Langley City has a wide array of family-friendly events planned this summer featuring live music, movies and plenty of fun.

Family fun abounds in Langley this summer … and it’s all FREE!

#LCLive! Celebrate with Langley City all summer long

What are you up to this summer? If you live anywhere near Langley City, chances are it will involve live music, movies and lots of family-friendly fun.

And better yet? It’s all free, and if you stop by the City’s booth, you can enter their summer #LCLive! campaign for a chance to win a $25 gift card – awarded weekly though Sept. 1!

Time to play!

Join Langley City staff for afternoons of of Pop Up Play featuring sports equipment, games and crafts, Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout July and August. The fun runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays at Penzer Park, and Tuesdays and Thursdays at Douglas Park.

Wednesdays and Fridays brings Lunch & Lounge at McBurney Plaza. With music in the background, challenge a friend to a giant outdoor game, or relax as the kids explore their creative side at the crafts station, all from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sounds of Summer: Showcasing music by local performers, enjoy free weekly Sounds of Summer concerts at McBurney Plaza. Watch for performances from 7 to 8 p.m. each Wednesday through Aug. 28!

Movies in the Park: Two favourite family films hit the outdoor screen this summer, courtesy of Movies in the Park. First up Friday, July 19 in City Park is Ferdinand. Beginning at 9 p.m., the film shares the story of the bull with a big heart, who, mistaken for a dangerous beast, is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.

Friday, Aug. 30 brings A Dog’s Way Home, at 8 p.m. at Douglas Park. As a puppy, Bella finds her way to Lucas, a young man who gives her a good home. When the two become separated, Bella finds herself on an epic 400-mile journey to reunite with her beloved owner.

A cash-only concession is available.

Dancing in the Park: Wear your dancing shoes Friday, Aug. 9 for Dancing for Dessert, 7 to 9 p.m. at Douglas Park. Join the crew from the studio as they break out the dance moves in a variety of styles, or simply sit back and enjoy the music!

More to come!

McBurney Plaza will be a hub for celebrity spotting Saturday, July 20 when Legends in the Plaza brings impersonators performing live from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Funded by the Downtown Langley Business Association, enjoy popcorn, a paparazzi photobooth, facepainting and performances from “Elvis,” “George Michael,” Dancing Queens – Abba Show and “Tina Turner.”

Friday, Aug. 2 brings the family-friendly Boppin’ in the Park to the plaza. With the band Damn Chandelier taking the stage from 6 to 8 p.m., enjoy cover music spanning the decades and genres, from rockabilly to art rock, Celtic to country. A paid concession will be available.

Magic in the Plaza follows Saturday, Aug. 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring magic from Paul Romhany, Jason Verners and Travis Bernhardt from 2 to 2:45 p.m., plus magical balloon twisting, cotton candy, activities and more.

And for Shakespeare fans, Bard in the Valley presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream, July 18 to 21 and July 25 to 28 at Douglas Park Spirit Square. Directed by Darcy J. Knopp, performers take the stage at 7 p.m. Thursday to Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday.

 

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