Carlsbad Real Estate News and Views: 2018 Carlsbad Village Holiday Window Decorating Contest

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2018 Carlsbad Village Holiday Window Decorating Contest

Carlsbad Village Holiday Window Decorating Contest for 2018


It’s Black Friday, Cyber Monday is around the corner, and our holiday season is in full swing.


Holiday Window Display in Carlsbad Village 2017That also means it’s time for the annual Holiday Window Display contest in Carlsbad Village, sponsored by the Carlsbad Village Association.


I was running some errands in the Village the other day and lots of retailers are all ready for the holiday shopping season, with beautiful displays in their storefront windows. (photo at right is from last year)


Participants must have their window displays finished on the 23rd (TODAY), and the Holiday Window Display contest officially starts November 24th.


And remember, Saturday the 24th is Small Business Saturday in the Village - come #ShopSmall!


As in the past Carlsbad residents can vote for their favorite displays. Public voting will take place through December 18th for the “People’s Choice Award.”


A panel of judges from the City and from the Carlsbad Boys and Girls Clubs will pick 2 additional winners. The 3 winners will be announced on the Carlsbad Village Association website on December 19th.



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Comment balloon 12 commentsJeff Dowler, CRS • November 23 2018 10:14PM


Sounds like a fun local challenge Jeff Dowler, CRS 

Posted by Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor (Ward County Notary Services) about 1 year ago

It's un to see all the decorated windows in town Bob "RealMan" Timm . I enjoyed it last year and no doubt will again this year.


Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) about 1 year ago

I love how Carlsbad does this window challenge each year, Jeff. Now I'm going to have that song, Santa Baby, in my head all day!

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage ) about 1 year ago

Such a fun contest, I am sure the business owners have a lot of fun coming up with stuff that will catch the eye!

Posted by Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ (Arizona Focus Realty) about 1 year ago

Hi Jeff.  I remember your previous years' postings about this contest.  I hope you'll have the opportunity to share some of the entries pictures with us.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) about 1 year ago

Good morning Jeff. Today is a great day for a stroll around Carlsbad Village! Enjoy your walk!

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired (Wayne M Martin) about 1 year ago

That "window show"was a part of every Christmas as a child going downtown when the stores did very elaborate decorating with animated characters...good to see the tradition in a little different way still done.

Posted by Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce (EXP Realty 414-525-0563) about 1 year ago

Hello Jeff - I remember these kinds of events when I was young. Great community spirit.

Posted by Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393 about 1 year ago

Jeff now this sounds like a fun contest.  Hope several of the businesses participate.

Posted by George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert (George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages) about 1 year ago

I LOVE that song Nina Hollander  And I agree with Bob "RealMan" Timm  - perhaps a video?!



Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) about 1 year ago

Brian England 

Some of the windows are really creative and fun. I like how this contest gets the community involved!


Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) about 1 year ago

Hi Gabe Sanders 

It was fun to share sme photos from before and I plan to do so again. No doubt I will be in town running errands, and can check out some of the retailers' windows.


Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) about 1 year ago