Aberdeen Heritage Trust Holiday Decorating Contest


Holiday Decorating Contest

The Aberdeen Heritage Trust is sponsoring a Holiday Home and Business Decorating Contest! The contest will focus on exterior decorations and lights of both homes and businesses during the dates specified below. The following three decorative categories will be judged:

1. Traditional Decorations- This theme will include, but not be limited to such things as window candles, garland and wreaths with ribbons, fruits, or berries, and appropriate lights.

2. Modern Decorations- This theme can include but not be limited to lighted and/or inflated characters and appropriate lights.

3. Business Decorations- This theme is wide open and left to the creative imagination of the business decorating team.


First Place- $200 prize

Second Place- $100 prize

Third Place- $50 prize

The contest will start on Saturday, November 25th and run through December 18th. All participating homes and businesses are to be fully lit from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. each day. Judging will begin at 6:30 p.m. on or about December 15th. To be considered for judging, completion of the contest application will be required (application available online or at City Hall). Only the street addresses will be given to the judges and the addresses will be provided to Aberdeen citizens and visitors, so they can travel around town to witness the festive decorations. Winners will be notified before December 22nd and presented with their awards at an Aberdeen City Council Meeting.

Click here to fill out your application to join the Holiday Decorating Contest!