Win a Trip to A Christmas Story House

Win a Trip to A Christmas Story House!!!

Christmas Vacation 20th Anniversary Salute!

Show us your Clark Griswold approach to Christmas for a chance to win a trip to A Christmas Story House & Museum as the guest of honor and official illuminator of 25,000 twinkle lights on A Christmas Story House.

A Christmas Story House Griswold Contest Vacation


This season, two holiday classics will collide: A Christmas Story House & Museum will “go Griswold” and bedeck in 25,000 twinkle lights to celebrate the 20th anniversary of National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.

Starting November 1 through November 13, 2009, contestants can email photos or a YouTube video link of a home that they have decorated in true Griswold fashion along with a description, in 200 words or less, of how they feel they reflect the spirit of Clark Griswold at Christmas. One lucky winner (and a guest) will win the opportunity to come to A Christmas Story House & Museum in Cleveland, Ohio to officially plug-in the lights on Saturday, November 21, 2009.  The lights will remain on the house throughout the Christmas season.

Photos will be displayed on our website so that people can see the Clark Griswold-inspired decorating that goes on around the country! The winner will be announced the week of November 16, 2009.

We promise we won’t staple the winner’s shirt to the house, or ask them to check every bulb!


WHO: All who aspire to keep the Griswold spirit alive should enter!

WHEN: The Griswold Contest runs November 1st to 13th.  The lighting ceremony will take place November 21st.

WHERE:    For entry and official rules visit:

Christmas Vacation Moose Mugs now available for pre-order!!!
Moose Mugs Christmas Vacation To commemorate the 20th anniversary of National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation A Christmas Story House gift shop is carrying replica moose mugs, just like the ones that Clark and Cousin Eddie toasted.  The perfect Christmas party item or gift for that special “cousin” in your life.

Moose Mug

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