[caption id="attachment_7858" align="alignright" ]Columbian Park Columbian Park[/caption] Visit Lafayette-West Lafayette is excited to announce our “Summer Fun Contest 2016″ to our two great cities. The competition started on Monday, June 13, 2016 and we want to share why each business that has donated to these packages is so fabulous! One great winner will win the following package worth over $500!
  • Open, airy and comfortable—you're guaranteed a great night's sleep in one of Hilton Garden Inn's guest rooms
  • Have you ever heard the saying “Meet you at Arni’s!” Have you heard this saying before? It is something that can be heard at least once a week at Social Media Specialist, Sara’s home, where she and her family enjoy thin crust pizza, Arni’s salads, garlic bread and more!
  • Bruno’s not only has delicious pizza, but order their fried shrimp and/or catfish entrees and you will leave completely satisfied. In addition, their Swiss menu and decor will make your dinner very memorable.
  • This year, Triple XXX Family Restaurant welcomes Ashley Burkhardt as their first female athlete to have a menu item: the Ashley Burkhardt Chicken and Biscuits.
  • Give your taste buds an experience like never before at Kathy’s Kandies with homemade treats such as: gourmet popcorn, scrumptious truffles, and fluffy pastries!
  • Looking for great burgers, drinks, onion rings and more?  Head to Spurlock’s, located downtown Lafayette.
  • One of Lafayette’s newest restaurants located directly across from our courthouse is Digby’s Pub & Patio, serving beef and pork locally sourced and seasonal produce bought locally at the Lafayette Farmers Market.
  • Where can you find traditional Irish pub fare in a lively, tavern setting in Lafayette-West Lafayette? Nine Irish Brothers
  • Specialty lattes, coffee, crepes and more at Greyhouse Coffee & Supply Co.!  Their crème brûlée coffee is a favorite!
  • Fiber / fabric wall art, fine porcelain & stoneware pottery, hand-made ‘Green Gifts’ and much, much more can be purchased a Grateful Heart Gallery & Gifts where 5 area residents present their craft.
  • Test your mini golf skills at Monster Mini Golf: 18-holes of surprises, twists, and turns! What’s the catch? It’s all in the dark with neon monsters around every corner!
  • Have you ever come face-to-face with a wolf? Wolf Park gives you the extraordinary opportunity of meeting numerous wolves, coyotes, and foxes; each have their very own story and background to share! [caption id="attachment_7859" align="alignright" ]Columbian Park Zoo Columbian Park Zoo[/caption]
  • Where can you find a billiards room, arcade games, cosmic-bowling, full service snack bar, sports bar, and banquet facilities? Mike Aulby’s Arrowhead Bowl
  • Prophetstown State Park is the newest state park in Indiana, and is rich in American history.  Check out the restored native habitats at Prophetstown, such as wetlands, wet slopes called fens, prairie and open woodlands along with discovering the 1920′s farmstead.
  • Grab an inner-tube and laze your way through Cattail Crik at Tropicanoe Cove!

Go to www.homeofpurdueblog.com to sign up! Entries will be accepted through Monday, June 27. The winner will be announced via social media after they have been notified. And stay tuned to our next social media contest coming in August – the theme is nature adventure.