Holiday Lights Contest

A Holiday Decoration Contest

Calling all Griswolds! Show off your family’s holiday decorating skills by entering Blue Island Park District’s Holiday Lights Competition. It’s FREE for Blue Island residents, with Home Depot gift cards as prizes! But you must register in advance to participate, and there’s just one rule: all lights and decorations must be put in place by you and your family members.

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2020 Prizes

The top 3 entries with the best holiday lights will earn giftcards to Home Depot and bragging rights.


1st Place: $75 Home Depot Gift card
2nd Place: $50 Home Depot Gift card
3rd Place: $10 Home Depot Gift card

Contest Details

Entry Deadline: 5:30 pm, December 11th, 2019


Judging: Judging will take place between the hours of 6:00 pm and 7:30 pm on December 14, 2019. Decorations must be lit during these hours.


Winning: A panel of judges will score each home based on originality, lighting, arrangments, and creativity.


Prizes: Prizes will be awarded after December 16, 2019. A photograph may be taken of the participating family/homeowner.


Decorations must be installed by the participant. No professional installations will be accepted.

Limit one entry per Blue Island address.

Limited to Blue Island Residential addresses only.

Participants must provide permission to capture and share images of your entry on the Blue Island Park District’s website, social media accounts, and all other marketing related needs relating to the Holiday Lights Contest.

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