2021 Holiday Home Lighting Competition

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News Date: 
December 6, 2021

All Salinas residents (within City limits) are encouraged to brighten their neighborhood and share the holiday spirit by competing in the 11th Annual Holiday Home Lighting Competition. Entry is FREE, no cost or fees to compete.  Contest is for exterior decorations only, including decorations in the windows that are visible from the exterior. Click HERE to register your home! 

Deadline to Enter Competition: December 15th, 2021. Homes must be decorated, and entries received by Wednesday, December 15th, 2021, by 12:00 p.m.

  • Judging: A panel of Rotary Club members will judge and decide on the most beautiful homes on December 19th, 2021. Winners will be announced on December 22nd, 2021.  
  • 3 winners will receive a $100 cash prize in addition to the “Winner Sign” for their front yard.  They will also be featured on the Holiday Driving Directions for the whole community to enjoy.
  • Gated community gate codes cannot be published. Homes within these communities are disqualified from entering.
  • Photo consent: by entering this contest you are consenting to the use a home photo and address of property to be used on the City's web site.

For more information, please contact Ernest Azevedo at ernesta@ci.salinas.ca.us or (831) 758-7382.