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While you take a stroll down the tree-lined streets of the International Village BIA, enjoy the season with our Fall in Love with the Village contest. From October 3rd to 31st, enter to win a $500 prize pack filled with interesting and unique products from businesses in the BIA.

Fall in Love with the Village contest artwork

To enter, make a purchase in-store at a participating business to receive a sticker. Collect three (3) stickers on #TheVillage Passport and drop off your completed ballot at any participating business. Or make three (3) purchases online at any vendor store on #TheVillage Marketplace. Submit all three (3) receipts to thevillagecontests@gmail.com including your name, address, and phone number.

Participating Businesses in the International Village BIA

Amorphous Hair Group
Black Forest Inn
Café Oranje
Cherry Birch General
Circle Studios Yoga + Art
Denninger’s Foods of the World
Gameopolis
Groom for Men
The Jet Café
J.H. Gordon Books

Live Right Pet Supplies
Luv La Vie
Minuteman Press
Parvenu Computer Services Inc.
Salvation Army Thrift Store
Seasoned Restaurant
Studio 205
The Thrifty Designer
Tundra Leather
VintageSoulGeek

Looking for more information about a participating business, view our interactive business directory!

Contest Rules

  1. The FALL IN LOVE WITH THE VILLAGE CONTEST will be run between October 3 at 9:00am to October 31, 2020 at 11:59pm.
  2. Grand Prize Draw: Winner will be selected by random draw from among all eligible entries received in accordance with the rules. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received during the Contest Period. Winner must show identification to claim the prize. Winner will be required to correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question without mechanical or other aid. The contest is open to legal residents of the Province of Ontario.
  3. Contest Entry:
    1. In-store Purchase Entry: Make a purchase at a participating business to receive a sticker. Collect three (3) stickers on The Village Passport to be entered. Drop off completed ballot at any participating business.
    2. Online Purchase Entry: Make three (3) purchases at any vendor store on The Village Marketplace. Submit all three (3) receipts to thevillagecontests@gmail.com including your name, address, and phone number. No duplicate receipts allowed. Online purchase entry is only valid through email transmission.
    3. No Purchase Necessary Entry: To enter without making a purchase, hand-print/type your full name, address, and phone number on a plain piece of paper and mail it in a separate sealed postage prepaid envelope along with a one-hundred word or more essay on “Why you love The Village” to International Village BIA – 12 Ferguson Ave. North, Hamilton Ontario L8R 1K9. Upon receipt of your mail-in no purchase necessary entry request you will receive one no purchase entry in the contest. Entry must be received by October 31, 2020 at 11:59pm. The International Village BIA takes no responsibility for any lost, stolen, or damaged entries (all of which are void). Only one request per week for no purchase necessary entries is permitted.
  4. Open Businesses: Individual business hours and accessibility may vary. If unsure about availability contact the business directly.
  5. Prize: Prizes may not be exactly as shown. The actual/appraised value may differ at the time of prize award. The specifics shall be solely determined by the International Village BIA which reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize component with one of equal or greater quality/value. All prizes must be accepted as awarded.
  6. Contest: The International Village BIA reserves the right to continue, halt, or change the contest as necessary.
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