Downtown Chapel Hill

Holiday Window Display Contest

Join our Holiday Window Display Contest today! 

Win $600 towards an ad for your business.

Decorate your windows and facade with your holiday finest.  Choose any theme you wish.  There are no specific criteria for decorations except that lights must be included in the display.  This is a great opportunity to highlight your business during the holidays while helping to create a vibrate holiday atmosphere for residents and guests.

We will create a map of all participating businesses to allow visitors to find and vote on their favorite displays!  


  • Deadline to sign up is Friday, December 1
  • Install window display by Monday, December 4
  • Incorporate some sort of lighting in the display
  • Be creative and show your community pride
  • Keep it family friendly

How to Win

All participating businesses will have their display on an online voting platform for the public to vote on.  The business with the most votes by 5:00pm December 23 wins!

The Prize

The winner will win $600 in ad buys in the local media outlet of your choice.  Encourage visitors to vote for you and promote yourself on social media to increase your exposure!

If you have more questions contact Alex Rike at the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership: 919-371-0779 -

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