Halloween Home Decorating Contest

Come join the Northampton Parks & Recreation department for the spookiest time of the year! Residents of Northampton, Florence and Leeds are invited to enter our FREE Halloween Home Decorating Contest. Decorate your porch, house, front yard and enter it in our contest.
Judges, made up of Parks & Rec staff and possibly some local "celebrities," will come by to admire and judge your decorating skills!
Homes (that have agreed) will be placed on a map for area residents to enjoy this Halloween treat.
Prizes will be awarded for winners of the different categories.

How to participate in this contest after registration has closed?

The map link below shows homes that agreed during registration to show off their decorations to the public.  Feel free to follow along with the map and to check out all the cool Halloween decorations with your family! 

Google Maps Link!


  • Resident of Northampton, Florence, or Leeds
  • Deadline for entry: Thursday, October 22
  • Judging will occur: During the week of Monday, October 26
  • Winners will be announced: Friday, October 30


  • Best Overall Theme
  • Creative
  • Scariest
  • Funny
  • Judge's Favorite

How do I enter?

The time to enter this contest has closed!


  • Do not cover/interfere with any fire safety equipment or walkways
  • Keep everything PG-13
  • Homes must be located within Northampton, Florence, or Leeds
  • Judging will only include the portion of your house/yard that is visible from the driveway or street

  • Does your home not fit this above description but you still want to participate? Email recreation@northamptonma.gov
Halloween contest Flyer
Rules for Halloween contest