Visit Kenosha has selected the winners of its 2021 Picture Your Kenosha Photo Contest. The First Place photo was submitted by Rebecca Slye of Pleasant Prairie. It was taken of the of the sunrise over Lake Michigan with the North Pier Lighthouse in the photo.

The Second Place photo was taken by Annette Stich of Kenosha. She took the photo of her daughter on the playground at Petrifying Springs Park.

The Third Place photo was taken by Lindsey Krause of Kenosha. The photo is of her father-in-law, David Gudewicz. It’s taken at La Fogata Mexican Grill when the restaurant surprised them with a delicious dessert for his birthday; he loves the restaurant.

The photos can be seen at Each winner will be awarded a dining gift certificate, courtesy of the contest’s sponsors Soon’s Sushi Café, The Red Oak Restaurant, and House of Gerhard. Visit Kenosha thanks all of the entrants for participating and our restaurant sponsors.

The photo contest continues in 2022. Each photo submitted has the chance to be used on Visit Kenosha’s website, as well as in the Kenosha Area Visitors Guide and other marketing, to promote the Kenosha Area as a fun and exciting place for out-of-town visitors. Photos are judged based on content and quality. Visit Kenosha is looking for photos that represent all four seasons in Kenosha County and that are taken at public places that visitors can enjoy. Examples include photos of recreational activities, landmarks, and attractions.

Photos may easily be submitted online at