Effingham, Il – The City of Effingham and the Effingham Convention and Visitors Bureau’s Holiday Lights and Festive Sights Competition for the 2017 holiday season is officially underway!
Our judges have chosen the top 3 in each category and public voting starts today, December 8th .
Voting runs from Today through Friday, December 15 th at noon.
You can vote in person at the Effingham Visitor Center or find a link online to vote at either our Facebook page: Visit Effingham or our website: VisitEffinghamIL.com.
We encourage everyone to go out and see all the homes in person but we will have photos of each home/business if you can’t see them in person.
We will post a map on Facebook of the top 3 homes in each category or you can stop by and pick one up at the Visitor Center.
The first place winner in each category, including Business, Clark Griswold, Classic Christmas and Reason for the Season, will each receive $250, with the business winner picking a favorite charity to donate the money.
They will also receive a sign to be displayed in their yard through January 2, 2018.
Every person that participates in voting for their favorite holiday light display will be entered into a drawing for two $100 gift cards of their choice.
For more information on the Holiday Light Competition, please call 217-342- 5310 or visit www.VisitEffinghamIL.com.
Courtesy of Effingham Convention and Visitors Bureau