MCALLEN – If you live in McAllen, get your holiday lights up and ready to enter the Keep McAllen Beautiful annual Holiday Home Lights Contest. This is a chance for you to show off your Christmas spirit and decorating skills by lighting up your home! Fantastic prizes this year include: one year of general pest control service sponsored by BUGKiL (a $460 value), $100.00 cash prizes in three categories for most creativity, best decorations made from recyclables, and most number of lights.

The deadline to register is Thursday, December 22, judging will be held Friday, December 23. Register your McAllen home at, or call Keep McAllen Beautiful at (956) 681-4562.