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.

Nov
21
Wed
‘Just for Girls’ Nights! @ Cloverdale Recreation Centre
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 19 @ 8:00 pm
'Just for Girls' Nights! @ Cloverdale Recreation Centre | Surrey | British Columbia | Canada

Drop in and join us for a fun night planned around activities that have been requested by girls and for girls ages 10 to 14! Crafts, cooking, spa, fitness and art are just some of the different themed nights.

All events run on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6pm to 8pm.

Dates

  • November 21
  • December 5
  • December 19
Nov
24
Sat
Holiday Happenings in Surrey @ Various locations
Nov 24 2018 – Jan 14 2019 all-day
Holiday Happenings in Surrey @ Various locations

Before you start counting down for Christmas Day, enjoy the days leading up to it with Christmas events and activities happening in Surrey! We have various adventures that range in price and cater to all age groups. Get into the holiday cheer and participate in some festive fun! Cost: Varies by event

Surrey Tree Lighting Festival

November 24 |12–7pm | Surrey City Hall Plaza
Join the mayor and council as they flip the switch at 6:30pm to light the city’s spectacular 58-foot Christmas tree. From noon to 7 pm, enjoy the musical performers, festive crafts and activities, stories and rides to kick off the holiday season! Don’t forget to snap a picture with Santa and Paw Patrol!
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Heritage Christmas

December 1, 9, 15, 22 & 23 | Noon–3pm | Historic Stewart Farm
Taste fresh-baked festive treats, string popcorn and experience Christmas the Victorian way.
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Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir: Sounds of Christmas

December 4 | 7:30pm | Surrey Arts Centre
Kick off the Christmas season by enjoying hearing nearly eighty male voices singing in glorious four-part harmony. Join this celebrated choir as the singers get into the spirit of the season with traditional carols.
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Christmas Open House

December 8 | 11-3pm | Historic Stewart Farm
Escape the holiday hustle bustle with an old-fashioned Christmas. Enjoy the Victorian decorated Christmas tree, live music, crafts and tasty treats from the wood burning stove. Don’t forget to also take a photo with Saint Nick between 12:30pm and 2:30pm!
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Very Vintage Christmas

December 8 | 1-4pm | Museum of Surrey
Play old school games, make a vintage decoration and visit with Mr. and Mrs. Claus. Sip free hot chocolate as you bask at our huge textile themed Christmas tree. Do a selfie scavenger hunt for a chance to win $100. While you’re here, take in our various exhibits, such as Dinosaurs Unearthed and the TD Explore Zone.
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Breakfast with Santa

December 8–15 | Various Times | Various Facilities
Take your picture with Santa and join him for breakfast and a variety of Christmas themed activities! Breakfast, crafts, and games are included in the price. Each person must register individually as a child ($8) or adult ($4).
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Skate with Santa

December 8 – 16 | Various Times | Various Arenas
There’s no better way to get into the holiday spirit than a skate with Santa! Visit your local arena this winter and have your photo taken with the jolly fellow himself. No skates? No problem. We have rentals available for a small fee. Regular admission applies too.
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55+ Holiday Events

Various Dates & Times | Various Locations
Deck the halls and join us for a variety of holiday inspired special events for seniors! Spread some holiday cheer and invite a friend or two to join the fun.
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Holiday Movie Night

December 21 | 6:30pm-8:30pm | Fleetwood Community Centre
Join us for a special Christmas themed movie for the whole family. Come dressed in your christmas PJ’s and bring your favourite stuffy. Concession will be available for popcorn and other treats! There will be family activities setup before showtime.
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21st Annual Winter Ice Palace

December 21, 2018 to January 7, 2019 | Various Times | Cloverdale Arena
Lace up your skates and enjoy a seasonal skate in Surrey! The arena will be transformed into a winter wonderland, complete with an old fashioned pond. This popular skate is a great way to spend time with your family and friends over the holidays.
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Dec
1
Sat
Heritage Christmas @ Historic Stewart Farm
Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm – Dec 23 @ 3:00 pm
Heritage Christmas @ Historic Stewart Farm

Taste fresh-baked festive treats, string popcorn and experience Christmas the Victorian way.

There will be a new craft to make each day of Heritage Christmas on:

  • Saturday, December 1
  • Sunday, December 9
  • Saturday, December 15
  • Saturday, December 22
  • Sunday, December 23

Related Event

Don’t miss our signature Christmas Open House on December 8 from 11am-3pm, featuring live music and photos with Old Saint Nick.

 

 

 

Tree sale at the Surrey BCSPCA Education and Adoption Centre @ BCSPCA Surrey Education and Adoption and Centre
Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm – Dec 24 @ 5:00 pm
Tree sale at the Surrey BCSPCA Education and Adoption Centre @ BCSPCA Surrey Education and Adoption and Centre | Surrey | British Columbia | Canada
Purchase your Christmas tree at the BC SPCA Surrey Education and Adoption Centre and all the proceeds go to help local animals this holiday season!

Open daily for sales from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. while supplies last. Serve yourself from our tree lot to get your perfect tree, then pop in to the branch to see our selection of BC SPCA merchandise and other pet care items. You can also meet some of the animals your support will be helping!

Trees are quality Douglas Firs:
5 feet – $35
6 feet – $45
7 feet – $55

We are located at the Southwest corner of 168th Street and 50th Avenue at 16748 – 50th. Pay it forward: Ask the Surrey branch about how to donate a tree to a family in need this year!

Dec
8
Sat
Gingerbread Village 2018 @ City Central Shopping Centre
Dec 8 – Dec 16 all-day
Gingerbread Village 2018 @ City Central Shopping Centre

The Downtown Surrey BIA Is hosting their 2nd annual Gingerbread Village. Gingerbread Village is a charity event that adds creative fun to the holidays and raises money for the Surrey Christmas Bureau. Shoppers, locals and gingerbread enthusiasts will have a chance to admire various Surrey-inspired gingerbread creations and can even vote for their favourites.

The creations will be on display at Central City Shopping Centre from December 8-16 near the Winners and can be viewed during mall hours. Entries will have a chance to win cash prizes, including a $500 People’s Choice Award that will be announced via social media.

Make a cash donation anytime during Gingerbread Village to vote for your favourite, and the creation that raises the most money will win! The more you donate, the better chance your favourite will take home the coveted title. All donations raised will go toward the Surrey Christmas Bureau to help them support low-income families during the holidays.

For full details and rules for entrants, visit the event website.  It’s free.

Dec
15
Sat
Winter Festival @ Guildford Recreation Centre
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Winter Festival @ Guildford Recreation Centre | Surrey | British Columbia | Canada

Bring your family and friends for some fun activities to celebrate the winter season. Free activities include:

  • Cookie decorating
  • Arts and crafts
  • Seasonal treats
  • Sports challenges and games
  • and much more!

 

 

 

Toy Drive for BC Children’s Hospital and Canuck Place @ Real Canadian Superstore
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Toy Drive for BC Children's Hospital and Canuck Place @ Real Canadian Superstore | Surrey | British Columbia | Canada

Please bring an unwrapped gift or cash for donation to the Real Canadian Superstore for the Children of the BC Children’s Hospital and Canuck Place. Keian Blundell was an honorary Mountie who lost a hard fought battle with Leukemia in 2014. Keian always cared about other kids and used to do his own toy drives until he sadly passed away. The Surrey RCMP supports his holiday wish and toy drive for the BC Children’s Hospital and Canuck Place. So please help the Surrey RCMP in honour of Keian.

Very Vintage Christmas @ Museum of Surrey
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Very Vintage Christmas @ Museum of Surrey | Surrey | British Columbia | Canada

Step back into the Festive Fifties to experience the vintage games, decorations, and music that made the 1950’s one of the best decades for Christmas Celebration.

Enjoy free hot chocolate and cookies, interact with exhibitions such as Dinosaurs Unearthed and the TD Explore Zone, or opt to listen to Reid Jamieson live performance at 1 and or the Versatile Entertainers in the theatre at 1:30pm, 2:30pm, and 3:30pm.

Oh, and let’s not forget the couple we all want to meet… Mr. and Mrs. Claus!

Dec
21
Fri
21st Annual Winter Ice Palace @ Cloverdale Ice Arena
Dec 21 2018 – Jan 6 2019 all-day
21st Annual Winter Ice Palace @ Cloverdale Ice Arena

Lace up your skates and enjoy a seasonal skate in Surrey! The arena will be transformed into a winter wonderland, complete with an old fashioned pond. This popular skate is a great way to spend time with your family and friends over the holidays.

No skates? No problem! We have rentals available on site for a small fee.

Dates and Times:

Date Time
December 21 5pm to 9pm
December 22 1pm to 8pm
December 23 1pm to 8pm
December 24 10:00am to 3:30pm
December 25 12pm to 3pm
December 26 2:45pm to 6:30pm
December 27 12pm to 8pm
December 28 12pm to 8pm
December 29 12pm to 8pm
December 30 12pm to 8pm
December 31 10:00am to 3:30pm
January 1 12pm to 4pm
January 2 12pm to 8pm
January 3 12pm to 8pm
January 4 12pm to 8pm
January 5 12pm to 8pm
January 6 10:30am to 3:00pm
Youth Winter Dinner @ Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre
Dec 21 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Youth Winter Dinner @ Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre | Surrey | British Columbia | Canada

Join the Youth Team at Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre for an evening with your friends while enjoying a delicious traditional turkey dinner with all the fixings.

  • Available to Preteen and Youth, ages 10 to 18 years old
  • Each individual must have a current Youth Services Membership (No Charge).

How to Register

Use course code 4616902. 

  • In person at any recreation facility
  • By phone at 604-501-5100 or

Register online