December 2-January 3

Downtown Albany
Congratulations to Ria's Bistro for being voted this year's Downtown Decorating Champion!

You can find them at 113 State Street, where the Downtown Decorating Trophy, created by artist Mitchell Biernacki, will be on display until next year's competition. Thank you to all the businesses who participated, and to all of you who voted!

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, and neighborhood-wide bragging rights! 

Vote using the Online Voting Ballot. In person ballots may be cast at the Downtown Albany BID's office, Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM-5:00 PM. Please note our office is closed Monday, December 25 and Monday, January 1. By submitting your vote with a valid email address, you will be entered in a random drawing to win a $50 Downtown Albany Gift Card. Winners will be contacted using the email address provided on the week of January 3. Limit one vote per individual.

Participating Locations:

Click here for an interactive map of locations


IMPORTANT: Votes must be submitted by noon on January 3, 2023 to be eligible.