What is Illuminate Calumet?
A holiday storefront decorating contest for businesses located in Calumet, Laurium and Calumet Township.
Light up the Calumet area this festive season and stand a chance to win while giving back! The Calumet area is usually beautiful and dressed in snow for the holidays and we invite you to join the fun by adding your unique touch this season!
Why should your business participate?
Decorations will be judged using six (6) categories.
How It Works
Register, get festive and win!
👋 Register: registrations will be accepted through Friday, December 8th.
🎄 Deck the Halls: Use lights, decorations, scenery, and any creative elements you can think of to make your storefront or building shine.
📢 Promote the Public Vote: Use your business’s social media and any other channels you use to get the word out about your business to encourage the public to vote for your storefront. Public Voting will open starting on Saturday, December 2nd, so the sooner you register and complete your decorations the more time folks have to vote!
🌆 Complete Decorating: The final day to register and complete your decorations to be considered for the competition will be Friday, December 8th.
🎉 Stay Lit: Keep the festive vibes alive by maintaining your decorations throughout the holiday season.
🔊 Win: Winners will be announced the week of December 18th. One will be selected by judges using the below criteria, and the public will vote on one!