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Holiday Homes & Biz on Parade 2019 - LAST DAY TO REGISTER

Registration runs 8/3/2019 - 11/23/2019

  • Date: 11/23/2019  (all day)
  • Introduction: Residents of the City of Maricopa are invited to participate in this annual house and business decorating contest. Participants are encouraged to be original and creative with decorating the exterior of their home with seasonal characters, scenes, and props.

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Register online for Maricopa's festive annual house/business decorating contest!  Participants are encouraged to be original and creative with decorating the exterior of their home with seasonal characters, scenes, and props.

 

Our 15th annual Holiday Homes and Businesses on Parade Contest takes place Dec. 6-15, 2019. We accept any residents or business owners with lights and holiday decor on exterior of their premises.

JUDGING

 Judging is based on the following categories:

  • Best Theme
  • Best Light Show
  • Best Use of Color
  • Best on Parade -$250 cash prize
  • Resident's choice -$250 cash prize 
  • Best Business - fee waiver of banner permit for 6 months

This contest is also extended to commercial businesses through the Special Event Permit: Supporting Holiday Shopping Program. Winners in the business category receive a fee waiver of banner permits for a period of 6 months (January - June of the following year). You may register online and collect your lawn sign at City Hall between the hours of 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday - Wednesday from Nov. 11-27, 2019.

JUDGING CRITERIA

Resident voting runs from Friday, Dec. 6 - Dec. 15, 2019. Winners will be announced Dec. 20. We will provide a voting link on our Holiday Homes web page. City staff and the Parks, Recreation and Library (PRL) Committee will judge Dec. 9 - 10. Criteria is based on overall execution, creativity, use of theme, light, color and originality. 
* Note: The voting menu will be available once the contest begins.

 MAP OF PARTICIPATING HOMES TO COME

 2018 WINNERS

Best on Parade ($250):

#18 41339 W. Sanders Way

Best on parade

Best Business (waived banner permit fee for six months):

#12 21101 N. John Wayne Pkwy. E105 Yogurt Jungle

Best business

 Residents' Choice:

#18 41339 W. Sanders Way

Resident Choice

Honorable Mentions:

Best Light Show (3-Way Tie) 
#17     19349 N Tara Ln
#18     41339 W. Sanders Way
#24     40480 W Dennis Ln 

Best Use of Color:
#1       43954 W Palo Abeto Dr

Best Theme: 
#18  41339 W. Sanders Way

 

 

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