Vista GooseChase wraps up with fun and prizes across the city

The first Vista GooseChase treasure hunt was a major success as 131 players competed for more than $1,700 in prizes along with free riblets, holiday bling, shaved ice treats, lemonade, drink coasters and other giveaways.

Among the winning teams included:

  • BeatleCris – $500 Big Goose Drawing
  • GonzFam20 – $300 #1 Points Leader
  • CasaJefferies – $200 #2 Points Leader
  • JennyJoJo – $100 #3 Points Leader
  • LBarrier – $200 Grab The Badge Winner
  • RBYBabyDoll – $100 Selfie With An Elfie Winner
  • LindsayKins – Thrivent Ear Buds
  • MsBrightSmile – Urban Barn $50 Gift Certificate
  • GonzFam20 – Tin Gypsy $50 Gift Certificate
  • BetzFam – Urban Barn $25 Gift Certificate
  • LP – Rouse Sign $25 “Mask-A-Polooza” Gift Certificate

Thanks to all the players, many small Vista businesses saw increased foot traffic and purchases during the treasure hunt!

More than 90 “missions” were organized for players to complete across 40 businesses and other locations throughout Vista.  Players completed 1,011 missions during the treasure hunt — all captured by the Vista GooseChase mobile app through photos and videos!

The Top 6 most popular missions were (with 19 or more players):

  • Tin Gypsy’s “Put Your Heart Into It”
  • Moonry Collective’s “Gone To The Dogs (and Cats)”
  • When Pigs Fly BBQ’s “Catch Your Favorite Porker”
  • Urban Barn’s “Secret Santa”
  • Twice on Main Street’s “Make It A Double”
  • Clay ‘N Latte’s “We Do Windows”

Congratulations to all the participants.  And stay tuned… more Vista GooseChase is on it’s way. is a free service provided to all Vista, California businesses by the City of Vista.

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