Holiday Home Decorating Contest

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Think you have the most festive house on the block? The City of Gardner Parks and Recreation department invites residents to enter the Holiday Home Decorating Contest. It's a perfect project for the entire family to enjoy. The contest is open to homes within the Gardner city zip code (66030). Categories this year are:  Most Creative Display, Most Twinkling Lights, Best Use of Space, and Mayor's Choice.  Judging will be on December 15 and 16. On the nights of judging, please turn all of your holiday lights on by 6:00 p.m. and leave them on until 10:00 p.m. Entry fee is $5.00 per house and form must be received by the end of the day on December 11.  

Winners will be announced December 18, 2020, and will receive a gift card, special recognition on the city website, a temporary yard sign to be displayed through the holidays,  and be mentioned in the January City Newsletter.

Date: December 15 & 16, 2020
Time:  Judging will be from 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. on Dec. 15 & 16 
Fee:  $5.00 per house 
Registration Deadline:  Register by 5:00 p.m. on December 11.
Registration Form (pdf)  Please submit form with payment to the Parks and Recreation counter
   at City Hall, or email to
  Online registration to come!
  Call Gardner Parks & Recreation with any questions at 913-856-0936! 

2019 Winners! Thank you to all who entered, we hope you join our contest next year!

Best Use of Space final   Most Creative final  Most Twinkling final  
   Mayors Choice final