2022 Holiday Window Decorating Contest Winners Announced

For Immediate Release: Friday, December 16, 2022

Contact: Rick Zolman, Events & Programming Manager, 260-203-1521


2022 Holiday Window Decorating Contest Winners Announced


FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The final votes have been counted, and the results are in for the eighth annual Holiday Window Decorating Contest, presented by Downtown Fort Wayne!


Nearly 25 Downtown businesses and organizations participated in this free, festive tradition that helps kick off the holiday season in Downtown Fort Wayne. This year’s theme was Elf on a Downtown Shelf. Contestants were awarded first, second and third places in three categories: Most Thematic, Most Fort Wayne and People’s Choice.


Thank you to all who participated in the annual contest and those who voted. Congratulations to the following 2022 Holiday Window Decorating Contest winners!


Most Thematic:

First place: Carson Law LLP

Second place: Beckman Lawson LLP

Third place: Kanela


Most Fort Wayne:

First place: Sweets on Main

Second place: Jones Petrie Rafinski

Third place: Rudy’s Shop


People’s Choice:

First place: Beckman Lawson LLP

Second place: Feichter Realtors LLC

Third place: Citilink


Photos of the winning windows in first, second and third places will be featured in The Journal Gazette on Sunday, December 18, alongside the honorable mention contestants.


Voting began during the Night of Lights on Wednesday, November 23, and ended on Sunday, December 11.



For images of the decorated windows and more information on a variety of Downtown Fort Wayne holiday activities, please go to


The 2022 Holiday Window Decorating Contest is presented by Downtown Fort Wayne and sponsored by Northwest Bank, Hanning & Bean Enterprises, Inc., WANE 15, Fort Wayne Newspapers, 97.3 WMEE, OUTFRONT Media, Fort Wayne Metals and Peterman Brothers.