Orange and Black Award - Best Theme - 413 E. Maple
Horror House Award (Scariest) - 331 S. Pixley
Spirit of Old Towne Award (Most Old Fashioned) - 838 E. Palmayra
Creepy Street Award - 500 E. Palmyra
Harvest House Award - 335 S. Grand
Judges Special Award - 177 S. Clark
Honorable Mention - 238 E. Palmyra
Honorable Mention - 430 E. Palmyra
Honorable Mention - 804 E. Washington
Honorable Mention (Block) - 300 S. Pixley
Contest Winner Photos Courtesy of Will Hare - Will Hare Photography. Thanks, Will!
Contest Winner's Announcement - October 23, 2023
OLD TOWNE MORE HAUNTED THAN EVER BEFORE WITH RECORD NUMBER OF DECORATED HOMES
Halloween is creeping up on Old Towne Orange, and the Old Towne Preservation Association has announced the results of its 6th Annual Haunted Halloween Decorating Contest. Janet Clinkscales, chair of the decorating contest, said OTPA received more nominations than any time in the past, and the quality of home and business decorations gets spookier every year. “It’s great to see Old Town families get into the fantasy fun of Halloween,” she commented.
The winners are:
Orange & Black Award – Best Theme 413 E. Maple Ave Horror House Award – Scariest 331 S. Pixley
Spirit of Old Towne Award - Most Old Fashioned (homemade decorations) 838 E. Palmyra Ave
Creepy Street Award – Best Block 500-600 E. Palmyra Ave
Harvest House 335 S. Grand
Special Recognition: Judges’ Special 177 S. Clark Street
Honorable Mention* – Best Block 300 Block of South Pixley Honorable Mention* – Harvest House 238 E. Palmyra Ave Honorable Mention* – Horror House - Scariest 804 E. Washington Ave Honorable Mention* – Most Old Fashioned 430 E. Palmyra Ave Honorable Mention* – Small House Award 309 E. Walnut *Recipients of an Honorable Mention will not have a Yard Sign displayed. The OTPA Haunted Halloween Decorating Contest Committee included Janet Clinkscales as chair, Jim Karras, Vickie Laughlin, and Diana Zdenek. And there’s more to come with the Old Towne Preservation Association’s 37th Annual Holiday Decorating Contest.