And the winning Holiday Window Displays are…
For the first time ever, the businesses of Wellington Village and Hintoburg have coordinated a holiday window display contest, with shops trying to out do each other for the best windows in the ‘hood.
Through the competitive spirit of our local business owners, the main street of Wellington West has come alive with bright, festive beauty.
We brought together a panel of local celebrities to tour the streets and choose the best of the best in three categories: Most Creative, Small But Mighty and Best Overall. Thanks to our judges for this year, Mark Sutcliffe, Mary Taggart, Jacqui Du Toit, François Levesque and Sue Hall. So without further ado, the winners are…
Most Creative Display
Winner: Maker House Co.
Honourable Mention: Wabi Sabi
Small But Mighty
Winner: Lot 7
Honourable Mention: Flamingo Boutique
Honourable Mention: Malenka Originals
Honourable Mention: Kindred Shop & Studio
Best Overall Display
Winner: Tooth and Nail Brewing
Honourable Mention: Bloomfields
Honourable Mention: Saint Vincent de Paul
Special Judges Awards
Best Painted Window: The Hair Committee
Best Non-Retail Display: CDHA
Best Classic Display: Petit Bill’s Bistro
Special thanks to the owners of Kindred Shop & Studio for taking the lead on organizing this year’s competition! Share a photo of the window on Instagram and use our tag #WelliWindows, we’ll also enter your post in a draw to win one of 45 gift cards for some awesome local businesses.