“Lighting up Georgetown”

Posted on 12-09-2020

The resounding message to Sussex County Seat is heard loud and clear! 

We were out last night judging and you should really check out the houses that are “Lighting up Georgetown”!! Thank you to the entire community for showing such holiday cheer!

WBOC posted :

“Let’s Light Up Georgetown!” Puts Home Owners & Business Owners in Holiday Decorating Competition

GEORGETOWN, Del.- Thirty-three homes and eight businesses shining bright with holiday displays.

It’s is the first ever “Lets Light Up Georgetown!” competition and you will find everything as you drive around town. Lights, garland, huge blow-up Santa’s and reindeer, snowflakes. You name it you will see it. 

Organized by the Greater Georgetown Chamber of Commerce, “Let’s Light Up Georgetown!” brings a friendly competition to annual decorating. Four judges from the chamber will be looking for the best traditional, spirited, creative, and brightest displays Tuesday night. Winners in the four categories will be announced on December 16.

On top of the light displays, a “Topsy Turvy” socially distanced parade is taking place too, all in hopes of bringing more people to town and spreading cheer.

“To end the year on such a joyous type of atmosphere,” Greater Georgetown Chamber of Commerce President Linda Price said. “That coupled with the parade we are going to have on Tuesday. It gives some spirit and hope and we want to give a little Christmas cheer to everyone that is out there.”

The event will continue through December 15. To find all of the displays, visit the map at https://www.georgetowncoc.com/lets-light-up-georgetown/.

DON’T FORGET OUR: Topsy Turvy Christmas Parade is Tuesday December 15th from 7 – 8:30 pm. This is a DRIVE BY parade on the circle in GT. The circle will be FULL of decorated floats and vehicles. Sky Brady will be playing Christmas music that you can hear via radio station 96.9. Santa will be on the 2nd floor balcony of The Brick Hotel. Drive around the circle as many times as you want!! The GTPD will be in hand to keep traffic moving. Remember – this is a DRIVE BY parade!! 

All this in addition to the Special Train Station Event on Dec. 12th as per our previous post and Santa Claus on the Circle!  It’s the most wonderful time of the year!!