Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Win a buffet dinner for 2 at the River Rock Casino in Richmond, BC

Modern Mix Vancouver is giving away a buffet dinner for 2 at the River Rock Casino. Simply comment on their blog post with who you would bring and why. You can also tweet and like them on Facebook for additional entries.

Contest Deadline: November 29 2011

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Win tickets to see Florence & the Machine

Awesome group; every one of their songs is wonderful. You can win tickets to see them on their North American tour in 2012 (including airfare!)

Contest Deadline: November 30 2011

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Win a lunchtime helicopter getaway!

Fly from either Vancouver Harbour or Victoria Harbour and enjoy a 35 minute scenic flight over the Strait of Georgia. Enjoy a relaxing lunch and get back in time to finish your day at the office. My intense fear of helicopters counts me out, but good luck to you!

Contest Deadline: November 30 2011

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Win a $500 Bosley's pet store gift card!

Complete a survey letting Bosley's know how they're doing and you'll be entered to win a $500 gift card. I like this contest because the survey prize is hosted by the company themselves.

Contest Deadline: December 31 2011

Win $5000 towards your dream vacation!

Maxwell Realty is giving away $5000 towards a dream vacation to one lucky winner. I could spend all afternoon dreaming up how I would spend that money!

Contest Deadline: December 31 2011

Win a BC winter adventure of your choice!

Fireball Whiskey (oh, the Fireball nights...) is giving away a winter adventure to one lucky BC resident. The choices are skiing/snowboarding, snowshoeing, ziptrekking, or RIPPING AROUND ON A SNOWMOBILE! If someone choosing snowshoeing over snowmobiling, I'll openly weep.

Contest Deadline: November 21 2011

Win $300 or an Ipad2!

Quitters Unite is giving away some pretty awesome prizes and promoting a smoke-free lifestyle in the process. This contest is only open to BC! To enter, just write a description of what you would do with $300. Check the submissions page to see what people have written so far, so that you can one-up them! (Hey, play to win right?)

Contest Deadline: November 12 2011

Win tickets to see Roger Water's The Wall, live!

The Vancouver Sun is giving away tickets to see this show before the tickets even go on sale. I'm thinking this will be an amazing show, and nothing beats Free!

Contest Deadline: November 9 2011

Got a Movember stache? Win tickets to the Vancouver Men's Show!

99.3 The Fox and the Vancouver Men's Show are giving away two tickets to their show - just submit a photo of your Movember Mustache for a chance to win. (Requires website registration before submitting)

Contest Deadline: November 17 2011

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Win a trip to a Canadian fashion city and more!

Iris is giving away a grand prize of a trip for two to a city of your choice (in Bc, Alberta or Ontario) as well as a bunch of other awesome prizes. I have my eye on the Michael Kors handbag!

Contest Deadline: November 19 2011

Win a Richmond, BC Shopping Spree!

Tourism Richmond is hosting several different giveaways, called "Shop & Stay". The prizes are hefty, and entry is simple. What are you waiting for?!

Contest Deadline: December 31 2011

Friday, November 4, 2011

Win an Apple TV!

Tinhorn Creek is giving away 5 Apple TVs to lucky winners from either BC or Alberta. One simple contest entry form, and you're good to go!

Contest Deadline: December 31 2011

Win tickets to a Vancouver Playhouse show! is giving away a pair of tickets to each of 5 different productions. One of the pairs has already been won - will you be next?

Contest Deadline (for each play):
  1. The Tosca Cafe: (contest closes September 25, 2011)
  2. La Cage Aux Folles: (contest closes November 13, 2011)
  3. Red: (contest closes January 1, 2012)
  4. Hunchback: (contest closes February 5, 2012)
  5. God of Carnage: (contest closes April 1, 2012)

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Win a weekend getaway in Whistler!

Enter to win two nights at the Nikita Lake Lodge in Whistler if you can correctly identify the name of the trail in the photo. This is one you have to do outside research to figure out, and I sure couldn't. Comment if you know? :D Good luck!

Contest Deadline: November 30 2011

Win a Gluten-free cookbook!

The Vancouver Sun is giving away a copy of a Gluten-free cookbook. Just like the picture to enter. I'm surprised by how many people want that book VS how many people tend to enter to win other local contests worth a lot more! I am guessing that they just aren't informed, so they should probably check out my blog more often. Just sayin'! :p

Contest Deadline: Noon November 4 2011

Win Tickets to Smirnoff Nightlife Exchange

There are a few different hosts doing contests for tickets to this event, so it must be a big deal! Vancity Buzz is giving away 2 tickets to this party as well.

Contest Deadline: November 8 2011

Win Cash Prizes, Vancouver Hotel stays, and more!

Invite the World seems to be a marketing campaign for Vancouver tourism. If you send a postcard (by mail, email or Facebook), you get entered into the contest to win a bunch of different prizes.

Contest Deadline: December 31 2011

Win tickets to a Canucks game and dinner at Monk McQueens!

This contest includes HST, Gratuities, Shuttle Service, Valet Parking... Oh, and 2 tickets to your choice of 1 Canucks game from their list as well as dinner at Monk McQueens. Pretty darn good contest, if you ask me!

Contest Deadline: November 15 2011

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Win a $1300 'Mommy Makeover' with Vancouver Mom!

Vancouver Mom, and a host of other sponsors are giving away a HUGELY decadent makeover to one lucky Vancouver mom. This contest kind of makes me wish I had a little beast running around so I could qualify. It doesn't say you have to be a Mom, but it is thoroughly implied in the contest that you should be.

Contest Deadline: November 15 2011

Win 2 Guestlist Passes to the Smirnoff Nightlife A-Trak event in Vancouver!

Winnie Cooper is giving away 2 passes to this unique musical and cultural event, held worldwide. Of course, the tickets are only for the Vancouver location, but the event is happening all across the world at the same time. Kind of awesome!

To enter, you just email her with your favourite breakfast after a night out. Mine? Gotta be Bon's on Broadway - you can't beat a $3 breakfast surrounded by swarms of hungover diners.

Contest Deadline: Monday November 7 2011

Win tickets to Lift Bar Grill View's first wine club!

Vancity Buzz is giving away tickets to this exclusive wine club event. The winners will be tasting five bottles of wine paired with a selection of Lift Signature Bites. The contest deadline is not listed, but the event is on November 8 2011, so it's coming up!

Contest Deadline: Unknown (by November 8 2011)

Monday, October 31, 2011

Win a dinner cooked in your own home from Drew Cooks!

Drew Cooks is giving away a private dinner party to one lucky entrant and 5 guests. Check out the menu items (delicious)... I'm so hungry now!

Contest Deadline: Noon November 7 2011

Win a full tuition scholarship to VFS’s Sound Design for Visual Media program.

Create a unique sound, as per the contest guidelines, and you could win a full tuition scholarship at Vancouver Film School. There tuitions run pretty high, so this is a huge prize for anyone interested in music and sound!

Contest Deadline: November 13 2011

(Eligble only to those 19 years of age or older at the close date of the contest or who have graduated from high school)

WIN 2 Tickets to TRENTEM├śLLER @ Venue – NOV 2 2011

Data Romance -Timbre Productions & SCENE IN THE DARK are giving away a pair of tickets to one lucky winner! The concert is in 2 days, so you better hurry and enter. There aren't many comments on the post, so I think your chances are reasonable. :)

Contest Deadline: November 1 2011 10:00 AM 

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Win 2 tickets to Circle Craft!

Lotus Events is giving away 2 tickets to Circle Craft, the Christmas Market voted as one of the Best Artisan Market’s in the Best of Vancouver awards presented by the Georgia Straight. Seems like a pretty good place to buy super unique Christmas gifts!

Contest Deadline: Noon November 4 2011

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Win a $50 Keg GiftCard - From Vancouver Contests and Alderwood Weddings!

With all the excitement of posting so many wonderful local contests, we decided to host one of our VERY own. We teamed up with Alderwood Weddings to offer you a $50 Keg gift card! Here's how you enter to win:

Mandatory Entries:

Follow @AlderwoodWeds and @VanContests on Twitter.

If you do not have a Twitter account, you can complete the mandatory entry by commenting on this blog post and letting us know who you would take to the Keg with your gift card!

Extra Entries:

-Like Alderwood Weddings and Vancouver Contests on Facebook.

-Retweet the following:

#Vancouver Win a $50 Keg gift card! Follow @AlderwoodWeds and @VanContests on Twitter and RT to enter!

This contest is only open to residents of British Columbia. The contest will run from October 27th until November 30th 2011. The winner will be chosen on December 1st 2011 by going through all valid entries (twitter retweets, facebook fans of both pages, twitter followers of both pages) and choosing one blindly and at random. We will then check to make sure this entrant has completed the mandatory entry of Following both Twitters  (or commenting on either contest post) and contact the winner!. In the event that the winner does not respond within 3 business days, we will select a new winner by the same method.

Contest Deadline: November 30 2011

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Win tickets to A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas plus more!

Sometimes I hesitate to share a contest, because I want it all for myself! This is one of those contests. Malicious Mandy's Mind is giving away 2 tickets to the Vancouver advanced screening of the new Harold & Kumar movie, a Harold & Kumar "Taking Christmas to a new high" t-shirt, Harold & Kumar Masks (1 Harold, 1 Kumar), and... a harold & Kumar wind-up toy!!!

Contest Deadline: October 28 2011

Win tix to Jay-Z & Kanye West "Watch the Throne" concert in Vancouver!

Hip hop music icons Kanye West and Jay-Z are coming to Vancouver on Sunday, December 18th, for their highly-anticipated Watch the Throne tour and EightSix is giving away tickets to the show.

Contest Deadline: November 2 2011

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Win 4 Tickets to Toy Story 3 on ice in Vancouver!

Miss 604 is giving away 4 tickets to the opening night of Toy Story 3 on Ice! Check out her blog for ways to enter!

Contest Deadline: November 4 2011

Win Tickets to the Science World Halloween Party!

Tales from a Bar Stool is giving away 2 free tickets to the Science World Halloween party. That party sounds AWESOME, so I entered (of course), but you should too! Just like them on facebook, and leave a comment.

Contest Deadline: October 26 2011

Monday, October 24, 2011

Win the Ultimate Northern Getaway!

If it's not cold enough for you here in Vancouver this winter, man-up and head North to the Yukon for some REAL bragging rights. This trip includes a lot of features: snow shoeing, dog sledding, and s'mores! The contest is only open to BC and Alberta, so that makes the chances of winning a bit cosier. :)

Contest Deadline: November 11 2011

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Monday, October 17, 2011

Win a $50 Restaurant Gift Card From Foodee

Like Foodee on Facebook to be eligible to win one of their weekly $50 gift certificates to a restaurant.

Contest Deadline: Ongoing

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Win a $100 gift certificate to The BiBo Restaurant is giving away $100 to BiBo Restaurant for the best Halloween costume. I've never been to BiBo; it sounds quirky. Is it any good? Free food is ALWAYS good!!!

Contest Deadline: October 31 2011

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Win a $1000 Rove Concepts Shopping Spree

RoveConcepts is a company that specializes in furniture reproductions that are inspired by iconic Mid-Century furniture designs. They are giving away a $1000 shopping spree, with multiple ways to enter. The furniture looks really nice! I entered... *fingers crossed*

Contest Deadline: November 11 2011

Friday, October 14, 2011

Win a Bike, a Whistler Vacation, or Dinner for 4 at Earls!

Pacific Palisades is giving away 3 separate grand prizes to the winners of this contest. To enter, upload a photo of the West End to Twitter, using their hash tag (details in link), or to their Facebook page. I want the Whistler Vacation!!!

Contest Deadline: December 9 2011

Win Tickets to Asymmetry at Havana Theatre

Six lives. One night. Asymmetry chronicles the halting first steps of three fledgling relationships, as six damaged people fumble for intimacy and balance. Each of these broken relationships comes to a head in one night, in the same physical space, each couple unaware of the others even as their stories intertwine.

This giveaway includes tickets to the play and dinner for two at the Havana restaurant. Drama outside of my own life, and free food? Sounds pretty sweet to me!

Contest Deadline: October 20 2011

Win a Weekend Getaway at the Listel Hotel

I checked the room you get to stay in and it's worth over $200/night with tax! The getaway includes two nights in their Gallery Room. G-L-A-M-O-R-O-U-S!

Contest Deadline: October 24 2011

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Win tickets to the Parade of Lost Souls party

After they parade their lost souls around for us, they like to party the night away! This is a 19 years and older event, since the location is fully licensed.

To enter, retweet this phrase:

Win a pair of tix to the Parade of Lost Souls Dance Party via @publicdreams & @cwistal bit.lyqYocqz RT To Enter!

Contest Deadline: October 15 2011

Friday, October 7, 2011

Win Skrillex Tickets

Enter to win 2 sets of tickets for the Skrillex show on the 22nd. To be entered to win you must have a twitter account and tweet the following.

I Want Skrillex Tix! The Bassment Series — Vancouver Is Awesome — @viathebassment @blueprintevents

The winners will be selected at random.

Giveaway Deadline: Unknown (but before October 21 2011)

Win a $25 Giftcard to Sokela Restaurant

Like Sokela on Facebook for a chance to win a $25 Gift Card. They will be giving away giftcards in the future through Facebook, so it's not much effort to be entered into multiple draws! Sokela serves modern Mediterranean food, and they have a pretty chic looking decor.

Contest Deadline: October 31 2011

Win Dinner for Four and Dessert at Rasoee

Rasoee, an Indian Restaurant in Vancouver, is just 25 Twitter followers away from giving away their free dinner for 4 + Dessert. Follow them on twitter and retweet about the contest to enter.

The Retweet looks like this: @Rasoee gives away DINNER FOR FOUR + DESSERT! RT + Follow for ur chance to #WIN #Vancouver #Indian!/Rasoee

Contest Deadline: When they reach their follower quota.

Win Tickets to Fright Nights at the PNE (multiple hosts)

Enter to win tickets to the spooky haunted event at the PNE fairgrounds in Vancouver. I went a few years ago, and it was a great time: I took a 13 year old who had to hold my hand while I whimpered through the haunted house. Not my highest moment.

There are two contests for the tickets. Here they are:

The Georgia Straight:

Fright Nights on Facebook:

Contest Deadline: October 20 2011 (Straight) October 26 2011 (Facebook)

Win Free Golf for Four

Answer the Vancouver Parks survey and be entered to win free golf for 4 people! I have honestly never played an actual game of golf in my life. This would be a good excuse to start.

Contest Deadline: Unspecified

Win a VIP Christmas Getaway to...Vancouver! :o

Well, I realize you wouldn't get the flight part of the contest being a local, but who would say no to all the other great parts of this prize!? (2 nights at a swank hotel, $1,000 cash, $150 spa, Samsung Galaxy tab, 2 tickets to a Canucks game and an autographed jersey OR 1 of 10 Michael Buble prize packs.)

Contest Deadline: November 4 2011

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Win tickets to the 3 Musketeers - EXPIRES TOMORROW!

Hurry and enter, if you are all for one and one for winning.

Contest Deadline: Midnight October 7 2011

Win 4 Tickets to the Vancouver Aquarium

CTV is giving away passes to the Aquarium. It's more than $20 to enter, so the passes are quite the prize! The aquarium is mostly indoors, so it would be an ideal fall activity.

Contest Deadline: Unclear, but seems to be October 10 2011

Win 2 Tickets to a SANS Shark Fin Soup Competition

Sans means "without" in French, just so we're clear. After watching a horrific documentary recently by that screaming chef from Hell's Kitchen, I hope nobody in Vancouver is serving actual Shark's fin soup. This event seems like a brilliant alternative.

To enter, just comment on the post with a sustainable idea for dining out, or something you do to stay green while dining out.

Contest Deadline: October 12 2011

Win 2 Tickets to the VIFF

This contest is expiring tomorrow, so get on it! There doesn't seem to be much competition, so hurry on up and enter. To enter, you just have to comment on the blog or Facebook.

Contest Deadline: October 7 2011

Win Vancouver Whitecaps Tickets

Like Jugo Juice on Facebook, and enter to win Vancouver Whitecaps tickets. That is all.

Contest Deadline: Unclear

Win tickets to Real Beer, Real Food, Real Simple – Chef Competition

Enter to win tickets to a live chef competition and dining vouchers. You do need to join Virgin Radio's site to enter, but once you join, all contests can be entered with one click. Not bad!

Win a Visa Red Carpet Experience during VIFF at the Visa Screening Room

Enter for a chance to win the ultimate red carpet experience full of glitz, glamour, and amazing films at the Vancouver International Film Festival, courtesy of Visa.

It took me a good 10 minutes to research and find the Festival Director: Alan Franey. There, I saved you the trouble. :)

Contest Deadline: October 9 2011

Win 2 Tickets to Oktoberfest & Harvestfest with CAMRA Vancouver

Comment on Miss 604's blog or tweet about the contest to enter! I was hesitant to even publicize this contest out of fear that I might lower my own chances at winning. Beer. Sweet delicious beer.

Contest Deadline: October 10 2011

Win Tickets to Judas Priest

Enter for a chance to win tickets to see Judas Priest on their final world tour. This contest also includes a $50 gift certificate to The Keg... That portion REALLY makes the prize.

Contest Deadline: Midnight October 19 2011

Win a pair of gala tickets (value $150) to the Canadian debut of the Reel Recovery Film Festival!

The gala and all screenings will take place at downtown's District 319 event venue. Contest open to 19+..."Showcasing realistic, honest and inspiring films about addiction and recovery, this year's festival promises to enlighten and entertain." Sounds like an indie film version of Intervention. I'd go!

Contest Deadline: October 19 2011

Win A $5000 Urban Barn Shopping Spree

Enter to win $5000 to spend at Urban Barn and a design consultation. I would spend most of the money on a classy bed frame, and my ferrets would spend most of their time destroying it.

Contest Deadline: 6pm October 16 2011

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Win a Whistler Skiing Getaway

This getaway for two includes two nights accommodation, two days of skiing, and dinner for two at Whistler Brewhouse. Can I skip all of the activity and go straight to warming up over dinner? :)

Contest Deadline: November 15 2011

Win a Smart Car from Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Enter to win, you have to be 16 or older to enter. I'd have a lot of fun driving a cute little smart car, and I'd have a nice smug smile about it, too.

Contest Deadline: 5pm March 1 2012

WIN a family 4-pack of tickets to Stanley Park Ghost Train

Enter to win a family 4-pack of tickets to the Stanley Park Ghost Train! You have to be 19 or older to enter. I hope that means alcohol will be served, but I know that my chances are slim.

Contest is hosted by 24 Hours newspaper. Email your full contact info to to enter.

Contest Deadline: 4pm Oct. 7 2011

Win a two-night stay at Watermark Beach Resort, the BEST of the South Okanagan

Enter through the following link to win a two night stay in a two-bedroom view suite at Watermark Beach Resort in Osoyoos, B.C., which includes welcome amenity and a $100 credit to the Watermark wine bar and patio ($749 value).

I checked out the digs, and wow are they swanky, and so perfect to catch a bit of warmer weather as winter creeps up.

Contest Deadline: October 9, 2011