Empower Your City: The Power of Bandwango Passports

Madison Strunk  |  August 2nd, 2023

Foster Community Engagement and Exploration

Are you ready to encourage your tourists and residents to explore your city like never before? When you build Bandwango passports, you can curate a world of experiences, savings, and community engagement for your passholders all while collecting first-party data for your organization! Digital passes offer a seamless way to access your city-owned assets like festivals, parks, and more.

Bandwango offers several different types of passes that work well for city exploration and community engagement.

Gamified Trails: Unleash the Explorer

Encourage passholders to find the unexplored corners of your city with Bandwango gamified passes. Allow passholders to earn points by visiting locations throughout the city, discovering places they may not have otherwise thought to explore. Engage in a fun-filled adventure, following trails that lead to parks, murals, sculptures, and more. Unleash the explorers to unlock exciting rewards as they traverse your city's hidden gems.

Savings Pass: Support Local Businesses and Save!

Bandwango Savings Pass is designed to encourage residents to shop locally and support their city's businesses. These passes offer special deals and discounts at various shops, restaurants, and services, creating a win-win situation for both residents and local merchants. It's the perfect opportunity for your residents to rediscover hidden gems in your city and enjoy a pocket-friendly shopping or dining experience.

Need some ideas on which passes to create? We’ve got you covered with a few inspiration passes!

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1. Parks: Embrace the Great Outdoors

For nature enthusiasts and outdoor lovers, creating a parks and trails pass is a must-have. These passes can curate the best playgrounds, trails, and recreational areas your city has to offer. Include pickleball courts, basketball courts, bike trails, and more for your residents to immerse themselves in the beauty of nature. Explore Olathe created a parks pass that includes 39 parks and almost 50 miles worth of trails for their residents to explore and earn points along the way!

2. Open Container Areas: Enjoying the Outdoors Responsibly

With this type of passport, residents can easily find out where open containers are allowed in their city. This pass is perfect for outdoor events and festivals where residents can responsibly enjoy their favorite beverages while taking in the festivities or simply take an evening walk with a nice cold beer! It ensures a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone.

3. Bucket Lists: Seasonal Fun All Year Round

Build a bucket list pass as the key to your city’s seasonal excitement throughout the year. Keep passholders updated on concerts, events, 5Ks, outdoor movie showings, and other thrilling events in your city. Whether it's summer, fall, winter, or spring, you can build curated passes with events that no one wants to miss! New Albany, OH has created a great bucket list challenge for those of all ages, for more information check out their pass here!


4. Festivals: Embrace the Vibrant Spirit of Your City

Festivals are the heartbeat of any city, where cultures come together to celebrate life. Bandwango passes can bring those in your city closer to its vibrant spirit, giving them exclusive access to a diverse range of events. From arts festivals like Utah Arts Fest and Utah Pride to music events and outdoor gatherings, there's something for everyone. Encourage residents to embrace the excitement and immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of your community's festivities with a passport!

5. Soaking in the Art Scene

Does your city have beautiful murals? What about sculptures? Urge the community to soak it all in with a gamified pass! It doesn’t have to stop there either. Include free local concerts and events for your residents to attend and any other form of art that the public enjoys! With a gamified pass, passholders will receive points for their checkins which can be redeemed for prizes! Amelia Island’s Art Passport is a great example of encouraging the community to see the art the city has to offer!

Creating a Bandwango passport offers an incredible way to experience your city, fostering community engagement, supporting local businesses, and inspiring exploration. So, why wait? Book a demo and get started on your passport today so your residents can embark on a journey of discovery, entertainment, and savings!