Legendary Lights of Clifton Mill wins $50,000 prize on national TV special

UPDATED DEC. 3, 2018: Clifton Mill wins grand prize of $50,000 on Monday's broadcast of "The Great Christmas Light Fight."

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The Legendary Lights of Clifton Mill have successfully held in a secret since last Thanksgiving.

Clifton Mill will be featured on ABC TV’s “The Great Christmas Light Fight” from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3. The episode has been an entire year in the making.

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“We couldn’t be more excited that ABC picked us to be featured on their show,” said Anthony Satariano, co-owner of Clifton Mill. “The TV crew of over a dozen camera & boom operators, sound & video techs, and producers were here over Thanksgiving last year. “It was a big deal for our little town of Clifton and Greene County. We were all sworn to secrecy until now.”

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The episode will be aired in Dayton on WKEF-ABC22, WCPO Ch. 9 in Cincinnati, WSYX Ch. 6 in Columbus, and all over the country on the ABC Television Network.

“What began as a simple idea of stringing a few strands of lights on the historic mill for the enjoyment of family and friends is now one of the largest outdoor holiday displays in the country. Now, millions of lights later, the Legendary Lights of Clifton Mill decorate the mill, trees, river banks and almost everything in between, including the water wheel,” according to the press release.

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Credit: Damon Higgins

Credit: Damon Higgins


What: Legendary Lights at Clifton Mill

Where: 75 Water St., Clifton

When: 5-9:30 p.m. Nov. 23-Dec. 31. Lights go on at 6 p.m. Display closes at 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve.

Cost: $10, children 6 and younger are admitted free

More Info: 937-767-5501 | www.cliftonmill.com

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