10 things to do in the Fraser Valley in June

Dec 19 2017, 11:26 pm

With summer just around the corner, there’s plenty to see and do East of the Port Mann this summer. Here’s a peek into what’s going on in Surrey, Langley, Abbotsford and Chilliwack this June.


Surrey Night Market

The only multi-cultural night market in the Fraser Valley, offering a wide variety of food vendors, services and live performances.

  • When: May 29 to Sep 20, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Where: Cloverdale Exhibition Grounds, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Cost: $2 for adults, children are free
  • Website: surreynightmarket.com

Arts 2015 Opening Reception

An exhibition and award ceremony to celebrate art making and collaboration between the Arts Council of Surrey, Surrey Art Gallery and local artists.

  • When: June 26, 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Where: Surrey Art Gallery
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: surrey.ca/arts

Greek Food Festival

A traditional Greek festival featuring authentic dishes, Greek pastries, live music and speciality items.

  • When: June 5 to June 14
  • Time: Weekends noon to 10 p.m., weekdays 4 to 10 p.m.
  • Where: 13181 – 96th Avenue, Surrey
  • Website: facebook.com/SurreyGreek
Greek salad (Emily/Flickr)

Greek salad (Emily/Flickr)


Langley Community Farmers’ Market

A tasty outdoor market with over 40 vendors and local produce.

Father’s Day Annual Wine & Swine

A charity fundraiser with wine pairing stations, BC guide dogs and live local music.

  • When: June 21, 11.30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Where: Township 7 Vineyards & Winery
  • Cost: $40 + taxes
  • Website: Tickets available at club7.township7.com
Father's Day wine celebration (Don LaVange/Flickr)

Father’s Day wine celebration (Don LaVange/Flickr)

Tri-it Triathlon

A mini-triathlon featuring youth, adult and relay team categories.

  • When: June 14 at 8 a.m.
  • Where: Al Anderson Memorial Pool
  • Cost: $45 for youth, $70 for adult
  • Info: Call 604-514-2865 to register


Wine & Beer Festival

A silent auction with wine and beer tasting along with blues music, appetizers and door prizes.

  • When: June 6 at 7 p.m.
  • Where: Sevenoaks Shopping Centre
  • Cost: $40 each. Ticket price includes five tasting tickets and appies and must be purchased in advanced
  • Phone: 604-855 0252
  • Website: abbotsfordmatsquirotary.com
Beer sampler (Quinn Dombrowski/Flickr)

Beer sampler (Quinn Dombrowski/Flickr)

Walk for Down Syndrome Awareness

A 2.2km walk to raise awareness and funds to support families and children with Down syndrome.


Ryder Lake Ramble

A chance to explore the natural beauty, exotic animals and garden paths around Ryder Lake.

  • When: June 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and June 14, noon to 5 p.m.
  • Where: Ryder Lake
  • Cost: $5 per person, $15 per carload
  • Info: Tickets available at the Ryder Lake Hall
Explore nature in Chilliwack (GoToVan/Flickr)

Explore nature in Chilliwack (GoToVan/Flickr)

Corks & Canvas

An evening of artsy fun with wine and painting tips from a local artist.

  • When: June 4, 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Where: The Art Room 20-5725 Vedder Road
  • Cost: $29 per person
  • Info: Call 604-769-2787 or [email protected]
A night of wine and painting tips (emdot/Flickr)

A night of wine and painting tips (emdot/Flickr)

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