Archive for April, 2010

Perfect Day Out Contest

By Kristina, April 30th, 2010

Until June 30th, 2010, Tourism Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows is running the “Perfect Day Out” Contest. We want to know where you would take visitors to show them the best of Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows.

Tell us what your “Perfect Day Out” includes and be entered to win great prizes!

Entering is easy and fun! All you need to do to participate in the contest is:

Download the official rules and entry form or include the following information on a piece of paper or in an email.

  1. Include your name, address, phone number and email. If you’re under 18, your parent/guardian’s signature must be included on your entry form.
  2. Write down the number of participants you are planning your “Perfect Day Out” for.
  3. Choose one of these budget categories 1) $100   2) $250   or   3) $500 – remember that this budget category will need to cover the costs of all the activities you include in “your perfect day out” for the number of participants you are planning the day for.
  4. Tell us about your perfect day out! Where would you take your guests for an unforgettable adventure and to share the best of Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows? Please include at least 6 hours of activities. Don’t forget to include the time, names of the businesses and places, a description of the activity, and the cost for the activity. Be creative and have fun!
  5. Submit your completed “Perfect Day Out” contest entry form to: Tourism Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows by email no later than 4:00pm, Monday, June 21st  to [email protected] or drop off at the Visitor Centre located at 12492 Harris Road, Pitt Meadows. Open Monday through Friday, 10:00am – 4:00pm. Submissions received after the contest close will not be eligible.

When is the entry deadline?
All entries must be received no later than 4:00pm, June 21, 2010

When will the contest winners be announced?
By 4:00pm, July 05, 2010

What is the prize?
There will be (1) one prize for the most creative entry for each budget category (estimated prize value is $100 for each category)

How will I know if I win?
Tourism Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows will contact you by phone or email and your entry will be posted on the new Tourism Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows website just in time for the May long weekend.

Good luck – you just may see your “Perfect Day Out” posted on this website!

We’re so happy to share this fresh, new, and interactive website with you

By Kristina, April 13th, 2010

It’s been designed to showcase the diversity of our communities’ incredible adventures – from exciting outdoor activities and thrilling adventures to vibrant festivals.

A few cool features of this new site include allowing visitors and locals alike to write reviews and share their experiences. Visitors can also post comments to our blog, share pictures, and find quick links to our Twitter profile, Flicker profile, and Facebook page. If you know of an active Facebook group you think visitors to this site should know about, please send their info our way. In the meantime, check out the Facebook groups we already have listed in our ‘Facebook Groups We Like’ section.

Please join us in keeping our visitors coming back for more! We hope you keep coming back too! While you’re here be sure to sign up for our e-newsletter so you can stay on top of all the great things to see and do in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. We attempted to include as many activities and attractions on this site, but we know there are still lots of hidden gems out there. If we’ve missed something, please bring it to our attention. We look forward to receiving your comments and don’t forget to write a review – get started now in our ‘outdoors’ section.