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Festival of Chimes & Lights



  • Start date for paid reservations and open to the public: June 1, 2020
  • The City will place trees in Bay Street planter: 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, November 25
  • Winners to be announced at the Festival of Chimes & Lights on December 5
  • 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

** 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.

*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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