Pulse of the City: Places To Go, Things To Do

Here are this week’s events for you and your friends and family to enjoy! Keep an eye out for the Pulse FM Street Team, powered by FREEWAY MAZDA.

Jun
1
Sat
Cultus Lake Water Park @ Cultus Lake Water Park
Jun 1 @ 12:00 am – Sep 2 @ 12:00 am

 

Cultus Lake Waterpark is BC’s biggest waterpark celebrating 35 years of fun!
Enjoy the thrills and excitement of over 18 waterslides, relax in 1 of 5 hot tubs
or you can take a soothing float around the Adventure River. There are also
acres of green grassy space with over 150 free to use covered picnic tables and
when you get hungry, there are 6 food outlets in the park as well as BBQ
rentals. With 4 areas designed for children, everyone will enjoy. For some extra
fun, checkout 1 of the 3 night sliding events, complete with live bands. Located
in the Fraser Valley about an hour’s drive from Vancouver. Open daily at
9:30am, rain or shine, from June 1st to September 2nd.

Jun
20
Thu
Worlds of Wonder: Where nature, technology and history come to life, through LEGO® bricks! @ Museum of Surrey
Jun 20 – Nov 4 all-day

 

Did you know six eight-stud LEGO® bricks can be combined in over 915 million different ways? Wow! Imagine what a couple of million bricks could create.

The feature gallery is being transformed this spring in partnership with the VLC, Vancouver’s Community for Adult Fans of LEGO. Enter Worlds of Wonder and see existence transform before your eyes into creations made of colorful LEGO® bricks.

Which adventure will you choose? Whether nature, technology or history, inspired bricks will tell the story in a way you’ve never seen before. A tornado built of LEGO®? Yup! Take a walk back in time to see dinosaurs or medieval castles. Even visit the International Space Station – all without leaving Surrey.

Tuesday to Saturday Times: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Sunday Times: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Monday Times: CLOSED

Jun
27
Thu
2019 Summer Free Summer Festivals Township of Langley @ Willoughby Community Park Amphitheatre
Jun 27 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm

Back by popular demand, this summer at the outdoor Amphitheatre.

Join us for one, or all of these entertaining evenings! Free – all ages welcome.

7:00pm unless otherwise noted

Willoughby Community Park Amphitheatre

Event Schedule

Thursday, June 27 Bard in the Valley  “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Bard in the Valley

Thursday, July 4 Langley Ukulele Ensemble 

Langley Ukulele Ensemble

Thursday, July 11 at 6:00pm Cathy and Marcy  (Children’s Performance)

Cathy and Marcy

Thursday, July 18 Black String  (Korean Drummers Pangut Pre-show at 6:30pm)

Black String

Thursday, July 25 Richard Tichelman The Russ Rosen Band , and The Cole Patenaude Band 

Richard Tichelman, The Russ Rosen Band, and the Cole Patenaude Band

Thursday, August 1 Sophie Armstrong 

Sophie Armstrong

Thursday, August 8 Valdy 

Valdy

Thursday, August 15 Baby FuzZ 

Baby FuzZ

Thursday, August 22 Early Spirit 

Early Spirit

Thursday, August 29 Small Town Artillery 

Small Town Artillery

Special Bonus Performance

Maya Rae 

Maya Rae

Sunday, July 28
12:00 – 1:00pm

Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival
Centre Stage, located in front of the Fort Langley Community Hall


Arts, Culture and Community Initiatives
604-532-7562
festivals@tol.ca

Jul
1
Mon
Surrey Rides Event Series @ Various Youth Parks
Jul 1 @ 12:00 pm – Sep 7 @ 6:00 pm

Grab your skateboard, scooter or bike and head to the Surrey Rides Event Series. Surrey Rides is open to riders 21 years of age and under, and all skill levels are invited to come to various Youth Parks to build confidence and sharpen their skills in a safe and competitive environment.

Check out the all-wheels contests, awesome skateboard jams and prize giveaways. If you’re new to the sport, then come try it out with instruction from some of the city’s finest riders!

Spectators

Spectators are welcome to attend and watch for free! Stop by to enjoy the live DJ and the impressive skills and energy these young riders bring with them.

Volunteer

There are many volunteer opportunities available, including: scorekeeper, set up assistant, photographer, and registration assistant. Sign up to volunteer and be part of these great events.

Canada Day Family Try It

Don’t forget to check us out at the Canada Day Celebration at Cloverdale.There will be tons of interactive all-wheels activities, prizes from Coastal Riders, and more!

Our City of Surrey skateboard instructors will be there to show you some new skills, how to finesse your tricks, and how to get started in this, now, Olympic sport.

Surrey Rides Event Series Schedule

Youth Park Description Date Time
Chuck Bailey Youth Park Skate and Bike: Timed Competition and Best Trick Contest Sat, June 8 12-6pm
Cloverdale Youth Park Competition as part of Skateboard Canada National competition Sat, June 15 12-6pm
Cloverdale Youth Park Skate, Scooter and Bike Jam + Rad Skates Demo Team as well as All-Wheels Try-it and games for Canada Day. Non-competitive. Sun, July 1 12-6pm
Chuck Bailey Youth Park Skate and Bike: Timed Competition and Best Trick Contest Sat, July 20 12-6pm
South Surrey Youth Park Skate and Scooter Bowl Jam Sat, Aug 10 12-6pm
Cloverdale Youth Park Skate, Scooter and Bike: Timed Competition and Best Trick Contest. Competitors who collect the most points in the first five events of the series automatically qualify for the finals at this event. Sat, Sept 7 12-6pm
Jul
2
Tue
Park Play
Jul 2 @ 1:00 pm – Aug 22 @ 3:00 pm

Join Park Play staff in your neighbourhood park for another summer of free sports, games and fun activities!

Weekly drop-in sessions run July 2 to August 22 with no sessions on stat holidays.

Participation Guidelines

  • Participants must attend with an adult/guardian.
  • Dress for the weather. Sessions run rain or shine with extreme weather exceptions.
  • Pack a reusable water bottle/snacks.
  • Activities vary daily and by park location.

Weekly Themes

  • July 2- 5: My Community (community building activities)
  • July 8-12: Garden Wonder
  • July 15-19: Naturally Crafty
  • July 22-26: Fairytale Fun
  • July 29-Aug 2: Nature Detectives
  • Aug 6-9: Park Play (trying new activities in the park)
  • Aug 12-16: Blast off! (space and science)
  • Aug 19-22: Camping

Themed Activities

Friday July 5: During My Community Week, bring your teddy bear and pack a picnic to join us for a Teddy Bear Picnic. Available at Friday Park Play locations.

Friday August 23: Join us for a special summer end camping themed celebration on Friday August 23, 11am-2pm at Holly Park (10706 – 148 Street).

Schedule

Cloverdale

Park Name Address Day Time
Cloverdale Athletic Park 6330 168 St Thursdays 1pm-3pm
Hillcrest Park 6530 185 St Wednesdays 1:30pm-4pm
Shannon Park 7312 192A St Tuesdays 9:30am-12pm
Starr Park 19333 66 Ave Fridays 9:30am-12pm

Fleetwood

Park Name Address Day Time
Fleetwood Park 15802 80 Ave Wednesdays 9:30am-12pm
Francis Park 15951 83 Ave Mondays 1:30pm-4pm

Guildford

Park Name Address Day Time
Erma Stephenson Park 15920 110 Avenue Fridays 1:30pm-4pm
Hjorth Park 10275 – 148 Street Tuesdays 1-3pm
Holly Park 10706 148 St Wednesdays 9:30am-12pm

Newton

Park Name Address Day Time
Beaver Creek Heights Park 6723 122A St Thursdays 1pm-3pm
Evershine Park 12688 70 Ave Wednesdays 1:30pm-4pm
M.J. Norris Park 6539 128A St Fridays 9:30am-12pm
Parkwood Village Park 12899 73 Ave Tuesdays 1pm-3pm
Unwin Park 13313 68 Ave Mondays 1:30pm-4pm

North Surrey

Park Name Address Day Time
Bear Creek Park 13820 88 Ave Mondays 9:30am-12pm

South Surrey

Park Name Address Day Time
Bakerview Park 1845 154 St Thursdays 9:30am-12pm
Fun Fun Park 1472 128 St Mondays 9:30am-12pm
Sunnyside Park 15455 26 Ave Fridays 1:30pm-4pm

Contest: Weekly Word Hunt

Enter to win a Picnic in the Park Prize Pack! Pick up your Park Play Passport  for the summer and collect the secret word each week for a chance to win! Contest details in the passport.

Related Events

Kick off the summer on June 22, 2019 from 11am-2pm at Francis Park for the annual Park Play Palooza featuring tropical-themed fun!

Jul
20
Sat
Surrey Fusion Festival @ Holland Park
Jul 20 – Jul 21 all-day
Surrey Fusion Festival @ Holland Park

Named the “Best Festival” in the world at the Special Events Magazine GALA Awards in 2019, Surrey’s Fusion Festival showcases and celebrates the cultural diversity of our City.

The two-day festival brings together over 50 cultural and community groups from around the world and more than 150 artists and performers. Live entertainment, food pavilions and interactive cultural activities will keep you busy throughout the weekend. Festival runs 11am to 10pm both days.

Pulse FM is proud to be a sponsor and will be live on location BOTH DAYS so swing by our booth for free swag, to chat with Pulse FM personalities, plus rock out to the best mix of 90s, 2K and today!

Visit the website to learn more about the 2019 festival.

Jul
25
Thu
TD Concerts for the Pier – Jim Byrnes @ Memorial Park
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Pulse FM will be live on location!

FREE CONCERT! Veteran bluesman Jim Byrnes lives and breathes music. For nearly fifty years he’s crooned, drawled, belted, hollered and sweet talked more songs into a microphone than most people ever get to hear in a single lifetime. He will be joined by opener Babe Gurr.

White Rock’s iconic summer event returns this summer bigger and better than ever! This year brings a new name, as the TD Concerts at the Pier is now the TD Concerts FOR the Pier series to help raise funds and inspire our community as we rebuild White Rock’s cherished landmark that was damaged in the December 2018 storm. While the concerts remain free to attend, there will be opportunities to donate at the series to support the pier restoration efforts.

Jul
27
Sat
Cloverdale Market Days 2019 @ Historic Downtown Cloverdale
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – Sep 21 @ 3:00 pm

Cloverdale Market Days 2019

Located in Historic Downtown Cloverdale and in it’s 6th year, Cloverdale Market Days events run five times each year and are attended by thousands of locals and tourists.

This year, market days will be held on May 25th, June 22nd, July 27th, August 24th and September 21st.

From it’s humble beginnings in 2014 with a small number of vendors and businesses at the first event, Cloverdale Market Days has become a large exciting market with vendors coming from all over Cloverdale and the surrounding communities.

They are a great opportunity to meet your neighbours, see showcased local artists, enjoy outdoor entertainment, taste great food from our local restaurants, and discover new local businesses in our vibrant community.

In 2019, we will have displays from the Arts Council Of Surrey, more family activities, and closing of the roads on 176th street from 56A to 58 Ave to accommodate more vendors, activities, and food trucks.

Aug
2
Fri
SEMIAHMOO DAYS & THE 70TH ANNUAL WHITE ROCK SEA FESTIVAL @ White Rock - various locations
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – Aug 3 @ 8:30 pm

Join us August 2- 4, for Semiahmoo Days and the 70th Annual White Rock Sea Festival! Enjoy a variety of family-friendly activities throughout the weekend.  This annual event attracts thousands of people each year!

Download the event schedule and map here(PDF) and event poster here (PDF).

Follow us on social media as we near the event using 

@CityofWhiteRock    @whiterockcity 

#WhiteRockCityEvents    #WRSeaFest

Call for Volunteers:

We are currently accepting applications for event volunteers for the White Rock Sea Festival. Please fill out an online application.

Call for Parade Entries

Please submit your application by Monday, July 15, 2019.

We are now accepting applications for the parade. Please fill out the form here

Download the Rules and Regulations

Aug
8
Thu
TD Concerts for the Pier – Dr. Strangelove @ Five Corners Shopping District
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Pulse FM will be live on location!

FREE CONCERT! Known as “Vancouver’s house-band” after 14 years at The Roxy, first call band to the Canucks and the ability to play at any event big or small, Dr. Strangelove always makes you feel like you are part of the show. They will be joined by opener Duelling Pianos.

White Rock’s iconic summer event returns this summer bigger and better than ever! This year brings a new name, as the TD Concerts at the Pier is now the TD Concerts FOR the Pier series to help raise funds and inspire our community as we rebuild White Rock’s cherished landmark that was damaged in the December 2018 storm. While the concerts remain free to attend, there will be opportunities to donate at the series to support the pier restoration efforts.