Holiday Decorating Contest

Participate in the contest by decorating front yards and exteriors of homes or businesses for the holidays. By signing up, participants agree to have their addresses be part of an interactive map and to place a numbered sign in their yard so that residents can easily view decorated homes around Baldwin Borough. Entry applications must be received by Wednesday, November 30th.

Link to sign up:

Residents can visit decorated homes and businesses around Baldwin Borough. Get ready for a fun night as you explore the holiday fun our residents have prepared!

We ask that all community members stay in their cars when viewing holiday displays. Please respect your neighbors and your community by celebrating safely this year. 

Map will be available on December 4th.

Contestants will be judged on the categories listed below. The contestants earning the highest total number of points will be awarded prizes.

  • Most Original
  • Best Use of Lighting
  • Best Overall


  • Participation is open to all Baldwin Borough residents and businesses .
  • Entry applications must be received by Wednesday, November 30th.
  • Homes and businesses must be decorated by Sunday, December 4th
  • Participants have the option to share their address as part of an interactive map so that residents can visit decorated homes and businesses around Baldwin from December 4th-December 31st .
  • All participants MUST place an official contest sign in their yard to be included in contest judging. Signs may be picked up at the borough building from November 7th to November 30th from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Please note, you will be required to pay a deposit of $15 which will be refunded if the sign is returned by December 17. If you have questions or concerns, please email the committee at Judging is based on decorations of the exterior of residence or business only.
  • Judging will take place December 4th-8th
  • The winners of each category will be announced on Friday December 9th and will be posted on the Borough's website and the Baldwin Borough Facebook page
  • The winner will receive a prize available for pick up when returning the sign.
  • Participants agree to have a photo of their decorated home posted on the Baldwin Borough website and Facebook page.