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Feeling the "Buffalove" this summer? This staycation is for you

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Posted at 5:40 PM, May 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-23 17:40:01-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Do you think there is nothing better than summer in Buffalo? If so, you could win an "ultimate staycation."

Visit Buffalo Niagara has launched its “Ultimate Staycation #InTheBUF” contest, asking local Instagram fans to share their beautiful photos of summer in Buffalo, to help promote the region.

According to Visit Buffalo Niagara, amateur photographers are asked to upload their summer photos throughout May, June and July and post them to Instagram and tag #InTheBUF. They will then be entered to win the grand prize.

See the full prize list below:

  • 42 North Brewing Company ($25 gift card)
  • Albright-Knox Art Gallery (2 passes)
  • Anderson’s ($50 gift card)
  • Bar Bill Tavern ($25 gift card)
  • Big Ditch Brewing Company ($25 gift card)
  • Bison Chip Dip (5 tubs of dip)
  • Buffalo Bisons (4 tickets)
  • Borderland Music Festival (2 tickets)
  • Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens (family membership)
  • Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (2 tickets)
  • Buffalo Transportation Pierce Arrow Museum (2 tickets)
  • Burchfield Penney Art Center (2 passes)
  • Buffalo Zoo (2 tickets)
  • Buffalo Niagara Visitor Center (Buffalo swag)
  • Chiavetta’s: Six gallons of chicken marinade & $25 gift card to Lockport location
  • Churn: Free ice cream cone/dish a day for two months
  • Colored Musicians Club (2 passes)
  • Curtiss Hotel ($600 gift card)
  • Duff’s ($50 gift card)
  • Elm Street Bakery ($50 gift card)
  • Explore Buffalo: Complimentary tour for 10
  • Graycliff (private tour for 6)
  • Hamburg Brewing Co. ($50 gift card)
  • Buffalo History Museum (2 passes)
  • Lloyd Taco Factory (will name a cocktail after the winner)
  • Frank Lloyd Wright’s Matin House Complex (2 passes)
  • Mighty Taco ($50 gift card)
  • Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park (2 passes)
  • Paula’s Donuts (gift cards)
  • Perry’s Ice Cream (Ultimate Fun Pack)
  • Reddy Bikeshare (annual membership for 2)
  • Resurgence Brewing Co. ($50 gift card)
  • Buffalo RiverWorks ($50 gift card)
  • Roycroft Inn ($50 gift card)
  • Buffalo Museum of Science (2 passes)
  • Seneca Resorts & Casinos (2-night midweek stay at Niagara or Allegany Properties & $50 Phillips WD gift card)
  • Shea’s Performing Arts Center (2 tickets to a Broadway show)
  • Spirit of Buffalo (2 tickets)
  • Ted’s Hot Dogs: Golden Keychain
  • Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site (2 passes)
  • Vidler’s 5 and 10 ($25 gift card)
  • Walden Galleria: $716 in certificates to various stores in the mall
  • Water Bikes of Buffalo (2 tickets)
  • Watson’s Chocolates (Buffalo gift basket)
  • West Side Bazaar ($20 gift card)
  • National Buffalo Wing Festival (2 tickets + VIP meet-and-greet)

“Every local who shares a beautiful image of Buffalo this summer will be helping to tell the story of our destination’s transformation to their followers on Instagram, many of whom live out of town and could potentially visit Buffalo in the future. Our locals are some of our best brand ambassadors, and they can help us continue to build the growing buzz about Buffalo through this campaign,” VBN President and CEO Patrick Kaler said. “We’re thrilled that so many of our tourism partners stepped up to contribute to this extraordinary grand prize, and can’t wait to see all of the great #InTheBUF memories and experiences shared this summer.”

For more information on the contest, click here.