Tulips

Ottawa in Bloom photo contest

Ottawa in Bloom photo contest

With more than a million tulips blooming throughout the Ottawa region in May, you have endless epic photo opportunities—plus the chance to win one of four great prizes! Enter our Ottawa in Bloom photo contest by sharing your most beautiful and inventive photos with us between May 13-27, 2022.

Get inspired with our list of some of the top places to photograph tulips in Ottawa, including the city’s largest concentration of tulip beds at Commissioner’s Park (official site of the Canadian Tulip Festival, May 13-23), additional displays in other city greenspaces such as Major’s Hill Park, and even tulip farms in the countryside!

The prizes

Prize 1: One (1) night stay at a hotel of winner’s choice, two (2) admission tickets to the Canadian Museum of Nature, one (1) $25 gift card to Afrotechture, and a $100 VISA Card. The approximate retail value of Prize 1 is $410 CDN. 

Prize 2: One (1) night stay at a hotel of winner’s choice, one (1) Private package from C’est Bon Cooking for the Taste of the ByWard Market Tour for 2 people. The approximate retail value of Prize 2 is $450 CDN. 

Prize 3: One (1) night stay at a hotel of winner’s choice, two (2) Premium Flexible Entry tickets for Van Gogh 360º, one (1) $100 gift card to Metropolitan Brasserie. The approximate retail value of Prize 3 is $382 CDN. 

Prize 4: One (1) night stay at a hotel of winner’s choice, two (2) tickets to Rideau Canal Cruises, one (1) $100 gift card for 1 Elgin Restaurant. The approximate retail value of Prize 4 is $370 CDN. 

See official rules and regulations for details.

How to enter

Submit as many entries as you like between May 13 and 27, 2022 using one of these two methods:

Social Media

To be automatically entered, post a tulip photo to Instagram or Twitter using the hashtags #OttawainBloom22 and #MyOttawa, and include the location it was taken.

Website

You can upload images via the online entry form below.

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