Snap! Pop! After receiving more than 2,325 delightful, strange, weird, beautiful, creative and sticky sweet entries to the Gum Wall Snap contest, we are excited to announce the contest winners.
First, we have to say "THANK YOU!" to everyone who submitted a photo—the response to was beyond our wildest bubble gum dreams.
Due to the overwhelming response, we did a thorough review and audit of the individual votes to ensure parity and a fair contest for all.
Also, due to incredible response and amazing entries, we've come up with a few additional categories and winners!
Without further ado:
WINNER: Rayana White
Runner Up: Stephanie Podszus
Cutest Baby Photo: Brandon Hill
Spirit Award: Heather Dunn
Dedication Award: Andy Lee
Honorable Mention: Warren Beach
WINNER: The winning entry receives the opportunity to have their name or message engraved on their very own galvanized steel Market Charm.
The Charm will hang on from the railing of the new MarketFront, with a view of the sunset, Elliot Bay, the Olympics and Mt. Rainier (weather and cloud cover permitting!). For more information on how to get your very own Market Charm, go to: PikeUp.org.
The winner also receives two passes to Unexpected Production’s improv show held in the Market Theater, the longtime host to the Gum Wall.
Runner Up: The runner up will receive two passes to Unexpected Production’s improv show held in the Market Theater, the longtime host to the Gum Wall and a free lb. of coffee from Ghost Alley Espresso, also located in Lower Post Alley.
The remaining winners will receive $25 gift cards to DeLaurenti Specialty Food and Wine, located at Pike Place Market.
All winners will be notified today via their email address used for entry.