Charlevoix Photo Contest

Important information about photo credit, entry information, and official rules listed below. 


Simply share a photo that you think captures the beauty of Charlevoix. There are four different ways to enter: 

1. Click this link to enter on the contest page 
2. Email your photos to [email protected] 
3. Facebook message Visit Charlevoix 
4. Instagram with the hashtags #VisitCharlevoix, #YesCharlevoix, and #CVXphoto20 (on Instagram (account cannot be set to private), include the hashtags in your photo caption and not the comments section). 

The entry period is from November 9 - November 23, so be sure to get your entry in before then. If you experience technical difficulties, message the Visit Charlevoix Facebook page or email [email protected] and we will help you register your photos! 


Click here to vote!

Anyone can vote on the submitted photos. Visit Charlevoix will choose the winner from the top 10 most-voted entries. The Photo Contest voting will be held from November 30 - December 7. Check back and vote for your favorite photo. You may vote one time per photo by liking a photo on Visit Charlevoix's Facebook page. The winner will be announced on or before December 18.


The first prize winner will receive a tour of the mushroom houses, a guided tour of Castle Farms, and gift card to a Charlevoix restaurant. The winning photo will also be featured in the 2021 Visit Charlevoix Travel Planner. 



Photos must be taken in the Charlevoix, Michigan area. Photos must be taken by the person submitting them. Any individuals featured in a photo must have a signed photo release. Visit Charlevoix will contact you directly for any photo release necessary. The organization reserves the right to use all photos that are submitted through this contest for promotional purposes. View the official rules here. 


Thank you so much for considering entering Visit Charlevoix's 2020 Photo Contest. Images submitted to the Photo Contest may be used by Visit Charlevoix indefinitely for promotional purposes. Photographers retain ownership of all copyrights. However, by submitting an image for entry in this contest, you automatically give Visit Charlevoix permission and rights to store, display, and use the image, its thumbnails, and your name as the photographer, indefinitely in any media without notification or compensation. A print-quality copy of any image submitted to the contest may be used, with appropriate attribution, in marketing promotions that adheres to the mission of Visit Charlevoix (such as newsletters, social media posts, reports, print/digital publications, or when appropriate, partnership posts with Pure Michigan and other media agencies) without further notification. Visit Charlevoix will not release print quality files for any other use. If you have any questions, please email us at [email protected]