Photo Op Contest Happening Now Through January 2, 2022

Get picture-perfect memories with family and friends as you strike a pose in front of the beautifully dressed facilities and photo-op displays in two prime picture spot locations in Islamorada!
Holiday Photo Op Destination Contest: Snap, post & win!
  • Snap a photo in front of one of the four destinations in Islamorada.
  • Post the photo on your Facebook account, using the hashtag #LightUpIslamorada.
  • Win prizes!
The contest ends midnight Jan. 2, 2022. All times listed herein are in Eastern Standard Time.
Founders Park: 87000 Overseas Highway     

Lit Sunset to 11:00 p.m.
Enjoy a delightful drive through the Park - trees and facilities all decked in lights, wreaths, and the following fun photo op destinations:
  • The beautifully lit Pacific Lighthouse, wrapped in garland and a gigantic wreath, topped off with a stunning starlight (located in the roundabout)
  • Little Miss Gingerbread, Snowman, and Baby Deer Selfie Stations (located at the Beach)
  • The (35’) Holiday Tree adorned with colorful buoy balls that have been hand-painted by members of our community (located at the Islamorada Visitor Center sponsored by the Islamorada Chamber of Commerce)
Islamorada Hurricane Monument: 81831 Old Highway        
Lit Sunset to 11:00 p.m.
Enjoy the magic of this destination including the spectacular oversized ornament walkthrough display, along with glistening palms, wreaths, and a gorgeous holiday tree!
How to Enter
  1. To participate, entrants must have a valid Facebook account. To register, visit and follow the instructions. There are no fees associated with the creation of an account.
  2. Entrants must upload a photo of themselves to their Facebook account at one of four Holiday Photo-Op Displays in Islamorada, using the hashtag #LightUpIslamorada.
  3. Make sure to include your name.
  4. Limit one (1) entry per person.
  5. Winners will be announced the week of Jan. 3, 2022.
  6. By participating in the contest, entrants warrant and agree to abide by the Contest Rules:
o    By submitting a photo, you give consent to Islamorada, Village of Islands to use your name and image.
o    Submissions may not be accepted if deemed inappropriate.
o    All ages welcome.
o    No purchase necessary to enter.
o    Pictures must be taken at Islamorada, Village of Islands’ Photo Op Display locations associated with this contest.
o    Employees and immediate family of the Village are not eligible to win.
o    Islamorada, Village of Islands insists no one submit any photographs while performing any dangerous activity. Photographers should maintain focus on lights. The Village will not open or view photographs that are not in compliance with these rules.
o    Photographers assume their own risk while taking a photograph and the Village assumes no responsibility for personal injury or harm caused.
o    Photographers are encouraged to practice safe picture-taking techniques and social distancing.
o    You retain your rights to your photograph; however, by entering the contest, you grant Islamorada, Village of Islands a royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to publicly display, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works of the entries, in whole or in part, in any media now existing or later developed, for any purpose. The Village will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such uses.
o    The contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law. Decisions of Islamorada, Village of Islands are final and binding.
Photo Ops are not sanitized daily; user discretion is advised. Social distancing is encouraged. Help keep our Village facilities beautiful by kindly discarding your used items in designated garbage receptacles.
Prizes: $125 worth!
Three winners will be awarded a $25 gift card! One winner will receive a $50 gift card!

Three winners, picked at random from the Village of Islamorada’s social media platform (Facebook) will be awarded a $25 gift card.
The entrant who visits all four destinations and uploads all four photos to Facebook will be entered into the Islamorada, Village of Islands Ultimate Holiday Challenge, a random drawing to win a $50 gift card!