When you think of airports, you think of long queues waiting to check-in, go through security and waiting around for your flight to board.
Well, YVR has a little something special in store from July 4th – August 29th, 2014.
Take-off Fridays will be returning and there’s a whole lotta fun in store for the entire family!
Check out live DJs and tons of free entertainment, including local musicians and artists, caricaturists, a balloonist and interactive community partner displays. Kids will have a blast meeting mascots, dancing to music, folding paper airplanes and getting their faces painted. And be sure to visit the Customer Information counters or the YVR Take-Off Fridays Event Booth to ‘Enter to Win’ weekly prize draws and the ultimate ‘YVR Staycation Package’ that includes:
Behind the Scenes Tour of YVR for a family of 4
One Night Accommodation at The Fairmont Vancouver Airport
$250 YVR Bucks
Or, simply relax and peruse the shelves of YVR’s world class retail shops to take advantage of special offers and samples. Enjoy YVR Take-Off Fridays lunch specials at more than 30 restaurants.
Park in YVR’s Parkade for up to four hours for $5 during YVR’s Take-Off Fridays (9am – 3pm). Parking vouchers available at the Customer Information Counters. Regular parking rates apply after four hours.
Take-off Fridays are every Friday from July 4th – August 29th, 2014, 9:00am-3:00pm.
The 2nd Annual Paper Airplane Competition will be held Friday, July 11th, 2014 from 11am-12:30pm, where the winner will walk away with a $1,000 travel gift card courtesy of Uniglobe Travel.
Participants will construct their aircraft with the help of the BCIT Aerospace Technology’s team’s tips and techniques and compete for a chance to win HUGE prizes. Watch as paper planes soar through YVR’s Public Observation Area and kids and adults alike put on their game faces in hopes of a BIG win. A celebrity-judging panel featuring aviation professionals will rate 20 contestants based on distance, creativity of design and aerial acrobatics.
Who knew going to the airport could be so much fun!