Day 50

Looking for a gift for someone? Or maybe you deserve one for yourself. Either way, take your pick from the wonderful selection at Artisan Gifts & Flowers or Rosemarie’s Treasures in Austin Heights. These two shops showcase many local artisans and brands.

Day 51

Do you need a little get away? A change of scenery? How about booking a staycation at a Coquitlam hotel for the weekend. Take some time for yourself and a loved one and book a night or two for relaxation and pampering. Pictured is the luxurious Executive Plaza Hotel Metro Vancouver.

Day 52

The last of the Summer Concert Series is sure to go out on a high note! Enjoy a blazing performance from Sarah Wheeler and the Black Salt Sea! Sarah Wheeler, a queer artist and recent cancer survivor, is defined by her powerhouse vocals and an indomitable positive spirit. Click here to watch the show:

Order in takeout for dinner and a show from our restaurant partners, La RuotaHwang’s Kitchen, or Jugo Juice and compliment your meal with a tasty treat from C Market Coffee#SupportLocal #SummerintheCQ Enjoy the show!

Day 53

Do you enjoy the hustle and bustle of Coquitlam’s City Centre? Read our latest blog about this lively Coquitlam neighbourhood where you can shop ’til you drop, enjoy cuisine from around the globe, and explore different parks and trails.

Spend the day exploring this neighbourhood and let us know what you get up to by tagging your posts with #SummerintheCQ.

Day 54

Lace up your hiking boots and venture to the High Knoll lookout at Minnekhada Regional Park. Take a break once you get there and enjoy the view of the Pitt River, marsh and blueberry fields below. Post a photo of you at the top of the lookout and tag us with #SummerintheCQ

Day 55

Admire the brand-new Durant Linear Park in our City Centre neighbourhood. This addition to Coquitlam’s already vast and connected trail network is fit for walkers, bikers and stair climbers. Learn all about this new amenity and watch a full video of the park here:

Day 56

It’s time to cool off! Good thing Coquitlam has multiple spray parks all around the city for the kids to enjoy at a safe distance from others. Find the spray park closest to your home or venture to a new area by checking our list here: Don’t forget to pack snacks! Stop at your favourite local shop or consider grabbing take out from a local restaurant to enjoy picnic-style.

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