Visit Longview, the Longview Hospitality and Tourism Association and the City of Longview Parks Department, have all joined forces and invite both Longview Businesses and Residences to participate in the new, community wide,
Longview Holiday Decorating Contest.
There is no charge to register your Business or Residence in the contest.
This year’s Decorating Contest will have two divisions,
Hallmark Inspired for Businesses and
Holly Jolly Home for Residences.
Cash or gift card prizes will be awarded in the Hallmark Inspired Businessesdivision.
1st place People’s Choice winner will receive cash or a gift card in the amount of $400.00
2nd place People’s Choice winner will receive cash or a gift card in the amount of $200.00
The Creative Excellence Award winner will receive cash or a gift card in the amount of $400.00
and the distinguished honor of holding the Hallmark Creative Excellence Award traveling trophy for one year.
Prizes to be awarded in the Holly Jolly Homedivision will be:
The Traditional Decorations category winner will receive a $250.00 gift certificate from Brilliant Lights,
a gift basket from McDonald’s – O’Reilly Group and a $50.00 gift card.
The Clark Griswold category winner will receive a $250.00 gift certificate from Brilliant Lights,
a Gift basket from Raising Cane’s and a $50.00 gift card.
The People’s Choice category winner will receive a $250.00 gift certificate from Brilliant Lights,
a Gift Basket from Blue Sky Group and a $50.00 gift card.
Holiday Decorating Rules and Instructions:
Residences and Businesses must be in the Longview city limits.
Decorations must be family friendly, visible from outside, and stay up through the end of December, 2022.
If at all possible, Business storefront decorations should be visible after closing time for those who view after hours. Businesses may also decorate the inside of their stores if they so choose, but this is not a contest requirement.
Deadline to register your Business or Residence for the contest is midnight on Dec. 1, 2022.
Decorations should be viewable starting Dec. 5, 2022.
Online contest voting runs from Dec. 5, 2022 to midnight Dec.20, 2022.
Winners will be announced Thursday, December 22, 2022, on Facebook - Visit Longview Texas, and visitlongviewtexas.com/decorating.
Please see additional Rules and Instructions for the Holly Jolly Home contest division by clicking here.
How to participate:
To participate in the free contest, businesses and residences are encouraged to complete a simple on-line registration form by clicking HERE.
Then take a picture of your Decorated Business store front or Residence and send it to us by midnight, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022