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GALLERY: Celebration in the Oaks

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GALLERY: Celebration in the Oaks

Trees boast their green lights as families navigate through the paths of Celebration in the Oaks. Photo credit: Madison Mcloughlin

Trees boast their green lights as families navigate through the paths of Celebration in the Oaks. Photo credit: Madison Mcloughlin

Trees boast their green lights as families navigate through the paths of Celebration in the Oaks. Photo credit: Madison Mcloughlin

Trees boast their green lights as families navigate through the paths of Celebration in the Oaks. Photo credit: Madison Mcloughlin

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Trees boast their green lights as families navigate through the paths of Celebration in the Oaks. Photo credit: Madison Mcloughlin

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Bright lights illuminate the path to Celebration in the Oaks. The festival is in its 32nd year of lighting up the holidays. Photo credit: Madison Mcloughlin

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Couples stroll through the Celebration's garden of mushrooms, insects and other fantastic forest-themed lights. Photo credit: Madison Mcloughlin

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Families gather around to watch the toy trains and streetcars roll through a New Orleans-themed track. Photo credit: Madison Mcloughlin

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Loved ones stop and take a moment to capture kisses on camera at one of the Merry Kissmas booths throughout the Celebration. Photo credit: Madison Mcloughlin

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Poinsettias form a large Christmas tree in the middle of the botanical gardens. Photo credit: Madison Mcloughlin

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Vines weave in and out of the lights hanging on the trees. Photo credit: Madison Mcloughlin

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Children watch as an oyster shows off its luminescent pearl. Photo credit: Madison Mcloughlin

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Lights spelling 'peace' hang from an oak tree, giving the name Christmas in the Oaks its meaning. Photo credit: Madison Mcloughlin

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A gecko slithers up one of the big oak trees in celebration of his favorite holiday. Photo credit: Madison Mcloughlin

Every holiday season, City Park is decorated in lights.

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Madison Mcloughlin, Staff Writer

Madison is a mass communications journalism and English literature junior from Michigan. She is a staff writer, and was previously the managing editor...

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