Downtown Holiday Tree Decorating Contest Entry Form

Does your business want to participate in this year's Downtown Galveston Holiday Tree Decorating Competition from Dec 11 to Jan 2? Let us know below!

The Holiday Tree Decorating Contest is designed to bring extra holiday cheer into businesses in Historic Downtown Galveston. This contest will give visitors the unique holiday experience of exploring their favorite Downtown Galveston shops and admiring your creatively decorated trees.

About The Holiday Tree Decorating Competition

Each participant will receive a tree (if requested below) + $200 for decorations, sponsored by the Galveston Park Board of Trustees. Business owners are encouraged to position the tree in the front window so that the public can see the tree and vote on their favorite - even outside of business hours (keeping the tree lit).

The public will vote on their favorite tree here on through Sunday, Jan 2.


Three (3) businesses that obtain the most votes during the contest will receive the marketing package outlined below:

  • 1/3 page ad in 2023 Spring/Summer issue of Island Soul ($1,065 value)
  • Three (3) months of advertising on ($600 value)
  • E-blast spotlight or digital billboard ($750 value)

Total Value: $2,415

Form Submission Deadline: TBD

Need a Tree Provided?
The Park Board will provide your business with a tree (real, not artificial) if needed.