As part of the many cities of Orange County encouraging their residents to decorate for the holidays, Mission Viejo residents came up to the plate and shared, and continue to share the holiday spirit by competing in the annual Holiday Lighting Contest, that has been hosted for over 30 years by the Mission Viejo Activities Committee.
This year, the neighborhoods and homes competed in:
• Ever “Green” (for using environmentally friendly LED lights)
• Through a Child’s Eyes (for delighting children of all ages) pictured below
• Reason for the Season (for memorable manger scenes)
• Creative Inflatables (for using inflatables of all shapes and sizes)
• Traditionally Elegant - pictured to the right (for gorgeous lights, greenery, elegant holiday style)
• Light Up the Neighborhood Award for the most decorated street. Prize is a block party hosted by the MV Activities Committee.
• The New Kids on the Block Award – Especially designed for the neighborhood that is just starting out working together to enhance their
Map to the locations of Mission Viejo winning homes can be found clicking in this link.
Don't forget, that the last day of 'Santa's workshop', where you can come and bring the children for a picture with Santa and his elves, is today, Wednesday December 19th 2012. Santa will be in his workshop from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Place: Civic Center Plaza (200 Civic Center Dr).