Third Street Promenade (File photo)

Third Street Promenade (File photo)

Downtown Santa Monica Inc., the public-private company the helps City Hall manage and promote the Downtown business district, is calling on all photographers to submit their best shot of spring in the city by the sea.

Using the popular photo app Instagram, those with a smartphone can enter the contest for a chance to win a prize valued at $200. The prize includes a $100 gift bag from Whole Foods and a $100 credit at Ye Olde King’s Head pub.

All one has to do is snap a picture representing what spring in Downtown Santa Monica means to them, follow @DTSantaMonica on Instagram and then post the pic with the hashtag #SMSpringJubilee.

One winner will be chosen on popularity, creativity and relevance to the theme and destination. Entries close May 6, 2013. A winner will be selected on May 8. For more information, visit www.downtownsm.com.