2021 Hempstead Festival of Lights
December 11, 2021
3-8 P.M. | 6 P.M. PARADE
Free to the Public
Make Your Merry Way to Downtown Hempstead and Enjoy Tons of Festive Fun
Arts & Crafts
Movies in the Park
Wreath Decorating Contest
Gingerbread House Decorating Contest
Live Music with Choir and Band Performances
Lighted Christmas Parade
Take Part in Our Decorating Contests
During the Festival of Lights, there will be several opportunities to show your holiday spirit with one of our many contests. First, 2nd and 3rd place will be awarded for all contests, with prizes of $100 (1st place), $75 (2nd place) and $50 (3rd place).
Christmas Wreath and Gingerbread House Decorating Contests
Bring your decorated wreath or gingerbread house to the gazebo at Gazebo Park in Downtown Hempstead by 4 p.m. to be entered in the contest.
Christmas Tree Decorating Contest
Participants will be assigned a tree in Gazebo Park in Downtown Hempstead to decorate. To participate, email email@example.com.
Home and Business Holiday Decorating Contests
To compete in the home and business decorating contests, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 979.921.0200.