Adopt a Lamp Post Contest

Next date: Wednesday, November 25, 2020 | 09:00 PM to Thursday, December 31, 2020 | 11:59 PM

Tractor decorated in holiday lights

Every year we invite community groups to participate in Lakewood’s third annual Holiday Lamp Post Decorating Contest! Take a stroll through the park in December to see what creative designs our community has come up with! Vote on your favorite before December 18 and help us pick a winner!


Lamp Posts will be completed Dec 1

Stop by Heritage Lakewood and view them all during the month of December! Vote for your favorite between December 1 and 18. The winning lamp post will be announced on Friday, December 18 at 5 p.m.

Contact-free Voting

To ensure a safe voting experience, we've gone virtual. On December 1 we'll be posting an electronic ballot right HERE! We will also have QR codes posted at each pole linking to the mobile ballot. Just open the camera app on your smartphone, scan the camera over the code and click the link that pops up on your screen. It's that easy!

2020 Lamp Post Map

2020 Lamp Post Map


How it works40 West Arts District 2019 Lamp Post

If you're a local group who is interested in getting involved, please read through the guidelines below and submit the entry form by November 20. If your entry is selected, you'll be notified to decorate your lamp post by December 1. Our goal is to highlight the diversity and culture of our community during this year-end celebration. Join us in this fun and friendly competition! 


Voting will begin December 1 and continue until the winner is announced on December 11. Ballots can be picked up at the Visitor Center December 1-10. 


First place receives a year of bragging rights, a trophy with the group’s name inscribed to be kept at the winner’s location for a year, a group tour of Heritage Lakewood and a $500 credit towards meeting and event space rental at HLBP.  

Decorating guidelines

Kiwanis Club Lamp Post

We have 15 lamp posts available here at Heritage Lakewood and we welcome creativity and holiday spirit! You may promote your club, school, church, business, or other organization without specific business solicitation. Please keep all décor family friendly.

The City of Lakewood reserves the right to re-assign lamp posts, deny inappropriate submissions and to remove any decorations that are not being maintained. 

  • Specific lamp posts on site will be allotted on a first come, first serve basis.
  • You must complete and submit the registration form below by November 20.
  • Lamp post designs should be creative & festive, depicting the mission of each organization.
  • Please use zip ties and ribbon to attach decorations to lamp posts, do not use wire or any adhesives.
  • Decorations can reach up to 8’ high, but no more than 1’-2’ out from the base of the pole.
  • Adopting group is responsible for purchasing and maintaining the decorations.
  • The City reserves the right to remove any display if it is deemed appropriate.
  • All posts must be decorated by Tuesday, December 1.
  • All decorations must be removed no later than Monday, January 4.

Submit an entry form


2019 Lamp Posts

Thanks to our 2019 contributors... 

Alameda Connects 2019 Lamp Post  Kiwanis Club of Belmar 2019 Lamp Post  Children's World School 2019 Lamp Post  Green Mountain Homeschoolers Association 2019 Lamp Post  Team Lakewood 2019 Lamp Post  40 West Arts District 2019 Lamp Post  Bear Valley Church 2019 Lamp Post  Green Mountain Future Farmers of America 2019 Lamp Post  Lakewood Arts 2019 Lamp Post  Lakewood Historic Preservation Commission 2019 Lamp Post  Village at Belmar 2019 Lamp Post  South Lakewood Business Association 2019 Lamp Post  Mural Project of Colorado 2019 Lamp Post  2019 Winning Lamp Post  Spay Today Lamp Post



  • Monday, November 09, 2020 | 12:00 AM - Thursday, December 31, 2020 | 11:59 PM


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