1st Annual Holiday Light Competition


Residents of Manteno are invited to participate in our first annual Village of Manteno Holiday Light Competition – we would love to see your holiday spirit!


1.  Participants must fill out a registration form along with $10 registration fee and submit it on or before 4 pm on November 30th.   (Entry form is attached below)

2.  Only one category can be chosen on the registration form.

3.  All lights must be visible from the street.

4.  Contest judging will be on held on December 12th & 13th between 6 – 8 pm.  Homes must be lit up during these evenings and hours for judging.

5.  Judges will be comprised of an anonymous committee.

6.  Winners will be announced on December 14th.  Winners in each category will receive a prize and will be showcased on Facebook and the local newspapers.


  • Traditional Lights
  • Music Lights:  Lights are choreographed to music
  • Themed Lights:  Lights follow a chosen theme
  • Religious Lights:  Lights follow a religious theme  

                 **** Holiday Light Competition Entry Form ****

Entry  form can be mailed or dropped off at Village Hall, 98 East Third Street, Manteno, IL  60950.  (Checks made out to: Village of Manteno.)         Due by 4 pm on November 30th.