Celebrate Canada Day in Surrey

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It’s almost July 1st and Canada’s 150th Birthday. For this occasion, several celebrations have been planned in Surrey and are suitable for people of all ages. Here are a few events announced in the Edmonton Journal.

Surrey Canada Day

Celebrate Canada’s 150th with lots of family-friendly events and attractions. Highlights include world-class performances including headliners Hedley, Chilliwack and Magic!; amusement rides, a Canada150 Zone, a zip line, activities for all ages from a Strawberry Tea for seniors to Science World demonstrations for the kids, and a spectacular fireworks finale.

  • Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre, 17728 64th Ave., Surrey
  • July 1, 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
  • Free
  • Website

Dominion Days Festival

Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday at the Farm and party like it’s 1899 at this throwback event reviving Dominion Days. Enjoy live music, dance performances, carnival games, crafts and more.

  • Historic Stewart Farm, 13723 Crescent Rd., Surrey
  • July 1 and July 2, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Free, 604-592-6956

Canada Is…

We’re more than maple syrup and moose. We go beyond beavers and hockey sticks. This exhibit shares what it means to be Canadian and is a celebration of 150 years of Canuck culture.

  • Historic Stewart Farm, 13723 Crescent Rd., Surrey
  • Until Sept. 4, Fridays-Sundays, noon-4 p.m.
  • 604-592-6956

Surrey’s Heritage Rail

Take a ride on BCER 1225, a restored interurban railcar. The 1225 leaves from Cloverdale Station travelling through the farm lands to Sullivan Station, passing across Highway 10. Each ride is approximately 55 minutes round trip, and includes commentary along the way.

  • Cloverdale Station, Hwy. 10 and 176A Street, behind the Clydesdale Inn, Cloverdale
  • May 6 until Oct. 1, Saturdays and Sundays, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • $5, $10, $15

Bear Creek Park Canada Day

Celebrate Canada Day on the Canadian themed Bear Creek Park train. There will be lots of other fun activities such as arts and crafts and Canadian music celebrating Canada Day. Bring your children out to the park to enjoy the outdoor activities: water park , playground, walking trails , outdoor pool, picnic areas and free parking!

  • Bear Creek Park, 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey, BC
  • July 1, 10:00am to 6:45pm – Last train leaves the station at 6:45pm. Last entry to golf is 6:00pm. Door closes at 6:45pm
  • Train: Adults & children $6.00 each + tax
  • Mini Golf: $5.50 $6.50, $7.50
  • 604-501-1232
  • Website

The Long Long Table: A Community Affair

Pull up a chair and take a seat at The Long, Long Table and enjoy a unique dining experience with your community. This event offers the chance for people who work, live, and learn in Surrey’s downtown core to come together and celebrate community and Canada’s 150th birthday. Feast on a delicious five-course meal outside in the scenic Civic Plaza, with each course featuring a different narrative of Canadian heritage.

  • Civic Plaza, 13450 104th Ave., Surrey
  • June 27, 5-9 p.m.
  • $40

Seniors’ Strawberry Tea

You’re invited to the annual Seniors’ Strawberry Tea on Canada Day. This traditional event is hosted by Mayor and Council and they will be serving tea and strawberry cake to the seniors of Surrey. There will also be live entertainment and activities for everyone to enjoy.

  • Cloverdale Recreation Centre, 6188 176th St., Surrey
  • July 1, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

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