Light Up Liberty

Light Up Liberty Promo

Do you want to host a post? There’s a limited amount of lamp posts available in Liberty Park. The City recommends applicants to apply early to secure their organizations lamp post on a first come, first serve basis.

These decorations will be unveiled and lit at the Light Up the Lake event held on Dec. 4, 2021. Groups are invited to unveil their decorations, and the Mayor & City Council will present awards.

Award Categories:

  • Most old-fashioned
  • Most festive
  • Most town pride
  • Most patriotic

Light Up Liberty Application

Contact: Inverness Parks Department, or 352-726-3913

Location: Liberty Park, 286 N. Apopka Avenue

Key Dates:  

  • Applications accepted Nov. 3 – 24, 2021
  • Decorating period: Nov. 27 – Dec. 3, 2021, dawn to 9 p.m.
  • Official lighting and awards ceremony: Dec. 4, 2021 6 p.m.
  • Remove decorations period: Jan. 3 – 7, 2022 dawn to 9 p.m.

Decorating Guidelines:

  • Complete application 
  • The Inverness Parks & Recreation Department will approve and assign lamp poles
  • Applications accepted Nov. 3 through Nov. 24, 2021
  • Decorations are equipment supplied by organization
  • Christmas and winter holiday is the overall theme, variety encouraged
  • 20-amps at each lamp pole
  • Decorate the pole only, not the grounds
  • No tape, tacks or drilling
  • Only bungees and zip cords or other approved fasteners
  • Groups must supply their own ladders and tools
  • Organization signage is made and hung by the organization, not to exceed 4” x 8”
  • Limited poles in Liberty Park; poles will be assigned by Parks Department
  • No H-frames