Chamber of Commerce Announces Holiday Decorating Contest

The Greenwich Chamber of Commerce announces its annual holiday decorating contest for town businesses. The contest is open to all local businesses with a storefront and is not limited to Chamber members. Businesses are encouraged to decorate their storefronts in the spirit of the holidays and will be eligible to win a prize and special recognition for their efforts.

This year’s windows will be evaluated by four groups of judges. The town will be broken into four areas: 1) Central Greenwich (defined as starting from the intersection of North Street and E. Putnam Ave. and ending at the Anthropologie store on W. Putnam Ave.; includes Greenwich Avenue and all side streets), 2) Byram/Glenville/Pemberwick, 3) Cos Cob/Riverside and 4) Old Greenwich. There will be one winner per geographic area judged by the following category: Best Greenwich Holiday Storefront.

The judging begins on, Dec. 1 and will run through Monday, Dec. 5. Winners will be announced on Thursday, Dec. 7 at the Chamber’s Holiday Party and Storefront Decorating Awards event which will be held at Clement Gallery, 45 E. Putnam Ave. from 5:30 to 7 p.m. This party is open to members and non-members. The public is welcome. RSVP is required; no walk-ins.

Prizes to winners include free advertising on the Chamber’s website or a free Chamber membership, a professional photo and special recognition at the Chamber’s well attended holiday party.

Register at, write to or call 203-869-3500. The fee for the Holiday Party is $20 for members and $30 for non-members.

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