Richmond Street Banner Contest open for submissions

22 August 2022

Picture this: your artwork, displayed and admired by thousands of drivers, walkers and cyclists in Richmond.

Make it a reality by entering the City of Richmond Street Banner Contest, which will see artwork showcased on 1,000 street banners throughout Richmond in 2023. This popular community-based program welcomes submissions that include photography, graphic design and other art mediums of all artistic skill and abilities.

Participants are encouraged to consider the following 10 themes when submitting their entries:

  • Neighbourhood
  • Community
  • Connection
  • Wildlife
  • Wellness
  • Urban Landscape
  • Nature
  • Waterfront
  • The Arts
  • Sustainability

All members of the community are invited to showcase and share their unique vision of Richmond’s vibrant spaces and distinctive landscapes and neighbourhoods. Submissions that fit the banner contest criteria will be accepted until Friday, September 16, 2022 at 5 p.m.

A community volunteer judging panel will shortlist 20 submissions, which will then be posted on the City of Richmond Street Banner website. The community will be invited to vote for their favourite designs on the City’s Let’s Talk Richmond engagement platform ( and 10 winners will be selected.

Winners will be announced in the spring of 2023 and they will be awarded a $300 honorarium along with a full-sized banner featuring their winning submission.

For complete contest rules and guidelines, and to submit entries, visit

Richmond’s Street Banner Contest is part of the broader Partners for Beautification program, which invites community members to become actively involved in the beautification of their City. For more information visit the Partners for Beautification page.