PRESS RELEASE. From the City of Pacifica on August 19th, 2022.
Shop Pacifica community e-gift cards promote local small businesses and city services.
PACIFICA, CA (AUGUST 19) – The City of Pacifica has recently launched Shop
Pacifica. This eGift card program makes it easier and more rewarding for shoppers
to support local businesses and accelerate Post-COVID economic recovery while
keeping dollars circulating in the community to benefit Pacifica merchants and
As an additional incentive to promote the program’s official launch and for a limited
time, the city is investing $10,000 in free “bonus gift cards” for shoppers who
purchase gift cards before October 15, 2022.
These Buy-One, Get-One bonuses are substantial
• Buy a $25 gift card, get a bonus $10 gift card
• Buy a $50 gift card, get a bonus $25 gift card
• Buy a $100 gift card, get a bonus $50 gift card
Each shopper can receive a maximum of $300 in bonus gift cards while supplies
last or until the promotion ends.
Shop Pacifica gift cards can be redeemed at multiple participating locations
throughout the city with more merchants joining all the time.
“Pacifica’s small local business make our city the friendly, fun, and special place we
all know and love”, says Mayor Bier. “We are excited that this new initiative will
celebrate and support our business establishments while also generating a small
but essential amount of sales tax revenue to help the City continue to maintain
infrastructure and support essential services like public safety, parks & recreation.”
Shop Pacifica cards work exactly like traditional gift cards, except they can be
redeemed on shoppers’ phones at businesses across the city.
Shop Pacifica cards can be stored digitally on shoppers’ mobile devices or printed at
home and used just like a physical gift card when making purchases in-store.
To purchase a card online and view a current list of participating merchants, visit:
You can decide to keep the bonus card for yourself or send it as an added treat to
your loved ones. Although purchased cards never expire, bonus cards will have to
be fully redeemed by December 25, 2022.
Shop Pacifica is free for all local businesses with a valid business license.
The process can be completed in just a few minutes by scrolling to the bottom of the Shop Pacifica webpage here and clicking “Apply to Join”.
In addition, all merchants who sign up by September 15, 2022 will also receive a $25 Shop
Pacifica card of their own to spend in our community (while supplies last)!
Assistant City Manager
MAYOR PRO TEM