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City plans Halloween decorating contest

As part of its demisemiseptcentennial festivities, the City of Huntington has announced details for a 2023 Halloween Decorating Contest. Winners will be chosen in five categories: Best in Show, Best Scary/Horror, Best Macabre, Best Business and Mayor’s Choice. Register your home or business any time from Sept. 15 through Oct. 7. Judging will take place October 23-25, and winners will receive prizes and signage to display in their yard or business. The “Best in Show” winner will receive a $200 gift card to spend at Spirit Halloween. A map of decorated homes and businesses that have been entered into the contest will be made available so that residents can tour them at from Oct. 27-31. Registration details for the Halloween Decorating Contest will be shared at and