Parade of Lights

Annual Parade of Lights Contest
Residential and commercial lighting contest:
  • Deadline to enter for the 2015 Parade of Lights is Tuesday, December 15, 2015.
  • Judging will take place on Wednesday, December 16, 2015.
  • All City of Boerne residents and businesses are welcomed and encouraged to participate.


A map will be posted after all entries are received for anyone who wants to take the Parade of Lights Tour.

Contact  Parks and Recreation with questions, 830-249-9511 opt. 5.

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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)
  • The Roxanne Schwarz Reason for the Season 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.