Discover the New Westminster Experience

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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Third Annual Quest New West

Quest New West is back and New Westminster is ready now more than ever to show off what we’ve got!…

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Wild Rice Beef Cooking Class

Chef Todd has whipped up another batch of courses designed to 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. Learn ancient Chinese secrets to preparing gluten-free dishes. […]

Start June 30 @ 6:00 PM
End June 30 @ 9:00 PM
Venue: Wild Rice
Phone: 778-397-0028

Canada Day at the River Market

Come on down to River Market and celebrate Canada Day! Fireworks will be at 10pm. Their shops will be open late, so feast on. There will be face painting, balloon twisting, and other kids activities from 3pm onwards. Bands will be performing outside Paddlewheeler Pub overlooking the Fraser River. It will probably be a hot day, remember […]

Start July 1 @ 3:00 AM
End July 1 @ 11:55 PM
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Venue: River Market
Phone: 604-520-3881

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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!