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ENTER the Holiday Lights for Hope CONTEST!


Break out those Christmas lights, glitter, and unleash that Holiday Spirit. All residents in Metro Council District 23 are invited to decorate and participate in the contest. If you have already decorated your house ENTER YOUR HOME TODAY!  

When you finish decorating, take a pic when the sun goes down, fill out the entry form below, upload your picture, and click the submit. That's it! You will be registered for Holiday Lights for Hope AND eligible for a prize if chosen for one of the following categories: 

Award categories*

  • Clark Griswold - for Best Amateur Display

  • Buddy the Elf - for Most Unique Display

  • Cheekwood “Wanna-Be” - for Most Professional Display

  • Saturday Evening Post - for Best Holiday Lights Overall

  • George Bailey’s Main Street Champion - for Most Festive Street/Block

  • MVB - Most Votes Bestowed (by neighbors)

*Awards are subject to Santa’s review and approval..

THERE IS NO FEE. However, if you would like to share some more shine, please click and support the Nashville Rescue Mission and the homeless they serve.

Your Lights will be on display in our Gallery of Holiday Lights for friends and neighbors to see and enjoy.


Go to our Gallery of Holiday Lights. "LIKE" your favs. You might influence the JUDGES' vote.


Yes, JUDGES. They will award prizes for the deserving decoration in the categories above. We will display all Entries, Award Winners and Prizes in our Gallery of Holiday Lights and social media.


We are working on that now and will recognize those who provide them, when the time comes. Then you can comeback, click, and see those who support our District 23 community.

>>> TOUR the LIGHTS in District 23 <<<

CLICK & SEE your neighbors' LIGHTS for HOPE. You can plot your course with this Google Map, WHICH will be updated with new entries as they come in. Have YOU entered your home decorations in the Holiday Lights Contest yet?

SIGN-UP no later than December 14 to be included in the Gallery of Holiday Lights, the TOUR of HOLIDAY LIGHTS MAP AND to be eligible for a prize. 

Sign up today
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Another way to SHINE!


Hey Neighbors, here’s another way to SHINE HOPE into someone’s life. There are MANY who are without the basics, like shelter and food. We have witnessed this in our own city. If you have been looking for a worthy mission to support, please consider the Nashville Rescue Mission. I can think of no better cause.

– Thom

Point and click the D23 Dedicated link to give. 

Another way to shine

Holiday Lights for Hope Committee

Jena Armistead
Lauren Balmer

Joel DeSantis

Thom Druffel
Pat Lawson
Kim Matthews

Carole Raley
Wayne Underhill
Sarah Wray
Thomas Wright


Thom Druffel | Metro Council | District 23   |   615.767.6458

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