Discover the New Westminster Experience

12th Street Music Festival

If you love blues, rock, jazz, and swing then there is no other music festival better than this! On Sunday…

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5 Reasons to go on the Annual Heritage Homes Tour and Tea

The 36th Annual Heritage Homes Tour and Tea presented by the New Westminster Heritage Preservation Society is back on Sunday, May…

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New West Pride – Group Exhibition

The Arts Council of New Westminster is proud to present it’s first ever LGBTQ group exhibition in partnership with the New West Pride Society. The show features six local artists: Belle Ancell, Cliff Bank, Adam Menzies, Shelly Stefan, Linnea Strom, and Judy Villett. Their work ranges from portrait photography to hand-crafted textiles, and will be on display […]

Start July 21 @ 1:00 PM
End August 16 @ 5:00 PM
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Venue: Arts Council Gallery

“Uniquely New West” – Wild Rice Cooking Class

The popular cooking classes are continuing through the summer. Chef Todd will teach even the most kitchen-challenged the joys of preparing healthy Chinese fare from scratch. Whether you come solo or put a group together, you are bound to have an enjoyable evening of great food and convivial company. The cooking class “Uniquely New West” […]

Start July 28 @ 6:00 PM
End July 28 @ 10:00 PM
Venue: Wild Rice
Phone: 778-397-0028

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Welcome to New Westminster

Tourism New Westminster invites you to to explore its historical streets with a modern twist and enriched culture.

Whether you’re looking for great eats, fantastic shopping, fun parks and activities, celebratory festivals, or some relaxing time at the spa, this website is designed to help you
find it… and discover the best of New West!

New Westminster is vibrant all year round. The sizzling summer season brings festivals and events such as the weeklong Hyack Festival, Key West Ford Show and Shine, Columbia StrEAT Food Truck Fest, 22nd Street Festival, Uptown Live, and the list goes on! Enjoy walks along the boardwalk at the Quay and spend your hot days relaxing at New Westminster’s beautiful parks and restaurant patios.

As autumn approaches, activities move indoors, but the fun remains. Friends and families huddle around dinner at New Westminster’s finest restaurants and pubs. All the while, the arts community takes center stage as locals, and visitors across the Lower Mainland flock to indulge in art, music and theatre.

We’re made in New West!