Support the contest. VOTE for The People's Choice Award from April 21 - April 30. Look for the link in the store windows
Take a walk downtown and enjoy the Merchants Window Displays as they show their support and spirit for Vermont Maple. Winners will be chosen by our hand-selected judges and announced on Thursday April 27th to the Businesses and at the opening Ceremony on April 28th at 12 Noon.
How are windows judged?
Stores are asked to have their windows decorated so voting may begin by April 21st. Judges will make their choices by Wednesday April 26th and the winner will be notified on Thursday April 27th. They will judge the windows on 3 aspects:
best representation of the Vermont Maple Festival theme: “Maple – The Heart of Vermont”
creativity & uniqueness
Come see some of the decorated windows.
Take a stroll downtown and enjoy a feast for the eyes! Windows of the participating shops in downtown St. Albans will be decorated with maple scenes, each trying to outdo the other to capture the honor of being named the business with the best maple theme display and
support the local businesses by VOTING April 21 – April 30 for your favorite window to help the business receive
“The People’s Choice Award”
Eaton's Fine Jewelry
Their display incorporated trees tapped with glittering chains and rings, and artfully used log slices and maple references.
Their inaugural display featured denim "syrup" cascading from a boiler, cotton ball steam and signage that mirrored the makerspace mission: "Tap into Change."
Third Place & VT Maple Festival People's Choice Award
Rail City Salon
Their display included dripping "syrup" and a host of historical references to the syrup industry in Vermont.