Festival

A woman crosses 176th Street in Cloverdale April 12, 2021. 176th will not host Cloverdale Market Days this year as the popular street fest is just the latest casualty in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale Market Days cancelled again

Organizer says popular street fest will return in 2022

 

Crews install Christmas lights at White Rock’s Memorial Park last year. The festival is to return to the city this year. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock Festival of Lights approved to run again this year

Event to take place next winter season

 

BC Place Stadium in a photo posted to cisc-icca.ca.

Roof of BC Place a stage for performers during online music festival

‘This will be the first time any artists have performed from the 204-foot iconic Vancouver rooftop’

 

The Abbotsford Tulip Festival is permanently closing, with plans to eventually set up in Armstrong, B.C. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Abbotsford Tulip Festival is closing, with plans to rebloom in Armstrong

Event organizer says pandemic and sale of land were factors in decision

The Abbotsford Tulip Festival is permanently closing, with plans to eventually set up in Armstrong, B.C. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Crews install Christmas lights at White Rock’s Memorial Park last year. The festival is to return to the city this year. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Fundraising effort underway for White Rock Festival of Lights

This year, vistors will be encouraged to view display, order takeout food and head home

Crews install Christmas lights at White Rock’s Memorial Park last year. The festival is to return to the city this year. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Image of film festival logo posted to Shakti Society’s Facebook page.
Image of film festival logo posted to Shakti Society’s Facebook page.
Flags fly at a recent edition of Surrey Fusion Festival. (submitted photo: Matt Lazzarotto/City of Surrey)

Surrey Fusion Festival revived as livestream, video series for 2020

July’s event at Holland Park was cancelled due to COVID-19

Flags fly at a recent edition of Surrey Fusion Festival. (submitted photo: Matt Lazzarotto/City of Surrey)
Art’s Nursery in Port Kells will kick off its sixth annual Scarecrow Festival Sept. 19 with more than 50 unique scarecrows on display. All monies raised will be donated to local charities. (Black Press Media file photo)

Art’s Scarecrow Festival to return in September

Sixth annual event will be different than previous events because of the pandemic

Art’s Nursery in Port Kells will kick off its sixth annual Scarecrow Festival Sept. 19 with more than 50 unique scarecrows on display. All monies raised will be donated to local charities. (Black Press Media file photo)
Bags of cranberries are sold at each year’s festival, all proceeds to the Fort Langley BIA to enable them to host the one-day event. (Langley Advance Times files)

Popular Lower Mainland Thanksgiving festivities cancelled by COVID

Fort Langley’s 25th annual Cranberry Festival put off until 2021, to avoid spread of virus

Bags of cranberries are sold at each year’s festival, all proceeds to the Fort Langley BIA to enable them to host the one-day event. (Langley Advance Times files)
The Clover Valley Beer Festival has been officially cancelled for 2020. Event organizers say more than 2,500 people attended the event (pictured) in 2019. (Kim Eij/Special to Black Press Media)

Clover Valley Beer Festival cancelled

Cloverdale beer fest falls victim to COVID-19

The Clover Valley Beer Festival has been officially cancelled for 2020. Event organizers say more than 2,500 people attended the event (pictured) in 2019. (Kim Eij/Special to Black Press Media)
Camp Alexandra in Crescent Beach was to host the 46th annual Alex Fest celebration next weekend. (Lynne Kelman file photo)

Pandemic cancels 46th Annual Alex Fest in South Surrey

New accommodation program aims to help self-isolating essential workers

Camp Alexandra in Crescent Beach was to host the 46th annual Alex Fest celebration next weekend. (Lynne Kelman file photo)
From left: Sage Kimzel during his prize-winning ride on Sick Rhymes during the Cloverdale Rodeo in 2019. (Photo: Grace Kennedy) A Clovie award. Cloverdale Market Days is seen in 2019. (Photo: Ryan Alexander McLeod)

No decision on postponing Cloverdale Rodeo yet or Cloverdale Market Days; Clovies postponed

Scott Wheatley postpones annual Clovie Awards; Rodeo and Market Days still up in the air

From left: Sage Kimzel during his prize-winning ride on Sick Rhymes during the Cloverdale Rodeo in 2019. (Photo: Grace Kennedy) A Clovie award. Cloverdale Market Days is seen in 2019. (Photo: Ryan Alexander McLeod)
Penelope Croll, 3, at the sixth-annual Clayton Community Festival in Clayton Heights in 2017. (Samantha Anderson)

Free, family friendly fun at upcoming Clayton Community Festival

New this year will be parkour, skateboarding demonstrations for youth

Penelope Croll, 3, at the sixth-annual Clayton Community Festival in Clayton Heights in 2017. (Samantha Anderson)
Square dance festival hits Cloverdale Fairgrounds next week

Square dance festival hits Cloverdale Fairgrounds next week

Three-day provincial festival will bring in hundreds of dancers from across B.C. and the U.S.

Square dance festival hits Cloverdale Fairgrounds next week