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Strawbale Winery's Twilight Flights Helicopter Tour of Christmas Lights

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Strawbale Winery is hosting another one-of-a-kind Christmas lights tour this year.

"Sleigh rides have been done and all that kind of stuff, so we said lets do something a little different," said Strawbale Winery owner Don South.

Twilight Flights, a helicopter tour of Sioux Falls' Christmas lights, will be running Thursday-Saturday night this week and next at Strawbale Winery.

Couples or Groups of three will have a chance to enjoy wines, appetizers, desserts and a helicopter tour of Winter Wonderland at Falls Park, along with many other breath-taking Christmas lights throughout Sioux Falls.

"We'll do somewhere around 100 flights a year over 6 nights; we'll fly Thursday, Friday Saturday of this week, and Thursday Friday Saturday of next week," said South.

All of the flights are piloted by 12-year veteran Bob Krier with Skyway Helicopters.

"It's pretty much breathtaking," said Krier. "Its really cool for people to see, especially when kids go up its really cool for parents to see the looks and their kids faces, you know, its pretty neat."

Twilight Flights run from 5:00pm-9:00pm on December 12-14, 19-21. Call Strawbale Winery at (605) 543-5071 for more information and to reserve your flight today. Tickets are $220 for two and $255 for three people.

South says Twilight Flights make great Christmas gifts or special moments for your loved ones.

"Every year we've had some engagement flights, we've had inter generation flights, where three generations will fly, and wedding anniversaries. We've even had 90-year-olds come out and fly," said South.

 

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