How do I enter the contest?
How do I post my photo on 1898 Waverly Inn's Facebook Page?

Go to 1898 Waverly Inn on Facebook.
(These directions are for your laptop or desktop computer. Posting from your phone or iPad is very similar.)

Make sure you have Liked us and that you Get Notifications.

Click Photo/Video

Click the + in the square.
A folder will open. Find and select the photo you want to submit.
Type in your caption and any details you want to add.
You can tag friends, pick a date for the story, add how you're feeling or what you're doing or add a location.
(Tagging friends is a great way to get Votes/Likes.)

When the photo is ready, the Post button will turn blue.

Click Post.

If you are entering more than one photo, you will likely want to enter each one in a separate post, it's easier for people to Vote/Like your photo that way.

Can I like/vote for myself?
Yes! And ask all your friends to vote for you!

Can I give the prize as a gift?
If you would like. It is yours. Enjoy it any way you want. A gift certificate to 1898 Waverly Inn is a wonderful gift!

Can I change my vote?
Yes, just "unlike" one photo and "like" a different one.

How many photos can I vote for?
No limit! Like all your favorites!

What kind of photos?
What did you enjoy doing while you were here?
Submit photos of you enjoying your vacation at 1898 Waverly Inn and Hendersonville. Whether it's sight-seeing, hiking, kayaking, shopping or relaxing on our porch with a book. Probably the kind of thing you already posted to Facebook!

What kind of caption?
It could be a title like "Jump Off Rock at Sunset" or something funny. You can also add a story that goes with the photo.

If I enter, do I give away rights to my photo?
It is your photo. You retain rights to your own photos to reproduce, distribute, display, etc.  You agree to allow use of the photograph to promote 1898 Waverly Inn, Hendersonville, NC and this contest. We will not sell your photo.


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1898 Waverly Inn Facebook Photo Contest

1898 Waverly Inn is running a photo contest for our Facebook fans with new winners each month.

Share your favorite memories from Hendersonville and 1898 Waverly Inn for your chance to win our Ultimate Southern Hospitality Package, four days and three nights enjoying the best Western North Carolina has to offer!


Inside 1898 Waverly Inn
Share your photos of 1898 Waverly Inn.

Hendersonville Area
Photos of what you did while you were here.

Winners will be selected each month.
The Kickoff Photo Contest begins today.

How to Enter

1 - Like 1898 Waverly Inn on Facebook

2 - Share special memories from a recent trip to Hendersonville on our Facebook page by uploading favorite pictures with a caption.

Fans will vote for their favorite photos throughout the month, and two winners will be chosen at the end of each month. Fans can vote for the duration of the contest.

Two winners will be chosen each month: the Fan Favorite photo with the most "likes" on Facebook and the photo that is Diane’s Favorite.

Monthly Winners can choose one of these prize options:

  • A Souvenir Waverly Inn Mug
  • A Dozen of Darla's Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Spiced Peach Preserves from Blue Ridge Jams
  • Strawberry, Raspberry, Cherry Smokey Mountain Special Preserves from Blue Ridge Jams

The contest is currently open and will close at midnight PST on the last day of each month, beginning September, 2014.

Winners will be posted on Facebook each month.

Grand Prize

Monthly Winners will compete for our Ultimate Southern Hospitality Package! Monthly winners will all be posted on Facebook to be voted on in December. The photo with the most likes wins!

Ultimate Southern Hospitality Package*
Spend four days and three nights enjoying the best Western North Carolina has to offer!  Take your time exploring The Biltmore House and Estate Grounds with a Two-Day pass. See a Broadway quality play at The Flat Rock Playhouse in the charming Village of Flat Rock or at Playhouse Downtown in Historic Downtown Hendersonville. Relax and unwind with a couples massage. Enjoy casual dining with delicious pizzas, pastas and Italian entrees that will surpass your expectations at Mona Lisa Italian Restaurant and good Irish food at Hannah Flanagan’s Irish Pub. And the gasoline is on us!

Prize include:

  • Three nights at 1898 Waverly Inn
  • Two Adult 2-Day Tickets to The Biltmore House and Estate Grounds
  • Two Adult Flat Rock Playhouse tickets OR One Round of Golf for two people at Cummings Cove Golf Course
  • Couples massage at Le Petit Spa at 1898 Waverly Inn
  • $30 Gift Certificate to Mona Lisa Italian Restaurant
  • $25 Gift Certificate to Hannah Flanagan’s Irish Pub
  • $25 Marathon Gas Card
  • Fresh Farm-to-Table Breakfast each mornings
  • Complimentary snacks,  beverages and baked goods
  • Evening Tasting Hour both evenings
  • And lots of fun.

*Prize is transferable. You may give it as a gift.
Ultimate Southern Hospitality Package must be used by May 22, 2015.

Voting for Grand Prize Winner will begin December 1.

Monthly Winners will compete for Grand Prize beginning December 1.

Grand Prize Winner will be posted January 5, 2015.

Visit www.facebook.com/1898WaverlyInn to submit photos and vote for your favorites.
Follow 1898 Waverly Inn on Facebook and Pinterest for updates and current information on this ongoing contest.


  • Photographs should have been taken within the last 2 years.
  • You may submit up to 5 photos each month, but please do not submit the same images more than once.
  • In submitting this photo you agree that its content does not infringe copyrights or other property rights of any party.
  • If a person is recognizable in the photograph, including you, you must be able to provide a signed Photographic Model Release before the prize will be awarded.
  • You agree that the photo you are submitting is your own. You retain rights to your own photos to reproduce, distribute, display, etc.  You agree to allow use of the photograph to promote 1898 Waverly Inn, Hendersonville, NC and this contest.
  • Only photographs submitted via Facebook will be considered for the contest.
  • Contest is open to individuals 18 years of age or older as of August 20, 2014, and who are legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia. Employees of 1898 Waverly Inn,   immediate families and members of the same household of each are not eligible. Contest void wherever prohibited by law. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.
  • By participating in this Contest, each entrant accepts the conditions stated in these Official Rules, agrees to be bound by the decisions of the judges and warrants that she/he is eligible to participate in this Contest.
  • By accepting prize, winner agrees to release Sponsor, its directors, employees, officers, and agents, including without limitation, its advertising and promotion agencies from any and all liability, loss or damages arising from or in connection with the awarding, receipt, and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any prize-related activities.
  • Submission of photo constitutes permission (except where prohibited) to use photograph and information for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity without additional compensation.

Photographic Model Release