10 things to do in Surrey this June

May 21 2018, 1:43 am

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.

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

Day of The Honeybee

  • 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
  • Admission: Free

Surrey Urban Farmers’ Market

Surrey Urban Farmers Market

Image: Surrey Urban Farmers Market / Facebook

  • 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
  • Admission: Free

Thursday Artist Talk: Emilie Mae, “Palette Knife Adventures”

  • 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
  • Admission: Free

Surrey Greek Food Festival

  • 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
  • Admission: Free

Surrey Doors Open

  • 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.

Surrey Fest Downtown

  • 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.
  • When: Saturday, June 16, 2018
  • Time: 11 am
  • Where: Holland Park – 13428 Old Yale Rd, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

Father’s Day at Historic Stewart Farm

Historic Stewart Farm

Image: Historic Stewart Farm / Facebook

  • 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
  • Admission: Free

International Picnic Day Picnic


City of Surrey / Facebook

  • 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.
  • When: Monday, June 18, 2018
  • Time: 5:30 to 7:30 pm
  • Where: Forsyth Park – 10635 140 St, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

National Indigenous Peoples Day

  • 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.
  • When: Thursday, June 21, 2018
  • Time: 3 to 8 pm
  • Where: Holland Park – 13428 Old Yale Road, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

Dominion Day

  • What: Celebrate Canada Day the old-fashioned way with heritage demonstrations, live music and performers and old-fashioned games with prizes.
  • When: Saturday, June 30, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 3 pm
  • Where: Historic Stewart Farm – 13723 Crescent Road, Surrey
  • Admission: Free
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