8th Annual Holiday Lighting Contest
Registration opens November 27.
Residents and business owners are encouraged to decorate their houses this holiday season. The eighth Annual Holiday Lighting Contest is underway. It is simple to enter, just call (386) 775-5410 to enter your home or business. All entries must be submitted by noon on December 11. Also, entrants must reside within the city limits. Judging will take place December 13-20.
Light Up Orange City – Wednesday December 4, 2019 at 5:30 pm
NEW LOCATION – Mill Lake Park, 207 E Blue Springs Ave, Orange City 32763
Join us at Mill Lake Park for Christmas carols. After that, watch the Mayor flip the switch and light the park up! There will be an ice skating rink, bounce house, and photos with Santa for all to enjoy (free admission). Food trucks will have food available for purchase. Movie in the Park will feature The Grinch (2018).
Parking for this event will be at Volusia County Baptist Church, 261 S Orange Ave, Orange City, FL 32763.
Christmas Parade – Saturday Dec. 14th 2019 at 5 pm
Christmas Parade Rules and Guidelines (PDF)
We invite your organization or club to participate in this year’s Christmas Parade.
***ROAD CLOSURE BEGINS AT 4:30 PM***
Road Closure: Volusia Avenue will be closed from Wisconsin Avenue, south to Rhode Island Avenue, starting at 4:30 PM on Saturday, December 14th. Roads will re-open at the conclusion of the homecoming parade at approximately 6:30 PM.
Parade Route: South on Volusia Ave, beginning at French Ave and ending at Ohio Ave.
Due to construction along S Holly Ave and E Graves Ave, we will not have the Christmas Village this year. The Christmas Village should return in 2020.