During December, Downtown Riverhead’s otherwise empty storefront windows were filled with festive scenes and images, to celebrate the holiday season. Fifteen local groups and businesses participated in the 2011 Holiday Window Decorating Contest: Riverside Group, IGHL, CRJ Services, Mercy-McGann High School, Barbara Bilotta, People for the Ethical Treatment of Elves, LaFace Construction, I Love Riverhead, Peconic Land Trust, JJAM, River & Roots Community Garden, Landsberg Design, Cherada Design, The Red Collection, Star Confectionary. Public voting took place from December 4 through December 22 at the East End Arts Gallery to determine the best window display. The winning window display was announced on Tuesday, December 27 at the Riverhead Town Board Work Session.
East End Arts is pleased to announce the winners from the 2011 Holiday Window Decorating Contest.
First Place: People for the Ethical Treatment of Elves
Theme: Occupy North Pole
Prize: $500 Cash
Second Place: LaFace Construction
Prize: $125 Cash
Third Place Tie: JJAM and The Red Collection
Prize: Each won Three Tickets to the Long Island Aquarium