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Holiday Home Decorating Contest
Show Off Your Community Pride and Light Up the Season!

The City of Jacksonville Environmental and Appearance Advisory Committee (JEAAC) invites you to nominate someone from your neighborhood, or your own decorated house, for our first Holiday Home Decorating Contest!  It’s a perfect family project for the entire family to enjoy! All winners will receive a special yard sign, a commemorative award, and be recognized at a City Council meeting. Click here to enter.

Three Months, Three Holidays, Three Winners
halloween decorations

This contest encompasses the three fall/winter holidays: Halloween (Oct.1-31), Thanksgiving (Nov.1-30) and Christmas (Dec 1-31) with an award being given for the most festive and creative homes for each period. All entries will be judged on the basis of theme/design, creativity and participation. Entries will be featured on the City of Jacksonville’s social media pages and G10TV. 

How Do I Win?
Thanksgiving decorations

Voting will be open to the public with final decisions being made by JEAAC members. The social media feedback and the judges' scores will determine the winners, which will be announced on the City’s Facebook page. Contest participants may have photographs and or video taken of their home for promotional purposes but your address, phone number or any other personal information will not be publicized. 

Official Rules

Deadlines for entries are: Halloween-Oct. 31,Thanksgiving-Nov 30, Christmas-Dec -31

  • All entries must be located within the City of Jacksonville.
  • The contest is limited to residential buildings only (no businesses).
  • Amateur decorations only, no professionals.
  • People and/or live animals are not allowed to be part of the display.
  • The contest is limited to what can be seen from the street view of the house.

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