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Faneuil Hall prepares six-week holiday show

Retailers at Faneuil Hall Marketplace are looking to amp up holiday excitement with Blink!, a six-week light-and-sound show featuring the Boston Pops, the Faneuil Hall Marketplace Merchants Association said Friday.

With 350,000 LED lights and an 85-foot Christmas tree, the plan is to transform the area into “a must-visit destination” for holiday shoppers, the association said.

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Blink! is set to launch Nov. 17, and nightly shows will begin at 4:30 p.m. and take place on the half hour with the last show ending at 10 p.m. Blink! will run through Dec. 31.

The merchants say this will be an energy-efficient light-and-sound show.

“The entire six-week show uses the same amount of electricity as the average American household,” the association said in a press release.

The show is in partnership with Mayor Thomas M. Menino, Arts Boston, and the Greater Boston Visitors and Convention Bureau, the association said.

Chris Reidy can be reached at reidy@globe.com.
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