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Holiday Lights Contest

The Town of Long Lake Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the Annual Holiday Decorating Contest for both Long Lake and Raquette Lake. 
In Long Lake judging will be on Tuesday December 17th, 2019 after sunset, and the contest is open to both businesses and residents.  There will be cash prizes for residential homes only. To sign up call 518-624-3077 by Monday December 16th.  Winners will be announced at the Senior’s Holiday Luncheon on Thursday December 19th.
The Raquette Lake Holiday Lights Contest judging will take place on Thursday December 19th after dark, and cash prizes will be awarded for best display. Participants are asked to have their displays fully lit up during the judging. 
Residents of both communities will be eligible for prizes of $100, $75 and $50. Businesses receive plaques for their prize-winning displays.
The contest is free to enter.  Call up to sign up to guarantee your display is included.  518-624-3077.

Holiday Lights Contest Announced

Both communities of Long Lake and Raquette Lake will be having the Holiday Lights Contest this year.  


The Long Lake Judging of the Holiday Lights & Decoration Contest will take place on Wednesday, December 20th with prizes announced at the Seniors Luncheon on Thursday, December 21st.  Prizes are $75/$50/$25 and plaques for the First Place Business Winner. 

Judging in Raquette Lake will take place on will be on Thursday, December 21st at 7pm.  Free to enter.  Turn on your lights and the magical contest judging elves will be assesing and determing the winners.  Winners prizes are $75/$50$25.  Join our regional community by dressing up our towns in sparkles and delights.

Special thanks to the Parks and Rec Elves, Cindy Black, Erik Arsenault and Steph Hample for decorating the signage on the way into our communities and decorating our public spaces with scenes celebrating the holiday season.

Christmas Lighting and Creche Ceremony in Long Lake will be on Sunday, December 3rd at the Long Lake Town Hall.  The Christmas Tree lighting for Raquette Lake will take place  on Wednesday, December 6th at 6pm.  Sponsored by the Raquette Lake PTF.  Free cookies and hot chocolate provided.




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