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Ocean City to Sponsor Holiday House Decorating Contest

Ocean City to Sponsor Holiday House Decorating Contest


Registration is open for the annual Holiday House Decorating Contest in Ocean City. The contest encourages everybody to get in the spirit of the holidays in a safe and fun way.

First Place winners will be announced in each category. Categories include: Best Commercial (Commercial Display), Most Colorful (Colorful lights, decorations, etc.), Most Classic (Think “a scene from a postcard”), Most Festive (This is for the people that really love Christmas) and the Clark Griswold Award (Think it can be seen from space due to the amount of lights? Then this is your category).

All residential entries will also be entered into the People’s Choice Award contest where the winner will be picked by which house gets the most likes on the Ocean City Vacation Facebook page.

Deadline for registration is noon Wednesday, Dec. 14. A list of participants will be posted, so everybody can see the decorated homes. Winners will be announced by 2 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 19 via and social media.

For more information and to sign up, visit