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Margate residents and businesses are encouraged to decorate for the holidays!
Decorating Contest Rules• Decorate your residence or business with seasonal lights, wreaths, scenery or other decorative ornaments• For entry as a business, the business must be located in a non-residential zone• Pre-registration is required. The deadline for submitting your entry form to the Parks and Recreation Department is Thursday, December 14th at 5:00 PM• There is no cost or fee to enter the contest• Judging will take place during the week of December 18th
How to Pre-Register• Complete the entry form or pick up an entry form at City Hall (5790 Margate Boulevard) or the Parks and Recreation Department (6199 NW 10th Street)• Completed entry forms can be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, faxed to (954) 972-5397, or returned to the Parks and Recreation Department (6199 NW 10th Street) by Thursday, December 14th at 5:00 PM
Judging Criteria• Originality and Creativity: Overall design, unique use of lights and decorations• Arrangement: Display and layout of decorations.• Theme: Story line or scene
Prizes• Contest winners will be announced on the City's Facebook page and recognized at an upcoming Margate City Commission meeting• All pre-registered residents/business owners will receive a Certificate of Participation from the Margate City Commission.
Click here to enter the Holiday Decorating Contest.