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“Why My Mom Deserves a Getaway” Contest Offers Chance To Win Getaway & More

Moms deserve the very best, and Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District is pleased to offer its “Why My Mom Deserves a Getaway” contest, running Friday, March 1–Monday, April 15.

Entrants will have a chance to win the grand prize: a two-night getaway for two to The District through the Stay, Play & Ride Package at the iconic Riverside Hotel on Las Olas Boulevard; second-place prize: a night out in The District; or the third-place prize: a day in The District.

Entrants simply need to write ― in 250 words or less ― why their mom deserves a getaway in Fort Lauderdale on the Stay, Play & Ride Package. Submissions will be accepted March 1–April 15. Winners will be notified by Wednesday, April 24.

Another promotion to show how much mom is loved is The District’s “Picture My Mom in The District!” Anyone can submit a photo showcasing their mom, which will be featured on Riverwalk A&E social media channels throughout May.

All who enter a photo will be automatically entered to win a $200 gift certificate to The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale mall, where they can pamper their mom with a shopping spree, plus two passes for complimentary entry to four Riverwalk A&E Cultural Partner venues (NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, Historic Stranahan House Museum, Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, and History Fort Lauderdale.)

The deadline to enter a photo is Friday, May 31. The winner will be notified by Friday, June 7. Prizes must be redeemed by Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019.

Grand Prize: Treat Mom to a Two-Night Getaway in The District

A two-night/three-day Stay, Play & Ride getaway for two. Must be used before Sept. 30, 2019. Confirmed reservation is based on projected availability. Exclusive of taxes, gratuities, fees, and other charges.

  • Two nights’/three days’ deluxe accommodations, based on double occupancy; automatic upgrade to next room category based on projected availability
  • Daily breakfast for two at Indigo restaurant (up to a $20 credit, per person, per day)
  • Complimentary glass of wine or cocktail with entrée at Wild Sea Oyster Bar and Grill
  • Winner’s choice of entry to any two from four Riverwalk A&E venues, any day of their stay*
  • Complimentary passes to ride the Sun Trolley
  • A voucher to receive a savings book from The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale mall containing more than 40 offers, valued at over $300 in savings
  • Complimentary valet parking for one vehicle per room
  • Two passes to ride the Brightline train to either West Palm Beach or Miami

*Riverwalk A&E cultural venues include NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, Historic Stranahan House Museum, Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, and History Fort Lauderdale.

Second Place: Take Mom for a Night Out in The District!

  • $150 gift certificate to YOLO Las Olas
  • Two tickets to see “Anastasia” (April 23–May 5)
  • Two passes to the winner’s choice of one of the following Riverwalk A&E cultural venues: NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, Historic Stranahan House Museum, Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, and History Fort Lauderdale

Third Place: Spend the Day with Mom in The District!

  • $100 gift certificate to Etaru Japanese Bar & Grill
  • Two passes to the winner’s choice of one of the following Riverwalk A&E cultural venues: NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, Historic Stranahan House Museum, Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, and History Fort Lauderdale
  • A tour on the Water Taxi

To enter the contests and read the rules, visit https://www.riverwalkae.com/mothers-day/.

“The ‘Why My Mom Deserves a Getaway’ and ‘Picture My Mom in The District!’ contests are wonderful ways for anyone to tell their stories about their incredible mothers and send in photos of them and their mothers,” said Carmen Ackerman, Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District director.

“We are pleased to offer memorable getaways and prizes so moms can enjoy some ‘me’ time at The District with a special guest.”

About Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District

Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District is a unique partnership of arts and entertainment organizations located along the New River in downtown Fort Lauderdale with the express mission of promoting cultural tourism in South Florida. Presenting over 1000 individual events each year, The District attracts well over 1 million visitors annually.

Partners of The District Consortium include Broward Center for the Performing Arts, NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, History Fort Lauderdale, the Historic Stranahan House Museum and Bonnet House Museum & Gardens. It is supported by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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