Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Win the ultimate holiday shopping day in Oak Bay worth $1000 (CONTEST)


‘Tis the season to shop for loved ones, but how about a little bit of pampering for yourself?

Oak Bay Tourism has invited you to do just that this holiday season, and getting in the spirit is easier than ever thanks to the unique shopping experience they offer.

You can avoid the busy crowds and take in the twinkling lights along Oak Bay Avenue as you peruse the array of shops in search of the perfect gift for the loved ones in your life.

Visit both Estevan Village and Oak Bay Village for unique shopping—and don’t forget to check out the long list of holiday events happening at Oak Bay Beach Hotel!

Here are just a few of of our favourite shops and services in Oak Bay to check out this holiday season:

Oak Bay Flower Shop

(Oak Bay Flower Shop)

Whether you’re looking for the perfect poinsettia or crafting an elaborate centerpiece for Christmas dinner, Oak Bay Flower Shop is your one-stop shop for all things floral and lovely!

Cork & Barrel Spirit Merchants

(Cork & Barrel)
On the hunt for the best pairing with your holiday meals, or maybe just an after-work pick-me-up? Cork & Barrel Spirit Merchants does their best to ensure a permanent variety of fantastic items along with unique limited edition and seasonal items that fit your budget!

Rogers’ Chocolates

(Rogers’ Chocolates, Oak Bay)

The quintessential Canadian chocolate shop! Even when you’re unsure what to get that hard-to-buy-for person on your list, chocolate is always a good idea.

Side Street Studio

(Side Street Studio)

Unique gifts at great prices—what more could you ask for? Side Street Studio delivers both with their original pottery, jewelry, wood, textiles, glass-art and more.

Bungalow Gifts

(Bungalow Gifts)
Located in the heart of Estevan Village, Bungalow is your go-to store for cards, jewellery, soaps, toys, kitchen and home goods.

Nicholas Randall

(Nicholas Randall)

A lifestyle boutique carrying carefully curated home goods, women’s apparel, jewelry, and other covetable items.

Boathouse Spa

(Boathouse Spa / Oak Bay Beach Hotel)
Victoria’s only oceanfront spa, the Boathouse Spa indulges all your physical and spiritual senses. Whether for personal care or to rejuvenate the body, mind and soul, they are open daily to offer you a wide range of holistic treatments and therapies.

FARO Pizza

(FARO Pizza / Oak Bay Beach Hotel)

Discover the culinary delights of FARO Handcrafted Pizza and Tasting Room. Translated from Italian, FARO means “beacon” or “lighthouse”, a well-suited name for a location that has been a beacon for Oak Bay locals and visitors alike.

Whether you want to use it on gift-giving or just to pamper yourself (we won’t judge!), we’ve partnered with Oak Bay Tourism to give away an incredible prize package worth $1000 to one lucky winner, including:
  •  $100 gift card to Oak Bay Flower Shop
  •  $100 gift card to Cork & Barrel Spirit Merchants
  •  $100 gift card to Rogers’ Chocolates
  •  $100 gift card to Side Street Studio
  •  $100 gift card to Bungalow Gifts
  •  $100 gift card to Nicholas Randall
  •  $200 gift card to Boathouse Spa at Oak Bay Beach Hotel
  •  $200 gift card to FARO Pizza at Oak Bay Beach Hotel

Here’s how to win it:


For a chance to WIN the above $1000 prize package from Oak Bay Tourism, complete one or more of the following:

  1. LIKE Oak Bay Tourism on Facebook and leave a comment below telling us once you have. (1 entry)
  2. FOLLOW Oak Bay Tourism on Instagram and leave a comment below telling us once you have. (1 entry)
  3. SHARE this post on Facebook and/or Twitter and leave a comment below telling us once you have. (1 entry)

One winner will be chosen at random and contacted through the platform they enter within 24 hours of the contest closing—the winner will be drawn on December 13th. Good luck!

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