Loading Events
Light up Wheaton logo

Light Up Wheaton

Light Up Wheaton Decorating Contest 2022 | Mon, Nov 14 – Fri, Dec 9, 2022

The City of Wheaton and the Wheaton Park District present Light Up Wheaton and encourage the community to brighten the winter season together. All are encouraged to decorate their homes, businesses, non-profits, churches or other places of worship and other organizations. This program welcomes everyone in the community to help brighten all of our spirits. This competition is open to all themes and holidays.

For those interested in a friendly community competition, enter in this FREE decorating contest. Show the community your most creative, out-of-the-box and festive seasonal decorations and take part in Wheaton’s newest tradition.

Register your home or business from November 14 through December 9. Registered participants must submit a photo of their submission by Friday, December 9 at 12:00P to jviso@wheatonparks.org.

Judging will be from December 10-18. Judges will be observing houses during this period from 6-9P daily. Participants have the chance to compete in Most Creative, People’s Choice Award and Mayor’s Choice Award. All winners will receive a commemorative prize and $100 in local gift cards.

Photos will be shared on the City of Wheaton and Wheaton Park District Facebook pages for public voting and all homes participating will be listed on the website for families looking to drive by and see the entries in person. Winners to be announced on the 20th of December.


  • Mayor’s Choice Award
  • People’s Choice Award
  • Most Creative

Award winners will be announced via social media and by email on Tuesday, December 20 on or around 2P.


Details on official contest rules will be sent to all participants after registration. Eligible participants must be located within Wheaton city limits and/or Wheaton Park District boundaries. Registration is FREE and includes contest entry, a chance to win a commemorative prize, $100 in local gift cards and bragging rights.

Questions? Contact Marketing & Special Events Coordinator, Joe Viso, at jviso@wheatonparks.org or 630-510-5064.


Share This On Your Favorite Platform!

PHOTO RELEASE: The Wheaton Park District and partners take photographs or video of participants promoting our programs, services, events, activities, and facilities in our brochures, website or agency social media, etc. By participating in or attending any Wheaton Park District activities the participant (or parent/guardian of a minor participant) agrees to the use and distribution of his or her image (or image of a minor child/ward) in photographs, video recordings, and any other electronic reproductions of such activities for any purpose without inspection, compensation, or any other consideration now and in the future.
Go to Top