Oradell Townwide Winter Decorating Contest

Thank you for Lighting Up Oradell!

Thanks to all Oradell residents who participating in Book and Needle Woman's Club of Oradell's inaugural "Light Up Oradell" Townwide Decorating Contest. The response was terrific. 26 houses entered...and next year we hope for even more!

Congratulations to the winners:

First Place: The Hofffman Family 700 Soldier Hill Road
Second Place: The Chagachbanian Family 821 Schaefer Avenue
Third Place: The Larson Family 687 East Drive

We encourage you and your family to drive around town and enjoy the lights from all the entrants while they're still up!


Download the full list (organized loosely by neighborhood) below:

Finally, many thanks to the generous Oradell business owners who donated the prizes for our winners:
Calabria Pizza: https://calabriapizzaoradell.com/
River Dell Flowers & Gifts: https://www.riverdellflowers.com/
Schreiber's Deli & Catering: https://www.schreibersdeli.com/
Please be sure to support these friends!

Contest Rules

(Review now to prep for next year!)

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Whatever you celebrate, during this strange 2020, let’s all find a way to cheer up our families!


It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!


The Book and Needle Woman’s Club of Oradell invites you to participate in an outdoor house decorating contest for all Oradell homes.


Let’s brighten our 2020 with color, lights, joy and that Oradell Spirit of Goodwill toward all.

Contest Rules

Drive-by judging will take place between December 12 - 20


Entries will be judged for creativity, aesthetics and overall appeal

Prizes will be awarded to the top three entries

Participatory thank you certificates will be emailed to all entrants

Entry Fee is $10. Payable by check or PayPal when you click to enter.
Deadline to enter is December 10. 
Your entry will be considered confirmed upon receipt of entry fee.

Thank you for participating!

Proceeds will support Book and Needle’s philanthropic activities including scholarships to River Dell High School Seniors, support of veterans, survivors of domestic and sexual violence, and the homeless.


For further information call Susan Chambers at 201-265-6282