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 or business 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 the 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 22 through December 10, 2021
  • Registration closed at 4:30 p.m. on December 10, 2021.
  • Entries will be judged from the street after dark between December 11 -19.
  • Entries will be judged anonymously by a committee from the City of North Saint Paul and the North St. Paul Business Association.  
  • Winners will be announced at the final City Council meeting of the year on Tuesday, December 21 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.

Rules/Exclusions:

  • *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:

  • $200 for first place
  • $100 for  second place

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

In addition to the cash prizes, winning entries will receive a keepsake North St Paul yard sign and a certificate.