Schoolcraft Tourism & Commerce is a hybrid organization that sustains and enhances the quality of life for residents, businesses and visitors by focusing on community, workforce, and economic development. 



STC Welcome Center

1000 W Lakeshore Dr, PO Box 301
Manistique, MI 49854



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'DISCOVER' Window Decorating Contest

Showcase your business’s creativity and personality by decorating or creating a display in your windows around the theme “DISCOVER!”

All Manistique area businesses are invited to take part in the Power of Words Project by decorating your windows before the professional mural begins July 7th. By participating and collecting donations, you'll be helping offset some of the expenses of this first, HUGE mural project and the more likely we are able to create more art in the coming years in our area. PLUS your gorgeous creations will create buzz and more traffic to your business! Take a look at the details below and register today!  

Contest Guidelines

  • Businesses must be within Schoolcraft County limits

  • Your Display/Decorations must use the word "DISCOVER"

  • Registration deadline is Friday, July 6th

  • Windows must be decorated from July 7th to July 24th

  • Voting begins as soon as your display is up and you have your donation container for in-house votes (This can be before the official start date which is July 7th!)

  • Voting ends July 24th and all donations containers will be picked up

  • There is no entry fee to participate

Voting & Prizes

  • Voting consists of in person donations and online Facebook likes

  • Photos will be taken of each business and added to the Discover Window Decoration Contest Facebook Event and promoted through Schoolcraft Tourism & Commerce and Lake Effect Community Arts Center Facebook Pages.

Three winners will be awarded:

  • People's Choice (with the most in-house donations) 

  • Social Media Choice (with the most Facebook Likes) 

  • Best Use of Product/Merchandise (Chosen by the Power of Words Project Committee)

  • The winners will receive fabulous, custom advertising packages from Schoolcraft Tourism & Commerce - not to mention bragging rights!

  • Winners will be announced July 25th via social media and Pioneer Tribune. 

  • If you have any questions please contact Alison Edwards at alison.edwards@discovermanistique.com or 906-341-5010


Thanks for participating! We'll drop your donation container off ASAP!