The 9th annual LitFest returns to celebrate New Westminster’s literary arts community. Enjoy readings, workshops, poetry and more.
Enjoy the wide variety of activities that New Westminster has to offer this spring break. From dance workshops to science activities and video game design, there is something for everyone in your family.
In honour of International Women’s Day, Westminster House is hosting a substance-free event: Recovery Blues: Live at the Metro, with special guests Sue Foley and Rita Chiarelli. You don’t want to miss this spectacular performance on March 8th at 7pm.
New West Craft is the place to find something special made by your local artisan’s. Explore the market and enjoy unique items from jewellers, knitters, crafters and more! The market takes place on Saturday, February 16th from 11am-4pm in community square.
Recycle your Christmas tree by donation! On January 5th and 6th, the New Westminster Firefighters Charitable Society will be hosting their Annual Tree Chipping Event. The event runs from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm, with a BBQ, popcorn, music, and demos. Fun for the whole family!
Fun, Learning and You includes circle times, healthy snacks for kids as well as parent information sessions. This FREE event is for New Westminster residents and their children aged 18 months- 5 years. Don’t forget to register before you attend the event!
Celebrate innovation in New Westminster during Innovation Week from February 23rd to March 3rd. From an Innovation Forum, to Business Expo, to the 2nd Annual Hack-a-thon, there’s something for everyone!
With the overwhelming success of last years show, the Massey Theatre is thrilled to again present International Guitar Night – the worlds premiere touring festival that highlights the dexterity and diversity of acoustic guitar for one show only.
The classic fairytale comes to life as a brand new, fun for all ages, non-traditional production! When a prince stumbles across a castle in Queen’s Park that nobody else can see, an old man tells him the story of how an evil fairy put a curse on a princess 116 years ago in this comedic interactive adventure.
Visit the Royal City Gogo’s 5th Annual Artisan Crafts for Africa event from November 3rd-5th. The market takes place in Unifor Hall, and all proceeds go to Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign.
The Royal Westminster Regiment is hosting their Remembrance Day Ceremony in Conjunction with the City to feature keynote speakers and a specific address in The Armoury of The Royal Westminster Regiment.
Fridays on Front is a brand new weekly night market experience in Downtown New West. Fridays on Front will run every Friday evening from 5:00-8:00pm for eight consecutive weeks (July 7 – August 25) on the 600-block of Front Street.
The New West Grand Prix is the newest member of BC Superweek that is North America’s most prestigious road cycling series. The City of New Westminster will play host to the best riders in North America with over 13 different nationalities represented.
As a community health care provider & resource for many local minor sports teams, Royal City Physio is extremely passionate about ensuring kids stay involved in sports. That’s why on June 24th right outside their clinic; they will be hosting a huge parking lot party fundraiser for Kidsport New West.
Queensborough Children’s Festival is a fun filled family event celebrating children of all ages! There will be interactive play, young entrepreneurs market, live entertainment, craft stations, food and more!
The 5th Annual Up Town Street Fest is on Saturday, May 27th from 11am-5pm. After the Hyack International Parade, stay with us to celebrate on Belmont Street. Enjoy incredible food, shop from our market place vendors, check out some kid’s amusement activities or catch the free street level entertainment.
Master story tellers, Monster Theatre, have created a new adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare’s classic tale of fairies, love potions and talking donkeys. Never too early to introduce children to Shakespeare, especially when presented in a fun and magical way.
Pottery Works is now offering pottery workshops. Come choose a blank pottery canvas and paint it in your favourite colours. We have different moulds available from pots and mugs to lady bugs and dinosaurs. This is a great activity for kids 5 years and older.
Visit the Moody Park Arena for their festive skate with Santa event! There will be plenty of family oriented games and activities for all to enjoy. Don’t forget to bring a camera to take a photo with Santa.
Each Friday night until August 26th, enjoy outdoor movies at Queen’s Park Stadium in New Westminster with the Summer Movie Series!
The next movie night is coming up August 5th and will be playing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
From perogies to pizza, to pubs and the pier, discover tons of delicious food at the Columbia StrEAT Food Truck Fest!
Head to Downtown New Westminster on August 20th to try over 90 food trucks!
Head to the streets of Uptown New Westminster on July 23 for live music and dancing! There will also be lots of food trucks, interactive activities, art installations, kids zone and the New Westminster Farmer’s Market.
The 3rd Annual Up Town Street Fest! presented by the Hyack Festival Association. On May 28th, 2016 come join us for the Hyack International Parade and stay with us to celebrate the Up Town Street Fest! 11AM – 5PM!
Wonder of Wonders, Royal City Musical Theatre is proud to present the musical masterpiece, Fiddler on the Roof. The acclaimed musical won nine Tony Awards and tells the story of Jewish milkman Tevye, who strives to maintain “Tradition” as he sees his three oldest daughters fall in love.
The popular The Arts at One series is held most Thursdays during the Fall and Winter semesters, starting at 1pm. This series features professional musicians and outstanding Douglas College music students.