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Turning Stone Reveals New Holiday Decorations with Two Million LED Lights; Largest and Most Elaborate Holiday Display Ever

Oneida Indian Nation Homelands (November 22, 2022) – Turning Stone officially kicks-off the 2022 holiday season by revealing its largest and most impressive holiday display of lights and decorations ever. Making a significant investment in completely revamping its holiday décor this year, the Upstate New York destination resort is rolling out more than two million new LED lights, 160 illuminated Christmas trees, a massive 50 foot tree with a six foot topper, a 32 foot tree inside the Emerald Lobby, 84 illuminated light post motifs, and more.

Turning Stone’s New Holiday Decorations

  • 2 million LED holiday lights
  • More than 4,150 ornaments
  • 160 illuminated Christmas trees
  • More than 230 feet of holiday garland
  • 10 eight foot long ornaments hanging in the Winter Garden
  • 84 illuminated light post motifs along the drive into the resort
  • Several massive Christmas trees measuring between 24 to 50 feet
  • Six oversized illuminated ornaments and ten large illuminated gift boxes

The holidays at Turning Stone also features the resort’s renowned Gingerbread Village, recognized nationally for the last several years by Forbes Travel Guide as one of the best gingerbread villages in the country. This year’s edible art got a little bigger, measuring more than 75 feet in length and features nine buildings, including a hotel, a barn, a bake shop, a Victorian-style home, and a train station with a moving train.

Turning Stone’s award-winning pastry team designed this year’s Gingerbread Village with a nod to traditional nostalgic gingerbread houses by incorporating popular candies including NECCO wafers, pinwheel mints and Spree tart candy.

Turning Stone’s 2022 Gingerbread Village Features

  • 5,100 Pinwheel Mints
  • 1,680 NECCO Wafers
  • 1,440 Peppermint Sticks
  • 1,210 Gingerbread Circles
  • 1,150 Gingerbread Pieces
  • 1,000 Hershey’s Miniatures
  • 765 Pounds of Frosting
  • 75 Pounds of Spree Candy
  • 47 Pounds of Shredded Wheat
  • 15 Pounds of Crushed Peppermint
  • 13 Pounds of Strawberry Wafers
  • 12 Pounds of Brownie Brittle

The Gingerbread Village is open daily through New Year’s Day and is located near the main entrance of the resort by The Commons shopping boutiques.

For a list of all Turning Stone holiday festivities, including holiday concerts, themed weekends at Exit 33, and more visit


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