2021 Holiday Lights Giveaway


The #TeamMonticello 2021 Holiday Lights Giveaway is here!! This year we’re pledging to give back $1,000 to The RED Bookshelf! For every share on any of our Holiday Lights posts, we’ll donate $2.00 to The RED Bookshelf and for every like we’ll donate $1.00. All you have to do is take a photo of your home’s holiday lights, email the photo to Lights@MonticelloNYS.com, and then like and share on Facebook! *EXTERIOR PHOTOS ONLY!*

This year we’ve partnered with several #SmallBiz518 businesses to offer you some amazing prizes: A $100 gift certificate to Boho Chic Boutique in Ballston Spa and a $100 gift certificate to Yono’s Restaurant in Albany | A $100 gift certificate to Blooms By Marie in Albany, a $100 gift certificate to Juice Factory VII in Troy, and $35 gift certificate to Dakota Ridge Farm in Ballston Spa | 2 $100 gift certificates to Restaurant Navona and an annual movie pass worth $100 in value to Madison Theatre in Albany. | A $100 gift certificate to the Saratoga Winery in Saratoga Springs and $250 gift certificate to Fullness of Joy Photography in Albany, and a $100 gift certificate to the Spin Revolution with studios in Clifton Park, Loudonville, and Albany.

*Eligible Participants must submit their photos to Lights@MonticelloNYS.com with your home address in the subject line. Once your submission is received, you will be asked to fill out a Google Form with your contact information to claim your prizes.


Contest winners will be eligible for one of three prizes. The first place winner has the option to choose which prize package they want, the second place winner will get second choice, the third place winner will get third choice, and the fourth place winner will get the remaining prize.

Prizes can be picked up after December 22nd at our office located in Colonie.

The prize packages are as follows:

  1. Boho Chic Boutique ($100) & Yono’s Restaurant ($100)
  2. Blooms By Marie ($100), Juice Factory VII ($100) & Dakota Ridge Farm ($35)
  3. Restaurant Navona ($200) & Madison Theatre Movie Pass ($100)
  4. The Saratoga Winery ($100), Fullness of Joy Photography ($250) & Spin Revolution ($100)


  1. Contest submission will run from November 29th – December 20th, 2021.
  2. One entry per household.
  3. Photo must be of your OUTDOOR Holiday Lights.
  4. Households must be located within the following counties: Albany, Schenectady, Saratoga, Rensselaer, or Washington.
  5. Submissions must be of your actual house. 
  6. Eligible submissions must fill out a ‘Google Sheet Form’ with contact information.

The top 4 houses will be selected by #TeamMonticello and the winners will be announced on Tuesday, December 21st, and on Wednesday, December 22nd.

Here’s a nice recap of our 2019 Holiday Lights Giveaway!

Follow the contest: #MonticelloLights

Stay Safe & Happy Holidays!