Dresden Shines Brighter Together

The Neighborhood Cup results are in! HUGE congratulations to North Lights on North Street who have created a stunning light display in their neighbourhood! Shay, Gord, Heather, Judy and families- It's a perfect gateway to our downtown core. Thank you. 🌠🌠🌠 North Lights now have the pleasure of looking after Gnomeo- the Golden Gnome! Honourable mention to Gnome Sweet Gnome (Davies Street East) and Star Struck (Stranak Crescent). 👉Thank you to Ginny Hawken and Kerry Martin for stepping up to organize this year's edition of the Neighbourhood Cup and to Kerry for creating Gnomeo! 👉Thank you to our judges- the Jacksons, the Smiths, and the VanRabaeys! 👉Thank you to 99.1 CKXS - Chatham-Kent & Lambton County's Music Variety for the live on-air results. 👉Thank you to Pam Smith for designing the Neighbourhood Cup/Illumination Tour signage. 👉Thank you to ALL the participants in the Neighbourhood Cup. Dresden is shining brightly thanks to ALL of you. It is so heartwarming to see the great participation throughout town- both from those on teams and those who weren't- and particularly in the northeast quadrant!🌠🌠🌠🌠🌠 👉Make sure to keep your lights shining through the holiday season- especially Thursday nights and this Saturday for the Dresden Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade! #dresdenshines #brightertogether #neighbourhoodcup #christmastown #exploredresden #illuminationtour #goldengnome #dresdenkinsmen #nmdresden #dresdenontario #ckont #chathamkent
The news you've all been waiting for! The Neighbourhood Cup is back! What’s better than a little intra-town fun friendly competition?
Get your neighbours together and illuminate!
Rumour has it that last year’s winners- Candy Cane Lane- have already started plotting their strategy to win it all again!
Participation is open to all personal residences within the boundaries of the Former Town of Dresden, Chatham-Kent.
NEW THIS YEAR! Rural entries will be accepted in photo format.
Entry deadline Thursday, November 25, 2021, at 5 p.m. by email to neighbourhoodcup@dresden.ca or drop off at McKellar's Flowers & Gifts.
The contest is for exterior decorations only, including decorations in windows that are visible from the exterior.
Judging criteria will include [a] Unique design and creative use of lights and decorations; [b] Storyline or theme; [c] Display and placement of decorations, animated objects, etc.; and [d] Overall presentation.
The winning team will be announced on the Dresden Shines Facebook page by Monday, December 6, 2021.
Full rules available
or visit our social media pages.
For more information
Neighbourhood Cup!
Decorate as a team and one Dresden neighbourhood will win the Brighter Together Neighbourhood Cup
Local Business operators like the ones shown here have helped to make this Dresden Shines Brighter together message possible. They are Dresden-area-community boosters and are deserving of your support.

Thank you for Thinking Local--Shopping Local--Buying Local. 

Modern tech services for both major and minor repairs.
Home, farm and commercial building supplies in Dresden.
Dresden Meat Packers for Quality Products. 683-2585 "A Cut Above the Rest".
Two great retail meat stores
Dresden and Wallaceburg.
Fresh food & friendly faces at Foodland in Dresden.
Formerly known as Shelly's Painted Treasures!
Luxury Charter Coach Services since 1974-1800-668-1974
McBrayne's Feeds 'n Needs,1203 North Street Dresden.
We are your Authorized Shur Gain Animal Feeds Dealer.
Visit Jason McDonald & Staff at Dresden Home Hardware. Phone 519-683-4333
We've Christmas lights and decor plus gifting ideas for you.
Motion Auto Sales, Dresden, Quality Cars-Trucks, Phone 683-6086, Dresden.
Quality Used Cars and Trucks at affordable prices
Florence Mill Inc. Hardware & Building Centre--519-692-4711.
Call Greg Moulton for new tires, repair service & more.
A wide range of supplies & metal fabricated services.