June 25, 2024


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Vote for the most festive Georgetown streatery (and shop community this weekend)

Participating organizations will be supplying unique promotions, items with buys, raffles, curbside select-up and much more.

Holiday decorations in tavern window.
Martin’s Tavern’s holiday break decorations from 2019. (Courtesy Sam Kittner/Georgetown BID)

Tiny Small business Saturday, Nov. 28, kicks off the vacation year in Georgetown, and Georgetown is extending its Store Compact Georgetown marketing in conjunction with Compact Company Saturday by means of Dec. 12.

Collaborating firms will be featuring specific promotions, presents with purchases, raffles, curbside select-up and far more.

Georgetown has a single of the biggest concentrations of neighborhood, independently owned firms in the District.

“We have hundreds of companies in Georgetown, and about 60% of them are small companies. Compact corporations have constantly been the coronary heart of our neighborhood. This 12 months, much more than at any time, we are recognizing how crucial it is to aid them when we can,” Lauren Boston, with the Georgetown Business enterprise Enhancement District, advised WTOP.

Georgetown’s once-a-year Getaway Window Levels of competition, which allows buyers, together with a panel of Georgetown judges, decide on the greatest storefront vacation decorations, will also include streateries that have popped up this year, the more outside dining parts carved out of avenue parking areas.

“Decking out their out of doors streateries with festive lights and decorations. They will be section of the judging system, as nicely as 25 or 30 compact small business and countrywide store windows,” Boston claimed.

There are at present 25 permitted cafe streateries in Georgetown.

The window and streatery competitiveness runs from Dec. 1 by Dec. 31. Consumers and diners can vote for their favorites by means of QR codes.

Cash prizes will be awarded in a variety of categories. A noncash prize will be given to the business whose window or streatery will get the most Facebook “likes.”

The Georgetown BID has various holiday break reward guides that highlight products and encounters from Georgetown outlets, products and services, bars and dining establishments.