Video: Do The 'Time Warp' With Riverside's Singing Halloween House
What's on your lawn at the moment? Fake grave stones? Pumpkins carved with South Park characters? Lame. What you really need are 400,000 LED lights, and to arrange those lights to turn your facade into a kind of acid flashback.
Starting in 2008, Riverside resident Kevin Judd had been turning his Orangecrest house into a light show that's synced with music, reports the Press Enterprise. The event became an instant hit, attracting crowds from faraway places. This drew the ire of the homeowners' association—because of course it would—and Judd later moved the display in 2014 to his friend's place near Orange Terrace Park (what a pal!).
This year, Judd's creation is comprised of 400,000 LED lights that will turn his friend's home into a choir that belts out Halloween-themed hits such as "Thriller" and "Time Warp," which you may remember from the Rocky Horror Picture Show (note: the recent Fox remake was a travesty). What's even better is that the house is equipped with a couple of video screens that will display the words to "Time Warp," which means the crowd can participate in a karaoke singalong.
Here's a video of the house performing "Time Warp":
And here it is performing a song from The Nightmare Before Christmas:
And here's a medley of dancefloor bangers:
In spite of all the preparation that goes into the event, Judd, a professional lighting designer, has made these events free-of-admission. There will be shows running in the evenings from Thursday to Monday (which is Halloween, duh). You can visit the event's Facebook page for more information about showtimes. The house can be found at 8381 Deercreek Dr. in Riverside.
If you plan on going, make sure you get there a little early to secure a good spot. As evidenced on the event's Facebook post, the showings draw a pretty sizable crowd. Check out this photo from a show last week:
(Via Creative Lighting Displays/Facebook)
[h/t to Curbed LA]