Top 21 BHP Enchanted Forest Facts & Trivia

Top Twenty-one Facts & Trivia

1/ 24 Light Displays and 300 images in year one

2/ 67 Light Displays and 960 images in year twenty-one

3/ Over 11 kms of LED rope light

4/ Over 1 million lights

5/ 64 kms of power cords

6/ Over 2.5 kms of light displays

7/ Tallest display – the Christmas Star 90’

8/ Largest display – Noah’s Ark 160’ long x 70’ high

9/ Most lights on one display – Noah’s Ark – 36,000 lights & 3000’ of rope light

10/ Amount of steel in Noah’s Ark – 9,000 linear feet

11/ Number of forest animal images – 96

12/ Number of hours to set up the displays – 2100

13/ Electrical power bill in 2000 was $13,000 with incandescent lights

14/ Electrical power bill in 2014 after conversion to LED lights – $2,200, an amazing savings of $11,000 annually

15/ Giant Evergreens – 65′ tall with 14,000 lights

16/ New light display added each year

17/ Voted Saskatoon’s Best Winter Event – Planet S Magazine

18/ $290,000 in net proceeds shared by the Zoo Foundation and the City Hospital Foundation in 2018/19

19/ Approaching $4,000,000 in net proceeds shared by the Zoo Foundation and the City Hospital Foundation in twenty years

20/ The total number of gifts given during the Twelve Days of Christmas – 364

21/ A Saskatchewan Family Christmas Holiday Tradition for 21 years

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The BHP Enchanted Forest Holiday Light Display, in it’s 20 year history, has raised a total approaching $4,000,000.00, shared between the Saskatoon Zoo Foundation and the Saskatoon City Hospital Foundation.

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