Home For The Holidays Decorating Contest Returns This December
Published: November 21st, 2022

Home for the Holidays decorating contest returns this December One of the 2021 Home for the Holidays decorating contest winners, who won in the category Best Use of White Lights. Judging for this year's contest will run from December 5 to 9, between 6 and 10 p.m. each day. (Submitted photo)

NORWICH – The Town & Country and Norwich Garden clubs have teamed up to host the Sixth Annual Home for the Holidays decorating contest in December 2022. This competition is for residents in the City of Norwich. Judging will occur between December 5 and 9, from 6 to 10 p.m.

Since the contest began in 2016, members from the two clubs state that they have been delighted and impressed with all the beautiful and creative decorations they have seen as they judged for the contest. Both clubs encourage you to join in the fun by getting your house and yard holiday ready.

Judging occurs in the evening, so be sure that you use lighting to highlight your decorations. You do not need to sign up – just turn on your lights by 6 p.m.!

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Residents can compete for recognition awarded in ten categories of exterior home decorating for the December holidays. Winners will be announced in the Evening Sun and on our Facebook page shortly after judging is complete.

There is no entry form or fee, however if you want to ensure your home is judged, let us know by posting or messaging through our Facebook page. Paste this into your Facebook Search: https://www.facebook.com/HomefortheHolidays2022/

Holiday Decorating Categories are:

Best use of White Lights

Best use of Colored Lights

Best Wreath

Best Door

Best Porch

Best Live Greens

Best Live Tree

Best for Children

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Best Religious Theme

Garden Clubs “Choice” Award

Even if you do not enter, be sure to enjoy the festive decorations that so many neighbors and friends share. As in the past, there are sure to be many beautifully decorated homes this holiday season! Both clubs contribute to civic beautification, and this has been a great way for us to add to these efforts in recent years.

-Information from the Norwich Garden Club