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3rd Annual DeKalb Halloween House Decorating Contest

October 19 @ 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm

DeKalb residents are invited to show off their spookiest house decorations and enter this fun, community-wide contest! Prizes will be awarded in some NEW categories for 2022: Best Overall Theme, Best Special Effects, Scariest, and People’s Choice. Addresses of all entries will be published in local media unless specified otherwise at the time of registration. Staff judging will take place between 4:00-10:30 pm on October 19, with the People’s Choice voting taking place on the DeKalb Park District Facebook page, on October 20-27. Photos of each house will be shared, and the image with the most “likes” by 9:00 pm on October 27 wins! Winners will receive a prize package and a sign to display in their yard. The fee to participate is $5 per house and the registration deadline is Tuesday, October 19, or until full.