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Top Tips on Coquitlam's Hidden Gems

Interested in pristine hiking trails, world-class running trails and free outdoor festivals? Yes, please! Pick up Coquitlam’s 2018 Travel & Experience Guide at any City facility, including City Hall, libraries and recreation centres, or read it online.


2018 Coquitlam Travel ​& Experience Guide



Coquitlam Travel and Experience Guide (download)

Upcoming Festivals & Events

Coquitlam Express Hockey Games

Feb. 1, 8 & 10, Ticketed
Cheer on the home team!  Catch the Express live at the Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex.
coquitlamexpress.ca

Cheng2 Duo – Classical Music Performance

Sat., Feb. 2, 8 p.m., Ticketed
Named one of CBC Music’s “30 hot Canadian classical musicians under 30”, enjoy this brother and sister duo’s compelling performance.
evergreenculturalcentre.ca

2 For Tea:  A British Comedy

Thurs., Feb. 7, 8 p.m. and Sat., Feb. 9, 8 p.m., Ticketed
For fans of Monty Python and Mr. Bean, enjoy this delightful performance by Canadian Comedy Award Winners, James and Jamesy.
evergreenculturalcentre.ca

Exhibitions Opening at Place des Arts

Fri., Feb. 15, 7 – 9 p.m., Free
Drop by the opening reception for Wildlife Friends, paintings by Ronald George Straight; Fashion & Hats!, works in various mediums by My Artist’s Corner; Belonging: Treasured Pieces of Our Past, works in various mediums curated by the Coquitlam Heritage Society. All three exhibitions run through Mar. 16.
placedesarts.ca

Robert Cray

Sat., Feb. 16, 8 p.m., Ticketed
Enjoy a spectacular performance of blues, soul and R&B by five-time Grammy winner and Blues Hall of Fame inductee, Robert Cray.
hardrockcasinovancouver.com

Family Day at Place des Arts

Sun., Feb. 17., 2 - 4 p.m., Free
Bring the family to tour the galleries and join in art activities for all ages.
placedesarts.ca

Foreigner

Fri., Feb. 22, 8 p.m. and Sat., Feb. 23, 8 p.m., Ticketed
The internationally renowned rock band Foreigner performs The Cold as Ice Tour at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver in Coquitlam.
hardrockcasinovancouver.com

World of Puppets Presents Metamorphosis

Sun., Feb. 24, 3 p.m., Ticketed
A wonderful family show featuring intricate marionettes and rod puppets carved of wood.
evergreenculturalcentre.ca

Como Lake ParkCoquitlam's Top Attractions   

Interested in the best things to do in Coquitlam, as voted by visitors? According to TripAdvisor.ca reviewers, here are the city’s top three attractions.

1. Town Centre Park
Walk the 1.2-km lakeside trail around Lafarge Lake or take the kids over to the playground and skate park. This park was named Canada’s best public space in 2017 by the Canadian Institute of Planners. You’ll find free outdoor fitness equipment on site as well as table tennis (BYO paddles and ball) and foosball tables. The lake is regularly stocked with trout for urban fishing.

2. Mundy Park 
This 400-acre coastal rainforest urban park offers a lush escape from city life. Explore its extensive trail system totalling 16 km to uncover either of the two pretty lakes. The flat terrain is also great for bike riding.

3. Como Lake Park 
Regularly stocked with rainbow trout, this small lake is a popular fishing spot, with a 1-km lakeside trail and a playground. It’s a great location for canoeing and kayaking.

 

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Visitor Information Centres

Mackin House

(Official Coquitlam Visitor Centre)

1116 Brunette Avenue
Coquitlam, BC V3K 1G3
Phone: 604-516-6151
Email: info@coquitlamheritage.ca
Hours:
Tuesday - Friday:  11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce

(Local Information Available)

#205 – 2773 Barnet Highway
Coquitlam, BC  V3B 1C2
Phone: 604-464-2716
Email: info@tricitieschamber.com
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Accommodations

The City of Coquitlam offers a range of accommodation options from hotels to motels, to bed and breakfasts. Coquitlam has four hotels with approximately 390 rooms, one motel with 39 rooms and approximately 10 bed and breakfasts.

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Tourism Sector

For more information about Coquitlam's tourism sector, review the Tourism Sector Fact Sheet.

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Contact Us

For further information on tourism development opportunities, please contact:

Tourism Office
Economic Development Division
P:  604-927-3912
tourism@coquitlam.ca

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