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.


Vote in person at the following locations between now and January 3, or vote online starting Monday, December 12.

  • Downtown Albany BID office (21 Lodge Street), Monday through Friday 9:00 AM-4:30 PM, closed December 26 and January 2
  • Albany City Hall (24 Eagle Street), Monday through Friday 9:00 AM-4:30 PM, closed December 26 and January 2
  • Discover Albany Visitors Center (25 Quackenbush Square), Monday through Friday 9:00 AM-2:00 PM, Saturday 10:00 AM-2:00 PM, closed December 24-January 2

Click here to vote using the online ballot


Participating businesses:

  • Cider Belly Doughnuts | 25 N Pearl Street
  • Far Shot Albany | 69 N Pearl Street
  • Fort Orange General Store | 412 Broadway
  • Irish American Heritage Museum | 21 Quackenbush Square
  • Loch & Quay | 414 Broadway
  • Modern Body Art | 54 N Pearl Street
  • Palace Theatre | 19 Clinton Avenue
  • Stacks Espresso Bar | 488 Broadway
  • The Bull & Bee Meadery & Tasting Room | 140 Hamilton Street
  • The Cobblestone Lunch Shoppe | 37 Maiden Lane
  • The Enchanted Florist & Gifts of Albany | 54 Columbia Street
  • The Kenmore Ballroom | 76 N Pearl Street
  • The Olde English Pub & Pantry | 683 Broadway
  • The Yard: Hatchet House + Bar | 16 Sheridan Avenue

Click here for an interactive map of all participating locations.

 

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