Ottawa Tourism

Ottawa in Bloom Photo Contest

Ottawa in Bloom Photo Contest

The Canadian Tulip Festival is the most colourful time of the year to visit Ottawa, and we want to see it from your perspective! From May 10-26, 2019 we will be holding the 4th annual Ottawa in Bloom photo contest during the 67th edition of the Canadian Tulip Festival.

We want to see your best pics as you enjoy over a million tulips bloom throughout the city. From photos of the stunning gardens at Commissioner’s Park and Major’s Hill Park, to tulips in local neighbourhoods, tulip art and even tulip cookies, we want to see it all! There are 4 amazing prizes to be won so grab your cameras, tablets or smartphones and get snapping!

TO ENTER

Photo submission takes place May 10 – 26, 2019. Submit a photo through Facebook at facebook.com/visitottawa or through Instagram or Twitter using the hashtags #MyOttawa and #OttawainBloom19. Please be sure to include the location of your photo in your Instagram caption or Tweet. You may submit multiple photo entries, so show us what you got!

THE PRIZES

Prize 1: One 1-night stay for 2 people at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier and a $100 gift card to Wilfred’s Restaurant

One 1-night stay for two people at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier, with Charcuterie Board and signature cocktails for two at Zoe’s.
Prize 2: One 20min scenic helicopter ride for up to 3 people over Ottawa, provided by Héli-Tremblant.

One 10min scenic helicopter ride for up to 3 people over Ottawa, with Héli-Tremblant.
Prize 3:Two full festival passes to Bluesfest 2019

Two full festival passes to Bluesfest 2019
Prize 4: Thermal experience with Källa treatment  for 2 people at le Nordik Spa-Nature

Thermal experience with Källa treatment for 2 people at Nordik Spa-Nature

Winners of the 2019 Ottawa in Bloom Photo contest!

Winners of the 2019 Ottawa in Bloom Photo contest!

Need some tips on where to take pics during the Canadian Tulip Festival? Check out our Top Places to Photograph during the Canadian Tulip Festival.

OFFICIAL RULES OF OTTAWA TOURISM “Ottawa in Bloom” CONTEST (.pdf)