Please join the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce as we bring back Downtown Holiday Window Decorating! To spread the cheer, we ask businesses to decorate their windows with a festive theme of their choosing.

Contest Dates:

  • November 29: Deadline to enter the contest by emailing with your company name
  • December 1: Your window must be completed & a photographer from chamber will take photo
  • December 1: Voting begins
  • December 15: Voting ends
  • December 17: Winners announced!

Decorating Criteria:

In addition to the People’s Choice Award, a judge panel will select a Grand Prize Window based on the following criteria: General Presentation – overall effect, display and placement of decorations, originality, & creativity. Workmanship – craftsmanship, design detail, effective use of color and material.

Contest Guidelines:

  • Email with your company name to enter the contest by November 29.
  • Your window must be completed by Sunday, December 1, 2019. We strongly recommend that your window be lit up in some form, especially for nighttime viewings!
  • We will have a photographer come by no later than Sunday, December 1 to photograph your window, so the sooner you have it done, the better.


  • Voting begins on December 1. We will post an album of all windows on Facebook and fans will be able to vote by “liking” their favorite window. Each voter that posts a photo with your window will be entered to win $50 Chamber Bucks. Voting ends on Sunday, December 15. Winners will be announced on Tuesday, December 17.


  • A traveling trophy and bragging rights will be awarded to the winning businesses and a photo of their window will be featured in promotions for the contest next year.