Show your Coquitlam Spirit by performing a Random Act of Coquitlam. Think of someone who could benefit from a nice surprise, pick up a gift card or small gift package from a local Coquitlam business, drop it off at their home and share your Random Act of Coquitlam on social media by tagging the business and #CoquitlamSPIRIT. #SummerintheCQ #SupportLocal Looking for a business open for some local love? Click here for some inspiration.
It is time to ‘Crunch and Brunch!’ Take advantage of this special offer from Cora’s Restaurant in Sunwood Square and pay them a visit after you complete the Coquitlam Crunch. Show them a photo of your trek up the Crunch and you will receive their special promotion of 15% off your meal. Snap a yummy pic of your brunch like this one, and tag it with #SummerintheCQ
Who loves country music in the summer time? Aaron Pritchett is the star of the show for tonight’s Summer Concert! One of Canada’s most electrifying entertainers, with 14 career top-10 singles, a gold-selling smash hit, a recent string of top-10 songs, and a massive headlining national tour, Pritchett continues to pave his way to indelible legacy. Click here to watch the show. Enjoy dinner with the show from one of our restaurant partners, Steve’s Poke Bar, The Coquitlam Grill, and Kooks Cooks with a treat to finish off the evening from Coffee plus Vanilla.
Did you know? North Road, which is the main thoroughfare through Burquitlam, was the first road built in the Lower Mainland. This neighbourhood is an exciting place to explore on foot – particularly if you’re hungry. Read our latest blog on the Burquitlam neighbourhood to get the skinny on its history, the best spots to eat and drink, and things to see and do.
Visit the historic Minnekhada Lodge in Minnekhada Regional Park. The lodge is open to the public on the first Sunday of every month, but you can go any day to admire the outer beauty of the lodge in the glorious forest. Minnekhada is also a great place for a hike with the High Knoll and Low Knoll lookouts. Check out this video from Metro Vancouver showcasing the Minnekhada Regional Park’s beauty.
Cycle the city! Coquitlam has an extensive network of bike routes, with access to parks, riding trails and other amenities. Choose your path with the Tri-Cities Cycling Map. If you are in need of new gear, head to Canadian Tire on Lougheed Highway, or reach out to the experts at Kinetik Cycles for parts, gear or a tune-up.
Explore the eclectic shops in Henderson Place Mall in the City Centre neighbourhood. Hungry? The food court features flavours from around the globe that you won’t find anywhere else. From specialty grocery, to dim sum, to retail, Henderson Place Mall has it all.