Mount Pleasant welcomes local tourism and hospitality professionals to the neighbourhood for the 18th annual Tourism Challenge, brought to you by Vancouver Attractions, Tourism Vancouver and the Vancouver Hotel Association.
Mount Pleasant is home to an incredible collection of small businesses including: unique shops, service providers for your body, home and car, restaurants and cafes for every taste, and a fun and energetic nightlife. Explore the hood and discover your Mount Pleasant.
The Tourism Challenge is an annual opportunity for tourism industry professionals to reeducate themselves and enjoy the outstanding attractions, neighbourhoods and world class hotels that our region has to offer, so that they are ready to welcome visitors and SHARE their passion and knowledge about ALL that our city and region have to offer.
Do you have a Tourism Challenge Passport?
Receive your stamps by completing the scavenger hunt, and finding the secret phrase. Solve the riddles below to find the words that make up the phrase. When you find the secret phrase – please visit one of our 2 stamping stations:
- Dandelion Records & Emporium : 2442 Main Street : Built in 1903 the Anvil Building bordered by Main Street, Kingsway and Broadway houses an eclectic range of stores. Find the first answer inside the record store.
- Hills Native Art : 120 East Broadway : This iconic store has been representing First Nations artists since 1946. We welcomed them to Mount Pleasant this fall! You’ll find the second answer inside.
Clue #1: How long has Mount Pleasant been a neighbourhood.
Clue #2: What was the former name of Kingsway ?
While completing the challenge, be sure to join us on social media
( FB @mountpleasantBIA , IG MountpleasantBIA, and Twitter MountPleasantBC )
and use our hashtag #MyMountPleasant to become eligible for additional prizes.