Light Up the Beach Cities

November 19, 2020 @ 9:00AM — December 10, 2020 @ 5:00PM

Light Up the Beach Cities - A Holiday Home and Business Decorating Contest to support the Roundhouse Aquarium

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Please scroll down for contest rules and details.

Ticket Details

This is for a residential home submission


This is for a business or corporation


golf carts, cars, trucks, bicycles, motorcycles, etc


Application, fee, and photo submission deadline is December 10 at 5PM (after you submit your fee, information on where to submit your photo will be emailed to you)

Voting will take place from December 13-19th

Winners in each category will be named on December 21st

Please see below for all the rules and information for both residential and business entries

Cost to enter: $30

Fun prizes await the winning entry for each category

Judging Categories:

  • Magical Winterland - Best at bringing the winter spirit to SoCal
  • Holiday Whimsy - Brings laughter, humor and whimsical vibes
  • Let it Sparkle - Best use of holiday lights
  • Jingle Jangle Wheels - Most festive vehicle (golf carts, cars, trucks, bycycles, motorcycles, etc)
  • Merry and Bright Business - Best overall Business
  • Holly Jolly Residence - Best overall Residence

Entry with photo must be received by December 10 at 5pm

Voting: Voting will take place online. Detailed directions will be announced on December 13th. You can vote for a winner in each category for a $10 donation!


  • You must be 18 to enter your residence or business. If you are entering a business, you must be an authorized owner, CEO, manager, etc of the business.
  • You must be the legal owner, renter, tenant, etc of the location you are entering.
  • Location entered must be located in Southern California.
  • Use of photo editing or enhancing software (photoshop, etc) will disqualify you from the contest.
  • You must ensure your decorations are family friendly. Anything deemed inappropriate by OTS/Roundhouse Aquarium will automatically be removed from the contest.
  • No refunds, please remember this is for charity.
  • Voting will be done by representatives from our sponsors, OTS board, Roundhouse Aquarium Staff, and by members of the community.
  • You must fill out this registration form and pay the entry fee by December 10th at 5PM.
  • You must upload one (1) photo by December 10th at 5PM. The electronic form will be sent to you in an email after your registration form is submitted.
  • OTS board members and Roundhouse Aquarium staff are able to enter the contest, but are not eligible to win a prize.