Voting starts today.
It’s easy! Either visit https://rainbowbeachcommunitynews.com.au/christmas-lights-competition/christmas-lights-competition-vote-form/ or post us your favourite address onto our facebook page.
Remember, only one entry per person!
Here’s the online map – https://rainbowbeachcommunitynews.com.au/christmas-lights-competition/christmas-lights-locations/ to guide you around the listed houses and businesses in the area. (Some of the businesses only have displays during business hours – like the Santas Galore at Dolphin Shopping Centre)
Winners for the Cooloola Mitre 10/Cooloola Cove Shopping Centre Christmas Lights Competition will be announced Saturday Night at The Rainbow Beach Lions Christmas Carols. Hope to see you there!
Voting Closes: noon Saturday, December 14
Judging and Lights on: 10-13 December between 7.30 pm and 9.30 pm (businesses – business hours)
Awards Presentation: Saturday December 14, Rainbow Beach Christmas Carols, Rainbow Beach Community Hall, 2013 (we’ll rotate this between the towns each year). Winners’ names will be published in the January Rainbow Beach Cooloola Coast Community News.
Entry is FREE and there is $1500 in cash or prizes to be won, across 11 awards. Creativity, and visual and artistic merit will determine winners of the following categories:
- Cooloola Mitre 10 Best Residential (1st – $250, 2nd – $150, 3rd -$100)
- Cooloola Cove Shopping Centre People’s Choice (1st – $250, 2nd – $150, 3rd -$100)
- Smiley Mick Electrical Best Business (lights or window displays or both) $100
- Rainbow Beach Meats Best Street $100 voucher
- Rainbow Beach Realty Best Nativity Scene $100
- Rainbow Beach IGA Best Recycled Material Display $100
- 4 Rent 4 Sale Best Tree $100
Hosted by Rainbow Beach Cooloola Coast Community News, the website www.rainbowbeachcommunitynews.com.au, will include a map of all the entries so families can tour and decide on their favourite. The Cooloola Cove Shopping Centre People’s Choice awards will be voted for online.
Visit FAQ (Frequently asked questions) and terms and conditions to find out more.
Rainbow Beach Lion’s Market and Carols
There will be Christmas cheer galore at the Rainbow Beach Lions’ Charity Christmas Market. Held 1-6pm, followed by Carols in the Hall at 6pm on Saturday, December 14. There will be Santa, Firies and a Fire Engine, Jumping Castle for the kids and plenty of other stalls to keep all ages happy. Contact Debbie Donovan for a stall or to find out more on 0438 868 123. The BBQ will be cranked up ready for the concert. Come along and enjoy the occasion.