"Why I Wear A Mask" Photo Contest

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UPDATE (2/10/21): Thank you to everyone who submitted a photo for the "Why I Wear a Mask" Photo Contest. The winners have been announced! View the City's Facebook photo album to view the winning photos and narratives. Congratulations to the winners and thank you to everyone who submitted a photo! 

The East Lansing Downtown Development Authority is excited to sponsor a "Why I Wear A Mask" Photo Contest this January! 

Submit a digital photo of yourself in downtown East Lansing wearing a mask along with a short narrative (30 words or less) about why you think it's important to wear a mask for a chance to win prizes! Prizes will include: 

  • 1st Place - $100 Downtown East Lansing gift card & $30 voucher to shop at the East Lansing Downtown Underground Market*
  • 2nd Place - $50 Downtown East Lansing gift card & $20 voucher to shop at the East Lansing Downtown Underground Market*
  • 3rd Place - $25 Downtown East Lansing gift card & $20 voucher to shop at the East Lansing Downtown Underground Market*
All photos must include a downtown landmark or downtown business (preference will be given to photos featuring businesses). The deadline to submit photos is February 1, 2021.

*The East Lansing Downtown Underground Market is coming to the lower level of the M.A.C. Avenue Garage, 310 M.A.C. Avenue, in February 2021. The market will feature many of the popular East Lansing Farmers Market vendors and potentially some downtown businesses as well. Additional details about the market will be announced soon!