Local businesses, schools, community groups and residents are invited to take part in a tree decorating contest to help make the holidays a little brighter for visitors to downtown Kennesaw.
Decorated trees will be on display during the month of December.
The entry fee is $30 per decorating team and is non-refundable. Space is limited and entries will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.
One 6-foot live tree and an “in-ground” sign marker for each decorating team will be provided.
Decorating teams must supply their own ornaments and lights (white or colored LED outdoor lights on a battery operated timer are recommended, as an electrical source may not be available).
The use of paper or cardboard is not recommended to withstand wind and moisture. The City of Kennesaw is not responsible for damaged or stolen items.Trees will be judged and prizes will be awarded in the following categories:
- Most Humorous
- Most Spirited
- Best Use of Materials
- Best Use of Color
- Best Overall Presentation
Winners will be announced during a tree lighting program on
Dec. 7, which begins at 5 p.m. near the Depot.
The Depot is located at 2828 Cherokee Street, across the street from the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History.
To sign-up for the contest, visit www.adaywithsanta.com/tree-decorating-contest, or call the Kennesaw Parks & Recreation Department at (770) 422-9714.
information from press release by city of Kennesaw