Fall and Halloween Decorating Contest

NEWTON, NC (Oct. 5, 2017)—The Newton Appearance Commission is sponsoring a Fall and Halloween Decorating Contest.

Residents and businesses within the city of Newton are invited to decorate their homes, yards, and businesses with a fall or Halloween theme for the chance to win cash prizes.

Entry into the contest is free, but entry applications are required and must be received no later than 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20. Entry applications and contest details are available at Newton City Hall, the Newton Recreation Center, the Catawba County Main Library, and by clicking here.

Judging will take place from Saturday, Oct. 21, through Monday, Oct. 23. Decorations must be in place during that time to be considered for the contest. Winners will be announced on the Appearance Commission’s Facebook page. They will also be posted on the city of Newton website.

With the changing of the season, the Appearance Commission hopes members of the community will show off their civic pride during the contest.

One winning business and one winning home will each receive a $75 gift card. One honorable mention business and one honorable mention home will each receive a $25 gift card.

If you have any questions, please email newtonappearancecommission@gmail.com or call 828-464-1570.