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Girls’ Night Out in Steveston

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Merchants often overhear mothers saying that they will return to a store, without their child in tow, so that they can concentrate fully, while women of all ages feel limited to shopping on the weekends, and crave time to be out on the town past 6pm. The Steveston Merchants Association (SMA) is about to lend a hand! SMA shops will stay open late (see list below) on Thursday December 1st, and girlfriends will cut loose and hit the streets of Steveston for the first annual Girls’ Night Out (GNO). This festive event is an opportunity for women to visit SMA member businesses after hours to get a head start on Christmas shopping, dining, connecting with friends, old and new, and celebrating the upcoming holiday season. What about your significant other? He can either stay home with the kids, or the kids can attend a special Kids’ Night Out at Cartwheels, while husbands head off to the designated ‘Man Cave’, O’Hare’s GastroPub!

To start the evening, from 5:00 p.m. onwards women can enjoy appetizers, drinks or a meal at Tapenade Bistro, Dave’s Fish and Chips or Sockeye City Grill.

From 6-9 p.m., it is shop ‘til you drop, at some of Steveston’s finest stores and services including A Monkey Tree, Basic Basics Lingerie, Bliss, Harmony Dental Studio, Jet Lag Travel & Fashion Boutique, Pharmasave, Pieces, Prickly Pear Garden Centre, Sinfully the Best, Splash Toy Shop, Treasures Boutique and Violet Hill Fashion Boutique.

Each retailer is offering special incentives for GNO shoppers, with many shops offering a gift to accompany a minimum purchase. Visit three of the participating SMA businesses and GNO participants will be entered to win a Steveston Shopping Spree.

From 8:30 p.m. onwards Blue Canoe Waterfront Restaurant is hosting an after party, which is bound to be the talk of the town. The party is a ticketed event ($20), with a limited number of tickets available at Blue Canoe Waterfront Restaurant, O’Hares Liquor Store and Violet Hill Fashion Boutique.

Round up your girlfriends and make it a night out on the town in Steveston!

For more information please contact:
info@exploresteveston.com

Steveston Girls Night Out

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

SHOP – CONNECT – CELEBRATE

Grab your girlfriends and come out to the first (of many) Steveston Girls Night Out. This is the perfect opportunity to get festive, and have an evening out on the town with the girls! Take advantage of some of your favourite Steveston shops staying open late so you can do some pre-holiday shopping. Steveston Merchants Association members have lined up some amazing savings for you.

Shopping, drinks, food, makeovers, exclusive one-night promotions, and an after party that Steveston will be talking about for months to come. Save the date!

Date: Thursday, December 1, 2011

Pre-shopping events (from 5pm)

 Tapenade Bistro – Glass of bubbly & a small appetizer $10
 Sockeye City – TBC
 Dave’s Fish & Chips – TBC

Shopping (6pm-9pm)

 A Monkey Tree
o Spend over $30 and receive a Christmas ornament valued at $10
 Bare Basics
o 20% off all purchases on the night
 Bliss
o Spend $150 on Pandora & receive a Pandora holiday ornament, plus other draws and giveaways on the night
 Jet Lag Travel & Fashion Boutique
o No HST on regular items
 Pharmasave
o Cosmetic skin magnification and makeovers plus $10 cosmetic gift card with any cosmetic purchase of $35 or more.
 Pieces
o Spend $25 and receive a $10 purse hook of your choice
 Prickly Pear Garden Centre
o 15% of all purchases on the night
 Sinfully The Best
o Join us for some sinful treats and take home a special gifts
 Splash Toy Shop
o 10% off purchases on the night
 Treasures Boutique
o A free pair of fashion earrings or scarf with all purchases over $25
 Violet Hill Boutique
o 20% off purchases on the night

After Party (from 8:30pm)

The official after party takes place at Blue Canoe Waterfront Restaurant from 8:30pm.
Tickets include a glass of wine on arrival, oysters and appetizers.

Tickets: $20 per person. $5 from the sale of each ticket goes to the Richmond Christmas Fund.

You don’t want to miss this party! Ticket sale information coming soon.