Man's Christmas lights in Auburn Hills raising money for kids in need

- There are Christmas displays that put you in the holiday spirit -- and then there are homes that require traffic cones to field the chaos. Tucked away in an Auburn Hills neighborhood is one of those homes. 

Firefighter Brent Waldrep is the mastermind behind the dazzling display at 3111 Paramount Lane. The huge display of dancing lights not only spreads the holiday cheer -- it's also paying it forward. 

"I've got a captive audience here; I might as well go through and try to do good," Waldrep says.

A few years back, Waldrep partnered with The Rainbow Connection, a charity that grants wishes to kids that otherwise wouldn't get the experience. 

"Over the last 7 or 8 years, we've raised over $20,000 for them so far," Waldrep says. For example, donations from Waldrep's display help send a little girl named Karla to Disney last year. 

All you have to do is pull up, park, pop on the station and, if you're up for it, put a dollar or two in the donation bin. 

"There's 10 controllers all throughout the yard that all connect to a computer," he says. "Going back to when I was a little kid decorating the house with my dad, I always wanted to do Christmas lights and I did. So I went next level and choreographed it to music."

You can see parts of the show in the video player above. 

You can see the show in person until January 6, 2018 from 5-10 p.m. on the weekdays and until 11 p.m. on the weekends. 

You can learn more on the Our Dancing Lights Facebook page here

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