Interested in participating in the
2012-2013 Celebration of Holiday Lights?
Staunton area residents and businesses are welcome to take
part in Staunton's 2012 Celebration of Holiday Lights from
November 19, 2012 until January 6, 2013. All display
materials must be removed by January 13, 2013.
If you would like to participate, you can download the application and general information
here, or watch the news media in the fall for locations where
you can pick up a copy. (The downloaded form is in Adobe PDF
format. Just print it, complete and sign it, and submit it as
Size & Security Deposit:
Spaces are usually 20, 15 or 8 feet square,
and there is a non-refundable entry fee of $25 for all participants,
individuals, groups or organizations / businesses.
Participants must sign an Indemnification and Hold
Harmless Agreement to participate in the event. Other rules are
Sponsors/participants must set up, staff and
handle their own displays(s), providing their own booths, tables,
lights (City Code requirements and Park regulations apply), and
supplies, etc. The displays (traditional winter holiday scenes,
Christmas, Hanukah, Kwanza, etc.) Electricity is provided by the City
of Staunton. No halogen lights can be used. Inflatables
must be flat during the non-illumination hours. Participants must
attend the mandatory safety meeting. Gypsy Hill Park
is closed to the public at 11:00 p.m. No individual display
security overnight or otherwise is specifically provided.
Sponsors/participants are solely responsible for the removal of display
at the conclusion of the festival. The Celebration of Holiday
Lights Committee is not responsible for loss damages to displays.
Requests for further details/information should be
addressed to; Angel Cooper, 886-8660 email@example.com or Douglas