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September 2017

Feast on the Fraser

September 22, 2017 - October 1, 2017
New Westminster + Google Map
$25 - $135

10 days, 10+ events. One mouth-watering city! The third annual Feast on the Fraser is taking place from September 22nd, 2017 until October 1st, 2017. Feast on the Fraser is an innovative culinary campaign creating signature events in unique spaces that pair food, fun, arts and entertainment within New Westminster, BC. From longtable dinners to cultural tastings there’s an event to suit anyone’s palette. The campaign's launch event is on September 14, 2017.

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September 23, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fraser River Discovery Centre, 788 Quayside Drive
New Westminster, BC V3M 6Z6 Canada
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Presented by Port of Vancouver, RiverFest is a FREE family-friendly festival, and a great way to enjoy a beautiful fall day along the mighty Fraser River. RiverFest 2017 will build on past festivals to ensure informative and enjoyable family entertainment, including: vendors whose products embody the Fraser, a diverse assortment of exhibitors, children’s activities, and live music. New to RiverFest this year will be the launch of our brand new, world-class Working River Project exhibition. The Working River Project was launched in 2015 with the goal of telling…

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Be Our Guest Children’s Tea Party

September 24, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Queens Park, 3rd Ave
New Westminster, BC V3M 1V2 Canada
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Join Belle at Queen’s Park Preschool for an afternoon of enchanted fun. This fairy-tale tea party is the perfect event for your young ones, or anyone young at heart! On September 24th from 1-3PM, dress for a grand occasion and enjoy a magical tea party complete with tea from Great Wall Tea Co, and strawberry shortcake from Krause Berry Farms. Crafts and photo opportunities will be available. Tickets are $25 (taxes & service fees extra) for one adult and one child. Grab your magic wand…

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6th Annual Mushtari Begum Festival

September 30, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Massey Theatre, 735 Eighth Avenue
New Westminster, V3M 2R2
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The Mushtari Begum Festival of Indian Classical Music and Dance returns to the Massey Theatre on September 30th and will fill the space with incredible sound and energy. Founded by two globally recognized New Westminster artists - Cassius Khan and Amika Kushwaha - the 6th annual iteration continues to be Canada’s premier celebration of Indian classical music and dance. It immerses audiences in timeless and ancient forms of music and dance in an experience like no other.  The Mushtari Begum Festival is…

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October 2017

Creepy Carnival at the FRDC

October 28, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Fraser River Discovery Centre, 788 Quayside Drive
New Westminster, BC V3M 6Z6 Canada
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Come in costume on October 28th for our Creepy Carnival Halloween Event! Families are invited to play fun carnival games including fishing for bones, pin the spider on the web, and a tombstone toss! Complete the spider scavenger hunt for a tasty treat, dig for bones in our graveyard sand bin and finish off the day with a memorable photo in our fangtastic photo booth! Admission to the event includes exploration of our regular exhibits. Regular admission prices apply for adults and kids!

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Canada Games Pool Halloween Event Swim

October 29, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Canada Games Pool, 65 East Sixth Avenue
New Westminster , British Columbia V3L 4G6 Canada
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Bring your family and friends and join us for this swim event. There will be fun and crazy scavenger hunts on the pool deck. Our mummies and zombies will be walking the deck in search of kids who want to take part in our rope swing of doom, blue ice mat walk, mummy tug-o-war and scary face painting. Free treats as well - hope to see you there!

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November 2017

Royal City Rumble

November 4, 2017 @ 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Royal City Centre, 610 6th Street
New Westminster,
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A dramatic 30 athlete wrestling show in the middle of your local mall, featuring Mayor Jonathon Coté, and wrestlers from across the world. How often do you get the chance to watch your Mayor compete against champion wrestlers in the middle of your local mall? Packed with exciting, live wrestling action that is also family-friendly, and FREE–this upcoming event’s aim is not only to provide action-packed entertainment, but also strengthen New Westminster’s community by connecting it in an entirely unique…

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December 2017

Fishmas in a Winter Wonderland!

December 2, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Fraser River Discovery Centre, 788 Quayside Drive
New Westminster, BC V3M 6Z6 Canada
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Join us on December 2 for Fishmas in a Winter Wonderland! Have a Fishmas cheer with games, crafts, colouring contest, chances to win prizes, toddler corner and so much more! Activities: Ice Ice Fishing Hook a Candy Cane Knock over Frosty Flying Snowflakes Bingo Scavenger Hunt Winter Wonderland Photobooth Crafts: Holiday Bag Decoration Bead a Fish Make a Snow Globe Letters to George Show Times: Floating Tinsle (11:00am/ 12:30pm/ 1:45pm) Fishmas Slime (11:15am/ 12:45pm/ 2:00pm) Foamy Snowy Explosion (11:30am/1:00pm/ 2:15pm)…

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2017 Santa Parade

December 2, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Columbia St New Westminster, BC Canada + Google Map

Come watch the Holiday Parade in Downtown New West along Columbia St.

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Christmas Carol Evening River Cruise

December 21, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - December 23, 2017 @ 9:00 PM
Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours, 788 Quayside Drive
New Westminster, BC Canada
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Welcome aboard the M.V.Native, our 100-passenger sternwheeler. Join us on our annual Christmas Carol River Cruise and invite your friends and family for an entertaining evening. Join us on the viewing decks and take in the festive Fraser River scenery, or relax in our comfortable passenger lounge. Listen to traditional Christmas carol songs, and join in with the singing to the festive music! Bring your friends and family for a truly special Christmas river cruise, a wonderful experience to remember!…

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