Sam Roberts (left) performs with Sam Roberts Band guitarist Dave Nugent (right) on the main stage at Party for the Planet in Surrey. (Photo: Trevor Beggs)

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Surrey celebrates Earth Day at Party for the Planet

Annual event held Saturday, April 14 at Surrey Civic Plaza

Surrey celebrated Earth Day a week early during the city’s annual Party for the Planet festival on Saturday (April 14).

The event brought environment-related attractions to Surrey Civic Plaza from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Quebec-born musician Sam Roberts was the afternoon’s musical headliner on one of three stages.

Admission was free at the day-long festival, presented by TD in partnership with the City of Surrey.

New attractions at the festival for 2018 included an “Adventure Zone” along University Drive, featuring a zip-line, enviro-bungee, rock climbing wall, DJ booth, road hockey and food trucks.

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Volunteers from the Surrey International Children’s Festival parade their giant bug “Lily” through Surrey Civic Plaza during Party for the Planet. (Photo: Trevor Beggs)

Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner stands with elementary school students during the Mayor & Council Green Ceremony. (Photo: Trevor Beggs)

Even with their costumes, Constable Mike Della-Paolera still towers above the entertaining Maxwolf gang. Still, they all worked together to bring smiles to kids faces throughout the Party for the Planet in Surrey. (Photo: Trevor Beggs)

Eddie the Eagle soared through Surrey Civic Plaza on stilts during the Party for the Planet on Saturday, April 14. (Photo: Trevor Beggs)

Danielle Buna shows off her hooping skills during Party for the Planet at Surrey Civic Plaza. (Photo: Trevor Beggs)

Constable Amandeep Mandair (left) and six-foot-10 Constable Mike Della-Paolera (right) pose for a photo with Logan and Hannah Bohonos during festivities at Party for the Planet in Surrey. (Photo: Trevor Beggs)

Anna Weng (front) and Tina Chen (back) come flying down a zipline on University Drive during Party for the Planet in Surrey. (Photo: Trevor Beggs)

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