiest Christmas decorations we have ever seen. I'm sorry, there's just no other way of saying it. But it was quite entertaining, and still has me laughing.
This was in the center of the park, and the first thing you saw when you walked in. OK it's not too bad, but just keep going.
This was on the inside of one of those gingerbread houses. Your eye just doesn't know where to rest, hey?
And this was another house. All those toys were just shoved in there.
It just became ridiculous when we saw South Park.
I will say though, that it seems that Alex and I were the only ones shocked by the display. Everyone else was talking about how cute the gingerbread houses were. Maybe we were just missing something. My guess is that most of the people had kids, and they of course loved it. 'Less is more' is never an option for a child.
It is also worth mentioning that there was a disco ball strapped to the top of the tent on our way out.