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Posted on: October 21, 2022

Derby’s 3rd Annual Holiday Lights Contest Tour

Holiday Lights Contest

Are you ready to take the 3rd Annual Holiday Lights Contest Tour? Check out the Google Map to guide you through the City to see nearly 40 light displays from Dec. 3-24. 

This year there are two categories plus a People's Choice pick on the City's Facebook page.  

The Holiday Lights Contest is sponsored by MJB Heating & Cooling

Santa’s Favorite - Best Lights
As Santa rides his sleigh around Derby, which house will catch his eye? White lights, multi-colored lights or maybe even green? Start decorating early to capture Santa’s prize. The winner will receive a $200 cash prize and 2nd place will win a Santa-themed gift basket. 

Elves’ Favorite - Best Decorations
If Santa’s elves join him when he delivers presents, which house will have the most fun and interesting décor to draw their eye? A lighted reindeer or perhaps an inflatable Mickey Mouse or hand-crafted decorations. The house that provides entertainment for the elves will surely be the winner of this category. The winner will receive a $200 cash prize and 2nd place will win an Elf-themed gift basket. 
People’s Choice
Do you have what it takes to win the popular vote? All entries will be photographed and listed on the City’s Facebook page to get the public’s feedback on your lights and decorations. Get your family and friends on board to “like” your photo for a chance to win. The winner with the most likes will receive a $200 cash prize and 2nd place will win a Derby Proud gift basket. 

*Entries can only win one category. If an entry wins two categories, we will award the second place entry.

Questions? Contact Janae' Springer at 788-1519 ext. 1232 or

Holiday Lights Contest
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