2016 Holiday Window Decorating Contest


Where: Uptown Whittier

Deadline Decor: Monday, November 28th…Lights ON!


Get ready for the Holiday Shopping Season by decorating and enter to win!

Holiday Window Decorating Contest 2016



It’s an exciting time in Uptown Whittier this time of year. The Whittier Uptown Association (WUA) hosts the Annual Holiday Window Decorating contest with Uptown businesses and merchants bringing their storefront to life with holiday décor. 

The feeling of the holiday spirit entices the community and visitors to shop locally. 

WUA Members are encouraged to participate.

Judges for this contest include:

  • Santa Clause
  • Mayor – Joe Vinatieri
  • MC – Craig Wilford
  • Whittier High School Marching Band
  • Studio Danza
  • Dance Image
  • Operations Manager of the Whittier Uptown Association – Olivia E. Rios
  • Special Guest (to be announced)

Prizes for winners include:

  • Award plaque presented by the WUA
  • Your business featured on the WUA Facebook page
  • Your business featured in an WUA email blast
  • 1st Prize / $200 cash prize, Gift Basket and Gift Certificates
  • 2nd Prize / $100 cash prize and Gift Basket
  • 3rd Prize / Gift Basket and Gift Certificates

Prizes will be awarded according to the following:
• Originality of Design, Use of Space, Light Display • Holiday Spirit • Creativity and Materials.

Window contest rules:

  1. All applications must be received at the WUA office by deadline, Thursday, November 22nd. No exceptions. (The sooner you apply the sooner we market your business.)
  2. All Whittier Uptown businesses, who are in good standing, are eligible to participate.
  3. Use your entire business window for display.
  4. Fee to be FREE to WUA participate.
  5. You can bring in others to create your display (school, church, artists, etc.).
  6. Window displays must be completed by Monday, November 28th, 2016.
  7. Judging will be completed by Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 / Judging by City officials and Uptown Association Members.
  8. Winners will be announced at on Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at Rick’s Grand Illumination 6:30pm 7254 Greenleaf, Uptown Whittier and at Holiday Sonata on Saturday, December 3rd at 7pm.
  9. Display MUST remain up for the entire holiday season.
  10. Email or drop off your entry form to the WUA.

Check out last year’s winners!

For questions, please call the WUA office at (562) 696-2662 Monday – Friday 9am-5pm.