Holiday House Decorating Contest

The City of Bowie’s Annual Holiday House Decorating Contest is approaching!  Brighten up for the holidays by entering your house, or a friend or neighbor's Bowie home. 

House Decorating Winner

Prizes include:

  • 2  Family Award Winners ($100)
  • 10 Best of Bowie Awards (White House tree ornament)
  • 10 Spirit Awards (Belair Mansion tree ornament)
The contest is free to enter and open to any resident within the City limits of Bowie who submits an entry form by the deadline.  Entry forms are available at the link below or can be picked up at City Hall. 


On the entry form, residents must select one of the following categories for their entry:

  • Colonial
  • Religious
  • Traditional
Entry forms must be returned to City Hall by Monday, December 12, 2016 at 5 p.m.  Lights and decorations should be visible when judging takes place on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 from 6 to 11 p.m.  Any adult who is interested in serving as a judge is encouraged to contact City Hall.