Merchants in the downtown of York Beach are being challenged to dress up their doorways and storefronts for Harvestfest weekend. The winning design will receive a cash prize of $200 from the Greater York Region Chamber of Commerce. Nine merchants have signed up to compete in the contest. They include: Beach Funatic, Sweet Josie’s Candy Shoppe, Bill & Bob’s Jewelry Shop, Fun-O-Rama, The Goldenrod, My Winey Sister, Woody’s Brick Oven Pizza, Shelton’s Gift Shop, and Inn on the Blues. The winners will be chosen by the public who will get to vote on their favorite designs during Harvestfest at the Information booth located in the ball field at Short Sands. Voting will end at 3:00pm on Sunday, October 17. The winner will be announced at 3:30pm, just before the annual Reap the Harvest Raffle winners are chosen.
“Several storefronts have already been completed and they look fabulous,” said Cathy Goodwin, Chamber President.