COHASE Winter Decorating Contest

Congratulations 2021 Winners!

Residential Division

1st Place - Walters Winter Wonderland
2nd Place - Wynters Wonderland
3rd Place - Festival of Lights

Commercial Division

1st Place - Housewright Construction, Inc.
2nd Place - Curt 'n Rod Centre
3rd Place - Young's Farm House Christmas

Special Thanks to our 2021 Founding Sponsor:


  • Register your house or business by Dec 5th


  • Drive around the region to enjoy the lights!

    Stop in AT the stores and restaurants along the route to complete your night out

  • Vote for your favorites before Dec 29th

    Ballot is at bottom of this page --> Keep scrolling -->

  • Winners will be announced in the New Year

The Cohase Chamber of Commerce is happy to announce the first ever Cohase Winter Decorating Contest for the entire Cohase region. With the help of main sponsor Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank and the support of Stifel Investment Services and Wells River Savings Bank we welcome both businesses and individuals to decorate for the season and enter in this fun contest.

Any business that is a member of the Cohase Chamber of Commerce or is located within the Chamber area  (Orford, Piermont or Haverhill, NH and Newbury, Bradford or Fairlee, VT) can enter the contest at no charge. We do need any business that plans to enter to sign up on our website (cohase.org/winter-lights). The winning business will receive a trophy proclaiming their decorating superiority.

We also encourage any or all residents who wish to enter to also register and take part. Again the only requirement is that the property be within the six towns of the Cohase Chamber of Commerce area. Again there is no entry fee. For the residence getting the most votes a cash prize of $200.00 will be awarded along with a trophy. Second place will be $100.00 and third prize is $75.00.

For both business and residencial divisions votes will be cast by members of the general public. We ask both local and visiting persons to go to our website to download the map of registered locations, then make a tour around the area to view as many sites as you can, and then cast your ballot. We do ask that voters rank their top three choices in each division. Ballots are due by Wednesday, December 29th, and can be cast at cohase.org/winter-lights. The announcement of the winners will occur in the new year.

Thank You to Our Event Sponsors!

2021 Map of Entries

2021 LIST OF Entries

All entries are listed below in a suggested order for your festive tour. Be sure to stop in at the stores and restaurants along the route to SUPPORT LOCAL this holiday season, and VOTE for your favorites before December 29, 2021!


Download PDF of this list: 2021 Cohase Winter Decorating Contest Entries.pdf

  1. Nootka Lodge (Business)
    4982 Dartmouth College Hwy
    , Woodsville
    , NH
    Drive up our drive and enjoy the white lights throughout the property, located at the junction of Rte. 10 and 302.
  2. Wynters Wonderland (Residential)
    159 Central Street, Woodsville, NH

    Trees are lit up with lights around them, ornaments hanging in the daytime with a gingerbread light theme.
  3. Festival of Lights (Residential)
    13 Maple Street, Woodsville, NH

    The house next to the Methodist Church. The one you can probably see from space!
  4. Curt 'n Rod Centre (Business)
    35 Central Street, Woodsville, NH
  5. Star Bright With Frosty at Wells River Chevrolet (Business)
    10 Railroad Street, Wells River, VT

    Stop by and say Hi to our 20' Frosty.... while you are here, have your picture taken with him.
  6. Copies and More (Business)
    37 Main Street
    , Wells River, VT
  7. Housewright Construction, Inc. (Business)
    5365 Main Street South, Newbury, VT
    Housewright Construction, Inc nestled in the birch and pine trees. Decorated by the incredible HWC Team. The Office Staff by most days but on this special day, colorful elves working away. First time in our history making the neighborhood gleeful, wishing all a Happy Holiday, far and near, be blessed and joyful this coming year!
  8. Young's Farm House Christmas (Business)
    5427 Main Street South, Newbury, VT

    Enjoy our 1886 Farm House all decorated for Christmas.
  9. Walters Winter Wonderland (Residential)
    2048 Fairground Road
    , Bradford, VT  

    Large display of lights that include meteor and fireworks lights, Santa going down the chimney, snowmen and much more.  Expresses the beauty of Christmas and imagination, Something for all ages to enjoy.
  10. ColatinaExit (Business)
    164 Main Street, Bradford, VT
    Festive Store Front
  11. Aria’s Nutcrackerville (Residential)
    230 South Main Street, Bradford, VT

    Display of lighted nutcrackers, Carolers, trees sleigh, deer and inflatables.
  12. Holidays at Chapman's General (Business)
    491 US Route 5N, Fairlee, VT
  13. Farm-way's Merry and Bright (Business)
    286 Waits River Road, Bradford, VT
  14. Poole Residence (Residential)
    90 Lily Pond Road, Pike, NH

    Lights are on a timer that shut off every evening at 9:30.

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