Hometown Holiday Lights Contest

Co-Sponsored by the North St. Paul Business Association

Brighten our City with a holiday lights display.  Register your City of North St. Paul residence for our Hometown Holiday Lights Display Contest online here

All participating addresses will be posted at northstpaul.org/holidaylights and may be promoted on the City of North St. Paul’s communication channels including: website, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and City e-news. 

Residents are encouraged to submit photos of their display to news@northstpaul.org, and to tag their photos on social media with the hashtag #northstpaulholidaylights

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

  • Best Display Residential First Place
  • Best Display Residential Second Place
  • Best Display North St. Paul Staff, Council and or Commission members*

Contest Information:

  • Online Registration is Open: November 19 through December 10, 2020
  • Registration closed at 4:30 p.m. on December 10. 2020.
  • Entries will be judged from the street after dark between Friday, December 11 and Monday December 14.
  • Entries will be judged anonymously by a committee from the City of North Saint Paul and the North Saint Paul Business Association.  
  • Winners will be announced at the final City Council meeting of the year on Tuesday, December 15 by a representative from the North St. Paul Business Association.
  • Award-winning addresses will be published and promoted on the City of North St. Paul’s communication channels and to local media outlets.


  • *City of North St. Paul staff, Council and/or commission members may participate, but are not eligible for cash prizes.
  • Displays may not extend into the public right-of-way

The following cash prizes will be awarded by the North St. Paul Business Association:

  • $100 first place
  • $50 second place

Prizes are sponsored by the North St. Paul Business Association.

Winning entries will receive a keepsake North St Paul yard sign and a trophy.

Register your contest address here