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The Bee Beard Showcase is one of the Honeybee Festival’s most popular events. (Images courtesy Honeybee Centre)

Honeybee Festival returns in July

Two-day, family-friendly event is free

 

Surrey-raised R&B duo Manila Grey, shown performing at New York City’s Bowery Ballroom in June, will headline the 2022 Surrey Fusion Festival. (Photo: facebook.com/manilagreymusic)

Surrey’s rising R&B stars Manila Grey to headline Fusion Festival 4 years after losing band contest

Annual showcase of music, food and cultures returns to Holland Park on July 23-24

 

Global Peace Alliance BC Society works to biuld a world where peaceful co-existence is universally accepted in place of violence and prejudice. (Contributed photo)

‘End Racism, Build Peace’: Give Peace a Chance festival scheduled for October

Global Peace Alliance BC Society runs the festival annually with a contest that is now open

Global Peace Alliance BC Society works to biuld a world where peaceful co-existence is universally accepted in place of violence and prejudice. (Contributed photo)
Hundreds lined the streets for the annual North Delta Family Day parade on June 23, 2019. (Ryan McLeod photo)

North Delta family day returns this weekend

Parade starts at 11 a.m. at Sands Secondary; festival at North Delta Community Park runs 12 to 4 p.m.

Hundreds lined the streets for the annual North Delta Family Day parade on June 23, 2019. (Ryan McLeod photo)
The annual Long, Long Table dinner returns to Surrey Civic Plaza on Tuesday, June 28. (Photo: facebook.com/DowntownSurreyBIA)

Long, Long Table and Surrey Fest events return downtown on 2 dates in June

Downtown Surrey BIA also plans a Community Conversation on how to support LGBTQ2SIA+ youth

The annual Long, Long Table dinner returns to Surrey Civic Plaza on Tuesday, June 28. (Photo: facebook.com/DowntownSurreyBIA)
Drag performers sing “We Are Family” at the 2020 Surrey Pride festival at Central City Plaza. The 2022 festival returns there on Saturday, June 25. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

In June, Pride Month events in Surrey lead up to festival at Central City plaza

Music, movies, drag shows, a Pride history talk, bingo and more at sites around Surrey

Drag performers sing “We Are Family” at the 2020 Surrey Pride festival at Central City Plaza. The 2022 festival returns there on Saturday, June 25. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Young Thug in a video posted to NPR Music’s YouTube channel in July 2021. (YouTube.com)

UPDATE: Rapper arrested on gang charges now replaced at Surrey’s FVDED music fest in July

Announced Tuesday were two new headliners for July 8, Excision and Rick Ross

Young Thug in a video posted to NPR Music’s YouTube channel in July 2021. (YouTube.com)
A promo photo of Doug & The Slugs, a Vancouver-based band that had a string of rock hits in the early 1980s. Film director Teresa Alfeld’s new documentary, “Doug and The Slugs and Me,” debuts at Vancouver’s DOXA Documentary Film Festival on May 14-15. Pictured from left are band members Doug Bennett, Simon Kendall, John Burton, Wally Watson, Richard Baker and Steve Bosley. (Submitted photo)

Singer’s journals are key in the poignant Vancouver music story ‘Doug and the Slugs and Me’

Director Teresa Alfeld’s documentary debuts at DOXA festival May 14-15

A promo photo of Doug & The Slugs, a Vancouver-based band that had a string of rock hits in the early 1980s. Film director Teresa Alfeld’s new documentary, “Doug and The Slugs and Me,” debuts at Vancouver’s DOXA Documentary Film Festival on May 14-15. Pictured from left are band members Doug Bennett, Simon Kendall, John Burton, Wally Watson, Richard Baker and Steve Bosley. (Submitted photo)
Halibut burger as seen on facebook.com/freshstmarketfleetwood.

Halibut Festivals return to Surrey’s Fresh St. Markets with burgers and more May 14-15

Fish-filled events include food demonstrations, children’s activities

Halibut burger as seen on facebook.com/freshstmarketfleetwood.
Tickets are on sale for this year’s PNE Prize Home, which – for the first time ever – is located in Langley. It will be open for tours in the Willoughby neighbourhood starting in June. (PNE/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: 2022 PNE Prize Home ready for occupancy in Langley

Langley contractor crafts this year’s lottery home in his own backyard

Tickets are on sale for this year’s PNE Prize Home, which – for the first time ever – is located in Langley. It will be open for tours in the Willoughby neighbourhood starting in June. (PNE/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The crowds enjoyed plenty of sunshine at the 2019 Clayton Community Festival, held in Clayton Heights on May 11. The festival is returning in 2022 after a two-year, COVID-caused hiatus. (Black Press Media file photo)

Clayton Community Festival to return May 14

Popular festival returns after two-year absence

The crowds enjoyed plenty of sunshine at the 2019 Clayton Community Festival, held in Clayton Heights on May 11. The festival is returning in 2022 after a two-year, COVID-caused hiatus. (Black Press Media file photo)
Beer lovers at a previous Battle of the Brews event at Surrey Civic Plaza. (Photo: facebook.com/thepeak)

Summer ‘Battle of The Brews’ charity event in Surrey to help kids play sports

Beer, food and rock music to fuel August event at Surrey Civic Plaza

Beer lovers at a previous Battle of the Brews event at Surrey Civic Plaza. (Photo: facebook.com/thepeak)
A burger from Shameless Buns is among menu items at the Food Truck Wars event coming to Cloverdale Fairgrounds for three days this weekend, from Friday to Sunday (April 8-10). (submitted photo)

Weekend ‘Food Truck Wars’ in Surrey with live music, site-wide liquor, awards and more

Trophies and prizes will be given to winning food trucks in several categories

A burger from Shameless Buns is among menu items at the Food Truck Wars event coming to Cloverdale Fairgrounds for three days this weekend, from Friday to Sunday (April 8-10). (submitted photo)
Port Moody’s Caulfield school dancers perform “Fireball” during Surrey Festival of Dance in 2017, at Surrey Arts Centre. This year’s festival is a virtual one for competitors. (File photo: Gord Goble)

Long-running Surrey festival dances online for a month after ‘difficult’ December decision

In ‘normal’ year, event welcomes several thousand dancers to Surrey Arts Centre, but not in 2022

Port Moody’s Caulfield school dancers perform “Fireball” during Surrey Festival of Dance in 2017, at Surrey Arts Centre. This year’s festival is a virtual one for competitors. (File photo: Gord Goble)
The 2019 5X Festival Block party attracted thousands of people to Surrey’s Central City Plaza. This year’s event moves to Holland Park. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey’s 5X Festival Block Party returns this spring with ‘finest brown escapist experience’

Single-day concert June 11 to feature Jasmine Sandlas, The PropheC, AR Paisley, Khanvict and others

The 2019 5X Festival Block party attracted thousands of people to Surrey’s Central City Plaza. This year’s event moves to Holland Park. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
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Halal food festival coming to Surrey as an Eid celebration this summer

The halal food scene has grown tremendously in the last decade, event organizer says

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Bird-themed aerial circus show “Tweet Tweet!” will be performed by Femmes du Feu Creations during the Surrey SPARK Stages launch weekend, May 27-29 at Surrey Arts Centre. (Photo: Vimeo.com)

For kids, Surrey’s new year-round ‘SPARK’ events to replace annual children’s festival

Goal is to expand beyond 3-day kickoff event (May 27-29) to bring performing arts to sites across city

Bird-themed aerial circus show “Tweet Tweet!” will be performed by Femmes du Feu Creations during the Surrey SPARK Stages launch weekend, May 27-29 at Surrey Arts Centre. (Photo: Vimeo.com)
Surrey’s Party for the Planet event in 2019. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey’s Party for the Planet event in 2019. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
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Travelling ‘Jurassic Fest’ postponed in Surrey due to ‘impact of COVID-19 and restrictions’

Now delayed until summer, the dinosaur exhibit was booked April 1-3 at Cloverdale’s Agriplex building

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