Tourism Langley

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 

Drop-In Adult Hockey

September 12 - March 27
Drop-In Adult Hockey at the Langley Events Centre, every Friday from 11:15 AM to 12:45 PM (Sept 12, 2014 to March 27, 2015).

SAMC Theatre at TWU Presents: The Drowsy Chaperone

March 10 - March 28
Glamour and giggles abound as Janet, a Broadway star, leaves the spotlight for a storybook romance with her dashing fiancé. But Janet’s cigar-smoking producer and a pair of gangsters-in-disguise won’t let her leave without a fight. The bride’s chaperone isn’t too good at her job, so will there be wedding bells…or scandal and sabotage? With some tap dance, trickery, and a well-timed airplane landing, love just might conquer all. March 10-28: Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat 7:30pm | Sat matinee 2:00pm 2-for-1 Tuesdays! High School Night: March 25 ...ask about free tickets for students! Email samc@twu.ca to book. Book now through Brown Paper Tickets: http://drowsytwu.brownpapertickets.com/ or get more info about our Box Office: http://www.twu.ca/theatre Where: Trinity Western University Campus 7600 Glover Road Langley,

Spring Break

March 14 - March 29
It’s all about spring fun at Fort Langley. Compete in the “Voyageur Time Trials” at 11 am and watch a coopering demonstration at 12:30 pm. At 2 pm hear the bang of the musket fire echo through the fort, watch a blacksmith demonstration at 3 pm and sing down the flag at 4:30 pm. Throughout the day visit the blacksmith shop, see the farm animals, pan for gold and complete your Xplorers activity book for a certificate and prize. Regular admission applies; free for annual pass holders. Get your Family Annual pass for only $39.20 (Early bird pass sale ends March 31)!

Chore Time Tour at Aldor Acres

March 18 - March 28
You really get to help do the chores!! Bring your family and friends… everyone gets to milk a cow by hand, feed the cows and calves, and watch the cows get milked. Visit with all the small animals as well! Lamb and goat bottle feeding finale!! (Fully guided tour!) 4 Cows Due +/- 2 days March 18** Wednesday March 18, 2015 Tour and Show time – 2 PM start.Extra dates – March 16, 20, 24 & 28 @ 4:15 PM. Admission:$9 per person. Under 2 years old are free. $40 per family (parents & their own children)Cash only please. Space is limited so please call to reserve your spot. 604.888.2403 If this date and time do not fit your schedule click here for our Family Tour details!

Photos with the Easter Bunny

March 20 - April 5
March 20 to April 5, hop on down to Willowbrook Shopping Centre to have your family’s photo taken with the Easter Bunny. Every child that visits the Bunny will receive a free gift (while quantities last). Easter Bunny Hours: Friday - Tuesday: 11am to 6pm and Wednesday and Thursday: 11am to 8pm. Visit shopwillowbrook.com to find about the FastPass online payment option and for more information on Easter Bunny photos.

Lelem Open Mic

March 27
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 and Plug-in acoustic Guitar available to perform on! 2 songs or 10 minutes :-) Send me a personal message or text if you have any questions. 604-710-1405 Gen

Movie Night at Nickomekl Elementary

March 28
Movie Night in Langley is coming. Saving Mr. Banks is the extraordinary, untold story of how Disney's classic "Mary Poppins" made it to the screen-and the testy relationship that the legendary Walt Disney had with author P.L. Travers that almost derailed it. (C) Disney. ONE NIGHT ONLY, Saturday, March 28 @ 7 PM at Nickomekl Elementary School, 53 Ave. at 200 St in Langley. FREE ADMISSION. Sponsored by Home Church Langley

MEC Langley Spring 5K and 10K

March 29
This is a 5 or 10K run/walk from Langley City Park through the neighbouring streets. Race has chip timing and the course is certified. Low entry fee of $15!

TWU’s Graduate Art Exhibition Opens at Langley Centennial Museum

March 31
Opening March 31, 2015, Transpose is a new exhibition at the Langley Centennial Museum featuring the graduating Art + Design class of TWU’s School of the Arts, Media + Culture (SAMC). Local students Katelyn Anderson, Chantal New, Meredith Radwanski, and Marissa Wagner are celebrating the culmination of their art education through the SAMC Art + Design program with this exhibition that portrays a shift in the way they view the world. Transpose is a collection of drawings, paintings, objects, and photographs representing the intangible elements of human nature in a way that is both personal and universal. Date: Mar 31 - Apr 25, 2015 Opening Reception: Mar 31 at 6:30pm Place: Langley Centennial Museum, Fort Langley More Info: samc@twu.ca Admission is Free Part of SAMC’s 6th annual Festival of the Arts, Media + Culture, March 31 - April 13

TWU's SAMC presents Chamber Music Night

April 1
Six flutes playing together in harmony. Latin prayers sung by seven voices. “Café music” that will make you dance in your seat. That’s the lineup for SAMC’s Chamber Music Night on April 1 – a three-course meal for your ears! Come hear the Renaissance Singers perform music by Palestrina, the Piano Trio perform Brahms and Schoenberg, and a special program by the brand new 651 Flute Ensemble that ranges from ragtime to lyrical folk ballads. Part of SAMC’s 6th annual Festival of the Arts, Media + Culture, March 31 - April 13. EVENT AT A GLANCE: Date: Wednesday, April 1 Time: 7:30pm Place: Instrumental Hall Tickets: Admission by donation ($5 suggested)

Aldor Acres Family Farm Opening

April 3 - April 6
Aldor Acres Family Farm is open April 3,4,5,6 from 10-4pm. Admission is $7 per person. There will be petting zoos, hayrides, piglets, bunnies, a farm scavenger hunt, and much more!

Vancouver Stealth vs Edmonton Rush - Lacrosse

April 4
The Vancouver Stealth professional lacrosse team will take on the Edmonton Rush at 7 PM PST on April 4 at the Langley Events Centre. The first 1000 fans receive a Stealth coin bank courtesy of G&F Financial Group.

Easter Event

April 4
Saturday April 4th from 10am-11am. Kids, ages 1 to 10 are invited to participate in the Easter Hunt Supreme at Nicomekl Elementary School, 53 Ave at 200 St. Langley. This is a unique and structured hunt where every participant gets an equal amount of goodies. Outdoors, rain or shine, lots of fun for the kids. Sponsored by Home Church Langley. PRE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by calling 604-514-4663.

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!

TWU presents Journey to the Cross ft. the SAMC Choir

April 4
Join the choirs of TWU for a reflective and poignant concert on Holy Saturday. 100 singers perform pieces from the Renaissance to present day, including ten Canadian works. Presented by the School of the Arts, Media + Culture (SAMC). Tickets are $15 each or a special family group rate of $30. Students are pay-what-you-can. Get tickets from www.twu.ca/samc or at the door. Saturday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. Willoughby Christian Reformed Church 20525 72 Ave, Langley

Easter Brunch at The Redwoods Golf Course

April 5
Join us for Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 5th! Take in the beautiful view while enjoying your brunch favourites! Now accepting reservations between 9:30am and 1:30pm. Special appearance by the Easter Bunny! To make a reservation, please call 604-882-5130. Adults: $21.95 Children under 4: Free Children 4-12: $11.99 Seniors: $15.99

Easter Egg Hunt and Egg Scramble

April 5
Easter Egg Scramble (age 5 & under) at 12 pm and 3 pm. Calling all little bunnies! On April 5 get ready for our all-ages Easter Scavenger Hunt. Your mission: complete the activities of the scavenger hunt and earn chocolate treats. The all-ages scavenger hunt includes fun activities that will take you exploring around the fort and earning chocolate as you go. The scavenger hunt will take place around the grounds within the fort walls and will be available all day from 10am – 5pm. At 12pm & 3pm kids 5 & under can participate in the “Egg Scramble,” find as many eggs as you can on the giant map of British Columbia. The egg scramble will last until all the eggs have been found. Just $3.90 per youth (age 6-16), $7.80 per adult, $19.60 per family, or free with your annual pass.

Easter Brunch

April 5
Join us for our exciting annual Easter Brunch! Gary Savard and his two mini lion head rabbits called Salt and Pepper will be joining us again this year for our Easter Brunch! Family Magic Show and an Easter Egg Hunt with a visit from the The Easter Bunny! This one sells out! Please contact Donna, Angela or Danielle at 604.534.4555 ext.3 By reservation only.

TWU Jazz Night

April 8
Headlining at Trinity Western University's ever-popular Jazz Night, the SAMC Jazz Combo is directed by Dr. Tony Gallo. One of the concert’s major highlights is vocalist Sarah Williams, who will perform selections including Cole Porter’s “I Love Paris” and a jazz version of Grammy Award winner Sam Smith’s “Latch.” The combo’s instrumental tunes range from jazz standards to fusion, and even some original material developed right here on campus. Hear some new jazz compositions by graduating SAMC Music student Tyler Dumoulin, performed for the very first time. Part of SAMC’s 6th annual Festival of the Arts, Media + Culture, March 31 - April 13. EVENT AT A GLANCE: Date: Wednesday, Apr 8 Time: 7:30pm Place: Instrumental Hall Tickets: Admission by donation ($5 suggested)

2015 Networking Open House: Aldergrove (Including Gloucester)

April 9
The Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce invites you to be our guest for an afternoon of networking, complimentary appetizers (no host bar) and introductions. Join us to meet your Community Director and other members of the Board of Directors. Thank You to Our Venue Sponsor: Krause Berry Farms & Estate Winery

TWU’s School of the Arts, Media + Culture presents Italy Amore

April 10
Get a taste of Italy with the SAMC Orchestra and special guests, the award-winning SAMC Piano Trio. A special highlight is the orchestra’s rendition of an Italian opera favourite, Rossini's overture to The Barber of Seville, conducted by a fourth-year Music major from Abbotsford, Rob Workman. Other Italian-themed works by Mendelssohn and Schoenfield round out the evening. Admission by donation ($10 suggested). Details at www.twu.ca/samc. Friday, April 10 at 7:30pm Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church 20097 72 Ave, Langley, BC, Canada

Langley Spring Home Expo

April 10 - April 12
Show visitors will experience the newest and best of everything for their home all at one location in three action packed days! From interior design, renovations, new homes, heating, bathrooms, doors, windows, roofing, landscaping and more; visitors will be stimulated, inspired, and entertained for three days. This is a must see event for anyone looking for renovate, decorate or update their home; a great opportunity to get started on spring home improvements. Friday, April 10 - 5pm-9pm Saturday, April 11 - 9:30apm-5:30pm Sunday, April 12 - 10am-4pm

Fireside Concerts presents Joe Stanton at the Water Shed Arts Cafe

April 11
Join us for an evening of music with Joe Stanton. Doors open 7.30pm Cost: $10 “Joe Stanton’s grass-roots music gently grabs you and takes you on a timeless journey of people and places. His lyrics are rich with imagery and emotion. His voice resonates with an intimate style that warmly invites you into his reflective world. Combined with his remarkable songwriting ability, Joe Stanton is a formidable guitar player. From upbeat country rifts to dark sensuous chords, Joe’s guitar is captivating. He plays the full spectrum of music: folk, traditional country, swing and blues” Sunstream Magazine – Sunshine Coast

SAMC presents CINERGY: A Student Film Festival

April 13
Take your seat at CINERGY and expect the unexpected! It’s Trinity Western University's annual film festival. Experience the next generation of filmmaking with premieres by SAMC Media + Communication students studying documentary and digital film. Awards are judged that very night by a panel of directors, actors, cinematographers, and voice-over artists from Vancouver's film and TV industry. Date: Monday, April 13, 2015 Time: 7:30 pm Place: Northwest Building Auditorium Admission: $2 Info: samc@twu.ca Part of SAMC’s 6th annual Festival of the Arts, Media + Culture, March 31 - April 13.

Artisan Easter Craft Fair at Murrayville Hall

April 14
Join us for Easter shopping 40 talented artisans and crafters from all over The Lower Mainland and BC. Meet the designers and makers of the gifts you give this holiday season as you support local small business! Free Parking & Free Entry

Vancouver Stealth vs Rochester Knighthawks - Lacrosse

April 18
The Vancouver Stealth professional lacrosse team will take on the Rochester Knighthawks on April 18 at 7 PM at the Langley Events Centre. First 1000 fans receive a Stealth lunch kit.

Sunday in Spring

April 19
Sunday in Spring Vintage Furniture Sale @ red door farm Sunday , April 19, 11-3 cash only please

West Coast Chamber Players

April 19
LCMS piano faculty Allan Crane and Holly Duff will be joined by string colleagues to perform the Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 11 by Cecile Chaminade and the Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 1, No. 3 by Beethoven.

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.

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.

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 - Lacrosse

May 2
The Vancouver Stealth pro lacrosse team will take on the Calgary Roughnecks at 7 PM on May 2 at the Langley Events Centre. It's Fan Appreciation Night - First 1000 fans receive a Stealth USB phone charger

Fort Langley Village Farmer's Market

May 2 - October 31
The market is open Saturdays 10am-3pm, from May 2rd – 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.

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

'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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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