Congrats to our Harvest + Halloween Photo Contest winners! We are so impressed with all of the adorable photos. It was such a treat to see all of the cute kiddos decked out in their Halloween costumes and pictures of your pumpkin patch and fall adventures. Thank you for voting and for sharing your images and experiences with us. A big thanks to Verity Credit Union for sponsoring our contest and to all of the fabulous prize providers.
Grand Prize: Ewok Twins
Caption: "My little Ewoks! I took them into the forest to grab some shots in their natural environment!"
Twins + cozy Ewok costumes + picturesque setting = mega cute!
Congrats Kate Kolesar! You won:
- An overnight package to The Fairmont Olympic Hotel ($400 value).
- A family membership to Seattle Aquarium ($110 value).
- Four general admissions to any Teatro Zinzanni kids' show (through May 30, 2015, $76 value).
- A $100 gift card to Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria.
Total prize value: $686
Second place: Trunk or Treat?
Caption: "Nothing cuter than a little 7-month-old baby elephant! Happy Harvest Halloween!"
This photo makes us want to sing "Baby Mine" à la Dumbo and shed elephant tears over the sheer cuteness.
Congrats Chelsie McKinney! You won:
Second Place Prize
- A family membership to Woodland Park Zoo (two adults + two children, $124 value, redeem by 12/31/14).
- Two gift cards each good for one dozen cupcakes at Trophy Cupcakes ($84 value).
- An Arts & Crafts Supply Center toy ($50 value) from Lakeshore Learning.
- A gift basket of eco-friendly and local-themed baby items from MagPie Children's Clothes & Toys ($130 value).
Total prize value: $388
Third place: Lion' in the Leaves
Caption: "5-month-old Wren is 'lion' in the leaves!"
We'd be "lion" if we said we didn't gush when we saw this photo. That smile! Those sweet baby cheeks!
Congrats Frances Coppa! You won:
Third Place Prize
- 10 passes to Remlinger Farms (good through the May–Oct. 2015 season, $171 value).
- A family 4-pack of tickets to opening weekend (Nov. 28–30) of Zoolights at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium (expires Nov. 30, 2014, $36 value).
- A $75 gift certificate to Paint the Town.
Total Prize value: $282
Fourth Place: My Little Jack-'O-Lantern
We love his adorable smile and the way is red hair matches the pumpkins. So cute!
Congrats Katie Kramer Blechman! You won:
Fourth Place Prize:
- A deluxe family membership to Hands on Children's Museum ($165 value, redeem by Dec. 31, 2014).
- Family four-pack of tickets to Winter Wonderland (Dec. 26–28) at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park ($79 value).
Total prize value: $244
The hardest part of our job is picking the winners in these photo contests. Even though your votes help us narrow the finalists down to the top 20, it's still nearly impossible to choose just four winners. Check out all of the adorable entries at this link. Thank you to everyone who entered. You are all winners in our eyes!