Explore West Queen West & get an extra $50 to spend when you shop local with the Driftscape App

Updated: Jan 13, 2019

It’s that time of the year again when people start counting down days till Christmas and when shopping becomes one of everyone’s task on their to-do lists! Driftscape and West Queen West (WQW) have come together to help make your shopping spree a more adventurous one.


Starting today, when you download the free Driftscape app you’ll be able to explore stories about what makes West Queen West so unique. Read about The Gladstone Hotel’s history since 1889, check out the neighbourhood murals and their inspiration stories, and explore the Pollinator Paradise! WQW is Canada’s first Bee Community and even makes its own honey!


But that’s not all, WQW and Driftscape have created another great reason to shop local. Purchase a $100 WQW e-Gift Card and WE’LL ADD AN EXTRA $50. That’s right — Driftscape users get $150 to spend for a $100 purchase (Special offer limited to 1 e-Gift Card per person, per week. Limited quantities available).

You’ll need to download the Driftscape app to get this special offer, and when you’re in the WQW neighbourhood the app will display the locations of participating businesses. There are over 70 business where you can use the card. In addition to 40+ retailers, you’ll also be able to use the card at some of the neighbourhood’s best restaurants, salons, yoga studios and more! Buy a card for yourself and do your holiday shopping, or buy a card for someone as a gift!


If you visit WQW on a Saturday before Christmas, you’ll also get a chance to meet THE REAL SANTA! He’ll be in the neighbourhood from 1– 4 pm.

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