Change in judging format for business holiday lighting contest

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce’s Enhance Aberdeen Committee will be hosting their annual business holiday lighting & decorating contest this year. Both inside and outside decorations will be considered, as long as the display is visible from the street.

There has been a change in the judging format for 2020. It will now be a public vote, available for anyone to participate, at Voting will not be activated until 8 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3, and will close at 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 11.

This is the 6th year of the contest. Past winners include Northern Electric Cooperative, Malchow’s Home Furnishings, Calvary Chapel Community Church, Anthony Jewelers and Aberdeen Housing Authority. To submit a business to be included in the voting, call the Chamber at 605-225-2860 or email