Village Realty invites you to share your favorite OBX photos with us!

The Grand Prize Winner will receive an off-season week's vacation in one of our Outer Banks vacation rentals OR $500 off a stay anytime with Village Realty. Eight (8) category winners will receive a $100 gift certificate good toward a stay anytime with Village Realty. The contest will be open for entries from now through November 3, 2023. Winners will be contacted via the email used to submit the photo, announced on our Facebook page & as an official press release.


1. Favorite OBX Businesses: Submit photos of your favorite Outer Banks restaurants, shops, tour companies, etc.

2. OBX Sunsets: Sunsets in the Outer Banks are truly magical; submit your favorite sunset you have captured.

3. OBX Sunrises: Submit your favorite photo of an OBX sunrise that you have captured.

4. OBX Pets: Submit your favorite photo of your 4-legged family member enjoying a vacation in the Outer Banks!

5. OBX Landmarks: Submit your favorite photos of Outer Banks landmarks that you have captured. This may include but is not limited to: lighthouses, piers, parks, houses - anything that you interpret as an Outer Banks landmark.

6. Beach Scenes: Submit your photos of your family enjoying the beach, any incredible wave photos you captured, and more!

7. Enjoying a Village Realty Home: Submit your photos of you and your family enjoying an Outer Banks vacation in one of the Village Realty homes! Don't forget to mention the name of the home in your caption.

8. OBX Fishing: Submit photos of you or your family fishing in the Outer Banks!


By submitting your photos, you agree to the Rules stated below:

1. Photos must have been taken in the Outer Banks.

2. Please submit photos in a High-Resolution JPG format.

3. Entries will be judged on the subject matter, quality of image, and composition. So pick your best photos for entry. You may enter as many photos as you like.

4. Enter only photos taken by you or a family member and with permission of the family or other recognizable individuals in the photo.

5. No professional photographers, please.

6. By submitting your photos, you grant Village Realty Holdings, LLC (Village Realty, Beach Retreats by Village Realty, First Colony Inn, See Sea Motel, Tar Heel Motel, The Castle B&B and The Anchorage Inn & Marina) permission to use your photo submission(s) for use in any of its marketing, advertising or promotional materials at its discretion without payment or any other consideration.

7. Taxes are the responsibility of the winner.

8. Please do not submit any photos that have timestamps or text added.

9. By submitting an entry, you agree to receive email communications from Village Realty. You may opt-out at any time.

Use this form to enter: