Light Up La Vergne - Christmas Lights Contest


The City of La Vergne would like to announce the 2023 "Light up La Vergne" Christmas Lights Contest. We are looking for homeowners who have the spirit of Christmas to participate in our Christmas lights contest.

The Light up La Vergne contest is open to any resident in La Vergne. We will be taking applications from November 27 through December 13. All participants should be willing to share their home address and family name. We also hope all participants will leave up their lights through the new year so other residents can check out their holiday lights.

All applicants must upload images of their home for consideration with their application.


Homes submitted for the competition will be collectively judged by three anonymous city employees who do not live in the city limits and are not personally acquainted with any of the applicants. 

Winners will be announced December 24 on the La Vergne City Hall Facebook page. 

Photos and videos of applicants as well as addresses will be posted to the city website and Facebook pages.

Categories and Prizes

Three winners will be named based on the following categories:

- Classic Christmas
- The Griswold Award
- Best Theme

Winners will also receive a $100 gift card and yard sign for bragging rights!

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Official Rules/Disclaimer:

Winner(s) assumes all liability for any injuries or damages caused or claimed to be caused by his or her participation in the contest and/or the acceptance and/or use of any prize, and release the City of La Vergne from any such liability. The city is not responsible for:  the failure of any entry to be received by the city due to computer failures of any kind, traffic congestion on the internet or at any website, telecommunications, network, electronic, telephone or mobile service outages, delays, busy signals, or any equipment malfunctions or other technical difficulties that may prevent the city from receiving any entry submission; entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed by computer transmissions, lost, late or damaged;  any injury or damage to the entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this contest;  or any human errors, any inaccurate transcription of entry information, errors in any promotional or marketing materials or errors in these Official Rules.

The city of La Vergne in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the City’s website. Failure to comply with the Official Rules of the contest may result in an entrant’s disqualification and/or forfeiture of any prize or prizes. 

The contest is open only to legal U.S. residents who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry and reside in the La Vergne city limits, and is void wherever prohibited or restricted by applicable federal or state laws and regulations. Any decorations that are vulgar or promote violence in any way will be disqualified. Winners will be will be announced December 7th at the Parade of Lights tree lighting ceremony. Winner’s addresses will also be made available on the City’s website and Facebook pages.