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Overlake Intercultural District
Passport Challenge

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Ride the 2 Line, Explore Overlake, Win Prizes

Following the exciting grand opening of the Link 2 Line on April 27th, we’re thrilled to invite you to join the Overlake Intercultural District Passport Challenge! From April 29th to June 22nd, hop on the 2 Line to Overlake Station and embark on a journey exploring local businesses, indulging in diverse cuisines at renowned restaurants, strolling through the new Esterra Park, and accumulating points for exciting prizes. Don’t miss out on this exhilarating opportunity to experience all that the Overlake Intercultural District has to offer!


Playing is as Easy as 1-2-3!


Click any of the “Play Now” buttons on this page to open the Proxi map, create a free account with your email address, and you’re ready to begin the challenge.



Explore restaurants, shops, parks, and more throughout the Overlake area. “Check in” at each location to earn points. Several businesses are offering special deals and discounts – just for challenge participants (in these cases, the business will provide you with a code to unlock the check-in points and their special offer)!



Watch your points add up! The more locations you visit, the more points you collect, giving you the chance to win more prizes. Collect points for a chance to win weekly prize drawings, or be entered to win the grand prize on June 22nd!




Collect Points & Win Prizes!

It’s easy to play, and you don’t need to download an app! As you accumulate points by visiting different locations throughout the Overlake Intercultural District neighborhood, you’ll earn entries into our prize drawings. Public spaces are worth one point, local businesses are worth two points, featured businesses (with special discount offers) are worth five points, and an overnight stay at a hotel is worth 20 points! Every ten points you earn is another entry in the weekly drawings for prizes.


Why You Should Join the Challenge

Whether you’re a longtime Redmond resident, a nearby neighbor, or a first-time visitor, the Overlake Intercultural District Passport Challenge offers something for everyone. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to support local businesses, connect with your community, and win fantastic prizes along the way.

Stay tuned for more updates, special promotions, and announcements throughout the duration of the challenge. Let’s make this a journey to remember – We welcome you to come over to Overlake!


Win Awesome Prizes!


You have the chance win a variety of cool prizes when you participate in the Overlake Passport Challenge! You can win free Orca card passes, Redmond t-shirts, stickers, temporary tattoos, local restaurant gift cards, and much more! Drawings are held weekly, so keep earning more points to increase your chances to win!

The Grand Prize

The more you play and participate, the better chance you have at winning the Grand Prize. We have your exclusive chance to win a luxurious overnight stay at Aloft hotel, dinner at Shaburina, and drinks at the WXYZ Lounge!

If you don’t have a smart phone, and can’t access the Proxi map to play the game, you are welcome to download this PDF version of the Passport Challenge, fill it out as you visit locations, and submit your completed worksheet for prizes (email a copy along with your contact information — instructions are on the form). Download here.

Experience Overlake's Rich Diversity

The Overlake Intercultural District Passport Challenge isn’t just about winning prizes – it’s also about immersing yourself in the up-and-coming vibrant tapestry of cultures that call this neighborhood “home.” Sample delicious cuisine from around the world, discover unique shops offering one-of-a-kind treasures, and soak up the natural beauty of nearby parks.

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Purchase Orca Cards

Streamline your journey on Sound Transit’s 2 Line with an ORCA card! Purchase your ORCA card online for convenient access to seamless rides spanning from Bellevue to Overlake and Redmond. Discover more about the exciting Sound Transit 2 Line experience at Ride the Rails. Simplify your commute and venture with ease using your ORCA card!

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Future Expansion Plans

The opening of the 2 Line’s Overlake Station on April 27th marks just the beginning of its expansion. In 2025, the 2 Line will expand to connect into Seattle and Mercer Island via I-90, and continue east to Marymoor Park and Downtown Redmond.

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