Mayor’s Battle of the Bulbs - Marina Arts District in Corpus Christi, TX

  • Registration Form


  • Registration opens online on Monday, August 17th.
  • Registration closes Monday, November 16th.
  • Decorations must be displayed by Saturday, November 21st at 5 pm.
  • Judging will take place in December, date TBD.
  • Trophies will be awarded at the first City Council meeting in 2021.


  • All participants must submit a registration form.
  • Decoration must include the exterior of the building except for storefront windows viewable from the sidewalk.
  • Participants in the Best Window – Paint category must use lights to display paint.  The display should be visible from the street at night.
  • Businesses must keep their lights on throughout the holiday season to be eligible.
  • Lights should be turned on no later than 5 pm every evening.
  • Participants can only win one cash prize.


  • Best Overall – Holiday Champion
  • Best Use of Lights
  • Best Big Building
  • Best Window: Display
  • Best Window: Lights
  • People’s Choice



  • 1st Place Holiday Champion – $1,500
  • 2nd Place Holiday Champion – $750
  • 1st Place People’s Choice – $500

*Participants can only win one cash prize.