Naples Decoration Block Winner

The homes along 167-217 Rivo Alto Canal in Naples won the 2017 Block Award, Theme.

Naples appears to have temporarily lost one holiday tradition — the Naples Holiday Boat Parade — to the coronavirus pandemic, but another tradition will continue.

Registration has begun for the Naples Holiday Home Decoration Competition. This year's theme is "The Twelve Days of Christmas."

Sponsored by the Naples Improvement Association, the contest covers all of the islands, and has awards in 18 categories. To register for the judging, email name, address, phone and email to by Monday, Dec. 14.

Judging will take place Wednesday, Dec. 16. A list of winners will be printed in the Grunion Gazette

Harry has been executive editor of Gazette Newspapers for more than 26 years. He has been in the newspaper business for more than 35 years, with experience on both weekly and metropolitan daily papers in Colorado and California.

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