Just as many elderly people enjoy the decorations as the kids do, Brian Zimmerman said, which he thinks can be attributed to a mutual admiration for old horror films. He said he’ll often notice cars slowing as they drive past his house, with some even stopping to take pictures.
After the Halloween festivities have concluded, the Zimmermans will begin packing up their decorations and clearing the slate for what will eventually become a similarly extravagant Christmas display. Brian Zimmerman said they also decorate for Easter and the Fourth of July, but not to the extent of what they do for Halloween and Christmas.
The couple says as they get older, they plan to reduce their decorating efforts.
“Every year we say is the last year,” Brian Zimmerman said.
Alexander rolls her eyes teasingly when she hears her father say that.
Mitchell Kirk is a staff reporter at the Pharos-Tribune. He can be reached at 574-732-5130 or email@example.com. Follow him: @PharosMAK