17TH ANNual TOURISM CHALLENGE
YOU MUST explore at least one NEIGHBOURHOOD to earn your 2017 PRIVILEGE PASS. You will earn 2 stamps when you complete a Neighbourhood Scavenger Hunt.
You are about to experience a neighbourhood whose distinct identity is rooted in it’s storied past. Impeccably curated décor studios, thriving fashion boutiques and some of the best culinary fare in the city can be found within character rich spaces and turn of the century architecture. Visit gastown.org/tourismchallenge for Scavenger Hunt information and stamp locations. @gastown
Experience Vancouver’s Chinatown, one of the cities richest in Chinese culture, and designated as one of BC’s National Historic Sites! Almost everything related to traditional Chinese culture can be found here. From authentic Dim Sum restaurants, tea houses, BBQ pork, Chinese Boutiques, jade adornments, antique furniture & decor, to traditional Chinese Medicine & herbal shops. Only 10 minutes from the Skytrain Station, you can enjoy cozy cafes, great local shopping, authentic popular eateries, and late-night food and entertainment. For Scavenger Hunt and stamp information, please visit: vancouver-chinatown.com @VisitChinatown
Main Street/Mount Pleasant
Mount Pleasant /Main Street is the perfect place to experience Vancouver’s relaxed West Coast lifestyle. The vibrant streets burst with cool street art, unique shops and galleries showcasing local designers and artists. An eclectic array of restaurants and cafés feature local and international cuisine. Beer enthusiasts will be delighted by the diverse selection offered by our local breweries, and our collection of lounges and cabarets provide fabulous cocktails and live entertainment every night of the week. Receive your stamps by completing the Scavenger Hunt outlined on the Mount Pleasant website mountpleasantbia.com/tourismchallenge2017 @MountPleasantBC
A culturally rich and authentic neighbourhood, Commercial Drive - also knownas The Drive - is one of the best and most colourful shopping, dining and nightlife districts you will find in the city; and boasts home to Vancouver’s own 8 block Little Italy, representing more than 60 years of Italian heritage. Day or evening, The Drive offers 22 full blocks to explore with over 300 distinct merchants, including quaint boutiques, an eclectic collection of restaurants, a vibrant live music and bar scene, dinner and dancing, theatres, coffee houses, specialty food stores and bakeries. A one of a kind experience. Welcome to The Drive. Visit: thedrive.ca/tourismchallenge for Scavenger Hunt and stamp location information.
Visit Vancouver’s premier dining district with over 80 food and beverage establishments within a 3-block radius. This historic neighbourhood of Yaletown was once a railway hub, but is now known for its bustling nightlife, unique boutiques, exquisite restaurants, and innovative companies. Visit our website yaletowninfo.com/tourismchallenge for Scavenger Hunt information, and stamp location. @iyaletown
The West End
The West End is home to Three Great Streets: Davie, Denman & Robson. Our diverse community of people, businesses, buildings and activities, along with our proximity to English Bay and Stanley Park, creates ‘One Amazing Neighbourhood’ for locals and visitors alike. Come discover what makes the West End the “Greatest Neighbourhood in Canada”! Visit westendbia.com/tourismchallenge for Scavenger Hunt information @westendbia
West 4th Avenue
Explore Vancouver’s destination neighbourhood for the best selection of fashion, fitness, outdoor stores, award winning dining and all the services you need to make your life extraordinary. Buy Local & Shop West 4th. Visit our website for instructions on the Scavenger Hunt, stamp locations and all things Kitsilano! ShopWest4th.com @ShopWest4th
Cambie Village Business Association, 604-618-7557, Cambie Village, the Heart of Vancouver, is home to the most successful first dates; check out Cambie Village on your way to the Love Locks Sculpture at the tallest natural point in the city! Visit our website cambievillage.com for information on how to earn your stamps and a gift from Cambie Village, the Heart of Vancouver