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Temple City, CA — Get into the spirit of the holidays and enter your home into the City’s eighth annual Holiday Home Decorating Contest!

The contest is open to residential properties within Temple City limits. Homes will be judged on curbside appeal only, with winners from each category to receive a recognition yard sign and gift bag.

Submit your application today and start your planning! There is no cost to enter your home. All entries will be judged on Monday, Dec. 10, with winners notified by phone on Tuesday, Dec. 11. There are three categories to choose from:

Traditional: Homes decorated “Martha Stewart” style with outdoor lights, nativity scenes, decorated trees, figurines of Santa and other iconic figures related to the season.

Griswold Christmas: Homes dressed in over-the-top decorations, reminiscent of the movie “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.”

Santa’s Workshop:  One home will be chosen as the theme winner for the best depiction of Santa’s North Pole Workshop.

Applications can be downloaded from the City’s website,, or obtained from City Hall and Live Oak Park Community Center. Deadline to enter is 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 3.

For more information, call Debbie Ingram at (626) 285-2171, ext. 2361.

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News of the San Gabriel Valley since 1966.
Let’s Light Up Temple City!