2023 Downtown Holiday Decorating Contest


Once again this year, the CMI Board would like to encourage downtown businesses to decorate for the holidays with a little friendly competition!

Let’s make downtown Milwaukie a holiday season destination! 

The rules are simple — no application is required, just decorate the exterior of your building before 5pm on Friday, December 1, 2023 to be considered Decorations will be judged that evening, and the winners will be announced at the Umbrella Parade & Tree Lighting on December 2.

First place:  $300 | Second place:  $200 | Third place:  $100

*Any business between 21st Avenue and McLoughlin Boulevard, and between the Post Office and Pietro’s, will be considered by the judges. While interior decorations are appreciated, only exterior decorations and interior decorations visible from the sidewalk will be judged. We look forward to seeing your festive displays!

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