Thank you for voting for the 10th Annual Downtown Eau Claire Awards. Finalists will be announced in early February and winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Thursday, February 22nd.
For the purpose of the Downtown Eau Claire Awards, Downtown includes the following areas:
  • South Barstow District
  • North Barstow District
  • Water Street District
  • West Grand District
  • Historic Randall Park Neighborhood
  • Third Ward Neighborhood
  • North River Fronts Neighborhood
  • UW-Eau Caire
  • Carson Park
In addition to the following awards, Downtown Eau Claire, Inc. will present Outstanding Achievement, Volunteer of the Year, and Member of the Year awards.

* 1. Best Business
What was your favorite place or organization in 2017? Who could you just not live without?
Awarded to any business or organization located in Downtown Eau Claire for all of 2017. All industries are eligible. Please enter only one name.

* 2. Best Event
What was your favorite Downtown event in 2017? There are just so many to choose from!
Awarded to the organizer of an event (one-time or recurring) held in Downtown Eau Claire in 2017. Please enter only one name.

* 3. Best New Business
Lots of great businesses opened Downtown in 2017. Which one is the best addition?
Awarded to a business owner or organization for a location that opened in Downtown Eau Claire in 2017. Businesses that had an existing location in Downtown are not eligible. Past winners include The Oxbow Hotel & The Lakely, The Brewing Projekt, Guppy's Pizza, and A Fun Dye Factory.

* 4. Best New Renovation
There was a lot of renovation in 2017. Which one did it the best?
Awarded to a business owner or organization for the renovation of an existing location in Downtown Eau Claire completed in 2017. Past winners include The Oxbow Hotel & The Lakely, Lazy Monk Brewing, The Plus, and the Children's Museum.

* 5. Best New Development
Big construction makes a big impact. Which 2017 development was the best?
Awarded to a development owner for a new construction development project in Downtown Eau Claire completed in 2017.