The Haliburton BIA wants everyone to do their shopping in Haliburton Village until Christmas.

Businesses in downtown Haliburton are getting in on a contest put on by the BIA. The contest, according to the BIA, is a simple one to enter, all it takes to be entered is to shop in the village between Thursday of this week and December 23rd. The BIA says that once you have shopped locally your name gets entered in a draw to win your choice of two things, $1,000 or an all-inclusive trip for two, to the Dominican Republic.

You will need to be 19 or older to win explained the BIA. They add the trip option is subject to availability, peak travel times, and blackouts.

The winner of the Buy-InĀ and Win contest will be named live on 93.5 Moose FM at noon on Monday, December 24th.