City to host Inaugural Merry & Bright Holiday Lights Tour & Contest

Temple residents, are you ready for the holiday season?

The City is encouraging community members to decorate the exterior of their homes and submit a photo to for the opportunity to win a grand prize.

The winner will be presented with an award by Mayor Tim Davis at the City Council Meeting on Thursday, December 15.

Contest submissions will be accepted starting Thursday, November 17 until Wednesday, November 30.

After the submission deadline, the City of Temple will provide an interactive digital map with the selected decorated houses. Once community members tour the homes, they can vote for their favorite online.

Voting will open on Thursday, December 1 until Monday, December 12. 

The contest is for Temple residents, ages 18 and up. Tour-goers will only be able to view decorated homes from the exterior, but window décor is allowed and encouraged.

So get ready Temple, and let’s celebrate the holiday season together!