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City’s ‘Best Lights in Citrus Heights’ contest returns for 2020 season

A home at Mariposa Avenue and Farmgate Way is known for its elaborate holiday displays each Christmas. // M. Hazlip

Sentinel staff report–
The City of Citrus Heights is accepting nominations for homes with the best outdoor light displays this Christmas season.

Nominations are accepted through Dec. 18 and will be listed on the city’s “Best Lights in Citrus Heights” map.

The city launched the competition last year, with the contest returning for 2020. Unlike last year, light seekers are asked to stay in their vehicles when touring the displays, due minimize the spread of COVID-19.

To view the city’s map of light displays or to submit a nomination for the best display, visit the city’s website at

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