1. In observance of Thanksgiving, City facilities will be closed Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27.

Festival of Chimes & Lights


  • The City will place trees in Bay Street planters: November 2-6
  • The City will provide a sign designating sponsorship after tree placement
  • Applicant provides decorations with decorating taking place starting November 7
  • Trees to be judged on Wednesday, December 2 (NEW DATE)
  • Winners to be posted to the city website on December 5th
  • Ad recognition will be given to participants
  • Tree judging categories: Best Vintage, Most Creative and Best Business Representation
  • Decorations to be removed by January 8, 2021
  • The City will remove and recycle trees at the end of the season
  • No vulgar, offensive, or inappropriate decorations allowed
  • Power is supplied to most planter locations, however, City Public Works will connect your tree lights to the power source.
  • List of current 2020 sponsors and available planter locations

** At this time, City Hall is closed to in-person contact.  To sponsor a planter, please mail your reservation and payment to: City Clerk's Office, 216 Prospect Street, Port Orchard, WA, 98366.   Please note payment is required to sponsor a planter. You may also make a payment over the phone with your credit card

*If you would like to verify if a specific planter is still available to be sponsored, please call the City Clerk's office at 360-876-4407.*



Please use LED lights if your organization intends to use lights on your tree and place the light plug-in at the top of the tree

revised 2019 tree judges
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