Think you have the luck o' the Irish? Enter Allentown's decorating contest!

Prizes for best decorated homes, businesses

Posted: 1:45 PM EST Feb 04, 2013

 How does your house look in green?

Homes and  businesses along Allentown's St. Patrick's Day Parade route are encouraged to decorate and the best could win prizes!

The parade committee is hosting the residential house/porch party contest and a West End Parade Route Business Decorating and Office Party contest.

The contest is held on March 17, in conjuction with Allentown's 56th St. Patrick's Parade. Prizes will be awarded to best porch party, best decorated house, plus best decorated office and best office party along the route.

The parade starts at 1:30 at the Allentown Fairgrounds, located at 301 N. 17th St.

The parade will proceed west on Liberty, turn north on 19th Street, west on Tilghman to 25th Street, south on 25th Street to Liberty Street, then east on Liberty Street and disband at the fairgrounds 19th Street gate.

All homes and businesses along the route are encouraged to participate. Prizes will be awarded immediately at the end of the parade.

For more information about the contest or the parade, contact Jennifer Eck at or call 610-462-3730.