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The Light-Up Laconia Holiday Decorating Competition 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. Vote online for your favorite participating residence and business location between December 4, 2023 and December 24, 2023 to choose a winner. Winners will be announced December 28th.


Registration CLOSED. 

INTERACTIVE MAP: Map of the Laconia Decoration

VOTE HERE: Decoration Competition Voting



Residential categories (winners determined by online voting):

  • 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 

  • Best Business - Pick the decorations for your favorite business

Each participant will have an official Light-Up Laconia outdoor sign posted to identify them as part of the competition. (if you registered, you will receive your sign before December 4th. Online public voting will be open until December 24, 2023 with one vote per person. 

Register here to participate:




Decoration Contest Registration

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