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Prepare for an extraordinary cosmic event in Brown County, Indiana! The countdown is on for the total solar eclipse, and it’s time to plan your trip with precision. Why not extend your stay and relish the charm of Brown County before and after the eclipse? Beat the traffic, evade the crowds, and fully immerse yourself in all the celestial excitement! Share with us your journey of traveling to, exploring, and experiencing the Total Solar Eclipse in Brown County!

Entering the contest is easy! Simply follow these steps:

  1. Take Your Photos: Capture your eclipse adventure in Brown County, focusing on preparation, adventure, creativity, and community.
  2. Visit Our Website: Head to our website and navigate to the contest page. There, you’ll find instructions on how to enter and a link to our photo collector library.
  3. Upload Your Photos: Use our photo collector library to upload your photos directly to our contest platform. Don’t forget to include a brief caption or story about your eclipse journey along with your photos.
  4. Share on social media: After submitting your photos on our website, share your entry on social media using the hashtag #BrownCountyEclipseContest. Don’t forget to tag us @ILoveBrownCounty so we can see your entry!
  5. Tell Your Story: Along with your photos, share a brief caption or story about your eclipse journey. What inspired you to visit Brown County? What were your favorite moments during your trip?

What We’re Looking For

We want to see your eclipse journey through your eyes! Here’s what we’re looking for in your photo entries:

Preparation: Show us how you’re getting ready for your trip to Brown County. Whether it’s packing your bags, planning your itinerary, or picking up eclipse glasses, we want to see the excitement building!

Adventure: Capture the fun and excitement of your eclipse adventure in Brown County. Whether you’re hiking through scenic trails, exploring charming downtown areas, or enjoying outdoor activities, we want to see how you’re making the most of your time here.

Creativity: Get creative with your photos! Whether it’s a unique angle, a clever composition, or a fun theme, we’re looking for photos that stand out and showcase your creative spirit.

Community: Share moments of connection and camaraderie with fellow eclipse enthusiasts. Whether you’re gathering with friends and family or making new friends along the way, we want to see the sense of community that comes with experiencing the eclipse together.

What Not to Include

While we appreciate the beauty of eclipse photos, please note that we’re not looking for pictures of the eclipse itself. However, feel free to include a few eclipse photos and your other entries to set the scene and capture the moment’s magic.

 What You Could Win

  • A cozy cabin stay at Treetop Retreat amidst breathtaking scenery, buy one get one night free (blocked-out dates won’t dampen your fun!)
  • Paddle package for two from Simply Fitness to explore serene waters
  • Simply Fitness Swag to sport in style
  • Pair of tickets to the Playhouse for your choice of show
  • Exclusive Brown County Merch to treasure the memories
  • Bear Wallow Distillery Tour for two, a taste of local spirits
  • $25 Haven Lee Boutique Gift Card
  • A rejuvenating hour-long massage from Brown County Massages
  • Brown County Bikes is offering 2-half day e-commuter bike rentals
  • Our Little World $70 Gift Card
  • 5LB Bag of Daily Grind Coffee


  • The contest is open to all individuals 18 or older at the time of entry.
  • Employees, directors, and officers of the Brown County Visitors Bureau, as well as their immediate family members and household members, are not eligible to participate.
  • All entries must be original and taken by the participant. Plagiarism or the use of third-party images will result in disqualification.
  • By submitting an entry, participants grant the Brown County Visitors Bureau the right to use the image for promotional purposes, including but not limited to social media, websites, and printed materials.

Get Ready to Share Your Adventure

With the 2024 solar eclipse approaching, now is the perfect time to start planning your adventure in Brown County. Whether you’re a seasoned eclipse chaser or experiencing your first eclipse, Brown County is the ultimate destination to witness this celestial spectacle.

So, grab your camera, gather your friends and family, and get ready to share your eclipse adventure with us! We can’t wait to see your photos and hear your stories as we celebrate the magic of nature together. Let the adventure begin!

Prepare for an unparalleled journey to Brown County and share your experience with us! We’re eagerly anticipating hearing all about your preparations, favorite spots, and cosmic revelations. Follow us on social media @Ilovebrowncounty and join in the excitement! Let’s forge memories together in the picturesque setting of Brown County! 🌌 #BCEclipse2024