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These days, a night of entertainment usually means getting comfortable on the couch with the latest series on Netflix. But in case you were looking to switch things up, there are plenty of opportunities to see some live entertainment in Surrey in the coming months. From pantomime to fairy tales, these live stage performances have enough excitement and variety to rival your Netflix queue.

Peter Pan the Panto
Originating in Ancient Rome, pantomime is a type of musical-comedy stage performance in which actors perform a lively and humorous version of classic fairy tales. Out of this lighthearted tradition comes Peter Pan the Panto, a colourful spin on the classic tale of Peter Pan and Captain Hook. You can catch this family friendly show at the Main Stage at the Surrey Arts Centre from November 22nd to December 2nd.
The New Conformity
The performers of Cause and Effect Circus bring the art of juggling to a new level with The New Conformity, using it not only as a gravity defying spectacle, but to enact a story with universal themes. Anchored by a beautifully choreographed circus inspired performance, The New Conformity tells of the relationship between three coworkers who wrestle with their identity as they discover deeper truths about themselves. This award winning show is playing at Centre Stage at Surrey City Hall on November 30th.

Vancouver Welsh Men's Choir: Sounds of Christmas
You’ve probably had a Christmas song or two stuck in your head since November, so why not hear them harmonized live by an eighty member choir? The Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir will be performing some traditional and contemporary holiday songs in a concert that’s been an audience favourite in cities across the Lower Mainland. The choir will be performing on December 4th at the Surrey Arts Centre.

You’re not going to want to miss out on all the fun events happening in Surrey this winter, and if you stay at Best Wester King George Inn and Suites, you won’t have to! Our conveniently located hotel is in great proximity to the city’s best event venues and entertainment centres. Book your stay today for comfortable, convenient accommodations.

The winter months seem like a distant memory now; it’s all on the up from now! If you’re visiting Surrey during the end of May and into June, then you’ll find a whole host of events waiting to be enjoyed. Coming up we have festivals just the kids, some outdoor musical fun, and a new spin on an all-time classic. Start planning your trip to Surrey now, and you’ll have plenty of things to be excited for when you arrive.

A festival for children

Make your trip to Surrey one that the kids will remember by stopping by the Surrey International Children’s Festival, which will be taking place at Bear Creek Park and Surrey Arts Centre from May 24 - 26. This one is all about the kids, so expect plenty of activities, performances, and all-out fun.

Music in the outdoors

What better way to enjoy the improving weather than by sitting outside and listening to some music? On May 30, the ‘Sounds of Summer’ concert series will kick off at Blackie Spit at Crescent Beach. The ever popular Willy Blizzard will ensure that you’re tapping your feet and dancing along all night long.

A magical classic

Who doesn’t love the magic of A Midsummer Night’s Dream? You can catch a ballet performance of the Shakespeare’s famous play at the Surrey Arts Centre on June 8. A tale of magic, love, and mischief, this one will delight everyone in your party.
Make sure you’re staying at the best hotel in Surrey by booking your accommodations at the Best Western King George Inn & Suites. Our hotel has a whole host of amenities to ensure that your stay is as comfortable as a stay at home; among other highlights, you’ll find a complimentary breakfast; a pool, hot tub, and fitness area; and free Wi-Fi. 

There’s always a lot happening in Surrey, and you best believe that December is no different. Coming up in December we have a whole host of seasonal events and activities, which will make sure that you and your family are able to fully enjoy all that is great about this time of year. Whether it’s shopping, music, or good old Christmas fun you seek, you’ll find it here.

Christmas shopping

Still need to do some Christmas shopping? Then make sure you get down to the holiday market at South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre, which will be taking place on December 1 and 2. There’ll be more than 25 vendors selling their crafts during the event, and there’ll even be a special choir performance on December 1 at 4pm.

Breakfast with the big man in red

Travelling with the children? Then they won’t want to miss a chance to have breakfast with Santa! It’ll be taking place at numerous venues across Surrey on December 2, 9, and 16.

Festive concert

The eighty voices of the Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir will be filling the Surrey Arts Centre with the sound of Christmas music on December 5. You’ll hear traditional and new Christmas songs at the event, which is always a highlight of the season.

Pioneer Christmas

The annual festive gathering will take place at Historic Stewart Farm on December 9. There’ll be carols, traditional sweet treats, and warm apple cider straight from the stove. A perfect Christmas day out.
Book your stay at Best Western King George Inn & Suites and not only will you be perfectly placed to attend the events above, you’ll also be staying at the best hotel in Surrey. Our extensive amenities include a complimentary breakfast; a pool, hot tub, and fitness centre; and free wifi during your stay. 

July 6 & 7, FVDED in the Park returns to Surrey’s Holland Park for the fourth year. Boasting a high calibre line-up, featuring some of the biggest names in dance, hip hop, rap and modern R&B, this two-day festival is the ultimate in urban beats.

Yes, outdoor summer music festivals are about music, but what makes a festival special is the vibe. FVDED has an abundance of that raw energy. Located in Surrey’s “central park”, with three state-of-the-art stages, festival goers will enjoy sun-drenched days and evening performances under starry skies – all within the cityscape of metro Vancouver. FVDED has capacity for up to 40,000 festival-goers, and with this year’s stacked line-up, it is sure to sell out.

The artist roster, headlined by American rapper Future and Norwegian DJ Kygo, also includes Kehlani, DJ Kaskade, Bazzi, Illenium, London On Da Track and more. Details on the full line-up, and ticket purchase, are available at FVDED In The Park. The single-day line-ups were recently announced, but you’ll find it difficult to choose as both days are loaded with favourites and soon-to-be favourites.

Experienced festival-goers know to bring a pack with sunscreen, a blanket and a jacket in case weather changes. FVDED is offering lockers for rent AND they include universal cell phone charging. Capturing photos and video can run down your battery quickly, so the ability to re-charge is a huge plus!

The Best Western King George Inn & Suites is conveniently located less than 5km away from the FVDED Holland Park venue, and offers contemporary, comfortable rooms, complimentary wi-fi, parking and breakfast, and an indoor pool. After a day of grooving to the beats, sink into your comfy bed and drift off, with your favourite tunes coaxing you toward dreamland.