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Vineland, Millville Announce Holiday Lighting Contests

The City of Vineland and the Vineland Municipal Utilities have announced plans for the 2022 David Di Giovacchino Holiday Lighting Contest. The contest is an opportunity for residents to showcase their creative talents with wonderful holiday displays. Participants are encouraged to be original, colorful, and imaginative with their use of lights, seasonal characters, scenes, and appropriate decorations.

Judging will take place on Tuesday, December 6 from 6 to 9 p.m., and winners will be announced on Thursday, December 8. Thanks to friends at Corning, total prize money has been increased this year to $1,500. Top five winners will receive prizes ranging from $500 for first place to $100 for fifth place.

To enter, send an e-mail to by 4 p.m. on Monday, December 5. Your e-mail must include your name, address, and a daytime phone number. Contest is open to Vineland residents only.

For Millville residents who enjoy decorating for the holidays, the Millville Recreation Department will be holding a Holiday Decorating Contest for both homes and businesses. Enter by calling the Millville Recreation Department at 856-825-7000, by December 8. Judging will take place December 9 to 11.