The 2nd Street District is hosting their 4th annual Holiday Window Walk with a student design competition to Deck the District by designing various business window fronts. Rae Cosmetics is designed by student Raul De Lara.
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The Second Street District — the series of shops and restaurants in lower downtown — is throwing one of the first holiday events of the year with the 5th Annual Holiday Window Walk.

Shoppers can explore the boutiques alon

g the street while admiring the storefront windows, which have been turned into elaborate art installations by design students from St. Edward’s University and the University of Texas.

Details: Ongoing Wednesday through Dec. 6. Free. Second Street between San Antonio and Colorado streets.