Box of Crayons


The City on the Lakes is starting a new tradition with the annual Celebrate Laconia Lights Festival. The Lights Festival includes the City's annual holiday parade and Light-Up Laconia Holiday Decorating Competition, as well as the new City on the Lakes Holiday Walk and the Holiday Coloring Contest.

Make the Lights Festival Coloring Contest a family affair! Get creative with markers, crayons, gel pens, or other mediums for your entry. One winner per each age group will win fun prizes valued at $25 each - including art supplies, and gift certificates! Find more information about entries and a timeline below.


  • Ages 4 - 6 years

  • Ages 7 - 8 years

  • Ages 9 - 10 years

  • Ages 11 - 12 years 

  • Random Drawing

COLORING PAGES:​ Coloring pages with crayons will be available for pick-up beginning on Monday, November 30 at the following local businesses, while supplies last (please check each location for their business hours):


TO ENTER: Choose one of the following pages to decorate, Main Street Holiday Scene or Decorate Your Own Downtown Storefront, AND complete the entry form (found here) to be entered to win. Coloring pages designed by Jill Baron -  

RULES: The intent of this contest is for children to have FUN and celebrate the holiday season. One entry per child. Participants must be between the ages of 4 and 12. Participants submission must be their own work, without assistance from anyone else. Prizes awarded are at the sole discretion of Celebrate Laconia. No late entries will be accepted. Employee, volunteers and immediate family members of Celebrate Laconia and Franklin Savings Bank are not eligible to participate. Judges decisions are final.


CONTEST SUBMISSION/DEADLINE:​ Contest entries are to be brought to drop-off locations (same as pick-up locations listed above) or sent via email in a pdf format to by Friday, December 11 at 4:00p. 

JUDGING/VOTING: Each entry will be placed into an age group category on the Celebrate Laconia Facebook page. The general public can vote for their favorites from Monday, December 14 thru Sunday, December 20 through our Facebook page "Photo Gallery." There will be one category per each age group - with one winner per category. In the event of a tie, the winner will be selected at random. Winners will be announced on Tuesday, December 22 on the Celebrate Laconia Facebook and Instagram pages as well as listed on our website. 

If you have any questions, please contact us at:

Thank you to Franklin Savings Bank for supporting the coloring contest!

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Celebrate Laconia
P.O. Box 6502
Laconia, NH 03247-6502

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