This year, Drogheda Christmas Bonanza and Drogheda Independent want to find Drogheda’s Best Christmas Window 2015. With the standards already high in Drogheda, we want to support and acknowledge the creativity and effort and time that retailers, shops big and small, café owners, restaurateurs, publicans, in fact all business across Drogheda make to make their window unique, and special to their business and clients. With Drogheda Independent as Best Christmas Window Sponsor, the winners will feature prominently in the newspaper and each will receive a special commemorative plaque.

There are five categories to choose from so the competition is open to everyone in business!

  • Best Shop
  • Best Café/Restaurant
  • Best Public House
  • Best Business
  • Best Other!

Best Christmas Window Competition Timeline:

  • The competition opens for registration on Friday 6th of November and closes on Sunday 22nd November.
  • All those entering need to have their windows LIVE by Monday 23rd November.
  • Judging will take place from the 23rd Nov and over the Bonanza Weekend, Friday 27th – Sunday 29th. Winners will be contacted early the following week. Winning windows will all be featured with their owners/creators in the Drogheda Independent.

This winter, get your creativity and your shop window noticed! AND Save the dates: Drogheda Christmas Bonanza Festival Friday 27-Sunday 29 November 2015

To enter just fill out the application form available to download here and email it to or post it directly to Drogheda & District Chamber, Broughton House, Dublin Road, Drogheda, Co. Louth

We have also compiled a directory of names and contact details of window display stockists, window display artists and other supports you may wish to avail of. Click here to download a copy

The Best Christmas Window 2015 Judges are: Hubert Murphy, Editor, Drogheda Independent, Jeni Glasgow, Owner, Brown Hound Bakery and Eastern Seaboard Bar & Grill, David McCloskey, SpecSavers, Drogheda & Bonanza Committee, Karen Healy, Venue Dresser, Image & Event Manager, Creative Marketer, Eddie Phelan, President, Drogheda & District Chamber of Commerce, Cllr Kevin Callan, Bonanza Committee and Aoife Ruane, Highlanes Gallery & Bonanza Committee


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