Canyon Lake 3rd Annual Holiday Home Contest winners announced

Kim and Scott Pauley’s gingerbread house decor won first place in the Homemade Decor category. Photo by Kim Pauley.

Canyon Lake residents were invited to decorate their homes and enter the 3rd Annual Holiday Home Decorating Contest for a chance to win trophies and cash prizes.

Nicole and Jeff Taylor’s home won first place in the Merry and Bright category. Photo by Canyon Lake Insider.

This year’s categories were Canyon Lake Spirit, Merry and Bright, Homemade Decor, and Best Theme. Judging took place over the weekend. Only the exterior decorations were judged.

The first place winners will receive a trophy and $100, second place winners will receive $50, and third place winners will receive $25. Lawn signs were not included in the prize package this year.

The winners are as follows:

Canyon Lake Spirit

  • 1st place: 22010 Village Way Dr.
  • 2nd place: 29195 Yosemite Pl.
Adam Fischer’s home won second place in the Merry and Bright category. Photo provided by Christina Hamlin.

Merry and Bright

  • 1st place: 30437 Emperor Dr.
  • 2nd place: 29216 Longhorn Dr.
  • 3rd place: 30461 Greenbriar Ct.

Homemade Decor

  • 1st place 30013 Happy Hunter Dr. (Gingerbread House)

Best Theme

  • 1st place: 29805 Santa Maria (Up on the Roof Top)
  • 2nd place: 22970 Canyon Lake Dr. S. (Merry Minion Christmas)
  • 3rd place 23007 Canyon Lake Dr. N. (A Hallmark Christmas)
Angie and Michael Bazaldua’s Minion-themed decor won second place in the Best Theme category. Photo by Michael Bazaldua.

Residents were invited to add their homes to a Google map, whether they entered the contest or not. The homes on the map are as follows:

  • 29161 Big Range Dr.
  • 30300 Big River Dr.
  • 31080 Buck Tail Dr.
  • 23007 Canyon Lake Dr. N.
  • 23439 Canyon Lake Dr. N.
  • 23539 Canyon Lake Dr. N.
  • 22957 Canyon Lake Dr. S.
  • 22970 Canyon Lake Dr. S.
  • 23211 Continental Dr.
  • 30437 Emperor Dr.
  • 31012 Emperor Dr.
  • 23873 Fair Weather Dr.
  • 23918 Fair Weather Dr.
  • 29765 Fisherman Ct.
  • 30461 Greenbriar Ct.
  • 30013 Happy Hunter Dr.
  • 29216 Longhorn Dr.
  • 29520 Longhorn Dr.
  • 29830 Longhorn Dr.
  • 30369 Longhorn Dr.
  • Mustang Court (multiple homes)
  • 29805 Santa Maria Dr.
  • 30050 Skipper’s Way Dr.
  • 30070 Skippers Way Dr.
  • 30080 Skipper’s Way Dr.
  • 30148 Skippers Way Dr.
  • 29840 Vacation Dr.
  • 22010 Village Way Dr.
  • 30231 White Wake Dr.
  • 30083 Windward Dr.
  • 29195 Yosemite Pl.

The Holiday Home Contest was started in 2020 by Canyon Lake resident Sabrina Alt. When Alt relocated to another state this year, she turned the contest over to the Family Matters Club.


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