Decorate Dublin Holiday Contest for Businesses

The 2018 Decorate Dublin Holiday Contest is sponsored by the City of Dublin and the Dublin Chamber of Commerce to encourage shoppers to frequent Dublin businesses, while also promoting festive décor in Dublin’s retail areas during the busy holiday shopping season. 

The deadline to register for the contest has now closed. 


During the week of December 14 -18, 2018, a panel of judges will select the “Best Use of Lights,” “Best Interior,” and “Most Festive” awards, while the “People’s Choice” award will be selected by members of the public who cast a vote online.

A link will be provided on this page to vote for the “People’s Choice” award, December 14 -18, 2018.

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Winners for the "Best Use of Lights,” “Best Interior,” and “Most Festive” awards will receive a $200 prize each. The “People’s Choice” award winner will receive a $300 prize.

Why Participate?

  • By decorating, your customers will know you are open for holiday shopping.
  • Photos of all the participating businesses will be posted online for public voting.  Not only does this provide exposure for your business, but you can engage with your customers by encouraging them to vote for the People's Choice award!
  • Bragging rights!  Winners will be recognized online by the Dublin Chamber and City of Dublin, and will be invited to receive their prize at a City Council meeting in January 2019.

Contest Rules:

  • Only businesses located within the city limits of Dublin are eligible to participate in the Decorate Dublin Holiday Contest for Businesses. 
  • The individual who registers must be affiliated with the participating business. 
  • Businesses may compete in multiple categories, but may win only one category. 
  • Submissions must comply with the City of Dublin’s Code Enforcement regulations.