July Events in Surrey

Summer has officially started and there’s something about long, warm days that inspire friends and family to get together. Summer also heralds the start of Surrey’s festival season! From high-energy music festival to family-friendly events, make this July the best ever with Surrey’s summer celebrations.

Canada Day
July 1
Bill Reid Millenium Amphitheatre | 17728 64 Avenue

Surrey is SERIOUS about celebrating this big, beautiful nation’s birthday. Our annual Canada Day celebration at the Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre in Cloverdale is legendary and is known as Western Canada’s biggest birthday bash. From iconic Canadian headliners to amazing food, family-friendly rides and fireworks, there’s a lot to see, do, hear, and take in.

Vintage Trucks & Hot Rods
July 8, 2023
Cloverdale Fairgrounds

Pop into the BC Vintage Truck Museum (6022 176 Street) as they celebrate the 100th anniversary of Kenworth Trucks. The museum has an extensive collection of Kenworth memorabilia which will be on display.  The truck show takes place outside the BC Vintage Truck Museum from 10 am to 4 pm, and the museum will be open for tours. There will also be a “show and shine” portion of the show, where visitors can check out private vehicles belonging to local truck enthusiasts. While you’re there, be sure to wander over to the BCHRA Hot Road Show happening outside Elements Casino (17755 60 Avenue). Almost 350 classic, collectable and vintage hot rods and trucks will be on display.

BC Halal Food Festival
July 8 & 9, 2023
Holland Park | 13428 Old Yale Road

The BC Halal Food Festival, one of the summer’s hottest, and tastiest, food events happens on July 8 and 9 at Holland Park. The event highlights the diversity of Halal food and visitors can enjoy dishes from around the globe, including Afghanistan, Mexico, France, Nigeria, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, India, Palestine, Lebanon and more. A family affair, in addition to delicious food, there will be entertainment, rides and games, and a cultural bazaar.

Honeybee Festival
July 15 & 16, 2023
The Honeybee Centre | 7480 176 Street

This one’s for the whole family! The Honeybee Centre is opening up its hive on July 15 and 16 and you better ‘beelieve’ it’s going to be a ton of fun! This FREE event for the whole family has everything including the famous Bee Beards, live beekeeping and honey extraction demonstrations, a local artisan market, a bouncy castle, BBQ, and much more!

Surrey Latin Festival
July 15 & 16, 2023
Surrey Civic Plaza | 13450 104 Avenue

The Surrey Latin Festival is a celebration of all things … well, Latin! This July 15 and 16 head to Surrey’s City Hall Civic Plaza and let yourself be immersed in the vibrant sights, sounds and smells of Latin dance, music and food. Both days will be filled with authentic talent on the main stage and you can eat to your heart’s content with mouth-watering creations from Latin food vendors. Come live the best of summer and best of all, admission is free!

Cedar, Sage & Sweetgrass
July 15 & 16, 2023
Museum of Surrey | 17710 56a Avenue

Explore Indigenous drawing, painting, beading, woodworking, carving and silver smithing from the artists of Cedar Sage and Sweetgrass, an eclectic community of indigenous artists who are inspired by each other and who want to share their work in new ways.  Proud to bring the unique perspectives of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples, artists, artisans and makers hail from both BC and Alberta. The entire weekend, from noon to 5 pm, the Museum of Surrey will feature Indigenous food, art and performances.

Sounds of Summer 
July 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2023

The sweet sounds of live and local music will be wafting through the air of Surrey’s parks and public spaces all summer long with genres that range from easy listening to Canadian folk music, and Caribbean fusion to big band jazz. Bring your lawn chairs and a picnic and settle in for an evening of beautiful music.

July 5 – Sturtz at Surrey Civic Plaza (13450 104 Ave)
July 12 – Asi Somos at The Glades Woodland Garden (457 172 St)
July 19 – Sierra Noble & Super Duty Tough Work at The Museum of Surrey (17710 56A Ave)
July 26 – South Van Big Band at Darts Hill Garden Park (16 Ave & 170 St )

Gone Country
July 22, 2023
Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheater | 17728 64 Ave

The 9th annual Gone Country – Here for the Cure – Cancer Fundraiser is one party that can’t be missed. Held in Cloverdale at the Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre, this is one big outdoor country music concert that can’t be missed.  This year’s lineup includes The Reklaws, Tyler Joe Miller, Karen Lee Batten, Tanner Olsen Band, Kadooh, Geoff Moore and DJ Jaxon Hawks. Purchase tickets here.

Fusion Festival
July 22 & 23, 2023
Holland Park | 13428 Old Yale Rd

Surrey’s annual Fusion Festival truly has everything a culture connoisseur looks for in an event. On July 22 and 23, enjoy incredibly diverse and delicious cuisine, musical and dance performances, over 50 different cultural pavilions, and a never-ending supply of family-friendly activities. Come hungry …  leave inspired. Admission is free.

(Feature photo: Surrey Fusion Festival)