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For Immediate Release
December 21, 2020
WATCH Winners of the 2020 Niagara Falls Sparkle Awards (and more!)

2020 Niagara Falls Sparkle Awards Winners

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The results are in! With more than 65 entries and over 1,500 votes, the Sparkle Awards annual holiday lighting competition has been a great success. All 12 prizes have been awarded to the top participating homes and businesses in Niagara Falls.

“There has never been a better year to sparkle!  This year’s Sparkle Awards have brought out the best in Christmas Spirit in our community—and by showing your spirit, you created a winter wonderland for families to explore this holiday!  Thank you!  Merry Christmas and enjoy the show!” said Mayor Jim Diodati.

Like the Spooky Awards held in October, residents were encouraged to decorate and light up their homes--and this time, also their businesses--for a chance to win prizes and spread holiday cheer throughout the city.  The Sparkle Map posted on the City's website was built to help everyone find all of the amazing displays and see them first-hand.  The map included links to Google driving directions and to photos submitted by the competitors. The City’s website received thousands of views, and the online voting process for the People’s Choice Award drew a large response as well.

“The City’s Facebook page and dedicated Sparkle Awards web page received more than 25,000 engagements, interactions and responses throughout the competition with over 1,500 votes. We couldn’t be more pleased with the response from our community and hope everyone has a chance to see the displays for a few more nights,” added Councillor Chris Dabrowski.

Photos of the winning entries and other participants can be viewed at

Winners in the Residential category:
Judges’ Favourite
1st Place: 8090 Woodsview Crescent
2nd Place: 4026 Montcalm Crescent
3rd Place: 7373 Redhaven Crescent

People’s Choice
1st Place: 6250 Margaret Street
2nd Place: 7301 Freeman Street
3rd Place: 3948 St. James Avenue

First place winners in the residential category will receive a $100 gift certificate to Lowe’s and a prize pack from Niagara Falls Comic Con.  

Winners in the Commercial/Multi-Residential category:
Judges’ Favourite
1st Place: 6430 Dorchester Road
2nd Place: 3831 Portage Road (Lifetime Financial Planning Group)
3rd Place: 3516 Marshall Road

People’s Choice

1st Place: 6430 Dorchester Road
2nd Place: 3831 Portage Road (Lifetime Financial Planning Group)
3rd Place: 3516 Marshall Road


For more information, contact:

Councillor Chris Dabrowski
City of Niagara Falls
Cell (289) 241-4164

Jeff Guarasci, Community Development Coordinator
City of Niagara Falls

905-356-7521 ext 3341

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