Today is the deadline to cast a vote in Downtown Joplin Alliance’s holiday window decorating contest.
Residents can vote for their favorite window or building decorations put up by downtown businesses at the alliance’s Facebook page, facebook.com/downtownjoplin.
Participating businesses are Be-You-Nique Boutique, Blue Moon Boutique, Blue’s Bike Co., Carmen’s Apples, Club 609, Countryside Flowers, Frosted Cakerie, Hackett Hot Wings, Joplin Avenue Coffee Co., Net-Vendor, Newton’s Jewelers, Rosa Bella’s, Rust & Stuff, Sophie, The Runaround and Urban Art Gallery.
There are four categories of competition: Most Festive, Most Beautiful, Most Humorous and Most Lights. The business with the most votes in each category will receive a trophy at an awards ceremony scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday at City Hall.