The sun is shining, the bees are buzzin' and now that everyone is out and about again, we’re calling on YOU to share your #VisitWilm adventures in pictures. 

Enter our 2021 #VisitWilm Summer Photo Contest for your chance to win a two-night getaway for two in Wilmington & the Brandywine Valley.  You'll stay at the newly renovated Sheraton Suites Wilmington Downtown just a stones throw from Market Street, Wilmington's restaurant row, and home to the James Beard nominated restaurant Bardea Food & Drink. If that's not enough, Wilmington's food hall, DE.CO, and the new Le Cavalier at the Green Room are just a short walk away!

Plus, every photo entered will earn you a chance to winning tickets to some of the area's amazing attractions, such as: Winterthur Museum, Garden & LibraryHagley Museum, and Longwood Gardens

Winning photos will also be featured on our social media and in our 2021-2022 Visitor Guide.  

Upload Your Photos to Win!

Photo Contest:  

We are asking you to send us your best photos of New Castle County, from Odessa to Claymont, Delaware City to Hockessin and anywhere in between. Whether you are biking along the Jack A. Markell Trail or visiting the famous du Pont estates, we want to see your pics. Enter as many times as you like! There is no limit. Submissions will be accepted June 1, 2021 – September 5, 2021. Winning photos will be announced each month with our grand prize winner announced September 10, 2021.  

*By uploading content to Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley, you agree that you have all the necessary rights and permissions to do so. You also grant the Greater Wilmington Convention & Visitors Bureau the right to re-use your photos on social media,, our 2021-22 Visitor Guide, and any print/digital marketing.  

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Please adhere to all the rules and regulations of the contest. Download complete contest rules here.  

  • You must be 18 years or older to enter.  

  • You must have full rights to the photo (with model release if necessary). 

  • Photos must be at least 1200 x 1800 pixels. 

  • All entries must have been taken in Greater Wilmington, Delaware (specifically, New Castle County, Delaware).  

How to Enter:  

Step 1: Upload the Greater Wilmington and Brandywine Valley image(s) you would like to submit to our Photo Contest below. 

Step 2: Enter your name, email, phone number and photo location so we can contact you if you're selected as the winner. 

Step 3: Click “Upload”! 

Upload Your Photos Here!


There will be one winning photo submission announced the 30th of each month with the grand prize winner announced September 10, 2021. Monthly winners will receive two tickets to a local attraction of their choice. Our grand prize winner will receive a Weekend Getaway for Two! This package includes: two tickets to three local attractions of their choosing, a two-night hotel stay at the Sheraton Suites Wilmington Downtown, a dinner for two at a local Greater Wilmington restaurant, and a gas card. A value of $500 dollars. 

That’s it! Make memories, upload photos and win! Good luck!