Surrey Canada 150 Celebrations

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In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, the City of Surrey is set to be the City of Festivals this year. To honour this historic birthday, Surrey will be proudly showcasing national and civic pride with premier concerts, festivals and community events all throughout the city.

Surrey Canada 150 Celebrations

Canada 150 celebrations are planned all across Surrey. From the City’s Museums and Galleries which will feature our nation’s arts, culture and heritage, to City Libraries where patrons will be asked to vote for their favourite Canadian author and story, to Canada 150 themed city sidewalks, crossings and flower displays.

New this year is Dominion Days (July 1-2) will be held at historic Stewart Farm in South Surrey. The two day festival will celebrate Canada’s birthday by going back in time to turn of the century, 1900, complete with historic “re-enactors,” live music and entertainment.

Signature Festivals

Party for the Planet
Where: Surrey City Hall Plaza
When: April 22, 2017
Headliner: Sean Hook

Surrey Canada Day
Where: Bill Reid Millenium Amphitheatre
When: July 2, 2017
Headliner: Hedley

Fusion Festival
Where: Holland Park
When: July 22-23, 2017
Headliner: Nelly Furtado

Canada 150 zones will be incorporated at every major event. The Canada 150 zones will showcase our country’s history and include a variety of Canadian themed activities, along with amazing local performances by First Nation’s performers, hoop dancers, French-Canadian artists and more.

The Tree Lighting Festival will also take place at City Hall Plaza on November 25th. Mark your calendars and be ready for some fun at these free, family-friendly events in Surrey this year.

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