Holiday Window Decorating Contest Winners 2017

By on December 18, 2017


Second-Gear-2017window-Happy-HolidaysThank you to all the businesses that participated in the West Asheville Business Association Holiday Window Decorating Contest!

It was wonderful to see such creativity along the street and judges had a challenging time selecting winners. They commented on the variety and energy put into each window display.

As a reminder, judges selected winners in the designated categories while online voting determined the Community Choice Award.

Awards were presented at the Wrap Party at Urban Orchard Cider Co on Sunday evening, December 17, 2017. This WABA annual holiday social included an array of snacks provided by King Daddy’s Chicken & Waffle, Kitchen 743 at Isis Music Hall, BimBeriBon and Urban Orchard.

Judges’ picks:

  • Fanciest Decorations
    2017 winner: Jennythreads
  • Best Use of Natural Materials
    2017 winner: The DryGoods Shop
  • Best Use of Recycled/Repurposed Materials
    2017 winner: Second Gear
  • Most Traditional Feel
    2017 winner: The Hop West
  • Craftiest Decorations
    2017 winner: Flora
  • Most Humorous (Silliest)
    2017 winner: Image 420
  • Best Display of Store Merchandise
    2017 winner: Whist
  • Most Creative
    2017 winners (tie): Instant Karma and Fleetwood’s
  • Favorite Austen Mikulka Painted Window
    2017 winner: Orbit DVD

Community Choice Award went to Image 420. They have custody of the “W” trophy, custom made by metal artist Chukk Bruursema, until voting next year.

Again, thanks for helping to make our holiday season brighter along Haywood Road.
We look forward to a successful 2018 for all the business and our West Asheville community.

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