Carlsbad Real Estate News and Views: 2019 Winners - Carlsbad Village Holiday Window Decorating Contest

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2019 Winners - Carlsbad Village Holiday Window Decorating Contest

Carlsbad Village Holiday Window Display Contest

2019 Winners Announced


As they have for the last 4 years, the Carlsbad Village Association sponsored a contest for retailers in the Village and invited them to decorate their windows for the holidays. 35 merchants took up the challenge and participated.


Voting took place between November 30th and December 16th. Residents voted online for the People’s Choice Award, with 402 votes cast. The People's Choice winner was Handel’s Ice Cream.


Two other winners were selected: one by 2 City Council Members (Cory Schumacher and Priya Bhat-Patel), with the top nod to Carlsbad Village Music, and the second, the Kid's Favorite Choice, by the Boys and Girls Club of Carlsbad, awarding their prize to Dollhouse Boutique.


If you haven’t seen the winning windows, here’s a collage of photos from the Carlsbad Village Association website (click photo to read more about the contest on the CVA website). Winners were announced today on the CVA website and in their email newsletter.


Holiday Window Decorating Contest 2019 Winners

Carlsbad Village Holiday Window Display Contest winners 2019Top Left - Carlsbad Village Music

Top RIght - Dollhouse Boutique

People's Choice Award - bottom


 There’s still plenty of time to shop, enjoy some holiday music, and appreciate the beautiful holiday window displays in downtown Carlsbad Village.


Happy Holidays!


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Comment balloon 10 commentsJeff Dowler, CRS • December 18 2019 08:28PM


Hello Jeff, I can see why this ice cream store won the contest.  Hope you are ready for Christmas.


Posted by Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!" (Hamm Homes) 2 months ago

Jeff congratulations to all the winners.  These were very very creative.

Posted by George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert (George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages) 2 months ago

Hey Will Hamm 

I agree! It's a great looking window.

Yep, pretty much ready - just a little more shopping to do! You?


Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (eXp Realty of California) 2 months ago

Hi George Souto 

Agreed. There were seome wonderful window displays this year...although that's true every year!


Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (eXp Realty of California) 2 months ago

Jeff,  They are all very lovely, but my favorite is the people choice.  A

Posted by Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy (Napa Consultants) 2 months ago

No doubt these decorations create the same kind of memories I had as a child seeing the windows in downtown Milwaukee and the animated characters bringing the season to life !

Posted by Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Real Estate Agents - Luxury - Divorce (EXP Realty 414-525-0563) 2 months ago

Good morning, Jeff... such beautiful window displays... if I was judging I'd have a hard time picking a winner. They all look like winners to me.

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage ) 2 months ago

Those are great choices, they all did such a wonderful job with their decorations!

Posted by Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ (Arizona Focus Realty) 2 months ago

Hi Jeff Dowler, CRS - Thanks for sharing the results with us.  I read your initial post and was hoping you would announce the winners.  These are really great choices.  I remember being a young girl and making a trip to downtown Houston just to see the Xmas displays in the department store windows. 

Posted by Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR® (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage) 2 months ago

That was my pick, too Ron and Alexandra Seigel 

Sally K. & David L. Hanson  I remember seeing some amazing animated characters in windows in New York on more than one occasion, in Philadelphia as a kid, and one year in December in Paris - magical. Didn't see any in Carlsbad, though.


Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (eXp Realty of California) 2 months ago