Department 56 National Lampoon's Griswold Holiday Garage
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Complete your Christmas Vacation scene with this companion to the Griswold Holiday House, Department 56 National Lampoon's Griswold Holiday Garage. A string of lights are set in front, waiting to be untangled and yard décor is unpacked, with the promise of a fun old fashion family Christmas. This garage is the definition of lit up! Just like Clark decorated the Griswold home, this Griswold Holiday Garage is covered!
- Introduced January 2017
- Coordinates With: 4058668 Clark And Rusty Continue The Tradition
- Electrical: Adapter Cord, LED lit
- Replacement Bulb: None
- NATIONAL LAMPOON`S CHRISTMAS VACATION and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
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The company behind the villages.
Over thirty years ago, Department 56 began as part of Bachman’s, a premiere retail florist in Minneapolis. Bachman’s used a numbering system to identify each of its departments. The number assigned to wholesale gift imports division was, you guessed it, 56. Now headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, Department 56 has become a leader in the giftware, collectibles and holiday decorating industry and is best known for our hand-crafted lighted villages, figurines and extensive lines of holiday and home decorative products.
One Christmas evening, a group of friends set off to enjoy a dinner of celebration at a small country inn nestled in a quiet river town. As they rounded a bend in the road, they saw the small, old-fashioned village decorated for the holidays. The lights, like fairies, glowed and sparkled amid the freshly fallen snow. All evening, the conversation was full of Christmas memories and the visions the tiny town had evoked. Amidst the jovial banter and magical memories, the idea for a lighted Christmas village was born. That spark of an idea became a reality when, in 1976, Department 56 introduced a series of six hand-painted, ceramic buildings. The rest is history.