• Our Fall Photo Contest #FallinLoveWithHoboken Begins October 1st

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    Fall is one of the prettiest seasons, with tons of colors showing up in nature and reminding us to pause and take it all in. Seasons like this help us fall in love with Hoboken and Jersey City all over again, seeing it more clearly in the crisp, fresh air. And what better way to show the Mile Square some love than by venturing outside and snapping pics of your favorite places. To honor Mother Nature and her beauty, we’re hosting an Instagram contest for the month of October, #FallinLoveWithHoboken {our 5th annual, to be exact!}, where you can win a ton of amazing prizes from 12 local businesses. Post your favorite things about Hoboken and Jersey City in the fall on Insta’ {just as you would do anyway}, tag us, follow the contest sponsors, and be entered to win some great stuff from your fave businesses. Keep reading to find out all about our fall photo contest —#FallinLoveWithHoboken. 

    Fall in Love with Hoboken Instagram Challenge

    About the Contest 

    From fall foliage to decked-out doorsteps, everything is fair game for the contest. The one rule? Photos MUST be taken in Hoboken or Jersey City to be considered. At the end of the month, the 12 local businesses below will each choose their fave pic from the #FallinLoveWithHoboken hashtag. Make sure to head back here on November 1st to see the final winners.

    Here’s How to Enter

    *Make sure your profile is public so we can see your entry!*

    1. Walk around Hoboken, snap a fall-esque pic + post it to Instagram — make sure to tag @hobokengirlblog, and use the hashtag #FallinLoveWithHoboken.
    2.  Follow @hobokengirlblog on Instagram
    3. Follow our 12 contest judges {handles below} on Instagram so you are completely entered {we’re checking!}
    4. Enter as many times as you want, because let’s be real, narrowing down the beauty of Hoboken and its surrounding areas to one pic is close to impossible.

    The Contest Judges/Handles to Follow

    Below are all the contest judges + handles to follow to enter the contest:

    @busybeeorganics
    @empirecoffeeandteaco
    @lovelanesalon
    @jerseysocialnj
    @clubpilateshoboken
    @gravityvaulthoboken
    @thebarmethodhoboken
    @shopataxd
    @tuttiartgreetdesign
    @thegreenroomhbkn
    @upandoutbeauty
    @obagel_family 

     The Prizes {3 Winners!}:

    We’ll have three winners for this #FallinLoveWithHoboken contest — here are the prizes:

    The Grand Prize:

    • @busybeeorganics — One meal + snack pack {a $50 value}
    • @empirecoffeeandteaco — A specialty coffee gift basket {a $65 value}
    • @lovelanesalon — A $50 gift card + product gift Bag {a $ 50+ value}
    • @jerseysocialnj —  Dinner for two with two appetizers, two entrées, two desserts {a $75 value}
    • @clubpilateshoboken — A four-pack membership {a $109 value}
    • @thegreenroomhbkn — Winner’s choice of a 500mg tincture {a $89.99 value} or 750mg of gummy bears { a $64.99 value}
    • @gravityvaulthoboken — Winner’s  choice of a  staff belay climbing session for two to four people or belay class for two people  {a $100  value}

    For the 1st Runner Up:

    For the 2nd Runner Up:

    • @obagel_family — a $50 gift card {a $50 value}
    • @tuttiartgreetdesign  A $73.50 value of multiple prizes:
      •  A  Lackawanna Sunset tote bag {a $22 value}
      • A  Leaves and Stones art print {a $12 value}
      • A Hoboken Welcome art print {a $12 value}
      •  A Junk Food Friends card {a $5 value}
      •  A Little Pizza Guy sticker {a $2.50 value}
      • A  $20 gift certificate {for the online shop or future in-person selling events}

    The contest runs from Tuesday, October 1st to Friday, November 1st, and winners will be picked by our judges and announced shortly thereafter.

    And if you’re in need of some fall photo inspo, here are some of last year’s winners.

    We can’t wait to see all your pictures — happy photo hunting!


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