There’s a reason why Surrey Fusion Festival has won an international award for Best Festival, it really is a highlight of summer, where dozens of cultures come together with music, dance, food, and fun for the whole family.
Surrey Fusion Festival
Where: Saturday, July 23 & Sunday, July 24, 2016 from 11:00am to 10:00pm
When: Holland Park (SW Corner of King George Blvd & Old Yale Rd in Surrey)
Admission: FREE! You’ll want to bring some cash or use the ATM on site to scoop up some food tickets so you can sample from over 40 vendors from just as many nations.
Check out the entertainment on the YVR Community Stage, demos at the Safeway Cooking Stage, the Canada 150 Stage, SFU Celebration Stage, and the main Concord Pacific World Music Stage.
Maxi Priest, Alex Cuba, Delhi 2 Dublin top the list of performers. There’s also entertainment from The Re-Enactors (Surrey history stories), Polish Theatre, and Rockin’ Robin. Take a First Nations hoop dance lesson, watch a Polish Folk Dance Group, listen to beats from Jan-Michael Reyes, watch the BC Cultural Bhangra Academy and Surrey Folk Bhangra Club, learn from SuperChefs, Chef Trevor Randle, Tammy Wood, and much more.
Feel the beat of Zimbabwean marimba with West African and Afrocuban percussion, and listen to afro-bearing Guyanese-Canadian soul queen Krystle Dos Santos. Local talent, Good For Grapes, The Boom Booms, and Dawn Pemberton will perform, and Mayor and Council will welcome all to the festival on Saturday.
Shop, sample, taste, and play at these cultural pavilions:
Dem. Republic of Congo
AND THE CARIBBEAN
The full schedule is available online, along with the list of performers, chefs, dancers, pavilions, and much more. For the latest updates, follow @Surrey_Events on Twitter or “Like” the Surrey Fusion Festival Facebook Page. Follow the #SurreyFusion tag to join in the conversation.