Voting has ended in Deck the Windows III, Boston’s holiday store window contest! All votes are being tabulated and the results will be announced on December 20.
A friendly competition, Deck the Windows focuses on businesses located in a Boston Main Streets district, although the City encourages businesses city-wide to showcase their festive holiday spirit. The contest is part of Mayor Menino’s Deck the City campaign, encouraging both residents and business owners to celebrate the holiday season by decorating their homes and local businesses districts.
The Deck the Windows holiday storefront decorating competition tested local businesses’ creativity during the holiday season. More than 400 windows were decorated by Wednesday, November 28. The public voting stage of the contest concluded on December 18, and the top three businesses were announced on Thursday, December 20 by Mayor Menino.
Round 1: December 1st - 8th
A local judging panel selected the winner from each Boston Main Streets district. The 1st place winner from each district advanced to Round 2.
Round 2: December 12th - 18th
In the final judging round, the voting public weighed in to pick the winning city-wide holiday storefront window from the Main Streets districts.
Announcing the Winner
Mayor Menino honored the Deck the Windows of Boston Main Streets II Grand Prize winner at a celebration on Thursday, December 20th, at the winner's business.