It is hoped that by encouraging this additional festive cheer in the town centre, it will encourage residents to shop locally this season, thereby boosting the town’s economy and lifting community spirit.
Businesses can enter the festive contest for free by completing a simple online registration form at www.louthtowncouncil.gov.uk/festive-window-competition.
Entries must be received by 12 noon on December 16, and judging will take place later that day, after 4.30pm. Winners will be notified by December 21.
The prizes on offer include a first prize of £50, and second and third prizes of £25 each.
To find out more, and to watch a video of the official Christmas Lights switch-on in the town centre, visit www.louthtowncouncil.gov.uk.