The Light-Up Laconia Holiday Decorating Competition, sponsored by Service Credit Union, promotes holiday and community spirit through a friendly decorating competition for residences and local businesses. Citizens are encouraged to decorate their homes, showcase their holiday cheer and outshine their neighbors. Local businesses are also encouraged to be creative and decorate for the season - decking their doors, rooftops and the like. The judges, a group of community members selected by Celebrate Laconia, will go around to each participating residence and business location between November 29 and December 18 to make their decisions. 


Residential categories (winners determined by the judges):

  • Clark Griswald - Unique design and creative use of lights and decorations - the display you can see from outer space!

  • Themed - Story line or scene

  • Traditional - Display and placement of decorations - light display that captures the classic Christmas motif.

  • Rookie - Creativity as a first time participant 

Members from the community will take part in selecting the Community Choice recipients and vote for their favorite holiday home and business. Each participant will have an official Light-Up Laconia outdoor sign posted to identify them as part of the competition. Online public voting will be open until December 18 with one vote per person. 




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