Day 15

Browse the selection of books, crystals, tarot cards and more at Reflections Books – Metaphysical Bookstore & Wellness Centre in the Austin Heights neighbourhood. Looking for a sit down meal or a coffee-to-go? Austin Heights has you covered with loads of options just steps away.

Day 16

Explore the Nature Interpretive trail in Mundy Park. This picture-esque trail of beautiful foliage filters the sunlight perfectly. Finish your walk with sip or snack from the selection of shops at Austin Station located at Austin and Mariner.

Day 17

Tune in tonight for the first of six online Summer Concerts held weekly at 5 p.m. on Fridays. Get ready for tonight’s show from Mazacote, with hard-hitting rhythms from this six-piece band with deep roots in the music of Nicaragua, Mozambique and Colombia.

Make a night out of it and order takeout from one of Coquitlam’s partnered restaurants. Take your pick from Pasta Polo, Woody’s Pub or Singapore Hawker and finish with dessert from Cakes n Sweets.

Day 18

If you seek adventure like mountain biking, hiking or a trail run, the neighbourhoods of Burke Mountain and Westwood Plateau are an opportunity to explore the temperate rainforest that surrounds Coquitlam. Click here to read out blog to learn the best trails, activities and spots to picnic and play.

Day 19

Get out into the community and visit Coquitlam’s eco sculptures including the Chief of the Undersea World at Town Centre Park. Stroll along and pick up something to eat or drink on nearby Glen Drive. Hint – visit the eco sculptures at different times of the day to see how the light can change a photo – sunrise, sunset or rain. Snap a photo and tag us with #SummerintheCQ Check out our list here.

Day 20

Visit the Centennial Rose Garden in full bloom. Whether you go to smell the 800 different types of roses, take photographs, or simply stroll the grounds, you will be amazed at the beauty. Hungry? Check out the new patio at Doppio Zero Pizza just down the road for some summer eats.

Day 21

Celebrate Coquitlam’s coffee culture – talk about alliteration! Choose from one of the many unique caffé’s in Coquitlam to indulge in your favourite type of specialty coffee.

Some local stops include C Market Coffee, Coffee + Vanilla, and Caffé Divano.

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