Surrey Night Market season set to kick off in Cloverdale on June 3

Organizers of Surrey Night Market are not letting the destruction from last year’s storm dampen their spirits.

Surrey Night Market director Satbir Cheema is look forward to an 'exciting' season this year at the Cloverdale Fairgrounds.

CLOVERDALE — Organizers of Surrey Night Market are not letting the destruction from last year’s storm dampen their spirits.

They’re busy preparing for a return to the Cloverdale Fairgrounds, from June 3 to Aug. 14 this year.

Director Satbir Cheema thanked the community for its support after the devastation (pictured).

Click here to read about the damage.

“The overwhelming support and good wishes offered by the community after last year’s monstrous storm has doubled our resolve to return for a third season,” said Cheema.

“We are humbled by the support that the community showed us last year and as a gesture of goodwill we would like to give a platform to non-profits to help them raise funds for their causes.”

New will be a “strong community and social perspective” with tents for non-profits and charities. The groups will be able to set up a beer garden to raise funds, according to a release.

Food, merchandise, rides, games and entertainment will return to the family-friendly multicultural market, which will run on Fridays and Saturdays from 6 to 11 p.m. and on Sundays from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Cloverdale Exhibition Grounds, at 17726 62nd Ave. Parking will be free.

During the 2016 season, the following patrons will get free entry into the night market.

  • Families of all Canadian Forces personnel and Veterans
  • Children less than 48 inches in height when accompanied by their families
  • Residents of long-term care and assisted living facilities when coming as a group
  • Wheelchair borne persons and their attendants
  • Seniors over 65 years with proper ID
  • In addition, anyone bringing a non-perishable food item or a new toy will be allowed free access and all collected items will be donated to the local food banks or charities



Just Posted

Hands Against Racism takes over Surrey City Hall

Event included music, dance; two people received awards

New driver ticketed after sending vehicle through White Rock garden

‘We heard a big bang and he drove right into the bush,’ witness says

Surrey couple visits the Philippines each year to give back to wife’s former village

Nissa and Bob Clarkson give toys to children, provide medical-dental missions

Surrey mom says Liberal budget falls short in helping people with autism

Louise Witt, whose son has autism, says budget provisions like ‘putting a Band-Aid on a cancer’

STRONG, PERSEVERING AND PROUD: Surrey Pride celebrates 20 years with biggest party yet

PART ONE: A special series on the past, present and future of our LGBTQ+ community

Judges on Twitter? Ethical guidance for those on the bench under review

Canadian judges involvement in community life are among issues under review

Trudeau calls May 6 byelection for B.C. riding of Nanaimo-Ladysmith

The riding opened up when Sheila Malcolmson resigned in January

VIDEO: Vancouver fall to Seattle in Game 2 of the playoffs

Thunderbirds topple the Giants 4-1 in Langley, evening the Western Conference series one game each

Calgary captain has 3 points as Flames torch Canucks 3-1

Giordano leads way as Alberta side cracks 100-point plateau

1,300 cruise ship passengers rescued by helicopter amid storm off Norway’s coast

Rescue teams with helicopters and boats were sent to evacuate the cruise ship under extremely difficult circumstances

B.C. university to offer first graduate program on mindfulness in Canada

University of the Fraser Valley says the mostly-online program focuses on self-care and well being

Province announces $18.6 million for B.C. Search and Rescue

The funding, spread over three years, to pay for operations, equipment, and training

Vancouver-bound transit bus involved in fatal crash near Seattle

One man was killed and a woman injured in crash with bus purchased by TransLink

Most Read