Town of Vienna Holiday Decorating Contest Begins

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Ring in the holiday season by participating in the 2022 Town of Vienna Holiday Decorating Contest. This year’s theme is “Shine Bright, Vienna!” As in past years, the contest is open to residents and businesses located in the Town of Vienna who are encouraged to create a festive, holiday display that will draw visitors to the town.

Displays will be judged by the Town Business Liaison Committee (TBLC) judging panel and voted on by community members. The TBLC judging panel will select business winners on Dec. 8. Community members will also have an opportunity to vote online for the resident and business “People’s Choice Award” through Dec. 9 at 12 p.m., and winners will be announced at the regular Town Council meeting at Town Hall on Dec. 9 beginning at 8 p.m., and via social media and the Town website.

This year, participants can earn bonus points by putting a caboose somewhere in their display. It doesn’t have to be big – just noticeable. Registered displays featuring a caboose will get a special designation on the “Shine Bright, Vienna!” map, which will be released to the public on the day judging begins, Dec. 2.

To be considered, participants should fill out an application and submit it with a photo of their display by Thursday, Dec. 1. Applications are available online at or at the Vienna Community Center located at 120 Cherry St. SE.

The winning business will receive one hour of Mayor Linda Colbert’s time as a guest employee and winning residents will receive a 2022 Town of Vienna Holiday Ornament a gift card from a local business. This year’s contest is sponsored by the Vienna Parks and Recreation Department and the Town Business Liaison Committee (TBLC).