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Wonderland of Lights unveils new attraction

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Around the Ark-La-Tex, communities are stringing lights and decorating for Christmas. Marshall, Texas has already spent days getting ready for the Wonderland of Lights Festival and unveiled its newest attraction Saturday afternoon.

Snowflake, an 11 feet tall wooden rocking horse, was introduced to the public. Once it's transported to Texas, festival organizers say it will be the largest rocking horse in the state. The giant rocking horse was built by ACS Pro Trim in Shreveport and weighs an estimated 2,500 pounds. Snowflake is just one of several new attractions that keep the annual Wonderland of Lights fresh.

"That's going to be our most fun attraction, is Snowflake, but also this year we're adding a couple of new evening music shows that are free," Ed Michel, with Marshall Convention and Visitors Bureau, said. "Then, we've expanded our lights tour in downtown Marshall, including this year old Engine 400 is going to be decorated."

It'll cost $4 to ride Snowflake. The Wonderland of Lights Festival opens Wednesday, Nov. 27.


 

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