Make your town
(even more)

To spread a little extra holiday cheer this year, our Small Town, Bright Lights contest is here. We’re going to swoop in and deck the halls – and sidewalks and doors and more – of one remarkable small town with all the sparkle and magic of the season. From window dressings to dazzling ornaments to a holiday light show, it will all be custom crafted by the pros.

Which town you ask? Well, that’s up to your nominations. And we can’t wait to see them all. As you may know, we’ve been crafting our bourbon in the same small town in Kentucky since day one – so it’s safe to say we’ve got a soft spot for all the little things that make small towns remarkable.

How to nominate

From November 2 to November 13, 2020, you can nominate your favorite small town to be the one and only destination to get decked out by Maker’s Mark. It’s just like making the perfect holiday cocktail though – you have to follow the recipe:

Make sure your nomination is entered between Nov 2 – Nov 13, 2020.
Log into your Twitter or Instagram account (or create a free account if you don’t have one). Your account must be set to public/unprotected.


Submit your nomination like so:
  • Post a photo of the remarkable town you’re nominating
  • Include the name of the town (City, State)
  • Use #MakeItRemarkable
  • Tag @makersmark
  • Tell us in your post (in 280 characters or less) what makes the town such a remarkable place and share a little something the town did this year that was truly remarkable

Did you use #MakeItRemarkable? If not, we'll never find it!

After the nomination window is closed, don't worry. We won't just show up singing and get started. We'll let you know if your nomination is the one that leads to holiday décor galore.

Follow us on social or check back here after November 28th to see the winning town!

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Must be 21+ to enter. Void where prohibited. Contest begins November 2, 2020 and ends November 13, 2020. To view our Privacy Policy, visit For complete official rules, visit