It's the Great Pumpkin Photo Contest, East Lansing!

Downtown East Lansing is proud to announce an inaugural Great Pumpkin Photo Contest. Feature your family, friends and animal pals in costume with pumpkins for a chance to win a prepaid Visa gift card and/or a downtown East Lansing parking voucher! Winning photos may be featured in City of East Lansing marketing pieces online (website and/or social media) and in print.

Can’t think of anywhere to take your photos? Visit downtown East Lansing or the Great Pumpkin Selfie Station at the East Lansing Farmers Market (ELFM) on Oct. 18 and Oct. 25. The ELFM takes place in Valley Court Park, 280 Valley Court, on Sundays from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. through the end of October.


Contest Prizes

Winners will receive prepaid Visa gift cards and downtown East Lansing parking vouchers:

  • 1st Place, Downtown East Lansing Category* - $300 prepaid Visa gift card and $25 downtown East Lansing parking voucher
  • 2nd Place - $200 prepaid Visa gift card and $25 downtown East Lansing parking voucher
  • 3rd Place - $100 prepaid Visa gift card and $25 downtown East Lansing parking voucher
  • Honorable mention photos (8 total) - $25 downtown East Lansing parking voucher
*Submit your best photos of you in downtown East Lansing for a chance to win this prize! 



Submitting Photos


Photo submissions are due by Sunday, Nov. 1 at midnight. Photos should not be significantly edited and recent photos are preferred. Entering is easy and free!

Submit your photos here. 


Questions


Community members with questions can email aschlus@cityofeastlansing.com or call (517) 319-6931.