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Major Annual City Events

Surrey hosts five major special events annually: Party for the Planet, Surrey International Children's Festival, Surrey Canada Day, Surrey Fusion Festival and the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival.

CANCELLED: Party for the Planet

Surrey Celebrates Earth Day
April 18, 2020
Surrey Civic Plaza
Party for the Planet

This event has been cancelled until further notice due to global concern about the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. All events organized City of Surrey have been postponed or cancelled until further notice to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

Celebrate the beauty of our City at Party for the Planet, BC’s largest Earth Day Celebration. Party for the Planet focuses on inspiring awareness for Canada’s natural environment and includes a new Live Green World featuring environmental workshops, a sustainable marketplace, acoustic concert series and vendors. The event offers a variety of free, engaging and educational activities for all ages.

POSTPONED: Surrey International Children's Festival

Arts Festival for Children and Families
May 21 to 23, 2020
Surrey Arts Centre and Bear Creek Park
Surrey International Children's Festival

This event has been postponed until 2021 due to global concern about the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. All events organized City of Surrey have been postponed or cancelled until further notice to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

A 3-day shared arts and cultural experience for children and families that promotes the arts as an important part of a child's learning. Each year, the festival features new and exciting theatre shows from BC, across Canada and around the world. We celebrate our local professional and emerging talent and offer activities presented by practicing artists and art educators.

Surrey Canada Day

Western Canada's Biggest Canada Day Celebration
July 1, 2020
Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre
Surrey Canada Day

This legendary event will feature various Canadian performers on two stages, amusement rides, interactive games, vendors, seniors' Strawberry Tea and a fireworks finale!

Surrey Fusion Festival

The Ultimate Celebration of Music, Food and Culture
Saturday & Sunday, July 25 & 26, 2020
Holland Park
Surrey Fusion Festival

Surrey Fusion Festival is the ultimate celebration of food, music and culture! Experience the world in one weekend at over 50 pavilions selling authentic cuisine and showcasing cultural goods. The festival features local and international talent across five stages, where they perform traditional and modern cultural dance across, songs and various other forms of entertainment. Stop by the Cooking Stage to learn how to make cultural cuisine, visit the Indigenous Zone to learn about Indigenous culture and stop by the Kid's Zone with the little ones.

Surrey Tree Lighting Festival

November 28, 2020
Surrey Civic Plaza
Surrey Tree Lighting Festival

Kick off the holiday season in Surrey at this free family event. Join Mayor and Council along with Frosty and Santa as they flip the switch to light the City’s official Christmas tree. Check out the free concerts, food, light displays and fun activities all day long.

The event features an expanded Holiday Market showcasing goods from local vendors. Be sure to stop by the Holiday Fun Zone on University Drive. Activities include free amusement rides, road hockey and a DJ! The 60-foot Christmas tree will light the plaza at 6:30pm.

That's a Wrap!

Thanks for joining us during the City of Surrey summer festival season! Watch highlights from Surrey Canada Day and Fusion Festival 2019 below.