Chad’s Winter Wonderland

Joe Elmore explores Chad’s Winter Wonderland in Wilson County, a holiday attraction containing more than two million lights.


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While many neighbors have friendly competitions over who has the most holiday decorations, none can hold a candle -- or colored light -- to Chad Barnard. His childhood obsession with Christmas lights has evolved into a giganticl holiday destination Each year he transforms his eight-acre spread in Wilson County called Chad's Winter Wonderland.

Joe Elmore has been the host of this Emmy-award winning series since its beginnings. As the face of Tennessee Crossroads, Joe has been taking viewers to meet interesting people and explore fascinating out-of-the-way places since 1987. Joe is also a producer and co-host of Horsepower TV on Spike TV. Joe launched his TV career at WHBQ TV in Memphis, TN, where he served as weekend anchor and reporter. Later, he was chosen to co-host the station's PM Magazine show, where he produced nationally-broadcast stories. He has also done extensive work as an independent film and video producer for clients throughout the Southeast.

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