Light Up Alton

Presented by the ABA & Alton Parks & Recreation Department

Holiday House Decorating Contest
& Business Decorating Contest

Let’s get the holidays started! Alton Parks & Rec and the Alton Business Association have joined together in an effort to make Alton the brightest holiday season yet! Join in our cooperative effort to bring magic, memories, and holiday spirit to the Alton Community.

For Residents: The Alton Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Holiday House Decorating Contest. The residents of Alton are invited to participate by decorating their home for the holidays. The contest is open to homes within the Alton and Alton Bay zip codes (03809 & 03810).

For an Entry Form and Contest Rules go to or contact Alton Parks and Recreation at 875-0109 or

FOR BUSINESSES/Nonprofits: The ABA is sponsoring the Business Decorating Contest. If you have a storefront business or office building then rally a team to help string lights and let your festive flare be seen by all (or go Clark Griswold style)!

If you don’t have a business front and would like to donate & decorate lights to a town or park area on downtown Main St. please email us to coordinate setup,

Judging will take place December 9-10, 2020. Prizes will be awarded to category winners for both Residents and Businesses! Winners will be announced on December 11, 2020.

Categories for prizes are: People’s Choice (Facebook Vote); Most Holiday Spirit; Creative Use of Lights; and Best Main Street Location.

For an Entry Form and Contest Rules for the Resident Contest please go to or contact Alton Parks and Recreation at 875-0109 or

For Business Entries, email your pictures to the ABA or post on the ABA/Alton Parks & Recreation Facebook Event Page, be sure to include your business name!

Happy decorating Alton and THANK YOU for joining us in bringing this bright + festive cheer to our community!

Support Our Mission

The ABA is a non-profit local association that is comprised of business members from Alton and surrounding town communities. Our MISSION is to promote the commercial interests and welfare of the Alton community. We gladly accept and appreciate DONATIONS at any time to support the numerous events, fundraisers and donations to charities our association provides!

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