gf NRPS--Christmas House Decorating Contest



Congratulations to the Bucher family for winning first place, the Rueger family for winning second place and the Sheaffer family for winning third place! We also congratulate the Newport Senior Center for winning the trophy for business windows! NRPS thanks all the residents who entered the contest, the six judges who thoughtfully selected the winners and the businesses who decorated their windows. Newport is shining bright this holiday season! We also thank Newport Beverage and The Podium Awards for partnering with NRPS to offer generous prizes to participants!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Contest Information

2020 has certainly had its challenges. To bring joy to the end of the year, we are sponsoring a Christmas decorating contest and encourage everyone in the Borough of Newport to light up the night! Bust out those lights that you’ve got hanging around in the attic and get ready to wow your neighbors.

We also encourage businesses to decorate their storefronts! A trophy will be awarded to the business that shows the most Christmas spirit. We thank The Podium Awards for donating the business trophy!


  • $450 for first place
  • $350 for second place
  • $150 for third place

We thank Newport Beverage for partnering with NRPS to offer these generous prizes!


  • December 4th – deadline to register
  • December 12th from 5:30 pm to 9 pm – judging Note: The hours of judging were extended; participants were notified via email on December 11th.

Please note: A home does not need to decorated at the time of registration. Peak decoration should be achieved by the evening of December 12th.


To register, send an e-mail to NRPs at with the following information:

  • Name
  • Street Address
  • Phone Number
  • E-mail Address


This contest is limited to homes located within the Borough of Newport.


Channel your inner Clark Griswold!