Outdoor Lighting Contest

Residential and Commercial


Outdoor lighting and decorating are an important part of the Lighting Festival. Residents and visitors enjoy driving through our beautiful “Christmas Card Village” looking at the lights. Residential and business owners alike are invited to do outdoor decorating.

This Year’s Theme: 

St. Croix Regional Medical Center (SCRMC)– a Century of Caring

Lighting will be judged on Friday evening, November 29, starting at 6 PM. The judges, who do not live in Taylors Falls, will drive every street in town and out ½ mile on County Roads 37, 20 and 16 and Vista Road.

RESIDENTIAL prizes are: First prize $100, Second Place $75, Third Place $50, Best us of the Theme $25. Winners will have a Lighting Festival sign in their yard through the holidays, and a certificate.

COMMERCIAL: The judging categories are: Commercial Best Outdoor Lighting, Commercial Best Window. Commercial winners will receive certificates.

The list of winners will be posted on the Lighting Festival Facebook page and here.