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December 8, 2011

Video: Watch A Beautiful Time-Lapse Video Of Longwood Gardens Installing Its Stunning Christmas Display

During the annual “A Longwood Gardens Christmas,” the horticultural wonderland in scenic Brandywine Valley features a dazzling display of Christmas trees and poinsettias.

This year’s scenery, on display through January 8, features a delicious gingerbread fantasy. The Liz Marden Gourmet Cakes & Desserts Bakery in Kennett Square baked 9,000 gingerbread cookies for the festive display, in addition to intricately decorated gingerbread houses modeled after the Conservatory and Perice-du Pont House.

You can stand beneath towering trees adorned with gingerbread ornaments, revel in the candy-laden Music Room overflowing with sweet holiday cheer, and enjoy the more than 400,000 twinkling lights and spectacular fountain shows composing a brilliant wonderland perfect for the holidays.

Check out the time-lapse video above for a behind-the-scenes look at how the annual display is assembled.

You must get timed tickets for Longwood Gardens Christmas this year; you can purchase them online.

Longwood Gardens Christmas
When: November 24-January 8
Where: 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square
Cost: Tickets range from $8-$25
More info:

Previously: Longwood Gardens Christmas Is Back, A Holiday Wonderland Featuring 9,000 Gingerbread Cookies, A Giant Gingerbread House And More Than 400,000 Twinkling Lights

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