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
23
Fri
Family Nights in Cloverdale @ Various Locations
Nov 23 2018 – Dec 14 2019 all-day
Family Nights in Cloverdale @ Various Locations

Looking for plans on Friday nights? Join us for an evening filled with family-fun at recreation facilities in Cloverdale! All events are free to attend.

Clayton Hall

Bring your pillows and blankets and join us for a Family Movie Nights at Clayton Hall on the following dates:

November 23 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm – December 14 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm

 

 

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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Nov
30
Fri
Christmas in Williams Park  @ Williams Park
Nov 30 @ 5:30 pm – Dec 30 @ 9:00 pm
Christmas in Williams Park  @ Williams Park | Langley | British Columbia | Canada

Christmas in Williams Park returns for its 28th annual scenic drive with an extended run. Every night for three weeks, from Friday, November 30 to Saturday, December 22, guests can drive through the magical setting at 238 Street and 68 Avenue from 5:30 to 9:00pm to view the park’s spectacular show of lights from the comfort of their vehicles. The event is free, but donations are gratefully accepted to help cover the cost of maintaining the displays.

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.

 

 

 

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
16
Sun
2018 Santa Parade @ Columbia Street,
Dec 16 @ 11:00 am
2018 Santa Parade @ Columbia Street, | New Westminster | British Columbia | Canada
Don’t miss this year’s Santa Parade on Sunday December 16!

Santa and friends will hit Columbia Street in downtown New Westminster at 11:00 am sharp so be sure to arrive early to get a front-row spot. PLUS kids can write and send letters to Santa with Canada Post holiday helpers at Anvil Centre from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. For more information about the Santa Parade and other holiday happenings in New Westminster email us at specialevents@newwestcity.ca

Dec
18
Tue
Winter Celebrations at Anvil Centre @ Anvil Centre
Dec 18 @ 1:00 pm – Dec 29 @ 7:00 pm
Winter Celebrations at Anvil Centre @ Anvil Centre | New Westminster | British Columbia | Canada
Step into a magical winter wonderland at Anvil Centre filled with a cornucopia of entertainment for everyone – from choirs, singalongs, art installations, musical performances, arts and crafts to a hip-hop dance party and a wintry labyrinth to enjoy.

Open 1pm – 7pm daily

Winter World – Walk the wintery labyrinth and enjoy the entertainment stage in a transformation of Anvil Centre you have to see to believe.  No charge to enjoy Level 1 programs.  Plus – Arts, Crafts and Heritage activities daily.

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
A Fort Langley Christmas @ Fort Langley National Historic Site
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – Dec 23 @ 5:00 pm
A Fort Langley Christmas @ Fort Langley National Historic Site

Hear stories by the fire, taste a chestnut roasted over the fire, and take a guided tour. Admire the charming holiday ambiance and take family snapshots at various scenic spots on site.

Regular admission fees apply: $7.80 per adult, $6.55 per senior, and free for youth under 17 and for annual and discovery pass holders.
Get your 2019 Fort Langley annual pass on sale – the pass also makes a great gift (December 1-March 31).

Holiday Movie Night @ Fleetwood Community Centre
Dec 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Holiday Movie Night @ Fleetwood Community Centre | Surrey | British Columbia | Canada

Join us for a free holiday movie: The Grinch (Live Action)! 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.