Holiday ✿ Celebration

Painted Snow Plows for Christmas

As we were driving down the street taking in the last of the Fall beauty from the colorful trees and the fallen leaves, we came across the annual 2018 DPW Painted Snowplows Contest!  Grade School (yep… not High School but Grade School kids) are chosen to paint the city’s snowplows for the holidays and it’s just in time… we have had a couple of flurries in the past few days.  Getting chilly out but not enough to stay indoors yet!  Not all are painted in Christmas theme but each has a theme and send a message.  We’re fans and now we’ll have to post each year!

Ron and I love the Christmas “Better Together” plow as our favorite but click below on the link and see what you think.  Share your thoughts below, in the Comments, and thank you!

Click this link for the article from Appleton City Hall

32 thoughts on “Painted Snow Plows for Christmas

    1. We love it too, so creative, right? I was just amazed that they could paint something that well! 🙂 I hope they keep up the tradition! Thanks for commenting, Merry Christmas!

  1. What an original and cute idea! I know my kids would totally enjoy doing this, and this may be something that we can do to our own snow plow for display in our yard. Thanks for sharing!

    1. OH, wow, that would be fun! I was amazed at what the kids came up with! It’s the first year that they did it close to us so we hadn’t seen it before but they do it a couple of other cities as well! The guys/gals that do snow plowing get so excited when Winter is even close, they run around the city with their snow plows on like their teenagers showing off a new car!! It’s cute, Midwestern and just a lot of fun to watch! So, the kids may as well get a bit of creative painting in before the snow actually comes! Now I’m chuckling! Merry Christmas!!!

    1. Thank you! We enjoy it here, even if a lot of snow but also a lot of sunshine during the Winter so it sparkles!! Very cozy! I hope they keep doing this every year, this is the first time we’ve seen the plows! Merry Christmas!!

    1. Thank you, it seemed fun to us too! We haven’t seen them do this before and hope they include even more children next year! I thought they did a really great job! Merry Christmas Alisha!

  2. That is so creative! We love in Texas so we rarely see snow plows let alone decorated ones! What a good way to spread a wonderful, needed message. Thanks for sharing your journey!

  3. How fun! We don’t get enough snow around here to have snowplows, but one local dentist office has a contest for kids/schools to paint parking spaces each year. I love seeing the creativity.

    1. That’s a great idea too!! Anything to get the children activated and in the spirit of Christmas is great! They love being creative and artistic!! Thanks for sharing!

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