Holiday Window Decorating contest winners

East End Arts announced the winners of its third annual Holiday Window Decorating contest in downtown Riverhead at the Dec. 27 Riverhead Town Board meeting.

The windows of several vacant storefronts were decorated in early December and people could vote for their favorites from Dec. 2 to 20 at East End Arts. The first place winner received a prize of $500. Second place got $100, and third place got six free tickets to Long Island Aquarium.

Below are the photos of the three winners from Barbaraellen Koch.

First place went to Peconic Community School.

Second place went to People for the Ethical Treatment of Elves. (Group member Mark Sisson donated the prize to New Beginnings Brendan House, another window contestant).

Third place went to the River and Roots Community Garden.