This summer, we will be sticking closer to home. But lucky for us, Coquitlam has a wealth of summer activities fit for the entire family, ranging from outdoor recreation and diverse local businesses, to beautiful neighbourhoods and rich culture and history.
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Enter to win multiple giveaways and contests each week with prizes ranging from gift cards and goods to special gift packages. We can’t wait to see how you celebrate 75 Days of Summer with us.
Looking for the best eats in Coquitlam? Click here for our list of Coquitlam restaurants open for takeout, delivery, dine-in, and patio service.
If the summer weather has you in full patio-mode, check our our list of Coquitlam’s top spots to sip and snack in the sunshine.
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Here is the list of what we have celebrated summer with so far
Beat your record time climbing the Coquitlam Crunch to the top. This route is 2.2 km from the parking lot below Lansdowne Drive.
Exercise make you thirsty? Grab a refreshing drink at one of Coquitlam’s newly opened patios. Take your pick from our list of Coquitlam patios to try this summer.
Spot one or more of the 12 salmon sculptures throughout the City, designed by Squamish Nation artist Jody Broomfield and painted by various B.C. artists.
Here are some of the locations to help you on your hunt!
Take a self-guided walking tour through Maillardville – the home of Coquitlam’s francophone community who arrived in the early 1900s to work at Fraser Mills. Find your way with our self-guided tour map. Maillardville Walking Tour Map
Talk to a vendor at the Coquitlam Farmer’s Market, open every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Poirier Community Centre and Dogwood Pavillion parking lots.
Play a game of disc golf at Mundy Park, the perfect sport for maintaining physical distance. Parking is available in the Spani Pool parking lot off Hillcrest Street.
Make a day out of it and pick up lunch-to-go from the close by Pizza One, Mundy Park Bakery, or Zhou’s Chinese at Como Lake Village.
After the walking tour, grab something to eat or drink, with lots of choices along Brunette Avenue and Schoolhouse Street.
Happy Canada Day! Celebrate Canada Day with the family by sporting your red attire, waving your Canadian flag with pride, and tuning in online from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. to the Coquitlam Celebrates Canada Day at Home event, with live music, dance, interactive activities and more. Click here to learn how to watch!
You can also check out special Canada Day deals from local businesses, with everything you need from décor, to food and drinks!
Venture out to bird-watch at Colony Farm Regional Park. Did you find any unique species of feathered-friends?
Also, check out our blog all about bird watching in Coquitlam.
They say a picture speaks a thousand words. Start your artistic adventure to snap a shot of the ten most photo-worthy locations in Coquitlam. You can find them here. Where do you think the most photo-worthy spot in Coquitlam is? You can email your photos to email@example.com to be featured on our website and social media.
Spend the day exploring Austin Heights. Discover some the cool shops and fantastic places to eat in Austin Heights in our Neighbourhood Spotlight Blog.