Let’s Get Merry and Bright - Holiday Decoration Contest

Let’s Get Merry and Bright - Holiday Decoration Contest

The City has partnered with the Castlegar News, FortisBC, and Mercer Celgar to bring a Merry and Bright holiday decoration contest to our community this season.

Merry and Bright judges will tour Castlegar after dark on Sunday, December 12, and select first and second place winners for the best and most creative holiday decorations.

The City is encouraging people to get decorations and lights up soon so they can be enjoyed by everyone out and about in the community throughout December.

“We cannot wait for people to get into the holiday spirit and light up all areas of our community,” says Sue Heaton-Sherstobitoff, Chair of the Community Wellness and Social Services Council Committee. “It has been another tough year and, with the recent devastation throughout our province, we could all use something to brighten our spirits." 

The winners will be announced in the December 23 edition of the Castlegar News and will receive gift certificates to restaurants, activities, and shops in Castlegar. Only Castlegar residents are eligible to win the prizes but we hope our friends in the surrounding rural areas will also be lighting it up.

The City of Castlegar is a service centre in the West Kootenay. The diversified and growing economy is focused on the forestry, energy and mining sectors in the valley, and commercial services in the City. Quality of life features backcountry adventure and an increasingly dynamic urban culture, including the Millennium Park & Ponds and Sculpture Walk.

For Additional Information:

Bree Seabrook                                                  

Communications Manager                          

City of Castlegar                                                

250 304 8133                                                       


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