Looking for a Little Adventure?
Welcome to Coquitlam! We’re a grown-up metropolis at the foot of the Coast Mountains. This contrast delivers all that is best about our City – amenities of a 21st century, North American city alongside the rugged opportunities of the temperate rainforest.
We are a complete community serving up excitement and splendor for those who love the natural flavour of our outdoors, while presenting a wealth of shopping, nightlife and entertainment opportunities for those with a more urban appetite. Contemporary culture, a rich heritage, new residents from around the world, indigenous peoples, bustling businesses, peaceful neighbourhoods – you’ll find it in Coquitlam. For further information on Coquitlam’s Tourism Sector, review the Tourism Sector Fact Sheet.
125 Things To Do!
In 2016, the City of Coquitlam is celebrating its 125th Anniversary. Our list of activities to suit anyone’s taste is just the beginning – we have 125 reasons to celebrate, and we’re still counting.
2016 Travel & Experience Guide – Stories to be Created
Visitors are drawn to Coquitlam because of the diverse mix of outdoor activities and destination attractions. Visitors come to Coquitlam to enjoy the following:
- Outdoor adventures: Fishing, hiking, canoeing, camping, bird watching, etc.
- Sporting activities: Golfing, swimming, biking, running and many more.
- Arts and Culture experiences: Theatre, dance, music, art, history, festivals, etc.
- Shopping and Dining: Over 230 restaurants and a wide variety of destination shopping centres and stores.
- Family Adventure: Coquitlam’s many recreational facilities, parks and trails are ideal for all ages.
The majority of our visitors are from across the Metro Vancouver region; however, Coquitlam’s diverse population is increasing the number of international visitors. The significant Chinese, Korean, Persian and French populations are promoting the tourism and lifestyle opportunities available in Coquitlam to family and friends.
Visitor Information Centres
Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce
1209 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, BC V3B 7Y3
Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
1116 Brunette Avenue
Coquitlam, BC V3K 1G3
Hours: Tuesday – Friday: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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.
Best Western Plus
Coquitlam Inn Convention Centre
319 North Rd
Coquitlam, B.C. V3K3V8
Bed & Breakfasts
Coquitlam Sleepy Lodge
730 Clarke Road
Coquitlam, B.C. V3J 3Y1
For further information on tourism development opportunities, please contact:
Economic Development Division