GREENVILLE, N.C. – Uptown Greenville is overflowing with holiday spirit and is hoping to inspire a brighter and more decorative holiday season in the Uptown District, with a holiday store front decorating contest.

Participating businesses are encouraged to create a window display and decorate the outside and inside of their store, incorporating holiday decorations, such as lights, Christmas trees, snowmen, snowflakes and more.

The winner will receive a cash prize of $250.00. All businesses located in the Uptown District (10th to the Tar River and from Cotanche/Reade Circle to Dickson/Pitt Street) are eligible to participate. THERE IS NO NEED TO SIGN UP- just decorate your window! This year’s voting will be open to the public. You can find the voting form on the Uptown Greenville website!

Online voting will begin Wednesday, November 25th and go will go through Thursday, December 3rd. The winner will be announced at Greenville Gives – the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, December 4 and will be posted in the Uptown Greenville E-newsletter.

Also if your business is having a special event or promotion, which you would like to see included in the weekly Uptown E-newsletter please send information to

More information: 252.561.8400 or

Happy Holidays!