What: Featuring nine pro races over the course of 10 days, BC Superweek has fast become one of the most prestigious pro-cycling events in North America with a total prize purse of more than $120,000! Featuring 6 separate events as part of the series, BC Superweek consists of the Tour de Delta, New West Grand Prix, Global Relay Gastown Grand Prix, Giro di Burnaby, PoCo Grand Prix, and Tour de White Rock.
When: Now to July 16
Where: Delta, New Westminster, Vancouver, Burnaby, Port Coquitlam and White Rock
What: A big outdoor country music concert with all proceeds going to fight cancer. The event is one giant beer garden, so please bring two pieces of ID as the event is 19+. This years line up features Tim Hicks, JoJo Mason, Karen Lee Batten, Me and Mae, Danielle Marie, Dave Hartney, and guest DJ Jaxon Hawks from JRFM.
What: The ultimate celebration of music, food and culture, right in the heart of Surrey, with musical performances across six different stages, and 40 cultural pavilions offering culinary delights from all over the world. Headliners include Nelly Furtado, Classified, The Zolas and Alx Veliz.
What: In light of Canada’s sesquicentennial this year, there is a lot of conversation about our country—its past, present, and future. How are local artists responding to Canada? Find out at this panel discussion featuring presentations by and conversations with local artists, thinkers, and leaders in the community, including Surrey’s first Poet Laureate Renée Sarojini Saklikar.
What: Join Métis Nation of BC to celebrate Canada’s vibrant Métis culture. Enjoy presentations on Métis traditional plant use and history in BC, take in a lively jigging performance, sample bannock bread and spruce tip water, and more.
When: July 29
Time: 1 pm to 4 pm
Where: Surrey Museum – 17710 56a Avenue, Surrey
Cost: By donation
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.