In fact, Donaubauer runs a Facebook page called "My home holiday decorations" on which he updates followers nightly about viewing times. (For instance, a recent post read "Stuff is on until 9. At 9 it's off. I have kids to get to bed.")
Putting up an over-the-top spectacle has been a tradition for the creative dad for 16 years. His reason for keeping up the tradition? "Just making kids and adults happy!" he tells Parents.com.
He also explained in a recent Facebook post: "Yes I could take donations and that would be nice and I could use it. But I have never done it for that and will never do it for that. ... I get to watch adults act like kids in a candy store. And the kids love it. Just like I do and my family."
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Anyone interested in checking out the jaw-dropping decorations has through October 31 to see them in person. After that, Donaubauer makes a point to take them down promptly, in order to get started on his Christmas display.