City of Kentwood Invites Community Members to Participate in  Holiday Light Display Contest

City of Kentwood Invites Community Members to Participate in Holiday Light Display Contest


The City of Kentwood is inviting residents to get in the holiday spirit by participating in the second annual holiday light display contest.

Community members who are interested in participating are asked to first register online at bit.ly/HolidayLightContest. They can then submit photos of their outdoor holiday light display to eRecreation@kentwood.us or on social media using the hashtag #KentwoodLightContest from Dec. 1-14.

Entries must be located within Kentwood city limits or within the Kentwood Public School district. The photos will be posted to the City’s social media platforms, where community members can vote for their favorite display. The three displays with the most votes will earn prizes and bragging rights for a year.

“After a successful inaugural year, we’re excited to host this friendly, festive competition again,” said Val Romeo, Kentwood Parks and Recreation director. “This is a fun opportunity for our community get into the holiday spirit and tap into their creative side.”

The winners will receive:

  • First place: Kentwood’s Clark Griswold Trophy, and a Kentwood Parks and Recreation goody bag.
  • Second place: A second place trophy and a Kentwood Parks and Recreation goody bag.
  • Third place: A third place trophy and a Kentwood Parks and Recreation goody bag.

Voting will take place Dec. 15-20 on the City’s Facebook Pages – City of Kentwood and City of Kentwood Parks and Recreation Department. The winners will be announced online Wednesday, Dec. 21.