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Time & Location


December 15, 2021 - January 1, 2021

Saranac Lake and Surrounding Areas

Event Map - Available Here! (printed copies available at the Welcome Center, 39 Main St.) 

Vote your favorite here (or call/text 518-891-1990).

Scavenger Hunt (Click here)!  Find as many as you can, return the form to the Chamber, and be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift certificate to Goody Goody's Toy Store! Forms are also available at the Chamber Welcome Center at 39 Main St.  Drawing will be held on January 3rd!

Selfie Challenge!  Enter the selfie challenge and be entered in a chance to win a $25 gift card to the Village Mercantile.  Take your picture in front of your favorite decorated business and share on social media with #Lightupthetown21

Drawing will be held on January 3rd!

About the Event


Light up the Town

December 15th - January 1st

Enjoy the magnificent lights throughout Saranac Lake and Surrounding Areas!

Trim your home or business with your best decorations to show off your seasonal spirit while creating a festive and safe destination for locals and visitors. Enjoy some light-hearted competition; winners will receive great prizes and of course bragging rights for the entire year!  Prizes will be awarded for Best Business, Residential Most Extravagant, and Residential Most Creative.  All entries receive $50 in free power from our sponsor Northern Power and Light!  

Best Business: Light up the Town Trophy & SLA Chamber of Commerce Membership  

Residential Most Extravagant:  $250 Cash Prize

Residential Most Creative:  $250 Cash Prize 

Voting is done by the community. 


Register by December 10th ($25 entry fee) to be listed on the map and entered into the contest.  Registration has closed for this event.  


Map will be used by the community and visitors for viewing and voting from December 15th to January 1st.

Event area includes Saranac Lake, and the surrounding areas, so if you live in a nearby town you are encouraged to participate!


Entry fee is $25 and includes contest entry and map placement.  Proceeds support Chamber initiatives including business support and community events.


Event Map and Voting Form Coming Soon!


Interested in sponsoring this event and having your business highlighted here and on our voter form and event map?  Contact us to find out more.  

Thank you to our sponsors:  

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