A photo of Snooks Accounting's entry for Santa's Light Up the Night 2021.
Snooks Accounting looks festive for the 2021 Santa's Light Up the Night Contest and Tour hosted by the Rotary Club of North Muskoka.

The 2021 Santa's Light Up the Night Contest and Tour officially has its winners thanks to the voting public and Ol' Saint Nick.

The event, hosted by the Rotary Club of North Muskoka, saw 28 contestants in Huntsville and area decorate their homes or businesses with holiday lights for community members to enjoy during a self-guided tour from November 26 to December 9. Several tour stops also offered to collect food and toy donations for the Table Food Bank in Huntsville. People then cast their virtual ballots online for Best Decorated House and Best Decorated Business.

Santa announced the winners during a virtual finale broadcast on Facebook Live from Christmas Tyme in downtown Huntsville:

  • 1st Place Best Decorated Home: 37 Kelsey Madison Court
    Prize: Charcuterie Board and $100 Bullock's Independent Grocer Gift Card

  • 2nd Place Best Decorated Home: 705 Riverlea Road
    Prize: Maple Walnut Coasters and $50 Canvas Brewery Gift Card

  • 1st Place Best Decorated Business: Snooks Accounting
    Prize: $500 donated in their name to a family in need at Christmas

  • 2nd Place Best Decorated Business: Deerhurst Resort Starlight Trail
    Prize: $100 Christmas Tyme Gift Card

All contestants were also placed into a raffle for a prize draw. And the winner is:

  • Raffle Winner: 27 Parkside Drive
    Prize: Charcuterie Board and Bullock's Independent Gift Card

Thank you to everyone who entered the contest this year. You made the season sparkle for your community and we are so grateful for your creativity and community spirit! You also helped us collect roughly 200 pounds of donations for the food bank. Thank you!

And thank you, too, to everyone who took the tour this year, cast your ballot, and watched the finale. We hope you enjoyed the displays and felt a bit of holiday joy.

A special thank you to our club members, partners, donors, and sponsors too for helping us make this event possible. We could not have done it without you!

And, finally, thank you Santa and Mrs. Claus for taking time out of your busiest season to add some heft to our finale. We appreciate you taking questions from kids and kids-at-heart, and helping us announce our winners.

The Rotary Club of North Muskoka is a service club of community members dedicated to humanitarian service, fellowship, and fun. Want to learn more? Come to a meeting! Or visit rotaryclubofnorthmuskoka.com.

A photo of 37 Kelsey Madison Court decorated with holiday lights.

(Above: 37 Kelsey Madison Court.)

A photo of Deerhurst Resort's Starlight Trail.

(Above: Deerhurst Resort's Starlight Trail.)

Two photos of 705 Riverlea Road decorated with holiday lights.

(Above: 705 Riverlea Road.)

A photo of 27 Parkside Drive decorated with holiday lights.

(Above: 27 Parkside Drive.)​​​​​​