10 things to do in Surrey this August

Jul 13 2019, 6:48 am

Keep the summer fun going in Surrey this August! From Movies Under The Stars to Battle of the Brews, here are 10 things to do around the city this month.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Semiahmoo Days and White Rock Sea Festival

What: Enjoy a wide variety of events for the whole family at Semiahmoo Days and the 70th Annual White Rock Sea Festival. Festivities include a movie in the park, traditional salmon BBQ, car show, parades, and more.

When: August 2 to August 4, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Semiahmoo Park to Memorial Park
Admission: Free

Surrey Movies Under the Stars

What: Movies Under the Stars brings free outdoor films to Holland Park. Gather your blankets and lawn chairs and cozy up for films like Space Jam and Spider-Man: Into The Spider-verse. Movies start after dusk but attendees are encouraged to arrive earlier to find a good seat and to enjoy the pre-show entertainment. Starting at 5 pm, there will be fun activities before the movie begins.

When: August 3, August 10, August 17 and August 24, 2019
Time: Dusk
Where: Holland Park – 13428 Old Yale Road, Surrey
Admission: Free

Art2Heart Summer Art Gala

What: An evening of art, music, and hands-on activities featuring talented youth. Singers, musicians, writers and visual artists will be showcased along with an array of stunning artwork. Take a tour through our art gallery, grab some free food and drinks, and watch the artists perform live onstage, then join the youth DJ’s for the after-party.

When: August 4, 2019
Time: 4 to 8 pm
Where: Surrey City Hall – 13450 104 Ave, Surrey
Admission: Free

Music on the Plaza

What: Enjoy free live music at Surrey Civic Plaza in the evenings throughout July and August. Bring your folding chairs or blankets and join the fun with Travis Ree (August 6), Beauty Shop Dolls (August 13) and Bruce Coughlan (August 20).

When: August 6, August 13 and August 20, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 8 pm
Where: Civic Plaza, Surrey City Hall
Admission: Free

Surrey Urban Farmers’ Market

What: Located just steps away from the Surrey Central SkyTrain station and bus loop Surrey Urban Farmers’ Market is a vibrant gathering place that aims to promote small-scale farmers, food producers, and artisans.

When: Every Saturday until October 5, 2019
Time: 10 am to 2 pm
Where: North Surrey Rec Centre – 10275 City Parkway, Surrey
Admission: Free

Amrit Bains: Let’s Rock

What: Full of energy, fun-loving singer-songwriter Amrit Bains is returning to the Surrey Arts Centre for Let’s Rock, his fifth annual show. Singer and music teacher Alexa will join Amrit onstage as his MC,

When: August 10, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Main Stage at Surrey Arts Centre – 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
Tickets: Online, $15

Romeo & Juliet and Love You Forever…. and More Munsch

What: Beach House Theatre’s 2019 season features Romeo & Juliet and Love You Forever… and More Munsch. Enjoy outdoor performances right on Crescent Beach.

When: August 13 to 18, 2019 (Romeo & Juliet), August 14 to 17 (Love You Forever…. and More Munsch)
Time: 8 pm  (Romeo & Juliet), 11 am (Love You Forever…. and More Munsch)
Where: Blackie Spit Park – 3136 McBride Ave, Surrey
Tickets: Online

Cloverdale Market Days

What: One of the largest open-air markets in the Fraser Valley showcasing unique items from local BC Artisans and treasures from downtown Cloverdale merchants. With Cloverdale Market Days featuring more than 120 vendors as well as live entertainment and food trucks, you’ve got a destination outing for the whole family.

When: August 24 and September 21, 2019
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Where: 176 Street between 56A and 58 Avenue, Surrey
Admission: Free

Battle of the Brews

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What: The Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society and 102.7 THE PEAK host the third Annual Battle of the Brews. This fun charity event will offer attendees a great afternoon of craft beer tasting and delicious food sampling. Attendees will get the chance to help choose their favourite beers and all proceeds from the event will fund Athletics 4 Kids and Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society youth initiatives.

When: August 24, 2019
Time: 1 to 5 pm
Where: Civic Plaza, City Hall – 13450 104 Ave, Surrey
Tickets: Online

Noontime Notes at Central City

What: Come to Central City’s outdoor Plaza and enjoy free live lunchtime music. A wide array of musical offerings is showcased including rock, jazz, country, and more.

When: Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until August 29, 2019
Time: 11:45 am to 2 pm
WhereCentral City – 10153 King George Boulevard
Admission: Free

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