Squamish Days Festival 2012: Win a Squamish Getaway

Comments 53 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 55th Annual Squamish Days Festival is coming up this August long weekend and will be packed with free family fun, a parade, world class logger sports competitions, and much more. This Sea to Sky destination is set to celebrate its heritage and community spirit through events and activities for four straight days.

What 55th Annual Squamish Days Festival
When Thursday, August 2 to Monday, August 6, 2012
Where 39555 Loggers Lane in Squamish. Exit the Sea to Sky at the adventure centre (from the south) or Centennial Way (from the North).

Activities include music & art events, children’s activities, a parade, wacky bed races, a 10km run, a chair carving competition, a pancake breakfast, the Squamish Farmers Market, and two world class Loggers Sports Shows with competitors from all around the world.

There are a few ticketed events (at the Loggers Sports Shows) but everything else is free for the whole family.

If you would like to check out Squamish Days, the organizers have put together a fantastic prize pack for one lucky Miss604 reader so that they can enjoy the outdoor recreation capital of Canada. The prize is valued at $316 and includes:

  • 2 Night’s stay at the newly-renovated Hotel Squamish (Saturday, August 4th & Sunday August 5th) which is located in the heart of downtown Squamish
  • 2 Saturday Loggers Sports Show – Adult Tickets
  • 2 Sunday Loggers Sports Show – Adult Tickets
  • 2 Sunday VIP Lounge Tickets
  • 2 Sunday Pancake Breakfast – Adult Tickets
  • 1 Reusable Shopping Bag
  • 2 Ball Caps

Here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment on this post (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
RT to enter to win a getaway to @SquamishDays from @Miss604 http://ow.ly/cvbO2

I will draw one winner at random from all entries on Monday, July 30, 2012 at 9:00am. Must be 19+ to enter and win. Prize is not redeemable for cash or any other prizing. Hotel Squamish stay must be used August 4th & August 5th, 2012. Follow @SquamishDays on Twitter or Facebook for more information about the festival.

Update The winner is Craig C!

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53 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. Erin SchulteWednesday, July 25th, 2012 — 3:21pm PST

    I would loves to win this!

  2. Sandy LaughlinWednesday, July 25th, 2012 — 3:36pm PST

    I love this weekend in Squamish, great sites, lots to do, great people and I would love to win

  3. ChelleWednesday, July 25th, 2012 — 3:51pm PST

    Looks like fun! Hopefully they have good weather for it.

  4. SanazWednesday, July 25th, 2012 — 3:57pm PST

    I love Squamish and would love to win this!

  5. GeorginaWednesday, July 25th, 2012 — 4:10pm PST

    What a fun weekend! I would love to win!

  6. Gary T.Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 — 4:19pm PST

    I have only driven through Squamish, would actually love to spend a couple of days there for a change.

  7. LaurenWednesday, July 25th, 2012 — 4:34pm PST

    What a great way to spend the long weekend!

  8. RenfrewWednesday, July 25th, 2012 — 4:43pm PST

    It’s all about the beautiful drive.

  9. TuanWednesday, July 25th, 2012 — 5:11pm PST

    I love Squamish festival. Would like to bring my family this time

  10. RichardWednesday, July 25th, 2012 — 5:30pm PST

    Sounds like fun! Would love to bring the family.

  11. EileenWednesday, July 25th, 2012 — 6:08pm PST

    Would love to experience this!

  12. CyndiWednesday, July 25th, 2012 — 7:01pm PST

    I love Squamish!

  13. MarianneWednesday, July 25th, 2012 — 7:47pm PST

    I would love to go there !

  14. RobWednesday, July 25th, 2012 — 8:48pm PST

    That would be a very fun weekend

  15. MelissaWednesday, July 25th, 2012 — 8:48pm PST

    I would love to go?

  16. DanaWednesday, July 25th, 2012 — 9:42pm PST

    Squamish is wonderful this time of year, especially with the sun shining. Would love to win this!

  17. RayWednesday, July 25th, 2012 — 9:42pm PST

    Sounds like a fun weekend.

  18. StephanieWednesday, July 25th, 2012 — 10:07pm PST

    This sounds like such a great prize thanks for the chance to win

  19. MarianneWednesday, July 25th, 2012 — 10:27pm PST

    Sounds like a festive weekend!

  20. LisaWednesday, July 25th, 2012 — 10:50pm PST

    A trip for the family to Squamish would be just what our family needs! We would appreciate and love every minute of it!

  21. Maureen MWednesday, July 25th, 2012 — 10:56pm PST

    Logging shows-a wonderful quintessential BC/Canadian sport/entertainment!

  22. DianneThursday, July 26th, 2012 — 12:25am PST

    Oh man this sounds like fun… I also have a friend that lives in Squamish that I haven’t seen in a long time so what a great way to get to see her and have a good time togethe.

  23. DonaldThursday, July 26th, 2012 — 1:01am PST

    Sea to Sky is such a nice drive to Squamish.

  24. Lori-Vancouver AirbnbThursday, July 26th, 2012 — 8:55am PST

    It would be great to spend a weekend in Squamish, so close to Shannon Falls too!

  25. DarcyThursday, July 26th, 2012 — 9:04am PST

    Never been to a logger’s sports show but I’ve heard they are great fun.

  26. chrissyThursday, July 26th, 2012 — 9:12am PST

    This sounds like so much fun!

  27. Tammy JamesThursday, July 26th, 2012 — 11:14am PST

    i live in squamish but my mom will be here from ontario that weekend…would love to be able to pamper her squamish style while she’s here!!

  28. RajuThursday, July 26th, 2012 — 11:38am PST

    Sounds like fun!

  29. Craig CThursday, July 26th, 2012 — 12:22pm PST

    Would love to win this.

  30. ShelleyThursday, July 26th, 2012 — 1:46pm PST

    Hotel Squamish is one of the oldest buildings in Squamish. This would be a fun trip.

  31. LorThursday, July 26th, 2012 — 2:13pm PST

    Fun getaway 🙂

  32. Ruth MThursday, July 26th, 2012 — 2:50pm PST

    Sounds like a hoot to me

  33. Vanessa WThursday, July 26th, 2012 — 4:57pm PST


  34. EvaFriday, July 27th, 2012 — 12:04am PST

    Great prize, we would love to win this one! Fingers crossed!

  35. leahFriday, July 27th, 2012 — 8:52am PST

    what a fun way to spend the weekend 🙂

  36. brandonFriday, July 27th, 2012 — 8:56am PST

    what a great giveaway!

  37. Art B.Friday, July 27th, 2012 — 1:25pm PST

    This would be awesome, I need a mini vacation.

  38. Phyllis TSaturday, July 28th, 2012 — 12:16am PST

    Would love to take the kiddos there.
    Monday’s my bday, would be a great gift for myself!

  39. SharylinSaturday, July 28th, 2012 — 11:52am PST

    This is a fun weekend getaway package!

  40. BonnieSaturday, July 28th, 2012 — 12:33pm PST

    What a fun prize pack!

  41. RebeccaSaturday, July 28th, 2012 — 1:15pm PST

    Went a couple of years ago and had a great time. Would be a good weekend getaway as the 5th is our 12th wedding anniversary!

  42. belindaSaturday, July 28th, 2012 — 5:18pm PST

    A great way to spend BC long weekend.

  43. CarrieSaturday, July 28th, 2012 — 8:50pm PST

    I would love to go to Squamish!

  44. JessicaSunday, July 29th, 2012 — 10:51pm PST

    Looks like a blast!

  45. TinaSunday, July 29th, 2012 — 11:00pm PST

    Logging is definitely the most fun to watch, like me some smexy lumberjacks

  46. JaydeenMonday, July 30th, 2012 — 8:48am PST

    This sounds like a blast!!!

  47. AlessaMonday, July 30th, 2012 — 8:53am PST

    <3 Lumberjacks!

  48. Tom SchmidMonday, July 30th, 2012 — 8:56am PST

    Never been there. It’s about time I think. 🙂

  49. MariekeMonday, July 30th, 2012 — 9:02am PST

    This sounds super!

  50. MarianneMonday, July 30th, 2012 — 9:58pm PST

    Nature within nature!

  51. WendyTuesday, July 31st, 2012 — 10:07am PST

    Sounds like a FANTASTIC way to spend the weekend :)))

  52. JaneTuesday, July 31st, 2012 — 10:34pm PST


  53. Squamish Days FestivalThursday, August 2nd, 2012 — 9:36am PST

    Thanks for all the wonderful comments! If you didn’t win the prize, remember Squamish is only a short drive up the beautiful Sea to Sky Highway and we’d love to see you all at the festival this weekend.

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