Nominations being taken for best decorated Christmas home in Helena

By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff Writer

HELENA – Do you think you have one of the best decorated houses for Christmas in Helena? If so, your home may be eligible for two awards being given by the Helena Beautification Board.

The Helena Beautification Board has announced the start of the 2018 Best Decorated House Contest and are now accepting nominations.

“This is a fun way for everyone to get in the holiday spirit,” Vice Chairman of the Helena Beautification Board Brian Puckett said. “Driving around viewing and then voting on the nominees is something the entire family can enjoy.”

This year’s competition will be split into two separate categories:

–The Most Elegant Decorated Home (Helena Beautiful Award).

–Most Over-the-Top Decorated Home (Clark Griswold Award).

Winners in each category will be awarded a yard sign declaring them as the winner and will receive a city of Helena Christmas ornament. You may nominate your own home or someone else’s. All entries should be submitted by midnight on Saturday, Dec. 15, on the Helena Beautification Board’s Website at

The Beautification Board encourages residents to start making nominations between now and Dec. 15.

The Helena Beautification Board is an appointed board of the Helena City Council.  The board believes that people and places are profoundly connected and thriving communities are rooted in individual responsibility and action. They host a variety of opportunities for the community to come together and serve each year. Events are posted on the Helena Beautiful page and announced via Twitter at @TweetHomeHelena.