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Photo Contest: Signs of Spring

Show off your best spring photo for the chance to win!

Published on: March 20, 2017

ParentMap Photo Contest

Goodbye winter! Spring is finally here and it's time to celebrate all the amazing things that come with it.

From flowers blooming to kids playing outside to bunny sightings, we're looking for some photographic proof that spring has indeed sprung in the Puget Sound. Share your favorite spring photo for the chance to win some fun prizes!

We'll collect entries from March 21 through April 4, 2017.

Redmond Town CenterThank you to our contest sponsor, Redmond Town Center. Check out their Spring Eggstravaganza Event on April 15 for an entire afternoon of spring fun, including an Easter scavenger hunt, petting zoo, crafts and more.

How to Enter

  1. Snap — Capture your best spring photo.
  2. Share — Upload your photo to Instagram with hashtag #signsofspringpnw and tag @parentmap (Make sure your Instagram account is public so we can see your entry!)
  3. Win — Follow @parentmap on Instagram and we'll let you know if you win!


Three lucky winners will be awarded one of the following prizes:

Redmond Town Center

Grand Prize

Redmond Town Center Indulge Package (over $1,000 value)


  • $250 Redmond Town Center gift card
  • $100 gift certificate to spend on any FIT4MOM programs
  • Gene Juarez gift bag (includes iDetangle brush, Bumble and Bumble gentle detangle shampoo and conditioner, nail polish)
  • One month of free classes to Gymboree Play & Music ($175 value)
  • $25 gift card to Island Time Eatery
  • Gift certificate for a family paint session for four and four tickets to a story time at The Painted Palace ($140 total value)
  • $25 gift card to Thai Ginger
  • $50 gift card to Pro Image Sports
  • $100 gift card and teeth whitening gift certificate at Redmond Dental Smiles ($550 value)
  • Amethyst crystal cluster from Utopia ($45 value)
  • Drawing kit with pencils, eraser, sharpener and paper from VALA ($25 value)

All prizes valid at Redmond Town Center locations only

Ballet on Broadway PhotoSecond Place

Six tickets to see Pacific Northwest Ballet's Ballet on Broadway on April 15 at 2 p.m. ($240 value)

Woodland Park ZooThird Place

Family admission pack to Woodland Park Zoo—includes two adult and two student admission tickets ($67.80 value)
Passes expire 12/31/2017


The Fine Print

This photo contest will begin at 12:01 a.m. Mar. 21, 2017, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Apr. 4, 2017.

Each submission must be a digital photo, 100 percent your own work and comply with the contest rules. You can submit up to one photo per day.

The submission must demonstrate the theme of the contest. ParentMap has sole discretion in determining if the photo demonstrates the theme. 

ParentMap editors will choose the winners and notify each winner by commenting on his or her Instagram photo entry. Winners will be notified on or before Tuesday, April 11. You must claim your prize within one week of being notified or else you forfeit the prize

Use of photos: Upon entering one of ParentMap's photo contests, you are acknowledging and giving consent that your photo may be used on ParentMap's website, social media pages, print publications or email newsletters without compensation.

Entrants must be legal residents of the United States, and must be 18 years of age or older to enter. Entrants may not be an employee of ParentMap or involved in any part of the administration and execution of this giveaway. Entrants must not be an immediate family (parent, sibling, spouse, child) or household member of a ParentMap employee.

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