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Nominations open for Holiday Lights Decorating Contest

Oct 28, 2016 12:13PM ● By Neighbors Magazines

The City of Darien will again be sponsoring the Holiday Lights Decorating Contest. Each year, residents that put extra effort into decorating their homes for the season are nominated by their friends and neighbors for recognition and prizes. The first place home receives $200, second place $100, third place $50, and fourth and fifth place receive $25. To nominate your own home or another in your neighborhood, call Diane at 630-353-8102 or email

Nominations must be received by Dec. 9. Winners will be announced at the Dec. 19 city council meeting.

Holiday Lights Tour returns

The popular Holiday Lights Tour will be on Tues., Dec. 20 this year, The tour will be on school buses and will run through the city, passing by each of the holiday lights winners. Participants will check-in at the Police Department lobby.

This event is free and open to Darien residents. Because of the high demand each year, reservations are given on a first come first serve basis. To make a reservation, please call city hall at 630-852-5000.