Fall Decorating Contest

Is your yard beautifully decorated for Fall or all decked out and more than ready to thrill your Halloween trick or treaters? How about your neighbor’s yard? If so, don’t keep it to yourself – share the wealth!! Nominate your yard or your neighbor’s yard for our special edition of the Excellence in Gardening Award for October – the Hawthorn Woods in Bloom Fall Decorating Contest!

Nomination forms for this special October award are available at Village Hall (2 Lagoon Drive, Hawthorn Woods) or click here to download the nomination form now. Nominees must be located within the municipal limits of the Village of Hawthorn Woods. All submissions should include at least one (1) photo, printed or digital. See contest rules below for complete details.

Nominations for this special October award will be accepted through October 27, and the winner will be announced on November 2nd!

All nominations will be reviewed and judged by the Village’s Hawthorn Woods in Bloom Award sub-committee. The sub-committee will select 3 finalists; they will then visit the street view of each of these yards and will select a winner from among the three finalists for October. Yard decorations will be judged on creativity and originality.

So, join in the fun! Don’t wait – NOMINATE!