2022 White Christmas Lighting Contest announced

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EATON—Residents and businesses in the City of Eaton are invited to decorate their homes for Downtown Eaton, Inc.’s White Christmas Lighting Contest.

The contest is open, without entry, to all residents and businesses within the Eaton city limits.

Judging for the contest will begin on the evening of Friday, Dec. 2, and run until the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 6. On each of these four nights, lights must be on from 6-9 p.m. to be eligible. Prizes will be awarded to three homes and one business.

The residential first-place winner will receive $100 and a yard sign announcing their home as the first-place winner.

The residential second-place winner will receive $75 and a yard sign announcing their home as the second-place winner.

The residential third-place winner will receive $50 and a yard sign announcing their home as the third-place winner.

The business category winner will receive a plaque they can place in their lobby.

Yard signs will be collected after the holiday season and reused for next year’s winners.

In 2021, the residence at 1314 Park Ave. won first place, 1221 Park Ave. won second place, and 1409 Aukerman St. won third place.

The 2021 business lighting winner was Eaton Computer, 500 Hallmark Drive.

Over 61 businesses and residences were judged/scored last year.

For additional information about Downtown Eaton Inc. and its events and programming, or to become a member or sponsor, visit www.downtowneatoninc.org.