Bishop Chamber: Storefront Decorating Contest

Cast Your Ballot for Your Favorite Storefront in Bishop’s “130 Years of Fun
at the Tri-County Fair” Decorating Contest

Bishop, CA (August 9, 2017) – Bishop locals and visitors who enjoy the festive
downtown storefronts and shops celebrating “130 Years of Fun at the Tri-County
Fair”, can vote for their favorite storefront starting Monday, August 14th on the
City of Bishop website at, or in person at the City Hall or
at the Bishop Visitors Center, as part of Tri-County Fair themed storefront
decorating contest.

The storefront decorating contest is being sponsored by the City of Bishop, the
Bishop Chamber of Commerce, Sierra Wave Media, and the Inyo Register as the
first event in a series of storefront contests intended to encourage residents and
visitors to visit downtown, celebrate Bishop’s local history and culture, and
showcase Bishop’s excellent local merchants.

“The Tri-County Fair has been one the area’s most treasured events for over
100 years, and is still a centerpiece of Bishop’s culture and identity,” said Tawni
Thomson, Director of the Chamber of Commerce “It is exciting to extend the
celebration of the Fair’s history throughout the business community.”
The Tri-County Fair themed is the first in a series of storefront decorating
contests to be rolled out over the year. Upcoming contests include fall colors in
the Eastern Sierra and the holiday season.

All businesses are encouraged to enter the contest by decorating their
storefronts using the theme “130 Years of Fun at the Tri-County Fair.” All
participants will be recognized in local media, and the winning storefront will
receive a $100 gift certificate to a Chamber member business of their choice, a
voucher for free new advertising with either The Inyo Register or Sierra Wave
media, and a voucher for two-hours of free DJ services and Karaoke from
Eastern Sierra Entertainment Services. The deadline to enter is August 25 th , and
businesses are encouraged to get their entries up early to increase their visibility
and chances to win. Businesses can enter by emailing or calling Associate City
Planner Elaine Kabala at or 760-873- 8458.

Everyone is encouraged to visit downtown businesses and vote on their favorite
decorations based on theme, creativity, and incorporation of merchandise.
Individuals can vote at the City of Bishop website, or in person at City Hall or at
the Bishop Visitors Center.