Grayslake Community Park District hosts Holiday House Decorating Contest

Residents can drive by all 11 houses and vote for their favorite one

GRAYSLAKE -- The Grayslake Community Park District is bringing the holiday cheer to Grayslake by hosting their first-ever Holiday House Decorating Contest.

Starting Dec. 3, residents will be able to drive by all 11 homes and vote for their favorite one. For the duration of the contest, participating houses will have their lights turned on each night beginning at 5 p.m.

“This contest is a great way to highlight the creativity of our residents and celebrate the festive holiday spirit,” recreation supervisor Tracy Putkonen said in a news release. “We have a wide variety of decorations and we cannot wait to see the results of the contest,” she added.

Take a tour of the decorated houses by using the interactive map located on the Grayslake Park District website. The voting form is located on the website, as well. Voting ends Dec. 12.

More information can be found at

Winners will be announced Dec. 17 via the Grayslake Park District Facebook page.