Parade of Lights

Eighth Annual Parade of Lights Contest
Residential and commercial lighting contest:
  • Deadline to enter for the 2014 Parade of Lights is December 16, 2014.
  • Judging will take place on December 17.
  • All City of Boerne residents and businesses are welcomed and encouraged to participate.
Contact Tori Bellos with Parks and Recreation with questions, 830-248-1543.
Parade of lights house
Residential Categories
  • Best Decorated Street / Neighborhood - This award will go to the community with the highest percentage of lighted participation in a residential display on the night of judging.
  • Best Decorated Apartment - This award will go to the best and most enthusiastically lit apartment entered.
  • The Griswold Award - Most outstanding and over the top use of lights in a residential display. (Reference: National Lampoons: Christmas Vacation Movie)
  • Through a Child's Eyes - Best use of characters, animals and other delights for children of all ages in a residential display
  • The Roxanne Schwarz Spirit of the Holidays Award - This award has been renamed and dedicated to the memory of Roxanne Schwarz for her excitement and enthusiasm for the Christmas season and her consistent participation in the Parade of Lights contest here in Boerne. The winner of this award will best display and mirror her spirit and enthusiasm for the holiday in their residential display.
  • Traditionally Elegant - Gorgeous lights, greenery, and elegant holiday style.
Commercial Categories
  • Most Outstanding Lights - Best use of lights in a commercial display.
  • Most Festive - Most enthusiastic and festive commercial display.
  • Best Window Display - Best display in a commercial window.