Holiday House Decorating Contest

Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Time: 4:00 PM

Location: DeKalb, Illinois

DeKalb, help us brighten the community in our third annual DeKalb Holiday House Decorating Contest!

We will be awarding prizes for the Best Overall Theme, Light Up the Town, and People's Choice. All displays will be judged by Park District staff on December 7  between 4:00 - 10:00 pm (residents do not need to be present for judging). This contest is for DeKalb residents only. Addresses of all entries will be published in local media unless specified otherwise at the time of registration. The winner for Best Overall Theme and Light Up the Town (Staff Picks), as well as participating addresses, will be published on December 8. All displays will also be judged online through the District Facebook page for a People's Choice award, December 8 - 15. The image with the most “likes” by 9:00 pm on December 15  wins! The People’s Choice winner will be officially announced on December 16.  Winners will receive a prize package. 

Fee: $5 per house
Registration Deadline: December 6 (or until full)

Participating Houses:

1103 Lewis Street - BEST OVERALL THEME (Staff Pick)

477 Yorkshire Drive

598 Persimmon Street- LIGHT UP THE TOWN WINNERS (Staff Pick)


419 Maplewood 

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