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Holiday Lights Contest

December 11 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 pm

Let’s spread the cheer this year (and not coronavirus) by making our City a bright and beautiful place for the holidays!

Burlington residents, if you love decorating your home with holiday lights, sign up to participate in our 2nd annual Holiday Lights Contest.

We will have prizes for the winners of three categories: Classic, Colorful and Creative. If you live in an apartment, duplex, etc., you can also submit your home as long as we can see your decorations from the nearest street.

Sponsored by Burlington Electric Department, so there are bonus points to making your holiday display energy efficient! Thanks to our event partner, Burlington City Arts for supporting us.

The deadline to enter Friday, December 11, 2020. 

We’re gathering a group of judges to select winners. The top home in each category will win a prize, and receive a sign to post in your front yard stating that you’re the year’s winner! Winners will be announced on Monday, December 22. Participation in the lights contest is free!


(Burlington residents only please)

Holiday Lights Contest

  • Tell us, and Burlington Electric Department, how your holiday lights are saving energy.



Q:  What is the prize that I have the potential to win?

A:  It’s a surprise, but you can be sure that it will be a gift full of holiday cheer.


Q:  Can I have some suggestions on how to make my holiday light display more energy efficient?

A:  LED lights always help conserve energy.  Other ways to be energy efficient- use branded rebates that not only save you money but also provide a guarantee on energy efficiency, limit the time your light display is lit, and use decorations that don’t need to be plugged in to an electrical outlet.

For more information, check out this website, https://www.energy.gov/energysaver/articles/energy-efficient-holiday-decorating-tips


December 11
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
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