Deerfield Recreation Department holding holiday lighting contest

Published: 11/29/2020 9:05:19 PM

DEERFIELD — The Recreation Department is seeking submissions for its holiday lighting contest.

The contest will feature four categories, including “Traditional” — capturing the classic holiday theme; “Clark Griswold” — excessive use of lights and decorations; “Crazy Inflatables” — five or more inflatables “tastefully” displayed; and finally, “Best ‘Deer’field Lighting” — best use of deer in a display.

Entry forms, which are now available at, must be received by Dec. 11. The forms may be mailed or emailed to the Recreation Department (8 Conway St., South Deerfield, MA 01373 or [email protected]) or put in the Town Hall dropbox.

According to a Recreation Department press release, homes will be judged on their curbside appeal, originality, holiday theme and “wow” factor. One winner will be chosen in each category.

Prizes include gift card and cash donations from local businesses, including Antonellis Farm LLC/Ciesluk Farmstand, Scanlon & Associates and Sobieski Financial LLC.

Judging will take place Dec. 14 to 16, with winners announced on Dec. 21. The release states that a list of display addresses will be available on the Deerfield Recreation Department’s Facebook page and the town website.

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