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Posted on: September 29, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Montgomery Halloween Display Contest Runs October 1-17

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Montgomery Halloween Display Contest Runs October 1-17 – Registration is now open

Montgomery, IL –The Montgomery Beautification Committee will once again host its annual Halloween Display Contest to recognize homes and businesses for outstanding Halloween decorations. “The past few years it has been so fun to see the residents and business owners take their fall and Halloween decorations to the next level,” says Dan Gier, Village Trustee, and chair of the Beautification Committee. “I think our community post-COVID realizes the fun in decorating and in driving around seeing everyone’s fun displays.”

Residents can nominate their own property or someone else’s simply by submitting the property address online at Nominations for the 2021 contest will be accepted through October 17. Committee members will visit all the nominated addresses on the night of October 20 in order to select winners. Residents are encouraged to make sure their lights are on, and displays are complete by 5P that evening. A sign recognizing the selected winners will be placed in front of the property. The committee kindly asks winners to leave their award signs posted until after Halloween, October 31.

Addresses of the homes will be available online after judging is complete for the enjoyment of the community to drive around and see the winning home and business location. Gier adds, “We have residents that put a lot of time into brightening up the community and we want to recognize those that do their part in making Montgomery an awesome place to live.”

The Village of Montgomery Beautification Committee will accept nominations through Sunday, October 17. Nominate a property via the Village website,, or email The direct link to the nomination form is

Please contact the Village of Montgomery Communications Team for past photos or download them from the website. 

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