#MillionBlooms Instagram Contest


Share your favorite photos from  A Million Blooms, tag them #MillionBlooms and you’ll be entered to win a prize package (see details below).

A Million Blooms isn’t just about flowers. It’s about an experience. The feeling of walking under a “snow shower” of cherry blossom petals, the inspiration and renewal you feel after stopping to smell the roses, or the excitement of spotting the first patch of spring ephemerals — the legendary Virginia bluebell.

Whether you are visiting to see the daffodils or tulips or for Historic Garden Week or Mother’s Day, we want to see your Instagram story. Tag your photos #MillionBlooms when you post them to enter to win.

During A Million Blooms join us as our Cherry Tree Walk blooms, we celebrate National Public Gardens Day and we celebrate mom all weekend with our Mother’s Day Celebration.

To Enter:  

Upload your original photos of A Million Blooms between April 1 and June 1, 2019.

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By tagging your photo #MillionBlooms and entering the contest, you agree to allow Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden to reproduce your photo in our newsletter and on our social media channels. We will happily credit you. Please do not submit watermarked images.

*Not on Instagram? No problem! You can also enter your photos by emailing them to us at JonahH [at] lewisginter.org

Be creative! We’ll choose a photo based on creativity, fun and photographic composition.  Be sure to check your Instagram account for a message.
Prizes: The Grand Prize Winner will receive a prize package including:

  • 12 passes to come back to the Garden and enjoy Butterflies LIVE!  Yes, bring your 11 closest friends, or save the passes for several visits. $132 value.
  • A Supernova family membership to the Science Museum of Virginia. $125 value. Science Museum logo
  • Two complimentary tickets to any Richmond Symphony Altria Masterworks, Casual Fridays or Metro Collection concert or four complimentary tickets to any Lollipops concert in the 2019-2020 season. (Excludes mezzanine seating Handel’s Messiah, Video Games Live, and special concerts.)  $100 value. Richmond Symphony Logo
  • A Richmond Region Tourism Attractions Pass. $100 value.
  • Plus, we’ll feature the winner on the Garden’s social media channels.

Second prize winner will win 4 tickets to come back to enjoy Butterflies LIVE!  $52 value.

Plus, we’ll feature the winner on the Garden’s social media channels — you’ll find all the links in the footer below.

Also, be sure to see our Butterflies LIVE! #Bflies Instagram contest!

tracie eagle instagram photo azalea photo, second place winner

We loved the unusual perspective that Tracie Eagle took for this shot of our azaleas. She was last year’s second place winner.