Christmas Competitions

Light Up Our World


Christmas Lights Competition

Show your community and festive spirit by adorning your home, business premises or community organisation’s premises in Christmas lights and decorations and entering the ‘Light Up Our World’ Christmas Lights Competition.  You could win fantastic prizes just for spreading a little Christmas cheer and providing great family enjoyment.  Entry is FREE!

You can enter online for all categories except ‘Best Street’.  Due to signatory provisions, applications for ‘Best Street’ must be made by downloading the Entry Form and submitting to Council.


Enter online here!

Entries close 4pm Thursday, 9 December 2021. 

Winners will be announced at the Christmas Markets on Thursday, 16 December 2021.

If you'd just like to be included in the Christmas Lights Trail Map (lights are not judged), please register here

‘Best Business Premises Window Display’ category is proudly sponsored by the Charters Towers Chamber of Commerce and Mines Inc.  Categories include:

  • Best Dressed Window
  • 150 Year Theme
  • People's Choice
  • Community Organisation

Please register your business here.

Colouring In Competition

Entries are now being accepted for the ‘2021 Light Up Our World’ Children’s Colouring In Competition.

Entries are to be submitted directly into the competition box at the Administration Centre, Excelsior Library or posted to PO Box 189, Charters Towers, QLD 4820.

Entries close at 4pm on Thursday, 9 December 2021.

Winners will be announced at the Christmas Markets on Thursday, 16 December 2021.

2021 Light Up Our World Competitions