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Holiday "Trail of Lights" Tour Map Registration & Contest Information

December 4, 2023 - December 25, 2023




Be sure to check out our 4th Annual Holiday TRAIL OF LIGHTS TOUR MAP to know exactly where to take an evening drive or neighborhood stroll to see all of the wonderfully decorated local homes, guaranteed to get everyone in the holiday spirit!

The “Trail of Lights” Tour Map provides an opportunity for residents and businesses to show off their homes and storefronts, and for families to enjoy a safe and fun activity driving through town to check out all the wonderful outdoor lights this season!



DEADLINE TO BE LISTED ON THE MAP: December 22, 2023 (by midnight)

To be included on the Trail of Lights Tour Map, just decorate your home and/or business for the holidays and register by clicking the Tour Map Registration Form below. Registration is open to residents and businesses from Atascadero, Creston, and Santa Margarita and will remain open until December 22nd at midnight.  

The Trail of Lights starts on December 4th and continues through December 25th from 5-8 pm, so it’s important to have your home ready and lit during this time if you choose to be added to the Tour Map. 

Once you've submitted your registration, your location will be added and visible on the Tour Map within a few minutes.  If you submit a photo, please allow up to 48 hours for the image to be added to the map.

TOUR MAP REGISTRATION FORM  (If you are unable to use the provided form, alternate registration information is included at the bottom of the page*)



CONTEST REGISTRATION DEADLINE: December 4, 2023 (by midnight)
Register by December 4th (by midnight) and include a picture of your decorated residence/business to be included in the 2023 Trail of Lights Contest.  Contest winners will be announced at the Winter Wonderland event on December 8th.

A very warm thank you to everyone who participated in the 2022 Trail of Lights Contest!! 

Best Use of Theme**
  1. "A Merry Patchwork Christmas” – 3950 San Anselmo Road
  2. “Traffic Lights” – 5690 Traffic Way

Most Creative Light Display

  1. "Christmas Circle” – 9071 Palomar Ave. 
  2. “Clark Home” – 3015 Avenida Del Sol

Best Overall Light Display

  1. “A Merry Patchwork Christmas” - 3950 San Anselmo Road



*If you do not use google forms and cannot register via the form link above, please email  Include your name, the address you wish to have added to the map, and a photo (optional, unless you want to be included in the contest).  If you could also make the file name of the picture the address of the location being added to the map it would be appreciated. (For example, 6500PalmaAve.jpg)
**Note - “Best Use of Theme,” will be any theme that you pick, such as Disney, Grinch, Snowmen, Santa Claus, or something else, it’s your choice!
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