Dec 1 - 31Tour the Parade of Lights!

The City of Eau Claire Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department; Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association; and Market and Johnson have teamed up to bring you the 1st annual Clearwater Parade of Lights!

Homes and businesses can enter the contest to showcase their outdoor holiday decorating.  Then beginning on December 1st, a list of festive homes and businesses will be available for the public. During the month of December you can enjoy the beautiful and creative displays throughout Eau Claire.

Where can I find the list of the homes?
Beginning on December 1st, you can view the homes on the 'Browse Homes' section or on the 'Map Search' section of this website.

Peoples Choice Voting
Everyone who visits the homes before December 13th is encouraged to vote for the People's Choice Award winners! The People's Choice voting will take place on Facebook. More details on voting will be available in December.

Participation and Registration

  • Participation is open to all residents and commercial businesses within the City of Eau Claire limits.
  • Entry is $7 for residential and $15 for each commercial business. (No refunds.)
  • Proceeds benefit Youth Recreation Scholarships.
  • Registration Deadline: Sunday, November 29th, 2020
    Register online. Click on Registration, Activities, F/W Community Programs (Residential Code: FLERS-2020PL, Commerical Code: FLECM-2020PL)
For more information on participation including rules and judging, click here.

Looking for the Parade of Homes?

You can view the previous Parade of Homes at the links below. The 2021 Parade of Homes will take place June 12 - 19th. Check back in 2021 for more details.

View the 2020 Fall Parade of Homes.

View the 2020 Parade of Homes virtual tours.

View the 2019 Parade of Homes virtual tours.
This event is made possible by these businesses. View our sponsors.