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Window Decorating Contest

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Window Decorating Contest

Windows throughout the historic downtown area will light up again this 2018 holiday season.  From the grand homes in the Residents of Old Wilmington District to the shops and restaurants in the festive Downtown Districts.  You may even see boats and the Riverwalk decked out festively along the bustling River District.

The Window Decorating contest is organized by the Downtown Business Alliance (DBA) and includes a People’s Choice award that is part of the Historic Wilmington Holly Jolly Holidaysl.

From Downtown’s historic core spanning from the Cotton Exchange to Chandler’s Wharf along with Castle Street, Brooklyn Arts and South Front Districts.  It will be a delight for visitors and local alike.

Ride the Downtown District Trolley, hail it anywhere along it’s route.

2018 Window Decorating Contest- People’s Choice
It’s time for the people’s voice to be heard. Merchants have filled their windows with holiday cheer. The votes are being cast by a panel of judges, but we want to hear from you. Help us select your choice for Best Holiday Window Decorations. Voting ends at midnight on Monday, December 17th.

Use this link to cast your vote.


Scenes From 2017

Season of Celebration Events

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Celebrate the season in Downtown.

Learn more about the events taking place in downtown during Holly Jolly Holidays by visiting this link.


 Last minute Gift Ideas.

Are you looking for that “one of a kind” gift to wrap up your holiday shopping? Or so you still have some stockings that need to be stuffed? We have some amazing ideas for you. Visit this link to see great last minute gift ideas you can pick up in Historic Downtown Wilmington at our unique shops and restaurants.
(Keep checking this list. New Ideas are getting added every minute.)