Things are heating up around the Fraser Valley this summer, with festivals, farmers’ markets and more festivities.
Here’s a look into what’s going on in Surrey, Langley and Abbotsford this July.
Surrey Cloverdale Farmers’ Market
A popular weekly flea market offering a wide range of hand-made crafts, collectible items, fresh produce and a vibrant community of vendors.
Gone Country Outdoor Concert
A huge outdoor concert featuring Blackjack Billy and Tebey. Every penny raised is donated to help fight cancer.
When: July 25, 2 to 11 p.m.
Where: Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre Park
Cost: Tickets are $39.99 and can be purchased through the website. Must be 19+ to attend.
Website: twinscancerfundraising.com Sunday Social
Enjoy an afternoon of creativity at Stewart Farm. Bring your own project and scenery, tea and lemonade will be provided.
When: Every Sunday, noon to 3.30 p.m.
Where: Historic Stewart Farm – 13723 Crescent Road
Cost: By donation
Info: Call 604-592-6956 or visit www.surrey.ca
Langley Aldergrove Summer Farmers’ Market
A weekly Saturday market featuring local B.C. farmers, food vendors, fresh produce and artisanal crafts from the Okanagan and Fraser Valley.
Farmers Market (See-ming Lee/
Flickr) Butterfly Release
Enjoy live entertainment and watch hundreds of Monarch Butterflies get released into the sky at this 2nd annual event.
When: July 4, 1 to 3 p.m.
Where: Krause Berry Farms & Estate Winery
Cost: $20 donation to release your own butterfly
Info: Register at Langley Lodge, Langley Hospice Society or Krause Farm, or call 604-530-1115.
Monarch of the Mistflower (TexasEagle/
Abbotsford Prospera Valley Granfondo
Experience an incredible cycle through the Fraser Valley and raise money to support local youth cycling programs. Routes are 50km, 88km or 160km.
When: July 19
Where: Fort Langley
Cost: Tickets start at $155
Info: Sign up online at valleygranfondo.com. Registration closes on July 12. Jam in Jubilee
An outdoor summer concert series & art market with handpicked artists, stage acts and artisan vendors.
When: Every Thursday from July 9 to July 30 at 6 p.m. onwards
Where: Jubilee Park
Website: jaminjubilee.com Yoga for Kids
A fun, play-based program centered around music, awareness, flexibility and strength. Suitable for ages 4 to 6.
When: July 27 to July 30, 10.30 to 11.30 a.m.
Where: Promontory Heights Elementary School
Info: Call 604-858-2999 or register online at www.phecsa.ca
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