It’s officially the first day of summer and although the weather may not be feeling particularly summerish today, blue skies, warm weather, and exciting summer festivals are just around the corner for Surrey! Here are some top picks of things to do in Surrey this summer.
Sounds of Summer Music Series
July 6 – August 31, 2016
Join fellow music enthusiasts for Surrey’s Sounds of Summer which takes place Wednesday evenings from 6:30 – 8 pm in different parks across the city like Bear Creek Park Gardens, Fleetwood Park Gardens, and the Surrey Nature Centre. Pack some snacks, bring your lawn chairs, and get outside to enjoy all types of music from classical to gypsy swing! Check out the schedule to see the exact location for each week.
Nature Work Parties
April 6 – October 22, 2016
Do you have a green thumb but live in a Surrey condo or townhouse where your gardening and landscaping skills are not used to their full potential? Consider meeting up with a Nature Work Party twice a month throughout various areas of the city of Surrey. You can help remove invasive plants, plant trees, and care for shade trees. No experience is required and all tools and instructions are provided. View the Nature Work Parties schedule for when and where to meet. Locations include Royal Kwantlen Park, Walnut Park, Don Christian Park, Wad Park, Sullivan Heights Park, and more.
Surrey Canada Day
July 1, 2016
Don’t miss Surrey’s biggest and best party of the summer. Surrey Canada Day is the largest Canada Day celebration in all of Western Canada. The event takes place from 10:00 AM to 10:30 PM at the Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre (formerly Cloverdale Millennium Amphitheatre) and is free to attend. Be sure to check out family-friendly events all day and don’t miss the grand finale fireworks.
3rd Annual Bridgeview Community Festival
July 9, 2016
Another family-friendly event featuring some good old fashion fun with a variety of activities like face painting, train rides, butterfly release, climbing wall, and bicycle decorating and parade. This event takes place at the Bridgeview Community Centre next to Bridgeview Park. Find more details here.
Surrey Fusion Festival
July 23 and 24, 2016
You can’t miss the ultimate celebration of music, food, and culture in Surrey as over 70 performances come together over the course of two days. There is also over 30 cultural pavilions with cuisine from around the world. Visit www.surreyfusionfestival.ca for more information.
Amazing Farm Scavenger Hunt
August 13, 2016
Find out if you would have made it as an early pioneer at this years’ scavenger hunt taking place at Stewart Farm House in South Surrey, BC. The race around the farm and skill testing questions about Surrey’s past comes with prizes for the winners. A fun event for the whole family!
These are just a handful of exciting events taking place throughout Surrey, BC this summer. To see more events like this please visit www.surrey.ca.
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