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Win a Parlour Tea Party for 4 at Mainstay Oasis Bed & Breakfast

April 22nd, 2013 by Jeannine

Win a Parlour Tea Party for 4 at Mainstay Oasis Bed & Breakfast

When it’s getting close to the big day, it’s always good to take time to sit back and relax… especially with your best ladies. I’m excited to announce an opportunity that you and your besties can take advantage of for your bridal shower or just a special treat!

Mainstay Oasis Bed and Breakfast is located close to Old Orchard Hall, oceanside on the Burrard Inlet in Port Moody. Owned by the Hagglund family, it has been serving Tri Cities & Vancouver guests since 2009. They have hosted brides-to-be & wedding parties for bridal showers and the big day itself, as well as honeymooners who want to enjoy the calm after the storm. I had the pleasure of meeting owner Mary Ellen and her daughter Kelsey. They gave me the grand tour of their cozy B&B, and lucky for me, it was a beautiful day so I was able to enjoy their spectacular water view… See?

Mainstay Oasis B&B

While we sat down for coffee, they told me about their new service called Parlour Tea Parties, perfect for bridal or baby showers or just a fab afternoon with the girls. For a very affordable charge of $16-$20 per person you and your friends can enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the B&B munching on a custom menu of scones, sandwiches, tasty treats and tea. Here’s a taste of what you can expect:

Bridal Shower Menu

  • Swedish Sandwich Loaf: 3 layers, egg salad/ asparagus & cheese/sprouts & cucumber
  • Pinwheel Sandwich with cream cheese, shredded carrot spinach capers optional shaved turkey/ slices or vegetarian
  • Pumpernickel squares with melted jalapeno cheese red pepper and jelly
  • Sweet Cranberry/Lemon Scone served with lemon curd and devonshire cream
  • Chocolate dipped strawberries and assorted fruits
  • Assortment of 3 sweets
  • Assorted choice of tea: both loose leaf, & tea bag, decaf, herbal and black teas

Parlour Tea Party at Mainstay Oasis Bed & Breakfast, Port Moody Wanna win a Parlour Tea Party for 4?

Mainstay Oasis Bed & Breakfast would love to host a lucky Vancity Bride reader and 3 friends for a Parlour Tea Party!

The Prize

A Complimentary Parlour Tea Party for 4

  • Includes 1 choice of tea per person.  Parlour Party menu from a selection of assorted seasonal loose leaf teas both herbal or black.
  • Complimentary tea time sandwiches, chocolate covered strawberries, cranberry/lemon scones or savory corn & cheese scones and dainties.   The hostess will consult the prize winner over menu preferences.

Reserve your party by calling 604.315.4919 or email harbor@mainstayoasis.com.
Prize must be redeemed before June 15, 2013.
Reserve at harbor@mainstayoasis.com well in advance to secure desired time and date.

Mainstay Oasis B&B

And the winner is… Celina!!!

Congratulations Celina! I’ve emailed you already so please check your inbox/spam folder and reply ASAP otherwise a new winner will be drawn as per contest rules. Thanks so all those who entered. If you’re still interested in having Mainstay Oasis Bed & Breakfast host your special event, don’t hesitate to contact them by calling 604.315.4919 or emailing harbor@mainstayoasis.com. Their tea party rates are very affordable :) Thanks to all those who entered and especially to Mainstay Oasis for sponsoring this contest!

Contest Rules and Conditions

  • Parlour Tea Party at Mainstay Oasis Bed & Breakfast, Port Moody This contest is open to any Metro Vancouver resident who can attend the Parlour Party at Mainstay Oasis Bed & Breakfast in Port Moody.
  • Each person can only have a maximum of 2 entries. For blog entries, you must provide a valid email address, and for Twitter entries, I must be able to send you a message if you win.
  • The prize must be redeemed before June 15, 2013 and the Parlour Tea Party must be held at the Mainstay Oasis Bed & Breakfast in Port Moody.
  • This contest will run for 7 days from Monday, April 22, 2013 to Sunday, April 28, 2013. Entries will be accepted until 10PM on Sunday, April 28, 2013.
  • 1 winner will be drawn randomly on Monday, April 29, 2013 and will be announced on my blogTwitter, and Facebook page.
  • I will contact the winners, if I don’t get a response within 24 hours of notifying, a new name will be randomly drawn. Owner Mary Ellen Hagglund will work with the winner to set up the Parlour Party details.
  • There will be no prize substitutions and it cannot be redeemed for cash. If the winner chooses to forfeit the prize, no compensation will be given and another name will be drawn.
  • Mainstay Oasis Bed & Breakfast is responsible for delivering the prize to the winners.

If you don’t want to book your own Parlour Tea Party anyway, all you have to do is give Mary Ellen a call at 604.315.4919 or email them at harbor@mainstayoasis.com. They are also on Facebook so be a fan or stop by the B&B and see for yourself what they’ve got to offer.

Parlour Tea Party at Mainstay Oasis Bed & Breakfast, Port Moody

Photos provided by Mainstay Oasis Bed & Breakfast and Vancity Bride

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  • April 22nd, 2013 at 10:58 am
    Nicole says:

    What a great prize! I would be treating my MOH, my sister and my mom to this! Ohhhh…they would be so excited!!

  • April 22nd, 2013 at 11:18 am
    Vinnie says:

    I’d love to treat my girlfriends to this! They’ve all supported me so much through the wedding planning process, they deserve it.

  • April 22nd, 2013 at 11:18 am
    Brenda says:

    Would love to have a nice afternoon out with good food and good company!

  • April 22nd, 2013 at 11:42 am
    Shirley A says:

    This is an awesome prize, considering it’s definitely a must to relax while being overwhelmed with wedding planning.

  • April 22nd, 2013 at 12:08 pm
    Anh N. says:

    I would take out my bridesmaids – we love a good tea!

  • April 22nd, 2013 at 12:30 pm
    Serena says:

    I would take out my Birdesmaids because they are my favourite ladies!

  • April 22nd, 2013 at 5:28 pm
    Hidy says:

    What a beautiful view…I’ve been meaning to explore Port Moody this spring and summer, and a tea party after a waterfront stroll would be delightful!

  • April 22nd, 2013 at 7:10 pm
    Rosie says:

    Your comment

  • April 22nd, 2013 at 8:38 pm
    Anita says:

    I love afternoon tea!! Would be so nice next to the waterfront.

  • April 22nd, 2013 at 9:43 pm
    Kim says:

    This would be great to bring my bridesmaids to!

  • April 22nd, 2013 at 10:09 pm
    Amy says:

    My wonderful bridesmaid for sure

  • April 23rd, 2013 at 7:43 am
    Aimee C says:

    yes ma’am! Sign me up for a tea party =)

  • April 23rd, 2013 at 8:49 am
    Jessica L. says:

    What an awesome prize! I would love to share this experience with my 2 bridesmaids!!

  • April 23rd, 2013 at 11:26 am
    Andra Norton says:

    Oh I would love to treat my engaged friend Lorelei to this!

  • April 23rd, 2013 at 12:00 pm
    Camille says:

    I would bring my mom, mother in law, and two bridesmaids. Looks like a great package!

  • April 23rd, 2013 at 4:15 pm
    Jode says:

    Ooooohhh who doesn’t love an afternoon with tea and sweets :-) I would bring my mom and my two sisters…

  • April 23rd, 2013 at 6:10 pm
    Cheryl M says:

    I love a good tea party!!!! I would live to have afternoon tea with my sweetheart and enjoy it with two other very special women in our lives.

  • April 23rd, 2013 at 6:46 pm
    Becky says:

    For sure I would take my hard working bridesmaids to this. They absolutely deserve a treat after everything they have helped me with.

  • April 23rd, 2013 at 6:50 pm
    Kim W says:

    I would love to take my mom, sister and best friend to this. What a nice treat!

  • April 23rd, 2013 at 6:52 pm
    Brittany H says:

    I would love to take my Bridesmaids! My favorite time with my ladies is spent chatting over tea…. or wine. We’re flexible like that :)

  • April 23rd, 2013 at 8:25 pm
    Jennifer says:

    Ooh this would be perfect for my bride to be sister!
    Enter me please!!

  • April 23rd, 2013 at 8:53 pm
    Vivian says:

    Wow this looks beautiful! Pick me please!

  • April 24th, 2013 at 10:53 am
    Tan says:

    Pick me, pick me! I would take my awesome bridesmaids and mom :)

  • April 24th, 2013 at 1:34 pm
    Vikki L. says:

    This looks delicious! I’ll be bringing my afternoon tea girls with me; we’ve tried almost every afternoon tea in Vancouver… just not this one yet. ;)

  • April 24th, 2013 at 11:14 pm
    Crystal says:

    Would love to “tea” with my lovelies!!

  • April 25th, 2013 at 11:58 am
    Annie says:

    I would love to take my family!

  • April 25th, 2013 at 2:31 pm
    Kat says:

    I would love to win and thank you for all your post!

  • April 25th, 2013 at 2:39 pm
    Tara says:

    I’ll be treating my well deserved Matron of Honor Jennifer, and my bridesmaid and sister Amy and bridesmaid and cousin Julie! :)

  • April 25th, 2013 at 9:19 pm
    Janet says:

    I would definitely take my bridesmaids there!

  • April 26th, 2013 at 6:58 am
    Johnny says:

    Mainstay Oasis Bed & Breakfast is great! I stayed there with my fiancee and had a great time there back in summer 2012. Great idea with the contest, really love it!

  • April 26th, 2013 at 7:51 am
    Chantal M. says:

    What a great idea! It’s very important to relax after all that wedding-planning! I don’t think we take enough time for ourselves, really…

  • April 27th, 2013 at 1:39 pm
    Siobhan says:

    Even though I was married 2.5 years ago, I would take my bridal party for a reunion! It would be so nice!

  • April 27th, 2013 at 1:55 pm
    nicola says:

    I think it must be getting close to my time to win a wonderful prize! Being English too I miss having afternoon Tea!! WOuld love to take my bridesmaid to help share in this tradition! x

  • April 27th, 2013 at 7:14 pm
    Winnie S. says:

    What a great prize! I would love to take my bridesmaids here! :)

  • April 27th, 2013 at 8:08 pm
    plumerea says:

    I would love to try all of this deliciousness with family. I am married but have several weddings to attend this Summer. What a great way to ease into fabulous eating.

  • April 28th, 2013 at 1:53 pm
    Celina says:

    I’d treat my bridesmaids!

  • April 28th, 2013 at 2:11 pm
    Jessica Peter says:

    Oh so nice! And in my neighbourhood too! I would treat my sister and my niece. Would be a perfect setting to ask my niece to be part of the wedding day.

  • April 28th, 2013 at 8:26 pm
    Jayme says:

    I would love to take my sisters!

  • April 28th, 2013 at 8:29 pm
    Diana says:

    I wanna spoil my lovely bridesmaids with tea and sweets!


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