Decorating Contest

Show off your BOO-tiful outdoor Halloween display and earn bragging rights for a year!

If you have a decorated house in Burnaby, for this year’s spooky season, submit a photograph of your house via the uploader to our right to win!

Four winners will take home an official Burnaby Halloween Award and prizes for placing first, second or third, alongside a people’s choice award sponsored by Fortis BC. A panel of judges will assess each official entry for the following:

  • Originality and Creativity
  • Adherence to topic
  • Workmanship
  • Overall Effect (General Impression).

Voting for the People's Choice will be open to the public.

The deadline to enter the free competition is Sunday, Oct 23 at midnight.

Rules and Regulations


Burnaby Halloween Decorating Contest has been kindly sponsored by our friends at Fortis BC.

Residential Decorating Grant


Grants of up to $350 will be awarded to Burnaby residents to help deck their houses out with Halloween decorations. Want to find out more on how you can receive one of these grants read the requirements and submit the below form.

*Grant Submission Deadline October 7th 2022 and will be granted on a first come first serve basis.

House Decorating Grant Form: