Join the #DXFchallenge!

Summer’s here and what better time to get out and  experience Detroit’s thriving restaurant and bar scene? Don't know where to start? Think you’ve been to them all? Checkout out the #DXFchallenge!

WHO: Anyone 21 and over

WHAT: The challenge is to visit as many of the 275 bars + restaurants on our DXF Bites, Brews & Banter checklist (view here) that you can between June 1st and September 1st. Post a photo of yourself with your yummy food or beverage to Instagram, tag @weknowdetroit and use the hashtag #DXFchallenge to be entered to win.

The person who visits the most places will win an Ultimate Detroit Experience Prize Package including dinner, private bar tour, night at a downtown hotel and more! We’ll also hold monthly raffles throughout the summer.

WHERE: Detroit

WHEN: June 1st – Sept 1st, 2014

NEW Monthly Prize: The person who visits the most places during each month (June, July, August) will win a night at a fancy downtown Detroit hotel and dinner on us! We'll also randomly select three individuals every month from the pool of participants who will each win a pair of tickets to any upcoming bar tour of their choice!


Challenge Guidelines

  • All photos must tag @weknowdetroit and use the hashtag #DXFchallenge
  • You must be in the photo and it must taken with something you purchased at the location
  • Participants must be 21+
  • You must have a public instagram account
  • All participants must register to enter using the form below (we will use this information to inform you of contest updates)
  • You must visit the location between Midnight on June 1, 2014 – Aug 31, 2014 at 11:59pm

  • If you don't have a smartphone, you can submit physical photo prints that are labeled and meet the same requirements to D:hive

  • If a new bar opens this summer, it must be located within the 7.2 square mile Greater Downtown district to qualify

  • Additionally the new place must have operating hours on nights and/or weekends and cannot be a fast food restaurant like McDonalds

  • We have the right to disqualify those participants who do not follow guidelines at our discretion

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