Surrey is filled with fun events in June, with Day of The Honeybee, Surrey Greek Food Festival, International Picnic Day Picnic and more. Fill your time with our 10 things to do around the city this month.
What: Join Honeybee Centre to celebrate Day of the Honeybee. Featuring beekeeping demonstrations, workshops, storytelling, bee-friendly, a plant sale, face painting, seed planting, giveaways, and more.
When: Saturday, June 2, 2018
Time: 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Honeybee Centre – 7480 176th Street, Surrey
What: A vibrant, multi-cultural Farmers’ Market, promoting small-scale farmers, food producers and artisans. Meet farmers, bakers, distillers, artisan and crafters, food trucks, community groups, and more.
When: Every Wednesday from June 6 to October 3, 2018
Time: 2 to 6 pm
Where: North Surrey Rec Centre – 10275 City Parkway, Surrey
What: In an illustrated talk titled “Palette Knife Adventures,” visual artist Emilie Mae will take the audience through her unique approach to abstract expressionism using oil paint and palette knives. She’ll reveal her technique of working with brushes, her experiences of living in three different locales (Vancouver, Detroit, and Kauai), and how her deep appreciation for poetry knits together the experiences that shape her art.
When: Thursday, June 7, 2018
Time: 7:30 to 9 pm
Where: Surrey Art Gallery – 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
What: The Surrey Greek Food Festival invites guests of all ages to celebrate Greek culture and experience Greek food. Featuring folk dancing representing various regions of Greece, and performances from around the world. Hosted by St. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church.
When: Friday, June 8 to Sunday, June 17, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: St. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church -13181 96 Ave, Surrey
What: Surrey Doors Open is a free event for all ages providing a unique opportunity for Surrey residents and visitors to experience the cities rich culture, history, art and architecture. Explore 30 different venues in Whalley, Cloverdale, Newton and South Surrey. The venues will feature a mix of historic sites, modern architecture, public art and green spaces.
When: Saturday, June 9, 2018
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Where: Venues across Surrey
Admission: Free. Some venues may offer additional experiences or goods for a fee.
What: Surrey Fest Downtown (originally known as the Whalley Community Festival) promotes and celebrates community pride through a day of fun and entertainment for all ages while providing a venue for groups and organizations to inform the community of their services. As many as 4,000 people visit the festival each year to view the exhibits and enjoy food and live entertainment.
What: Take Dad out for a memorable date at Historic Stewart Farm. Bring the whole family for locomotive fun, featuring the Greater Vancouver Garden Railway Club and their display model trains, train rides courtesy of the Pacific Trackless Trains, sack races with Dad on the lawn, baked treats made on the wood burning stove in the farmhouse kitchen, and more.
When: Sunday, June 17, 2018
Time: 11 am to 3 pm
Where: Historic Stewart Farm – 13723 Crescent Road, Surrey
What: Invite your friends and neighbours out to celebrate International Picnic Day at the new Forsyth Park. Jump in a bouncy castle, play mini golf, dance to the music of DJ Freshlee Cut, enjoy a free picnic in the park (while supplies last), and climb on the new natural playground.
What: A celebration of the unique cultural diversities of Indigenous Communities, through the engagement and inclusion of Local Land Based Nations and local service providers. A free community barbeque will take place from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm along with several traditional cultural activities and performances combined with outreach and engagement from a variety of service providers working with the Urban Indigenous population in Surrey.