Why White Rock Beach is the LUCKIEST place on the west coast!

Lucky & Sugar-toes welcome you to our site about White Rock Beach in Beautiful British Columbia and the surrounding area. We plan to feature articles and photos of interest about things to see and do in the lower mainland area of BC and in Washington State.

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White Rock Beach White Rock, British Columbia Canada

The single big WHITE ROCK, that gives the community its name White Rock Beach, is located on the beach near the pier on Semiahmoo Bay between Blaine in Washington State and White Rock in British Columbia, Canada.

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It is a unique attraction on its own and comes with its own interesting folklore. Nineteenth-century sailors used this rock as a beacon. The White Rock is visable while entering customs coming into Canada from across the bay. The sight of a single large white rock on a beach is a rare find, and when something is rare, it is often associated with LUCK. Some people even claim to have had luck on the lottery by rubbing their tickets on the 486-tonne boulder resting on the beach. White Rock Beach is the waterfront area of the City of White Rock in the southwest corner of the lower mainland of British Columbia, bordering Washington State.
White Rock Beach is less than 2 hours north of Seatle Washington. The White Rock Beach district runs along Marine Drive and includes a 2.5 km waterfront promenade that overlooks the warm, shallow waters of Semiahmoo Bay. The actual city of White Rock is 45 minutes from Vancouver, BC and minutes from the Canada/USA border. The city dates back to the turn of the 20th century (1900) and has a population of 18,755.(2006).
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The area is shared by walkers and joggers of all ages, as well as various wildlife creatures, from gulls and other water birds to rabbits, marmots, seals, and bald eagles. The alternating tides, sunrises, and sunsets provide photographers and artists with fresh daily imagery.
The beautiful sunrises overlooking Mount Baker in Washington State and sunsets overlooking the White Rock pier add to the diversity in imagery. As one long-time permanent resident remarked, “Each sunrise and sunset is different, and I never get tired of looking at them.”
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White Rock Beach enjoys far more days of sunshine than the rest of the lower BC mainland. White Rock Beach is also known as “the hole in the sky” by pilots flying overhead who’ve remarked that while often the rest of the lower mainland is under cloud cover, the sky over White Rock is clear, sunny, and cloud free. With the businesses and houses in the area built into the hillside overlooking the water, the White Rock Beach area is often referred to as the Riviera of the west coast (of Canada).
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The famous White Rock pier is 1,500 feet long and a favorite tourist spot that often forms the backdrop for wedding photos. Local residents love to stroll along the promenade and out to the end of the pier. Walkers and joggers love to walk right to the end and slap the top railing before heading back to shore — all part of their daily exercise program. The trains that pass through the White Rock Beach area on the railroad tracks running along the promenade by the beach add a distinctive charm to the district. The annual New Year’s Day polar bear swim helps add to the year-round excitement of being in White Rock Beach.
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…..WARNING: White Rock Beach Syndrome may develop by visiting White Rock Beach, which includes NOT wanting to leave and wanting to take up residence here.

 

 We sell all White Rock Beach postcards online

 White Rock Beach Postcard Sponsors WANTED

 Promote White Rock Beach and your name / business / website to the WORLD. Some of our sponsors include White Rock Pharmacy, White Rock Photo, José & Co. Custom Jewellers
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Ideal for individuals and families wanting to have a memorial keepsake or businesses wanting a unique opportunity to maybe gain more recognition by having their business name and website purchased by local residents and tourists as keepsakes or to be mailed around the world.
White Rock Postcard Photographer Ric Wallace - Mr White Rock on Shaw TV
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These are some of the current White Rock Beach & area postcard retailers:
  1. White Rock Pharmacy, 102 – 1440 George St., White Rock BC V4B 4A3
  2. WhiteRockBeach.ca- Buy Online - We ship worldwide
  3. The White Rock Beach Gallery - Waterfront Promenade Gallery – Artist Walk Outside (weather permitting)
  4. Mr White Rock - Ric Wallace 604-259-0105 - VISA, MasterCard & CASH where Free WiFi is available
  5. Sunnyside Evergreen Pharmacy 2397 King George Blvd. Surrey BC V4A 5A4
  6. Save On Foods (Semiahmoo Shopping Centre) 1641-152nd Street, Surrey, BC V4A 4N3
  7. Whitby's Books and Gifts 14877 Marine Drive, White Rock BC V4B 1C2
  8. Canadiana Gifts - 14853 Marine Drive, White Rock BC V4B 1C1
  9. Shefield & Sons Tobacconists - (unit 109) 1711 - 152 Street (Semiahmoo Shopping Centre) White Rock BC V4A 4N3

NOTE: Some retailers will have limited postcard selections due to space

This is the ONLY location you can see all 101+ White Rock / South Surrey postcards & greeting cards on display at the same time (even the winter and Christmas postcards - weather and time permitting).WRBG-01
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These are some of the current White Rock Beach & Crescent Beach greeting cards retailers:
  1. Save On Foods (Semiahmoo Shopping Centre) 1641-152nd Street, Surrey, BC V4A 4N3
  2. White Rock Pharmacy, 102 – 1440 George St., White Rock BC V4B 4A3
  3. WhiteRockBeach.ca - Buy Online - We ship worldwide.
  4. The White Rock Beach Gallery - Waterfront Promenade Gallery – Artist Walk Outside (weather permitting)
  5. Mr White Rock - 604-259-0105 - Purchase directly from Ric Wallace - VISA, MastCard or Cash
  6. Sunnyside Evergreen Pharmacy 2397 King George Blvd. Surrey BC V4A 5A4
  7. Whitby’s Books and Gifts 14877 Marine Drive, White Rock BC V4B 1C2
  8. Captain Imports & Gifts #103-1959 152nd Street, Surrey BC V4A 9E3
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