The Best Lights in Citrus Heights 2022

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Untangle those lights and grab your ladder! The City of Citrus Heights is excited to host its 4th Annual Best Lights in Citrus Heights Christmas lights and holiday decorating contest. Decorating for the Holidays is a fun and festive way to get the entire family involved and to show your Christmas spirit. So, pull out your Santas, sleds, reindeer, wreaths, and lights and show your community pride and light up the holiday season!

NEW Contest Categories:

  • GRISWOLD AWARD: Because you can never have too many lights!
  • SANTA'S FAVORITE: Best appearance or theme
  • NORTH POLE AWARD: Best neighborhood or street/cul-de-sac (Multi house displays on the same street)
  • HOLLYWOOD CHRISMAS: Best use of characters (Frosty, Santa, Mrs. Claus, Rudolph, Buddy the Elf, etc.)
  • OUTDOOR CHRISTMAS TREE: Best decorated tree (any tree in your yard)
  • JINGLE ALL THE WAY:  Best use of music and/or animation that bring your Winter Wonderland to life
  • JACK FROST: Chilliest display of icicles and white lights

Email photos of your decorated home, apartment, condo, or business in Citrus Heights to enter.


Submissions will be accepted December 1st through December 19th at 5:00pm with the winners announced December 22, 2022

Like and follow the City’s Facebook page to see submissions, vote, and share in the holiday spirit!

By submitting your photos, you agree to allow the City of Citrus Heights to share them on its social media channels, website, and newsletter. 

Click here to email your photo submission to win the title of "Best Lights in Citrus Heights!"