Do The Shore Hosts Halloween Photo Contests

In the spirit of the “spooktacular”, DoTheShore is hosting Halloween photo contests in order to showcase the creative costumes, crafty jack-o-lanterns, and impressive home décor of our Cape May County readers. Categories include:

1. Best Costume
2. Best Jack-o-Lantern
3. Best Exterior Home Décor

Herald readers and users are invited to submit all photo entries (one photo per submission) via email to with subject line “Halloween Photo Contest”. Submissions will be displayed on contest page on *Only ONE submission per contestant will be accepted.

All submissions will be posted on a first come, first serve basis. Must be 18 or older to submit. Parents or guardians 18 or older are permitted to submit on the behalf of children or pets. Please include name, age, hometown (or town in which house is located if submitting decoration photo). Submissions accepted through 11:59 p.m. ET on Thursday, Oct. 23.

Log on to daily to vote for your favorites in each category. Voting opens at 12:00 p.m. ET on Friday, Oct. 24 and closes on 12:00 p.m. ET on Friday, Oct. 31.

Winners will receive a “Boo Basket” prize including a voucher for a complete bowling experience at contest sponsor Island Bowl of 3401 New Jersey Avenue, Wildwood, NJ 08260. Island Bowl features 32 lanes of pure family fun!

Winners will be selected by popular vote. Odds vary depending on participation.

Winners will be notified via the email address used to submit photo and will be announced on Facebook at by 1:00 p.m. ET on Friday, Oct. 31. If winner does not claim prize within 48 hours of email notification, we reserve the right to a select an alternate winner.

*Void where prohibited.