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Festival of Chimes & Lights



  • Contest is open to the public
  • The City will place trees in Bay Street planter November 4th through the 8th
  • The City will provide a sign designating sponsorship after tree placement
  • Applicant provides decorations with decorating taking place starting November 9th
  • Trees to be judged on Wednesday, November 27th
  • Winners to be announced at the Festival of Chimes & Lights on December 7th
  • Ad recognition will be given to participants
  • Prizes will be given to the winners in three categories; Best Vintage Tree, Most Creative Tree, and Best Business Representation Tree
  • Decorations to be removed by January 10, 2020
  • 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

Application and payment to be dropped off to Port Orchard City Hall, 216 Prospect Street, Port Orchard, WA.

*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.

2019 tree contest judges
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