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Sound of Winter Magic Community Decoration Challenge


White Squall Store Front


Town of Parry Sound
52 Seguin Street
Parry Sound, ON P2A 1B4
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T. (705) 746-2101
F. (705) 746-7461

The Town of Parry Sound is inviting all residents to decorate their homes and businesses in the spirit of the winter season.  This is your chance to share the warmth of the holiday season, and help create vibrant neighbourhoods in Parry Sound! 

What Are We Looking For?

String lights on your home, build a snowman family in your front yard, hang decorations in your store front window - anything to show your love for the holiday season!  

Rules and Registration

Registration Closes: December 9, 2020

Voting Period: December 11 - 16, 2020

Winners Announced: December 17, 2020

For a complete list of contest rules, click the link below.

Sound of Winter Magic 2020 Contest Rules


To register, simply fill out the registration form below and upload a picture of your decoration display!  Make sure to upload a good quality photo, as this will be used for public voting!

Sound of Winter Magic 2020 Registration

Contest Voting

Please note that contest voting is now closed.

New for 2020, The Sound of Winter Magic will be judged by the community through online voting!  In partnership with The Parry Sound North Star, online voting will be open from December 11 - 16 at  Please note that only the top five entries for each category will advance to public voting.

2020 Winners

Residential Category:

1st Place - 40 Forest Street

2nd Place - 30 Railway Ave.


Non-Residential Category:

1st Place - White Squall

2nd Place - Pardon My Garden & A Black Tie Affair (photo credit: Weichel Productions)

Holiday Trail of Hope Map

The Holiday Trail of Hope Map shows you where all the best holiday light displays are in Parry Sound.  Take this with you on a drive or stroll around Parry Sound for some hope and cheer this holiday season!  Sound of Winter Magic contest registrants are automatically added to the map.

Contest Partners

A big thank you to our partners who help support this civic beautification initiative:

Parry Sound North Star