Surrey’s Major Annual City Events

Surrey hosts 5 major special events annually: Party for the Planet, Surrey International Children’s Festival, Canada Day, Fusion Festival and the Tree Lighting Festival.

2015 Events

Party for the Planet
Surrey Celebrates Earth Day

April 26, 2015
Party for the Planet

Surrey’s Party for the Planet is one of the largest Earth Day celebrations in BC and it’s free!  Earth Day is intended to inspire awareness for the Earth’s natural environment and Surrey has a lot to be inspired by. There will be something “green” for everyone at this event. Also, join us for the Grand Opening Celebration of New City Hall at this year’s Party for the Planet.

Surrey International Children’s Festival
Arts Festival for Children aged 0 – 12

May 21-23, 2015
Surrey International Children’s Festival

The 10th Annual Surrey International Children’s Festival inspires young hearts and minds to the greater possibilities and celebrates our rich and diverse cultural heritage though performing and visual arts experience.

Children have an incredibly rich arts experience as they take part in the many hands-on activities on site, led by professional artists. The ticketed programming is a national and international selection of the highest calibre of performances for young audiences, bringing inspiration and awe to the residents of Surrey and the surrounding areas.

Surrey Canada Day
Western Canada’s Biggest Canada Celebration

July 1, 2015
Surrey Canada Day

Over 100,000 people celebrate Canada’s birthday in Surrey at this free, family festival complete with live entertainment, the Shooting Stars Midway, great food, and plenty of interactive activities for all ages.

Past headliners include: Platinum Blonde, Sloan, Colin James, 54-40, Loverboy, Trooper, Lisa Brokop, Honeymoon Suite, Kim Mitchell, Bif Naked, Ian Tyson, ODDS, Stereos, Dragonette, Dan Mangan, You Say Party!, Charlotte Diamond, Bobs and Lolo, Elise Estrada, En Karma, Jessie Farrell, Ridely Bent, and many more. Stay until the end and experience the Fireworks Finale.

Surrey Fusion Festival
The Ultimate Celebration of Music, Food, and Culture

Saturday & Sunday, July 18 & 19, 2015

Surrey Fusion Festival

Surrey Fusion Festival features 70 performances on 4 stages over 2 days. This free family event features past performances by K-OS, TOIFA Bollywood Remix, Jim Byrnes, Stephen Fearing, The Zolas, Jay Sean, Bedouin Soundclash, Arrested Development, Joel Plaskett, Jully Black, Jazzy B, Lehmber Hussainpuri, KS Makhan, Pavlo-Emmitt-Lopez, Said the Whale, En Karma, Alex Cuba, and Grapes of Wrath.

While at Holland Park, visit over 30 cultural pavilions and experience cuisine from around the world.  Check out the Flavours of Surrey and celebrity chefs on the Safeway Cooking Stage.

Surrey Tree Lighting Festival

November 21, 2015
Surrey Tree Lighting Festival

Join Mayor and Council along with Frosty and Santa as they flip the switch to light the City’s official Christmas tree and kick off the holiday season in Surrey at this free family event. Free concerts, sleigh rides, food and fun activities all day long.

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