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Downtown Decorating Contest

Downtown Decorating Contest


Enjoy festive holiday displays at your favorite Downtown businesses this winter and vote for your favorite for a chance to win a $50 Downtown Albany Gift Card!

One local business will take home the Downtown Decorating trophy, neighborhood-wide bragging rights, and a free social media advertising package. Click here to vote for your favorite display. 

Votes will be collected online, or by paper ballot at the following locations: 

  • Downtown Albany BID office (21 Lodge Street), Monday through Friday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM , closed December 24 and 31
  • Albany City Hall (24 Eagle Street), Monday through Friday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, closed December 24 and 31
  • Discover Albany Visitors Center (25 Quackenbush Square), Thursday and Friday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, closed December 24 - January 3
  • Hot Chocolate Stroll registration table at Tricentennial Park on December 11 from 12:00 - 4:00 PM.

Participating businesses:

  • Bombshell Hair & Beauty Studio | 488 Broadway
  • Cafe Capriccio | 49 Grand Street
  • Catholic Charities Waldorf Residence | 29 Maiden Lane
  • Cider Belly Doughnuts | 25 N Pearl Street
  • Cobblestone Lunch Shoppe | 37 Maiden Lane
  • Dawn’s Victory Sports Café | 10 Sheridan Avenue
  • The Enchanted Florist & Gifts | 54 Columbia Street
  • The Kenmore Ballroom | 76 N Pearl Street
  • The Olde English Pub & Pantry | 683 Broadway
  • The Palace Theatre | 19 Clinton Avenue
  • Pearl Street Diner | 40 N Pearl Street
  • Precision Fitness | 374 Broadway
  • Steuben Street Market | 58 N Pearl Street

Click here for an interactive map of all participating locations.

IMPORTANT: Votes must be submitted by noon on January 3, 2022 to be eligible.

December 4-January 3