It’s the jolliest time of the year, and Sandusky is celebrating with the second annual holiday lights competition sponsored by the City of Sandusky and the Sandusky Register.

We’re on a mission to find the best holiday lights in the city. There is no fee to enter.

Here are the rules and how to submit your photo to the Sandusky holiday lighting contest:

  • The contest is open to all residents and businesses located in the Sandusky city limits.
  • Nominations and submissions are due by December 16 at 5PM.
  • By submitting an entry, contestants grant the City of Sandusky and Sandusky Register permission to use the photos in any reasonable advertising, promotion, and editorial.
  • Photo submissions should include a picture of the decorated house or business, the family/business name, and address. Photos must be of the exterior of homes. Families or employees in the picture are welcome.
  • Email photos and necessary information to 
Voting will take place via a survey from December 18-22. The winners will be announced on December 23.