"A Holiday Contest to Boost Community Spirit"


Contest Participants must be residents of the Sussex Region. Eligibility will be determined by the Community Services Department. Please note that families who win a prize will be declared ineligible for the following year to allow for new prize winners each year.

How to Enter:

There is no entry fee to participate in the Winter Lights Contest.

Entries are available at and can be submitted at Town Hall (524 Main Street) or by completing the online form below.  Completed entries must be submitted no later than Thursday, December 13th at 12:00pm.

What Can I Win?
Prizes will be awarded as follows:

1st Prize: $100 gift card from Sobeys

2nd Prize: $75 gift card from Sobeys

3rd Prize: $50 gift card from Sobeys

Winter Lights Contest Judging:

On the weekend of Dec 22-23th the judges from the Communities in Bloom Committee as well as past winners will judge all eligible entries based on the criteria below and winners will be selected and notified.

Number of Lights and/or Features - 10 points
Color Scheme or Theme - 10 points
Originality - 10 points
Balance of Display - 5 points
Good Working Order - 5 points
Visibility of House Number - 5 points
Energy Efficiency (LED) - 5 points

For a possible score of 50 points per judge.

Online Entry Form



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