Lebanon Valley Photo Contest

2024 Photo Contest

Thurs. May 16 – Wed. July 31, 2024

We want to know, how do YOU enjoy the Lebanon Valley? We want to see a local’s perspective on some of their favorite things to do in the form of a photo.

This year’s photo contest is broken into the following 5 categories:


Do you love the Lebanon Area Fair or Mt. Gretna Outdoor Art Show? Show us your favorite events to attend throughout the year in the Lebanon Valley!

Outdoor Recreation

Hiking, biking, waterways, and wildlife! How do you like to get outside in the Lebanon Valley?

Family Fun

How does your family like to play in the Lebanon Valley? Submit your photos of picking flowers, eating ice cream, strolling through the park, and more!

Dining in The Valley

Show us your favorite places to eat outside in the Lebanon Valley! From The Hideaway to Moose’s LZ Bar & Grill, there are some great spots around the county for dining outdoors.


Maybe what you love about the Lebanon Valley can’t be put into one category? Sunrises and sunsets, arts and entertainment, or even your favorite historic site! All of these are fair game in the miscellaneous category!

Submit your favorite photos into any of the five categories listed above for a chance to win a gift card to a local business! We will be choosing five total winning photographs plus one honorable mention.


To enter:

Submit your best photos using the form below. Be sure to include your name, the location of the photo, and which category it best belongs in. 

VLV will be picking 6 winners to be featured in the guide. The top 6 winners will also receive a $50 gift card to a local restaurant. All photography used in the guide will be credited to the appropriate person. VLV has the right to use, distribute, and manipulate the photo for any digital or print use. Photo must be of the Lebanon Valley. The top 6 winners will receive the gift card via mail within 30 days of announcement. Winners will be announced two weeks after the conclusion of the contest and the announcement of winners will take place via email.

Contest begins on Thurs. May 16 and will end on Wed. July 31, 2024. Users may submit more than one entry. 

All photos submitted must be high resolution and must have been taken in the Lebanon Valley for consideration. Please make sure to accurately identify the location where each submitted photo was taken.

2023 Winners

Thank you to everyone who participated last year!
Check out the winners from 2023.

Travis Boyd

Lebanon City “Sweep the Streets
Basketball Tournament

Dawn Kiscadden

Mt. Gretna Lake & Beach

Elizabeth Finch

Quittie Nature Park, Annville

Elizabeth Arndt

Palmyra Dance Academy

Brook Mendoff

Patches Family Creamery

Jennifer Kohler

Old Annville Days


Photo Contest Submission 2024

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    Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, Max. file size: 20 MB, Max. files: 5.
      Submissions must be in digital format. Only online entries will be eligible. No print or film submissions will be accepted. The photograph does not need to be taken with a digital camera; scans of negatives, transparencies, or photographic prints are acceptable. All digital files must be in JPEG or .jpg format.
      Which of these categories best describes your photos?
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