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Help make Bradford sparkle through annual decorating contest

Residents, businesses encouraged to decorate homes and storefronts, as part of Light Up BWG, for chance to win prizes
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The Town of BWG is thrilled to launch its 2023 Light Up BWG contest — an outdoor holiday decorating competition open to all BWG residents and businesses.

Starting Dec. 1, residents and business owners are invited to transform their homes and storefronts into dazzling displays of lights, ornaments, and seasonal decorations.

“We are excited to announce the Light Up BWG contest to our community. This is a wonderful opportunity for residents and businesses to come together, showcase their holiday spirit, and share in the magic of the holiday season.” — Mayor James Leduc

Register your home or business for the Light Up BWG contest from Dec. 1 to 19 using our online form. On the evening of Thursday, Dec. 21, council will make their way to each of the participating locations and judge the entries based on creativity, uniqueness, and overall impact.

Contest details

Residents and businesses can register to participate at, starting at 9 a.m. on Dec. 1 to 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 19.

Prizes will be awarded for:

  • Best Storefront (business category); and
  • First-, second- and third-place winners (residential category).

Winners will be announced on Friday, Dec. 22.

Participate in the fun and spread holiday cheer across BWG. For more information and guidelines, and to submit your address/business, visit