Deck The House Lighting Contest

Holiday Lights

Untangle those lights, pull out the inflatables, and start decorating!


Decorate your house for the Holiday, Snap a picture and submit your photo. All Princeton residents are invited to participate in our Deck the House contest. It's a great project for the whole family. So pull out your Santa’s, sleds, reindeer, wreaths and lights and spread the holiday cheer through your neighborhood. Its free to enter the contest, but you must register to participate.

Contest Rules:

  •  No fee for entry into the contest 
  • Contest entry deadline is December 20
  • Must be homes within the boundaries of Princeton
  • Only decorations visible from the roadway will be subject to judging
  • All entries are judged on originality and creativity
  • Winners will be contacted before the official public announcement


Judging Guidelines:

  • Judging will take place on Monday, December 20 and Tuesday December 21 if needed.
  • All judging will be completed no later than 10:00 pm on December 21.
  • It is suggested that lights be kept on from 6 pm to 10 pm on judging nights. 
  • Participants should ensure that all lights, animations and decorations are in place and activated for the judging periods.
  • Winners will be announced on Thursday, December 22.

1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners will receive bragging rights and a keepsake award sign in their yard. Winners will also be featured on the City of Princeton Facebook page and website.