Community marvels one more time at Pepin light display

TEMPLE TERRACE, Fla. - "It's just one of those things that in Temple Terrace people look for. They look for the Pepin lights and as it gets closer to Christmas, Christmas Eve, you'll see cars lined up," said neighbor Dale Adams.

"The lights that the Pepin's have so generously provided for all these years have generated a lot of Christmas spirit and we are thankful that we're their neighbors," said neighbor Pastor Ted Fielland.

It started with a light bulb in Art Pepin's head. The Tampa Budweiser distributorship owner loved Christmas and wanted to share his holiday joy with everyone.

This could be the last year for the display as the home is up for sale.

Art and his wife Polly passed away years ago but their children have kept up the tradition—25 years of a dazzling neighbors and visitors.

His daughter says the light display has blown out circuit breakers over the years and grown to a million Christmas lights sparkling along North Riverhills Drive in Temple Terrace.

"A little lights here and there and more people would come by and he loved people and he loved for them to come by so the more lights he put up the more people came over," said Pam Pepin.

You can see the display at 1011 North Riverhills Drive in Temple Terrace.

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