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Our Neighbourhood Unscramble Phrase Challenge goes from April 20 - May 31, 2024

TOURISM CHALLENGE is an annual opportunity to re-educate members of the Tourism industry and enjoy the outstanding attractions, world class hotels and explore the amazing neighbourhoods that our region has to offer, so that we are ready to welcome our guests and SHARE our passion and knowledge.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE - this event is only available to staff and volunteers at participating tourism industry partners.

Maple Ridge is often called the best kept secret in the Lower Mainland. Given our quiet modesty of the past 150 years. Discover a vibrant blend of culinary delights, eclectic shops, and serene parks in downtown—where every corner invites you to explore and indulge in unique experiences that enrich your day. Embrace the charm and diversity of our downtown scene, where local businesses thrive, and unforgettable moments await.

Stop at the locations below, see why they are unique to our city and ask them for their word in our unscramble challenge.  Piece all 5 words together and go to our Stamp Collection Location and tell them the phrase. A correct phrase will entitle you to 3 stamps in your passport.  Enjoy exploring downtown Maple Ridge and the businesses listed and see why over 90,000 people call this amazing city home.

Lupita Mexican Foods – Indulge in the authentic flavours of Mexico at Lupita Mexican Foods, a delicious stop destination for Mexican culinary delights. Savour the taste of traditional collection of mouthwatering Mexican street tacos, burritos, enchiladas and so much more. Browse their store section and take home some authentic Mexican products to enjoy with your family.
They are located at 22349 Selkirk Avenue Maple Ridge and hours of operations are:
Monday – Tuesday 10 am – 5 pm
Wednesday – Saturday 10 am – 7 pm
Sundays – CLOSED

Bella Nonna’s Deli & Grocer - Experience culinary excellence at Bella Nonna's Deli & Grocer, where they offer a delectable array of wholesome breads, decadent cookies, exquisite cakes, gourmet pastries, and carefully curated charcuterie and fruit platters. Each creation is a testament to their team’s dedication to quality, ensuring every bite is a delight for your senses.
They are located at 2 - 11841 224th Street Maple Ridge and hours of operations are:
Monday – Friday 8 am – 6 pm
Saturday – 8 am – 5:30 pm
Sundays – CLOSED

T’s Once Upon a Tea Leaf - Discover an enchanting array of whimsical tea, gifts, and fashion at this eclectic boutique nestled in the heart of downtown Maple Ridge. Immerse yourself in their tea library, where fragrances transport your mind across the globe, and explore their extraordinary collection of unique products sourced from around the world.
They are located at 11970 224th Street Maple Ridge and hours of operations are:
Tuesday – Wednesday 11 am – 5:30 pm
Thursday – 11 am – 6 pm
Friday – 11 am – 5:30 pm
Saturday – 11 am – 5 pm
Sundays & Mondays – CLOSED

Vanilla Bean Bakeshop - Pamper yourself with the irresistible delights of Vanilla Bean Bakeshop, a neighbourhood sweet spot offering a tantalizing blend of sweet and savoury treats alongside high tea experiences, catering services, and exquisite wedding confections. From everyday cravings to special occasions, enjoy the finest flavours crafted with passion and perfection.
They are located at 101 - 11900 Haney Place Maple Ridge and hours of operations are:
Monday – Friday 10 am – 6 pm
Saturday – 10 am – 6 pm
Sunday – 11 am – 5 pm

The Create Shop - At The Create Shop, you are invited to unleash your creativity in their welcoming and inclusive space, where artists of all levels can come together to express themselves freely. Unlock the creative potential within each of you and discover a nurturing environment where the inner artist thrives.
They are located at 108 - 22550 Dewdney Trunk Road Maple Ridge and hours of operations are:
Monday 11 am – 6 pm
Tuesdays – CLOSED
Wednesday – 11 am – 6 pm
Thursday – Friday – 11 am 7 pm
Saturday – 10 am – 6 pm
Sunday – 12 pm – 5 pm

Stamp Collection Location
Supreme Snacks

Stop by and share the hidden phrase with our last stop, stamp collection location - Supreme Snacks. Step into a world of sweet indulgence at Supreme Snacks confectionary store, where the offer a tantalizing array of rare and exotic treats for your taste buds and leave you craving more.
They are located at 22353 Lougheed Highway Maple Ridge and hours of operations are:
Open everyday from 11 am – 8 pm


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