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The Cranberry Festival draws upwards of 50,000 visitors to the charming area of    Fort Langley every October.

 

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Festivals and Events

Whether it is the rich heritage of the people, or the bounty of the harvest, every season provides a reason to celebrate in Langley.

                                        

Tourism Langley

Experience good times at the many festivals and events held year round in Langley. Watch the arts and culture come alive at the annual Cranberry Festival in October, or the International Festival in August. The spirit of the community really shines on special occasions whether Langley is celebrating Canada or the Magic of Christmas. Mark your calendar, and come celebrate with us!

Upcoming Events 

Finding Your Purpose: 12 Week Course

April 4 - June 20
Create a fulfilling and joyful life! This intensive 12 week program will help you recognize the obstacles that hold you back and give you the confidence to take life changing steps to an extraordinary life! This program is based on the principles found in “The Artist’s Way” by Julia Cameron, “Your Heart’s Desire” by Sonia Choquette, “The Power of Intention” by Dr. Wayne Dyer, and “Life Strategies” by Dr. Phil McGraw – and more. This program is for anyone who feels unfulfilled and has that inner longing to find their purpose in life. And for those who know their heart’s desire but just don’t know how to achieve it. Taking this course is the first step to creating positive change in your life! REGISTER BEFORE FEB. 28 AND SAVE $200!

Intro to Watercolour Painting

April 17 - May 8
Learn how to mix watercolours, create washes and details with Artist, Sasha Moye at The Makers Room - 20569 Fraser Hwy, Langley. Time: 10:30-1:30 Please register in advance via our website!

Lelem Open Mic

April 24
Open to all musicians, spoken word poets, storytellers and actors. Sign up to play at 7:30 - show starts at 8:00 sharp. You must show up in person at 7:30 on performance day to get a spot. Giving your 'YES' RSVP on this page will not give you a performance spot! Stage Piano, Plug-in acoustic Guitar and 2 vocal mics available for your performance. 2 songs or 10 minutes :-) Send me a personal message or text if you have any questions. 604-710-1405 Gen

E-Waste Challenge

April 25
Willowbrook Shopping Centre is participating in Bentall Kennedy’s E-Waste Challenge to keep our landfills free of computers, televisions, telephones, and other electronic devices. Drop off your e-waste for free at Willowbrook’s convenient E-Waste Depot (located on the shopping centre’s west parking lot near Tim Hortons), from 11am to 3pm on April 25. All those that drop off items will receive a free Tim Hortons beverage, compliments of Willowbrook! All e-waste collected will be responsibly recycled or reused to help various local non-profit groups. Visit www.shopwillowbrook.com for more information on the E-Waste Challenge including a full list of electronic items accepted.

Annual Open House and Fish Release

April 25
Nicomekl Enhancement Society's Annual Open House and Fish Release: April 25th from 11 - 2:00 PM at 5263 232nd Street in Langley. Come out and help release 20,000 chinook salmon into the creek. We are also offering tours and hot dogs and pop by donation.

Fourth Annual Autism Awareness Night!

April 28
Tuesday April 28th from 4pm to 10pm. Enjoy red carpet treatment, Silent Auction, 50/50 some fantastic Milestones food and drinks and live entertainment featuring Milestones own Kari Merritt! Call to make reservations at (604)-514-9000

Night Cafe Classico with Joe Trio

May 1
Not your average piano trio - they don't want to be neatly categorized, but instead strive for diversity, versatility, and more than a little humour and unpredictability. Their repertoire consists of the classics - from Papa Haydn to Uncle Shostakovich - new works by contemporary composers, and their own arrangements of popular, jazz and rock tunes. Leave with a new appreciation for classical music.

Vancouver Stealth vs Calgary Roughnecks - Win & We're In

May 2
Huge lacrosse game between the Vancouver Stealth and Calgary Roughnecks on May 2 at the Langley Events Centre (7 PM). A win puts the Vancouver Stealth in the NLL playoffs. The first 1000 fans receive a Stealth USB phone charger and BC Minor Lacrosse Kids who wear their jersey get in free.

FREE YOGA ALL DAY @ hari om yoga

May 2
Saturday May 2nd FREE YOGA CLASSES ALL DAY!!! - our Spring Open House 9am to 6pm *plus 10% off 20 & 50 class cards & **15% to 50% off all Retail Clothing (including luliulemon) , Yoga Mats & accessories & other Markdowns *Note: all our Free Open House classes are "drop-in first come first to attend no pre-registration" Your Free Yoga Open House Class Schedule is @ https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/home?studioid=3581

J.S. Bachwards - Early music from the future for solo violin

May 3
Jaron Freeman-Fox, violin; Marc Destrube, violin Renowned baroque specialist Destrube and his former student, genre-breaking fiddler Freeman-Fox, share the stage, exploring beautiful variation-based compositions for solo violin by Bach, Biber and Baltzar, along with Jaron's variations and improvisations and electro-acoustic re-imaginings of these. Sunday May 3, 2015 at 2:30pm Admission by donation Rose Gellert Hall Langley Community Music School 4899 207th St., Langley Tel: 604-534-2848

Music Monday - We Are One

May 4
Monday May 4, 7pm Vancouver Orpheus Male Choir and the Langley Community Music School Children's Choir come together to perform on Music Monday, celebrating the importance of music in our lives. Rose Gellert Hall Langley Community Music School 4899 207th St., Langley Tel: 604-534-2848 Tickets: Adult $15, Student $10, Children under 12 $2

Lelem Open Mic

May 8
Open to all musicians, spoken word poets, storytellers and actors. Sign up to play at 7:30 - show starts at 8:00 sharp. You must show up in person at 7:30 on performance day to get a spot. Stage Piano, Plug-in acoustic Guitar and 2 vocal mics available for your performance. 2 songs or 10 minutes :-) Send me a personal message or text if you have any questions. Visit www.meetup.com/LelemOpenMic 604-710-1405 Gen

Fort Langley Village Farmer's Market

May 9 - October 31
The market is open Saturdays 10am-3pm, from May 9th – October 31st 2015. Located in historic Fort Langley, our market features seasonal Fraser Valley “farm fresh” vegetables & salad greens, fruits & berries, flowers, baking, honey, jams & delicious hot spicy foods. Experience B.C. Arts & Crafts; artisans woodworking, hand-made soaps, jewelry, painting, photography, handmade clothing and much more. In summer, local musicians & singers entertain you, while you taste our local BC wines, hot foods & craft beers.

Bloom Market Mother's Day Weekend Fort Langley

May 9
Bloom Market will again be taking place in Fort Langley at the historic Community Hall Mother's Day weekend Saturday and Sunday May 9-10 10am-5pm. Featuring over 25 local artisans who create fine art, jewelry, baby items, home decor, treats and even flowers for Mom. Admission is $2 (kids 12 and under free). Admission donated to a local charity.

KPU Science Rendezvous & Education Expo 2015

May 9
On Saturday, May 9, Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) will host our third annual Science Rendezvous at the Langley campus as part of a nation-wide celebration of science. KPU Langley will be transformed into a spectacular science experience where the public will get a chance to participate in hands-on experiments, walk through interactive science labs and greenhouses, watch demonstrations of high-tech patient simulators in our nursing labs, and take a tour of our brand new state-of-the-art brewing lab! A marketplace will also be set up featuring local businesses and organizations. NEW THIS YEAR: an Education Expo showcasing KPU's variety of programs where visitors can meet faculty, ask questions, and find out about programs and career possibilities. Both events are free to the public! Date: Saturday, May 9, 2015 Time: 11 am to 4 pm Location: KPU Langley Campus Address: 20901 Langley Bypass, Langley

Mothers Day Dinner or Breakfast at Krause Berry Farms

May 9 - May 10
Spoil your mom for Mothers Day! Make your reservation today at Krause Berry Farms & Estate Winery for Mothers' Day Dinner on Saturday, May 9th or Mothers' Day Breakfast on Sunday May 10th. Both meals will be prepared by Master Chef Wolfgang Schmelcher of the Farmer's Table Cooking School. Please reserve today by calling 604.856.5757 ext 206 or via email at info@krauseberryfarms.com, as these events sell out quickly!

Outdoor & Active Living Expo

May 9
Willowbrook Shopping Centre’s Outdoor & Active Living Expo takes place 9:30am to 6pm, Saturday, May 9. This free indoor, family-friendly event will feature fun activities to celebrate the great outdoors. It will showcase everything from camping, to rafting, surfing, horseback riding, team sports, and more. There will be 35+ community exhibitors, 7 kids’ activity stations, on-stage musical entertainment, and sports demonstrations. Plus, the first 500 people at the event will receive a goodie bag valued at $25+ (visit the Park Ranger Hut on the Willowbrook Trail to redeem offer)! Visit shopwillowbrook.com for more information.

Thank You For The Music

May 9
Langley Community Chorus will present their Spring 2015 Concert titled “THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC”. All of the music in the concert was chosen by Music Director Anita Comba to soothe and uplift, as well as being very unusual and entertaining. The concert will feature wonderful songs performed in the native languages of Russia, Spain, Zulu South Africa, Nigeria and Zambia. There will also be several well known popular songs from Canada and the United States. The 80 voice Chorus will be joined by Langley composer and professional Marimba and percussion musician Mr. Bruce Henczel. They will sing some of his unique original compositions. ** NEW VENUE ** Saturday May 9 2015 @ 3:00 Langley Mennonite Fellowship 20997 40th Ave Langley Tickets at the door 30 minutes prior to concert. Adults $15 – Students $10 – Under 12 Free

Community Day Open House

May 9
Langley Community Music School is opening its doors the community on Saturday May 9 from 12-2pm. Hear performances from student ensembles and soloists, meet teachers, tour the facility, learn about programs and classes, and enjoy free refreshments. Langley Community Music School 4899 207th St., Langley Tel: 604-534-2848

Mothers Day Brunch

May 10
Treat the family to the best view in Langley while enjoying your brunch favourites! Now accepting reservations for 9:30, 10:30, and 12:30. Adults: $29.95 Senior: $21.95 Children (4-12): $13.95 Children under 4: Free

Opus Outdoor Painting Challenge

May 10
Let's get this whole province painting! Be a part of the Opus Outdoor Painting Challenge (#OPC2015) this Mother's Day, Sunday, May 10th. This FREE community-based art challenge invites people of all ages and artistic abilities to spend the day together creating outdoors. From seasoned plein air painters and novice artists who love the great outdoors, to groups of friends looking for a creative activity, and families celebrating a meaningful Mother's Day with a painting picnic – all are invited to join in the fun. This year's Outdoor Painting Challenge offers over $20,000 in prizes to be won at our 6 Opus locations across BC – from Opus Gift Cards for the judges' selections to amazing draw prizes from the top brands in art supplies. Sign up online at http://opusartsupplies.com/opcsignup!

Seedy Mother's Day Celebration

May 10
Celebrate all things gardening this Mother's Day! FREE at the Langley Demonstration Garden. 12:30 - learn how to make the most out of limited yard space by growing in containers. 1:30 - bring your seed-saving questions for a workshop with David Catzel of Glorious Organics Farm. And exchange your saved or leftover seeds to jazz up your garden! Seedlings, fruit trees, and high tea for sale, too.

'Pictures' Two Pianos and Percussion

May 22
The Bergmann Piano Duo is joined by a VSO principal percussionist Vern Griffiths and principal timpanist Aaron MacDonald to perform their own arrangements of the great masterpieces Pictures at an Exhibition bu Mussorgsky, Gershwin's An American in Paris and Bernstein's West Side Story.

Lelem Open Mic

May 22
Open to all musicians, spoken word poets, storytellers and actors. Sign up to play at 7:30 - show starts at 8:00 sharp. You must show up in person at 7:30 on performance day to get a spot. Stage Piano, Plug-in acoustic Guitar and 2 vocal mics available for your performance. 2 songs or 10 minutes :-) Send me a personal message or text if you have any questions. 604-710-1405 Gen

Thank You For The Music

May 24
Langley Community Chorus will present their Spring 2015 Concert titled “THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC”. All of the music in the concert was chosen by Music Director Anita Comba to soothe and uplift, as well as being very unusual and entertaining. The concert will feature wonderful songs performed in the native languages of Russia, Spain, Zulu South Africa, Nigeria and Zambia. There will also be several well known popular songs from Canada and the United States. The 80 voice Chorus will be joined by Langley composer and professional Marimba and percussion musician Mr. Bruce Henczel. They will sing some of his unique original compositions. Sunday May 24 2015 @ 3:00 United Churches of Langley (Sharon United) 21562 Old Yale Rd Langley Tickets at the door 30 minutes prior to concert. Adults $15 – Students $10 – Under 12 Free

Willoughy Community CHILD Day Event

May 29
This will be an indoor/outdoor event geared for children ages 0-6 years and their parents/caregivers to be held at Willoughby Elementary School. Join us for activities, arts and crafts, bouncy castle, community information booths and food trucks. We will also be offering a CHILD screening for families with questions about child development.

MEC Langley – 2nd Annual Bikefest

June 7
MEC Langley’s 2nd annual Bikefest is designed to celebrate the joy of bikes and everything bike related at the MEC Langley store from 11am-5pm. Come and join the fun and connect with the local cycling community. You can try out gear, test ride a new bike, have a mechanic look at your bike, attend cycle related clinics, yoga, and so much more!

Build It in the Plaza

June 13
Head down to MCBurney Plaza on Saturday June 13th from 12pm till 3pm. Join local gardening celebrity, Shelley Levis of Sow & Dipity, as she provides creative ideas and tips for your next DIY outdoor project. Beautiful displays will showcase new trends in backyard beautification. Bring the whole family and build tool boxes and bird houses onsite or experience hands-on fun at building themed sensory stations.

City of Langley's 15th Annual TRI-IT Triathlon

June 14
This fun, family event is perfect for 1st timers! With youth, adult and relay team categories the entire family can participate. Date: Sunday, June 14, 2015 Location: Al Anderson Memorial Pool 4949 207th Street Times: Youth Races- 8:00am Adult/Relay Teams- 9:30am Pre-register: 604-514-2940

Grecian Party Nights

June 20
With the backdrop of a beautiful winery, transport yourself to a European vineyard as you indulge in a gourmet Mediterranean dinner - and wine fit for the gods! Experience a fusion of Grecian culture with a modern twist. Live entertainment, music, and International Salsa host will keep you on your feet all night long. It's a party you won't want to miss! June 20th at Fort Wine Co. Event starts at 6:00pm.

Wines of the Valley Tour

June 21
On June 21st, spend the day wine tasting around the Fraser Valley! Tickets are $55 per person and make sure to reserve your spot by calling 778.298.8842 or emailing: okwinecellar@shaw.biz.ca. Cheers!

Driediger Farms Summer Festival

June 21
Head down to Driediger Farms on Sunday June 21st from 11am- 3pm for a celebration of Family, Food and Fun! Enjoy egg and spoon races, Kids Scavenger Hunt, Sweet Thea's Pie Eating Contest and Vendor Booths for shopping. Admission is by donation and all the proceeds benefit Breakfast Clubs in the Langley School District.

Theatre in the Plaza

June 27
Head down to McBurney Plaza on Saturday June 27th from 12pm till 3pm. McBurney Plaza will transform into another world with a little help from your imagination and some special guests. Interact with professional actors, get into character with face painting and costumes, and enjoy live family friendly performances – you may even end up on stage!

Weed Dating

June 27
Meet your match in the weed patch followed by Chef prepared, farm fresh food & live music. A True locavore experience. Head over to Laurica Farm on Saturday June 27 for a 4pm Farm Tour, 5pm Weed Dating and 6pm Dinner and Live Band!

Bard in the Valley Presents Love's Labour's Lost.

July 1 - August 2
Bard in the Valley (BIV) is presenting Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost on three outdoor stages in Langley this summer. The play opens on Canada Day in Fort Langley for the first of two performances, then moves to the Township 7 Winery for five performances. The play will then be performed on the theatre company’s home stage, the Spirit Square Stage in downtown Langley, on: July 23, 24, 25 & 26 and July 30, 31, August 1 & 2. This is BIV’s sixth season, presenting lively Shakespearean classics. There is no charge for admission for the performances in Fort Langley and on the Spirit Square Stage. Come and bring your friends, family and a picnic and enjoy this free, outdoor theatrical experience.

BeYOUtiful Bridal Show

July 7
60+ vendors Free Parking Over 60 Door Prizes to be WON! Connect with us on facebook for more details

14th Annual Erikson's Daylily Gardens Open House

July 11
Saturday and Sunday July 11th and 12th, 10 am to 4pm each day. Come and visit the gardens at peak bloom time and see thousands of daylilies, lilies, hostas, rare and unusual trees, shrubs and perennials! Local garden-related exhibitors will be on hand as well as the VanDusen Master Gardeners to answer your questions, the Aldergrove Daylily Society and their fun raffle, and the soft sounds of Judy Henry playing her harp. This yearly event is to help support local charities - this year the BC Childrens Hospital and the Langley Christmas Bureau. Admission is by donation. Please note that these are private gardens, so sadly we are unable to accommodate wheelchairs, strollers and walkers. Children are welcome but must be kept with you at all times. No pets please.

Open Air Sale

July 18
On Saturday July 18th, from 11am to 3pm for shopping in Downtown Langley! Fantastic sales will once again be happening both out doors and in-stores as part of the 2015 Open Air Sale. This is the perfect opportunity to shop local, discover hidden gems, and uncover a great bargain or two. Enjoy all sorts of great entertainment including the popular Discover Downtown Scavenger Hunt. Downtown Dollar prizes totaling over $1000!

Hot Rod Sunday at Willowbrook

July 19
The British Columbia Hot Rod Association will be holding Hot Rod Sunday at Willowbrook Shopping Centre from 10am to 4pm on Sunday, July 19 on the northwest parking lot of the centre (near Toys R Us). There will be up to 200 hot rods, vintage, classic, and custom cars and trucks showcased at this free public event! Come check out the vehicles, plus enjoy an awards presentation, musical entertainment, 50/50 raffle, door prize draws, food and automotive-related vendor sales taking place all day! For more information, visit bchra.ca.

Art in the Plaza

July 25
Head down to McBurney Plaza on Saturday July 25th from 12pm till 3pm. Art is thriving and can be found almost everywhere you look in Downtown Langley. Visit McBurney Plaza and enjoy presentations by local painters, cartoonists and sculptors. Bring out your inner artist and try your hand at your very own masterpiece - no experience required!

Animals in the Plaza

August 8
Do you love things that crawl, slither, hop, and climb? Or maybe you prefer the cuddlier four legged friends. Join fellow animal lovers in McBurney Plaza from 12pm till 3pm, for a fun filled day of animal education and partake in some fun & fabulous animal crafts. . Do you love things that crawl, slither, hop, and climb? Or maybe you prefer the cuddlier four legged friends. Join fellow animal lovers in McBurney Plaza for a fun filled day of animal education and partake in some fun & fabulous animal crafts.

22nd Annual Arts Alive Festival

August 15
On Saturday August 15th from 10am to 5pm marks the 22nd Annual Arts Alive Festival. With over 200 visual and performing artists, our festival has become a signature event in the lower mainland. This free, family event features live musical performances, artists and artisans showcasing a myriad of mediums, live demonstrations, a children's venue and special performance surprises throughout the day!

Fork & Finger Foodie Event

August 22
Calling all Foodies! On Saturday August 22nd from 11am to 4 pm, join us to celebrate the unique and delicious restaurants located in Downtown Langley. Visit McBurney Plaza for exciting food demonstrations by local chefs. Reward yourself by participating in the Passport Program and you could win Downtown Dollar prizes totaling over $1000!

Circus in the Plaza

September 26
Head down to McBurney Plaza on Saturday September 26th from 12pm till 3pm for Circus in the Plaza! The Circus is coming to town! Expect to see stilt walking, juggling, unicycles, carnival games, face painting, balloon twisting and more. Immerse yourself in the circus experience as you test out your own skills and maybe you’ll be running away to join the circus one day!

West Coast Christmas Show & Marketplace

November 20 - November 22
The most unique Christmas gifts you will ever find, created by both artisans and favourite manufacturers. Hundreds of vendors under one roof; old fashioned Christmas activities for the children, Santa and his elves, local community and school groups singing Christmas carols, a Festival of beautifully decorated Christmas trees, home decor & Holiday cooking stage presentations... Experience the magic of Christmas and create family holiday memories at The West Coast Christmas Show, November 20, 21 & 22, 2015 at Tradex in Abbotsford, with free parking.

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Wine & Artisan Foods

Savour delicious wines and enjoy freshly baked goods.

Girl Picking Strawberries

Farms & markets

Fresh air, sunshine and lots of perfectly ripened produce.

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Shopping

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Family Safari

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