Contact Us

Experience Grand Rapids Holding Photo Contest

Photo by Chris Clark-Pool/Getty Images)

It’s time to take those ‘city-scape’ photo’s of Grand Rapids and, maybe, win some prises.

Experience Grand Rapids is celebrating National Travel & Tourism Week with a community-wide Instagram photo contest, and the person who best captures the city’s beauty, excitement and local flavor in a single photo will win a prize package valued at $300.

* One night stay in the Courtyard by Marriott Grand Rapids – Downtown

* Two tickets to Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Gerald R. Ford Museum, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids Children’s Museum, Grand Rapids Public Museum, John Ball Zoo, and Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, and,

* One Polaroid wireless printer

To get you in-the-mood to take those great pictures, and to recognize National Rally Day, Experience Grand Rapids is hosting a downtown “PhotoWalk”  today, May 8, from noon to 1 p.m. beginning at Rosa Parks Circle. The route will include stops at “La Grande Vitesse” (The Calder), “Motu Viget” (the tire swing), Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum reflecting pool and fountain, and the 100-year-old Blue Bridge. Each stop will feature a special photo opportunity.

Want to get involved?  Here’s what to do.  You must include the #ExperienceGR hashtag in their Instagram photo caption. Entries will be accepted May 8-13. Selected by Experience Grand Rapids officials, beginning May 14 the top 10 finalists will compete in a public online vote. Limited to one vote per person, the public may cast their votes at<>. Contest terms and conditions are available on this web page. Experience Grand Rapids will also feature all photo entries on its Facebook page: The winner will be announced May 21.

Good luck shutterbugs.  Get “snapping!”



Best of 100.5 The River

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for The River's Loyal Listeners Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive The River's Loyal Listeners Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.