This article appeared last year on ARHtistic License.
Unless you’ve traveled in the southwest United States, you may never have seen Christmas lights done quite like this before:
When we first moved to Arizona and our children were small, we’d make a point to drive down to the Ahwatukee foothills south of Phoenix to see the lighted cacti.
How do you string lights on a cactus? Very carefully. I tried it one year. Not fun, but very pretty.
The video below tells about the history of the Ahwatukee Festival of Lights: