Johnson’s Provide Winter Wonderland For The Community


Rudolph is played by Tommy Johnson and Santa is played by Shannon Johnson. Courtesy photos.

The lights from a local family’s Christmas display just might be able to be seen from space. The yard is loaded with lights and displays to entertain the community, and Santa will be there Dec. 8 for those who want a photo opportunity.

The home of Shannon and Tommy Johnson at 753 S. Clark has been transformed into a winter wonderland since 2009.

“Every year we just grow more,” Shannon said.  “We offer pictures with Santa and also do a huge Halloween display with a haunted house.”

The Johnson home is located east of Hwy. 69. Go east on Third Street, then turn south on Clark.

“We light up every night from 5 p.m. to 9:30 or 10.00 p.m.” Shannon said.

“It roughly takes two weeks to do (the decorating) inside and out,” Shannon said. “We will have them lit until around Jan 3rd or so.”

A free will donation will be accepted to help with costs and lighting for upcoming years, Shannon said.

“We also will have Santa here on the December 8th for picture taking, Shannon said. “Popcorn cookies will be served and  people can walk through the winter wonderland.”

  “We enjoy doing it for the community,” Shannon said.

The Johnson’s also decorated their home for Halloween and had over 1,000 visitors, Shannon said.

4 thoughts on “Johnson’s Provide Winter Wonderland For The Community”

  1. This is our favorite light show at Christmas. We go past there several times each season. We also enjoy the Halloween lights!

    Thanks for such a great addition to Fort Scott.

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