Shop Redmond, Play The Game, Win Prizes!

Show your support for Redmond businesses by playing “Fuel the Dragon” – Redmond’s Passport Game. By ordering food and shopping at Redmond’s restaurant and retail shops between August 8th – 28th, you will earn stamps that could win you prizes! We also have fun weekly contests for our community; a “Dragon Coloring Contest” and a “Dragon Cosplay Costume” contest.

Get Your Passport, and Start Hunting Dragons!

Beginning August 8th through August 28th, by making a minimum purchase of $10.00 at any of the listed Redmond establishments, you will earn a stamp on your “passport.” If you forgot to get a stamp or you visited any Redmond restaurant or retail establishment not on the list, save and submit your receipt in lieu of a stamp!

Exciting incentives: The first 100 entries will receive a $25.00 gift card at Redmond Town Center! The next 100 entries will receive a $10.00 gift card at Redmond Town Center. One gift card per person award. Multiple entries do not qualify for additional gift cards. Winners will be notified. Gift cards will be available for pick up August 30 – September 30. For the “frequent flyer” — the player who visits the most Redmond establishments — you will win the grand prize of an overnight stay at the Archer Hotel Redmond!

For every 5 stamps, your name will be entered to win one of many prizes donated by our Redmond businesses. Fast track your passport stamps by staying overnight at Archer Hotel Redmond or Seattle Marriott Redmond; submit your hotel receipt here for an automatic entry to the drawing!

Completed Passport Game card to be scanned and submitted here. You can continue playing and fill out as many Passport Game cards as you want to increase your chances of winning!

Three winners from a “virtual drawing” will be announced on Saturday morning, August 29th! Optional curbside prize pickup will be in front of the Archer Hotel Redmond at 3:00-4:00p.m. Otherwise we will make arrangements to deliver your prize!

Thank you to our sponsor Nelson Legacy Group for ‘fueling’ this passport game!

Enter The Coloring Contest!

For youths 17 years old or younger, let your creative spirit flow; color the dragon and draw your favorite community activity on the Downtown Redmond Park stage!     

Submit your art by posting a photo of your work on Instagram or Facebook (ask for your parent’s help), and tagging #RedmondDragons, #FuelTheDragon, #OneRedmond, #OurRedmond, #GeekOutInRedmond as well as uploading a scanned copy of your entry here. Entries due no later than Thursday, August 13, 2020. Make sure you include the name, age and school of the artist along with a parental phone number so that we can contact you (this will not be added to any subscription and will be used only for Fuel the Dragon communication purposes unless otherwise requested).

Judges provided by Ben Franklin Crafts and VALA Eastside. The winner will be announced on Saturday morning, August 15th!    

The Grand Prize will be an overnight stay at Archer Hotel Redmond, $50 Gift Card from Ben Franklin Crafts, prizes from Paint Away!, Cow Chip Cookies and many other Redmond businesses!

Fuel The Dragon Cosplay Contest: August 20, 2020

Who doesn’t like a costume party?! Mix in a Dragon?!!!! Game on and Geek Out! Create your Dragon Costume or Dragon Tamer Costume and enter into our first Redmond Dragon Cosplay Contest!  Any and all ages (and species) are welcome to play!

For additional ideas, you can shop at the Dragon Cosplay Contest partner, A Masquerade Costume and receive 20% off prior to August 20th.

Submit your costume by taking a photo and tagging #RedmondDragons, #FuelTheDragon, #OneRedmond, #OurRedmond, #GeekOutInRedmond (and any other dragon themed hashtags) as well as submitted your photos here. Entries due no later than Thursday, August 20, 2020. Please also include your name and phone on the email (this will not be added to any subscription and will be used only for Fuel the Dragon communication purposes unless otherwise requested).

Winners will be judged on overall creativity, detail and resourcefulness! The winner will be announced on Saturday morning, August 22nd!

The Grand Prize will be an overnight at Seattle Marriott Redmond with breakfast for two and A Masquerade Costume Gift Certificate!  Other winners will receive gift certificates from A Masquerade Costume and other Redmond businesses.

Where To Find Dragons and Collect Your Stamps

The following Redmond restaurants and retail partners are all offering a game stamp with a minimum $10 purchase.

  • A Masquerade Costume

    A Masquerade Costume is here for cosplayers, performing artists, makeup artists, and others who need high quality costumes and professional supplies all year round, not just for Halloween. We offer Costume Rentals in many themes. Selection of specialty items includes Special FX makeup, heat-style wigs, footwear on sizes 6-16, locally produced handmade arts masks and other wearable art. We can custom order out of stock items, and offer referrals and resources whenever we can be helpful.

    SPECIAL: Dragon Accessories (wings, masks, hats, tails) and 20% Discount through August 20th

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  • Agave Cocina and Cantina

    The restaurant is family owned and operated, with the second-generation Ramos children now also working at the Redmond location.

    SPECIAL: Grilled Jalapenos stuffed with goat cheese and wrapped in bacon, with a fresh pineapple salsa

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  • Archer Hotel Redmond

    Laid-back luxury in Redmond with a sophisticated Northwest vibe and quirky, curated luxuries. Set in the open-air Redmond Town Center — walkable to shops and restaurants — and close to Marymoor Park.

    SPECIAL: An overnight at hotel equals 5 stamps. Submit your receipt here for a drawing entry.

  • Archer Kitchen + Bar Redmond

    Archer’s Kitchen + Bar (AKB for short) is cooking beautiful, simple foods and hosting guests and locals alike — Archer’s Kitchen + Bar feature recipes and flavors from friends around the world. AKB’s covered patio space is now OPEN!

  • Ben Franklin Crafts & Frames

    Sponsor of the Coloring Contest, Ben Franklin Crafts & Frames currently carries a full line of crafting products including art supplies, paper crafts, fabric & yarn, craft supplies, bead & jewelry supplies, picture framing, floral, and home decor.

  • BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse

    Family-friendly restaurant chain with an extensive list of house brews located in Redmond Town Center.

    SPECIAL: Half off large pizzas Tuesday through Sunday! Use Promo Code: HALFOFF

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  • Cow Chips Cookies

    Cow Chip Cookies is a retail cookie store baking delicious fresh cookies daily. Located in Redmond Town Center, we specialize in chocolate chip but have many other flavors and multiple sizes to choose from.

  • Ironsteak Redmond

    Ironsteak is a local family owned business started in Seattle in 2016. Now serving you in Redmond, enjoy a fun and flavorful dining experience you won’t forget.

    SPECIAL: 18% discount on entire order when Fuel the Dragon: Redmond Passport Game Card is shown.

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  • Kitanda Acai & Espresso

    Kitanda has built a strong reputation for offering a wide variety of quality food products that include delightful Brazilian specialties such as the naturally gluten-free cheese bread, gourmet coffee drinks, açaí smoothies and bowls, desserts, and pastries.

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  • Kringles Bakery

    Kringles Bakery is a local family-owned and operated hometown bakery with a 1940’s atmosphere. All of our family recipes are handcrafted from wholesome ingredients and we never use preservatives. We hope you enjoy our recipes as much as we delight in sharing them with you!

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  • Lina’s Bakery

    Family owned and operated bakery, we’re a neighborhood shop and we love being a home away from home for the community. All of our goods are handcrafted, baked and served with a side of love. Stop by to taste them for yourself.

    SPECIAL: Special dragon cookies and cakes.

  • Mayuri Bakery Cafe and Chaat

    We strive to provide every one of our customers with the highest quality products possible. Whether you are a cook, or simply an Indian food lover, Mayuri is here to provide the products, large selection, and excellent customer service on hundreds of Indian groceries and health & beauty products.

  • MEETEA

    MEETEA CAFE is a local Bubble Tea Shop located by Redmond Downtown Park. We use high quality Loose Leaf tea and fresh fruit to make every beverage.

  • Niko Teriyaki

    Niko Teriyaki has been serving the Eastside and Redmond for nearly 20 years now and going strong. Please, come and taste our sweet and tangy teriyaki, crispy katsu and more!

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  • Odyssey Virtual Reality Arcade

    You have never tried anything like this before. Virtual Reality is the entertainment of the future. With the technology of virtual reality, you will be completely immersed in the game. Our attentive game guide will make sure that you get the best experience possible!

    SPECIAL: 15% Discount if you mention Fuel the Dragon.

  • Original Pancake House

    At OPH, it begins with the food and a total commitment to a better process. This means using whole ingredients, preparing fresh food daily and not accepting shortcuts. As the name indicates, we offer a wide variety of pancakes, crepes and waffles, requiring a number of unique, specialty batters. Located in Redmond Town Center.

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  • Origins Coffee Roastery

    Origins Coffee Roastery is a brand that exudes passion for brewing only the finest fair-trade, organic, hand-picked beans from the world’s best coffee regions, including Ethiopia, Ecuador, and the Hawaiian Islands.

    SPECIAL: Try the Spicy Dragon Mocha!

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  • Paint Away

    At Paint Away!, get ready for a fun and creative experience. Located in the Redmond Town Center, it’s as simple as choosing the piece you wish to paint, getting messy, and making something awesome! Get in touch with your inner artist.

    SPECIAL: Dragon mug and fire dragon figurine.

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  • Pomegranate Bistro

    Come on by and we will happily stamp your Dragon passport at Pomegranate Bistro! While you’re here, try our fire-breathing specials, if you dare!

    SPECIAL: Juan’s Fire-Breathing Shrimp and Hot Sauce, Dragon’s Breath Margarita (enjoy dining in or jarred for takeout), and How to Tame Your Dragon Cookies!

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  • QDOBA

    QDOBA is a fast-casual Mexican restaurant with more than 730 locations in the U.S. and Canada. Committed to delivering flavor to people’s lives, QDOBA uses ingredients prepared in extra special ways, in-house, by hand, and fresh all throughout the day, to create delicious menu options.

  • Racha Noodles & Thai Cuisine

    Easygoing Thai kitchen featuring classic curries & noodles, plus diverse Pan-Asian dishes.

  • Redmond Bar and Grill

    At Redmond’s we aim to bring fun times and quality food to the greater East side area. We specialize in American food offering a full menu featuring steaks, burgers, sandwiches, local beer and more!

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  • Redmond Town Center

    Redmond’s famous outdoor shopping experience features a wide variety of national retailers and small boutique shops. Redmond Town Center is in the middle of everything, just where you need us. Easy to get to. Easy to shop. Easy to love.

    SPECIAL: First 100 Passport Submissions will be awarded a $25 gift card at Redmond Town Center. Second 100 Passport Submissions will be awarded a $10 gift card at Redmond Town Center. One gift card per person award. Multiple entries do not qualify for additional gift cards. Winners will be notified. Gift cards will be available for pick up August 30 – September 30.

  • Seattle Marriott Redmond

    An overnight at hotel equals 5 stamps. Save your receipt and submit to a scanned copy here for drawing entry.

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  • Shaburina

    Shaburina is a Japanese Hotpot House that is new to Redmond.

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  • Silver Spoon Thai Restaurant

    Family owned business serving authentic Thai food to Redmond and nearby residents since 2005.

  • Subway

    A Redmond staple! We used to be a 24 HR location but have had to change due to the current situation. Check out site for hours.

    SPECIAL: Anyone coming in with their passport will receive a free cookie!

  • Super Jock ‘n Jill

    Super Jock ‘n Jill has always been to find the best products and bring the highest level of service and knowledge to our great customer base.

    SPECIAL: 10% off when “Fuel the Dragon” is mentioned.

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  • Thai 65 Cafe

    Redmond’s signature Thai eatery featuring traditional dishes with a creative spin in a modern, safe, and sanitary setting.

    SPECIAL: A unique spicy chicken dish we call Crying Dragon!

  • The French Bakery

    The French Bakery is passionate about supporting the communities in which we operate. To maintain our focus on these values, we only donate to non-profits working within our local community.

  • Village Square Cafe

    The Village Square Café takes you back to Redmond’s small town roots with warm, friendly service and real scratch cooked food. Family owned and operated for 34 years. Outdoor patio seating available.

  • Zeeks Pizza

    Our philosophy for making killer Northwest pizza is simple: everything is there for a reason. And it all starts with our secret dough recipe, fresh herbs and seasonings. Next, we layer on fresh ingredients to bring out flavor — full throttle, big time flavor. Go ahead and try one of our signature combos — or build your own — and experience the full-on Northwest flavor of Zeeks Pizza.

    SPECIAL: 20% off promotion on one of our most popular Signature Pizzas, The Dragon.