An Auburn tradition, the 9th annual Light Up Auburn contest is accepting nominations from now until December 15. Sponsored by Auburn Recreation and Culture Department, this holiday lights contest is open to all residents and businesses. It is a fun event to brighten up our community.

There is no cost to enter. Just call or email your address and contact info- or that of one of your friend’s houses or a local business – to the email or phone number below. Nominations must be received by Friday, December 15th.

In order to qualify for judging, have the outside of your home or business decorated by December 15th. Judges will visit

homes and businesses during that week, though specific days/times cannot be determined.  Winners will be notified and will also be listed in the Auburn News, Auburn Mass Daily and the Auburn Channel.

For questions or to submit a nomination, contact Kristen M. Pappas, Director, Recreation and Culture, kpappas@town.auburn.ma.us or 508-755-3291.