Images: Past winners of the Daily Herald's holiday lights contest

 
Daily Herald report
Updated 11/26/2019 12:02 AM

Check out some of the previous winners of the annual @DailyHerald holiday lights contest.

You can enter your display until Dec. 6 at http://dhcontests.upickem.net/engine/YourSubmission.aspx?contestid=578883.

There were about 19,000 lights on the award-winning Fiadanca home at 6 Grayhawk Court in Algonquin in 2015. Here are Dante Fiandaca, his wife, Sherry, their daughter Jackie, 13, who designed the light layout, and their sons Johnny, 12, and Dante Jr., 14.
  There were about 19,000 lights on the award-winning Fiadanca home at 6 Grayhawk Court in Algonquin in 2015. Here are Dante Fiandaca, his wife, Sherry, their daughter Jackie, 13, who designed the light layout, and their sons Johnny, 12, and Dante Jr., 14.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
The Johnson family won the 2008 Daily Herald holiday lights contest with their decorations at 7 Dover Court in Streamwood.
  The Johnson family won the 2008 Daily Herald holiday lights contest with their decorations at 7 Dover Court in Streamwood.
JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer
Heather Schluckbier of 503 Dartmouth Lane in Schaumburg was the overall winner of the 2013 holiday lights contest.
  Heather Schluckbier of 503 Dartmouth Lane in Schaumburg was the overall winner of the 2013 holiday lights contest.
JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer
Neil "Butch" Berkowitz of Lake in the Hills was voted the winner of the 2014 holiday lights contest for his display at 8 Deer Creek Court.
  Neil "Butch" Berkowitz of Lake in the Hills was voted the winner of the 2014 holiday lights contest for his display at 8 Deer Creek Court.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Katie and Shaun Albeck, pictured with their children, from left, Drake, 1, Kailee, 6, and Colton, 4, won the 2016 holiday lights contest for their festive display at 791 S. Sienna Dr. in Round Lake.
  Katie and Shaun Albeck, pictured with their children, from left, Drake, 1, Kailee, 6, and Colton, 4, won the 2016 holiday lights contest for their festive display at 791 S. Sienna Dr. in Round Lake.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
The winner in the Daily Herald's holiday lights contest for 2017 was the FioRito family at 111 S. I-Oka Ave. in Mount Prospect.
  The winner in the Daily Herald's holiday lights contest for 2017 was the FioRito family at 111 S. I-Oka Ave. in Mount Prospect.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Elgin's Michael Arnold won the Daily Herald's holiday lights contest in 2011 for his decorations at 105 Monroe St.
  Elgin's Michael Arnold won the Daily Herald's holiday lights contest in 2011 for his decorations at 105 Monroe St.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Nic Miele programmed the lights at his family's home at 1199 Meadow Drive in Batavia with musical accompaniment and narration to win the 2009 lights contest.
  Nic Miele programmed the lights at his family's home at 1199 Meadow Drive in Batavia with musical accompaniment and narration to win the 2009 lights contest.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
The Kyprianidis family (including William, 12, Nia, 5, Jennifer and Bill) took three weeks to put up the winning display at 1495 Morgan Drive in Elk Grove Village in 2010.
  The Kyprianidis family (including William, 12, Nia, 5, Jennifer and Bill) took three weeks to put up the winning display at 1495 Morgan Drive in Elk Grove Village in 2010.
Bill Zars | Staff Photographer
Richy Sandberg of Elk Grove Village won the 2018 holiday lights contest for his display at 391 Walnut Lane.
  Richy Sandberg of Elk Grove Village won the 2018 holiday lights contest for his display at 391 Walnut Lane.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
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