Tell us your perfect day downtown & win $500

What I love about downtown? Waterfront!
What I love about downtown? Waterfront!

If you could carve out one day to spend in downtown Burlington, one perfect day – spring, summer, fall, or winter – doing exactly what you like to do, what would it look like? Are you busy or relaxed? Are you alone or with a friend? Is your perfect day actually a perfect night?

Tell the Burlington Downtown Business Association what your day looks like and you could win $500 to spend in downtown Burlington to make your perfect day a reality.

Email your “My Perfect Day in the Hood” itinerary to before March 31st.

Walk us through the day from start to finish. Include four to six things you would do or places you would visit during your perfect day. Entries should be less than 300 words and pictures are welcome!

All eligible itineraries submitted will be entered into a grand prize draw for a $500 Dream Day downtown. The BDBA will feature selected itineraries every week on its website. One winner will be randomly selected on April 1st and will be presented with $500 to spend on their perfect day in Downtown Burlington.

Tell us your perfect day in downtown Burlington & win $500
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Written by Marianne Meed Ward

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