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Holiday Decorating

The Contest is for Williston Residents or Businesses Only!

Show your holiday spirit and join this friendly competition while infusing some cheer around the community!  Whether you do it to win a fun prize, for the bragging rights, or you just enjoy sharing your festive decorations, we want YOUR family to participate!


Registration Deadline: Sunday, December 12, 2021
   Registration is free! Register Below. Must be registered to be judged.
   
Judging:
   Will take place from December 17-22. Winners Announced Dec. 30.
   Judging will take place from 5:30-7:00pm each night. (be sure your decorations are on)
   The Community will judge both the Residential Homes and Businesses this year.
   There will be one (1) winner per category-
     3 Residential Categories & 1 Business Category.
   Online Voting link will be here Dec. 17 for voting- (Coming Soon)

Categories:
   Residential:
     1. "Traditional/Refined" (Think like Martha Stewart and keep it classic!)
     2. "Fun/Festive" (Inflatables & yard décor welcome!)
     3. "Multi-Family Housing" (Apt., Condos, etc. - decorate your window, door or other personal space that is viewable from the street!)
   Businesses:
     "People’s Choice Award". The business with the most votes will win prestigious "Bragging Rights"

Criteria:
   Originality, Colorful, Creativity and Curb Appeal

Guidelines:
   Amateurs only!  Professionally decorated homes may not be entered. 

   Outdoor Decorations must be visible from the street and accessible to the public to view.
   Register in the category that you wish to be judged in.
   You agree to have the address of your outdoor display shared so the community can view it.  
   The address for registered displays will be made available online.
   You agree to keep up your outdoor decorations until December 22 for public viewing and voting.
   You agree to allow the Town of Williston to take photos or videos of your display and publicize them on the Town's or Recreation Websites, Facebook Page, Williston Observer, or other promotional material.
   If declared a winner in the contest you agree to allow the Town of Williston to include your family’s last name and photo of your display on all marketing platforms related to the Holiday Decorating Contest.
   Last year winners are NOT eligible to win again this year.  However, they can register to be on the viewing list.

Pictures:
   Send a picture of your Outside Decorations, before Dec. 17, to be placed on the Recreation website for all to view.
   This will be very helpful to those who can't get out and see the decorations, but can view them online.
   Send pictures by email to recreation@willistonvt.org

Last Year Winners:
   The winning address of last year's contest are listed below. 
   Be sure to visit them to see the sign they won- hopefully they will put it out for all to see.
   Last year's winners are not eligible to win this year. However, they can register to be on the list for viewing.
      Residential:
         Traditional/Refined- 152 Maple Street
         Fun/Festive- 55 Southfield Drive
         Multi-Family- 311 Maple Street
      Business:
         North Williston Cattle Co- 238 Fay Ln


Sponsors:
      Williston Observer
      Williston Coffee Shop
      Healthy Living Market
      Adam's Farm Market
      Vermont Meat & Seafood

      Shaw's



How to Register:
  • Create a Household Account, if you don't have one.
  • FORGOT YOUR LOGIN INFO? Don't set up a new account! Please check to see if you have an account before setting up a new one.
  • Click on the "Log In" icon above and use the "I Forgot My Username or Password" to get your info.
  • Once logged in- Click on the Category below that you are registering for.
  • Go through the steps of the registration process.
  • Payment Screen- There is NO fee for registration, but you have to click on the Online Payment Option to complete registration.

Additional Forms and Files:
RESIDENTIAL CATEGORIES
  • Register below if you are a Resident in Williston.
  • Choose one of the categories below to register your decorated house.
  • Your display will be judged by the Williston Community in the Category you register in.
  • If you have a Household Account already you can use that to register.
  • If you do not you can create a Account or you can register as a Guest.
Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
 
   Log In
 Register as Guest
"Traditional/Refined" 
N/A N/A SuMTuWFSa  12/17/2021 - 12/22/2021
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Williston Community
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
 
   Log In
 Register as Guest
"Fun/Festive" 
N/A N/A SuMTuWFSa  12/17/2021 - 12/22/2021
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Williston Community
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
 
   Log In
 Register as Guest
"Multi-Family Housing" 
N/A N/A SuMTuWFSa  12/17/2021 - 12/22/2021
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Williston Community
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res

BUSINESS CATEGORY
  • Register below if you are a Business in Williston.
  • The display at your business will be judged by the citizens of Williston for the People's Choice Award.
  • If you have a Household Account already you can use that to register your business.
  • If you do not you can create a Account or you can register as a Guest.
Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
 
   Log In
 Register as Guest
Business- "People's Choice Award" 
0 - 99 N/A SuMTuWFSa  12/17/2021 - 12/22/2021
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Williston Community
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res

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