Holiday Lights

Holiday Decorating Contest

The Town of Long Lake Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the 2017 Holiday Decorating Contest for both communities of Long Lake and Raquette Lake.

In Long Lake judging will take place on Wednesday, December 20th between dusk and 9 p.m. Participants must have their displays lit up during the judging period.  Sign up’s  are not required, but strongly recommended.  Winners will be announced at the Seniors Luncheon on Thursday, December 21st at the Long Lake Town Hall. 

Raquette Lake judging will take place Thursday, December 21st starting at 7pm.  Participants are asked to have their displays fully lit up during the judging.  Sign ups are with Kat Forsell and at the Tap Room. 

The judging criteria includes unique design and creative use of lights and decorations.  Extra consideration will be given for a storyline or theme and display placement of decorations and animated objects. 

Residents will be eligible for prizes of $100, $75 and $50.  Businesses will win plaques for 1st, 2nd & 3rd. 

The contest is free to enter.  Call 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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