#HayattTamaya InstaMeet + Photo Contest

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Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 3:30 pm to 8:00 pm
at Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa

Through @TravelNewMexico we are thrilled to be teaming up with Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa (@hyattregencytamaya) in Bernalillo, New Mexico, to bring you a FREE VIP #HyattTamaya Instagram experience on Saturday, April 21st from 3:30-8:00pm! We will be taking a behind the scenes tour of their fabulous resort, starting at their premier restaurant Corn Maiden. We will then tour the resort, including the Tamaya Mist Spa, the unique Native American Art, and their lush grounds and pool area. We'll then be whisked away to the Tamaya Stables for a sunset picnic just in time for that magic, golden hour. They will also be hosting a photo contest in conjunction with the InstaMeet through which you could win amazing prizes!

Because availability is extremely limited, you MUST have an active and public Instagram account to participate and we have to be strict about these requirements. Click the Eventbrite logo below to claim a spot to this event.

Special thanks to the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa for rolling out the red carpet to our community and showing us how to #TravelNM in style! 

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#SantaFeGlow InstaMeet + Photo Contest

Santa Fe GLOW InstaMeet + Photo Contest

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
at Santa Fe Botanical Garden

It's time for the next #SimplySantaFe InstaMeet + Photo Contest!  We are thrilled to announce that we are returning to co-host the 2nd Annual Preview for #SantaFeGLOW at the @santafebotanicalgarden! Join us on Tuesday, December 5 from 5-8pm for a magical and illuminating FIRST LOOK at the gardens. 

As always, this social media press preview event is FREE to anyone with a PUBLIC and ACTIVE Instagram Account. Thank you for understanding.

More details coming soon!

Registration for this event has closed.


The Photo Contest will continue through January 1st so feel free to post more from the preview or go back with friends and family to experience GLOW again! Make sure to use #SantaFeGLOW on your images to be considered. The categories and prizes are listed below. 

Lights – PRIZE: Winner’s Choice: Individual Membership to the Santa Fe Botanical Garden OR a 10-pass to Yoga in the Garden

People – PRIZE:  Winner’s Choice: Individual Membership to the Santa Fe Botanical Garden OR a 10-pass to Yoga in the Garden

Bridging Time – PRIZE: Winner’s Choice: Individual Membership to the Santa Fe Botanical Garden OR a 10-pass to Yoga in the Garden

Art – PRIZE: Winner’s Choice: Individual Membership to the Santa Fe Botanical Garden OR a 10-pass to Yoga in the Garden

Overall – PRIZE: Individual Garden Membership AND Season Pass to the Botanical Garden’s Sunset in the Garden Concert Series.

#SITESFREVEAL InstaMeet + Photo Contest

SITE Santa Fe Reveal InstaMeet + Photo Contest

Friday, October 6 from 9:00 pm to 12:00 am
at SITE Santa Fe

Please Join Us for an InstaMeet + Photo Contest celebrating the Grand Re-Opening of SITE Santa Fe! The #SITESFREVEAL event features inaugural exhibitions FUTURE SHOCK and SITElab8: Kota Ezawa.

@SITE_SantaFe has partnered with @SimplySantaFeNM to invite the Instagram community to attend and 'gram their highly anticipated Grand Re-Opening Reveal! These tickets are free if you have a public and active Instagram account.

Join us for the After Hours party starting at 9:00 pm on Friday, October 6th, for late night music and dancing, a special appearance and performance by Supaman, after-party food, and free first round of drinks. The Reveal is a 21-and-over party.

If you have never attended an InstaMeet before, InstaMeets are gatherings of people coming together to create, connect and share an experience through Instagram photography. The events usually involve a behind the scenes tour, access to something that isn’t normally available to the general public, or giveaways of product in support of the promotion. This event provides free access to a popular ticketed event in exchange for attendees to post about it on Instagram.

There are a very limited number of FREE tickets available for this event. If the tickets have been claimed please sign up for the waitlist because tickets may open up! Also, if you claim a ticket and cannot attend please cancel your ticket ASAP! Photo by: @kyle.l.p.gray

Registration for this event has closed.


#NMPhotoAdventure in Santa Fe with New Mexico Magazine and @SimplySantaFeNM

Santa Fe Photo Fiesta

Saturday, September 9 from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Starting at the New Mexico Museum of Art

Join @NewMexicoMag and @SimplySantaFeNM in Santa Fe on Saturday, September 9th for the next installment of the #NMPhotoAdventure InstaMeet + Photo Contest series - Photo Fiesta! Come explore downtown Santa Fe scavenger hunt style with us and our partners, New Mexico Museum of Art and @TheLensic during Fiestas de Santa Fe for your chance to win prizes, including a paid photo assignment with New Mexico Magazine, Instagram takeovers, Culture Passes, and more! Photographers have full creative licence including the type of camera used and editing tools. 

2pm - Meet at the New Mexico Museum of Art for a brief intro and to pickup your name badge and event information card.
2 - 5pm - Explore downtown Santa Fe to find your favorite places and things to shoot!
5 - 7pm - Happy Hour tour of the Lensic Performing Arts and door prizes and  raffle fun!

Photo Contest Categories:
Art ● Fiesta ● Architecture ● Food ● Faces ● #SimplySantaFe

Prizes and Raffles for #NMPhotoAdventure Photo Fiesta

Overall Series Grand prize win for overall series posts for hashtag

  • Assignment from New Mexico Magazine

  • A $100 gift certificate to Midtown Bistro. (courtesy New Mexico Art Museum)

  • Instagram takeover for New Mexico Magazine & Simply Santa Fe

Overall 1st Place  

Lensic Instagram Takeover

  • With backstage access to a Lensic Presents show (which show to be determined according to artists requirements)

  • 4 tickets to use with whatever Lensic Presents show(s) they’d like (subject to availability)

  • Lensic SWAG (“Stormy” keychains, gold-plated bookmarks, and stickers).

Overall 2nd Place

New Mexico Museum Package:

    • MNM membership

    • El Palacio subscription

    • Book from Museum of New Mexico Press

    • $50 gift card to the café

    • $25 gift card to museum shops

Category Winners

Culture Pass plus 2 tickets to Lensic presents event

Special Offers from our Partners:

Show us your Fiesta culture in Santa Fe and around the state! To enter the photo contest, you must have a public Instagram account, follow @NewMexicoMag and @SimplySantaFeNM and use the hashtag #NMPhotoAdventure. The deadline to post is Wednesday, September 13th. We can’t wait to see you all for Photo Fiesta fun! #PhotoFiesta #NMMagazine #SimplySantaFe #TheLensic #NMArtMusuem

Complete contest rules can be found here.

Registration for this Event has Closed.


#MercedesBenzABQ InstaMeet + Photo Contest with @TravelNewMexico and @Mercedesbenzabq

Mercedes-Benz ABQ

Save the date! On Saturday, August 26th, we’ll be accelerating full speed ahead with Mercedes-Benz of Albuquerque (@mercedesbenzabq) to create a luxury class InstaMeet at their showroom located at 8920 Pan American Freeway NE in Albuquerque. We’re teaming up with them to get creative with each other and their vehicles for a chance to win extravagant prizes and opportunities! Pre-registration through Eventbrite is preferred but not required. Click the link in our bio to pre-register. ⠀

Who: @TravelNewMexico and @MercedesbenzABQ
What: InstaMeet + Photo Contest to explore the Mercedes-Benz and Audi/Porsche dealerships, take a test drive, and gather with a creative community for opportunities to Travel New Mexico in style. ⠀
When: Saturday, August 26th from 3:00-5:30 pm⠀
Where: 8920 Pan American Fwy NE in Albuquerque⠀

3:00-4:00 pm - Test Drives (sign-up upon arrival) and Self-Guided Tours of MercedesBenz and the Audi/Porsche dealerships⠀
4:00-4:15 pm - Welcome + Introduction ⠀
4:00-5:30 pm - Open Bar + Photo Ops⠀
6:00-8:00 pm - After Party, location TBD⠀

Hashtag: #MercedesBenzABQ#TravelNM

Photo contest details will be announced at this event. You must attend the event to be eligible for the photo contest. This event is open to anyone with an active and public Instagram account so please invite your friends! We hope to see you there!

Registration for this Event has Closed.


SFO UNSEEN Photography Exhibition

SFO UNSEEN Photography Exhibition

Join us one more time at the @santafeopera this season! We're very excited to announce the SFO UNSEEN Photo Exhibition, a special and unique photographic glimpse into the 2017 #sfoInstaMeet season. Opening reception will be held on Friday, August 18th from 5:30 - 7pm. The incredible @showponygallery Gotique is hosting the ten winning images for two weeks and will be front and center for the opening at the Santa Fe Opera before the #sfoGolden performance that evening. Come see these phenomenal images printed on aluminum and take one home with you! All prints will be for sale and you'll be supporting these extraordinary experiences.

This exhibition features photographs by:
@bg1313bg@apowolt@ryanredward, and @mnprinz!

You can also join us earlier in the afternoon via @artbeatsantafe, who will be streaming a sneak peek and interview with us all Live on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ArtBeatPresents/. Santa Fe collaboration at its best! 

Announcing the 2017 #sfoInstaMeet Photo Contest!

2017 #sfoInstaMeet Photo Contest Santa Fe Opera Simply Santa Fe Instagram

June 26 - August 1, 2017
@ Santa Fe Opera

Oh boy oh boy, we know you've been waiting for this announcement - The 2017 #sfoInstaMeet Photo Contest! In addition to the FIVE #sfoInstaMeet events, we are co-hosting a photo contest from June 26th - August 1st with the Santa Fe Opera! Show us how you see @santafeopera by using the hashtag #sfoInstaMeet while attending an InstaMeet or performance and you could win BIG! 
Grand prize is the opportunity to photograph backstage DURING a regular season performance. This is unprecedented and the opportunity of a LIFETIME! Second and third place winners will receive two tickets to a 2018 Opera season performance of their choice (based on availability). In addition (and this is a really BIG and EXCITING addition!), a selection of images created during this time period will be chosen by the Santa Fe Opera to be shown (and sold!) at a Pop Up Photo Exhibition in the brand spankin' new mobile @showponygallery, the latest amazing project by Niomi Fawn of @curatesantafe! The opening will be held at the Opera on August 18th! Wow, the photo opportunities from all the photo opportunities just keep coming! Complete details of the photo exhibition will be announced early August.

Rules for participation:
• Images taken at the Santa Fe Opera must be posted to Instagram using the hashtag #sfoInstaMeet between the dates of June 26 - August 1, 2017.
• Participants must have a PUBLIC Instagram account to be eligible (otherwise they are not viewable) and must follow @SantaFeOpera and @SimplySantaFeNM.
• Images must be new and taken at the Santa Fe Opera, however, Instagrammers have full creative license over subject material.
• Please do NOT photograph employees working backstage.
• Images from the hashtag will be judged by the Santa Fe Opera. • All decisions about winning photographs are made at the discretion of this organization and are final.
Good luck everyone! 

Get Your Tickets for Our Instameet Collab with the @SantaFeOpera!

Click on the images below to be redirected to the Eventbrite page for the corresponding Santa Fe Opera InstaMeet with @SimplySantaFeNM. 

Please note that these InstaMeet tickets are extremely limited. If you sign up for one but find out you cannot attend, please cancel your ticket via Eventbrite as soon as possible. Thanks everyone!

If you are from Albuquerque and want to sign up for the #sfoOperaBus to and from the (R)evolution of Steve Jobs InstaMeet on 7/20, click here!