Georgia Power invites customers to Light Up the Holidays this season
"Show the glow" for a chance to win tickets to top Georgia attractions each week and a VIP experience at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on January 1

ATLANTA, Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As the holiday season kicks off this month, Georgia Power is inviting Georgians to "show the glow" by entering the 2017 Georgia Power Light Up the Holidays contest, which runs Nov. 24, 2017 through Dec. 21, 2017. Light Up the Holidays is the perfect way to flaunt how festive you are during the holiday season with participants entered for a chance to win tickets to top Georgia attractions each week during the promotion, as well as a VIP experience at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on January 1.

Georgia Power invites Georgians to enter the 2017 Light Up the Holidays Contest at beginning Nov. 24, 2017.

Entering the contest is easy:

  • Step 1: Take a photo of how you are lighting up the holidays at your home or business with friends and family.
  • Step 2: Upload the photo to the contest tab on Georgia Power's Facebook Page (
  • Step 3: Share your entry on social media and encourage friends to vote for your photo on the contest tab.

Each week during the promotion period, Georgia Power will randomly select one entry submitted since Nov. 24, 2017 to receive four tickets to one of Georgia's marquee public holiday attractions. Winners of this weekly drawing will be able to choose from the following attractions (subject to availability): Magical Nights of Lights 2017 at Lanier Islands (single car pass with 10 people included); Garden Lights, Holiday Nights at the Atlanta Botanical Garden; 2017 December Nights & Holiday Lights at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens; Fantasy in Lights at Callaway Gardens; or Snow Mountain & Christmas Adventure at Stone Mountain Park.

The week of December 25, Georgia Power will announce one Grand Prize Winner selected based solely on the total number of votes received for the photo during the promotion period. The Grand Prize Winner will receive a VIP experience for four at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl in Atlanta which includes tickets to the game, FanFest passes, pre-game field passes and four "swag" bags filled with Falcons gear. The Grand Prize Winner will also accept their trophy at the game.

Two Runners-Up will also be selected based on the total number of votes received, and will each receive a $250 gift card to Georgia Power Marketplace, Georgia Power's single convenient online portal featuring the most popular energy-saving and smart-home products with a streamlined rebate process for Georgia Power residential customers.

Throughout the holiday season, Georgia Power reminds customers that focusing on energy efficiency can help them save money and energy even as they celebrate. In addition to shopping for energy-saving products on the Georgia Power Marketplace, simple tips for the holidays include switching to energy efficient LED decorations, which use more than 50 percent less energy than traditional decoration, and putting decorations on a timer to ensure they're only on when people are home, or awake, to enjoy them. For more easy ways to save energy this holiday, visit

The company encourages customers to stay safe around electricity every day, and especially when decorating for the holidays. Holiday decorators should remember to follow all product safety instructions, exercise caution around power lines and when using ladders and watch for damaged cords and overloaded outlets. For more electric safety tips, visit

For full 2017 Georgia Power Holiday Lighting Contest Rules, visit

About Georgia Power 
Georgia Power is the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America's premier energy company. Value, Reliability, Customer Service and Stewardship are the cornerstones of the company's promise to 2.5 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. Committed to delivering clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy at rates below the national average, Georgia Power maintains a diverse, innovative generation mix that includes nuclear, 21st century coal and natural gas, as well as renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind. Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the company is consistently recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction. For more information, visit and connect with the company on Facebook (, Twitter ( and Instagram (

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