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Posted on: November 12, 2021

Register Now for the 2nd Annual Holiday Lights Contest

Holiday Lights Contest

This holiday season the City of Derby is looking for all the best and brightest holiday decorators! The City is holding the 2nd Annual Holiday Lights Contest from December 4 to 25. 

Plan early to create the best display and win a prize! We invite residents to decorate their yard, house or both. Judges will pick their favorite displays, and the public will vote for the People’s Choice winner on Facebook. Prizes include gift cards to local restaurants and a Derby Proud prize pack.

Anyone who lives in the Derby city limits is eligible to participate. Sign up at Entry deadline is Nov. 27.


  • Traditional - lights, luminaries, ornaments, Santa Claus
  • Most Creative - original decorations (look at Pinterest for ideas), eye-catching lights or a holiday theme
  • Neighborhood - If you live in an HOA or on a street/cul-de-sac where all residents decorate for the holidays, enter your neighborhood in the contest.
  • Business - show your business holiday spirit with lights on your building or in your windows

If you have questions, email or call Janae’ Springer at 788-1519 text. 1232.

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