Christmas

A parade is one of the highlights of the Christmas on the Peninsula event, which is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 27 in uptown White Rock. (File photo)

White Rock’s Christmas on the Peninsula event set for Saturday

Annual holiday event to include parade, tree-lighting

 

This house, located at 13167 Inverness Pl., is one of the brightly decorated homes this Chrismas season. (Submitted photo: Brett Barden)

MAP: Where to find some of the best Christmas light displays in Surrey, Delta

Send us pictures of your National Lampoon-style lit-up homes, nativity scenes or North Pole playlands

 

Inside the tent at Surrey Holiday Lights, a new ticketed event held at Surrey Civic Plaza until Jan. 2. (Submitted photo: Brandon Artis)
Inside the tent at Surrey Holiday Lights, a new ticketed event held at Surrey Civic Plaza until Jan. 2. (Submitted photo: Brandon Artis)
Visitors take photos in Toronto’s Distillery District, on Saturday, December 19, 2020. Almost half of Canadians plan to abandon social distancing during holiday gatherings and hug, kiss and shake hands with friends and family, a poll shows. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

45 per cent prepared to ditch social distancing at holiday gatherings: poll

Only 35 per cent said they would invite someone who is not fully vaccinated into their home

Visitors take photos in Toronto’s Distillery District, on Saturday, December 19, 2020. Almost half of Canadians plan to abandon social distancing during holiday gatherings and hug, kiss and shake hands with friends and family, a poll shows. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
The White Rock Ambassadors and the Semiahmoo group of the Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary are teaming up for a Christmas sale next month. (Contributed photo)
The White Rock Ambassadors and the Semiahmoo group of the Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary are teaming up for a Christmas sale next month. (Contributed photo)
Lumagica makes its Canadian debut at Cloverdale Fairgrounds in Surrey, BC from Dec. 3 to 30 (excluding Dec. 25). Visit daily from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

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Lumagica makes its Canadian debut at Cloverdale Fairgrounds in Surrey, BC from Dec. 3 to 30 (excluding Dec. 25). Visit daily from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir returns to Surrey Arts Centre with its popular Christmas concert on Tuesday, Dec. 7. (Submitted photo)

Welsh Men’s Choir sings ‘heartfelt carols’ at Surrey theatre after two-year concert hiatus

‘Having the singers more spread apart has resulted in some unexpected benefits,’ music director says

Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir returns to Surrey Arts Centre with its popular Christmas concert on Tuesday, Dec. 7. (Submitted photo)
“Holiday Passport” returns to Cloverdale starting Nov. 19. Put on by the Cloverdale Arts & Entertainment Association, the event offers a chance for shoppers to win $1,500 in gift cards from Cloverdale businesses. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Holiday Passport program encourages Christmas shopping in Cloverdale

Participants can win $1,500 in gift cards

“Holiday Passport” returns to Cloverdale starting Nov. 19. Put on by the Cloverdale Arts & Entertainment Association, the event offers a chance for shoppers to win $1,500 in gift cards from Cloverdale businesses. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
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3D Santa coming to Surrey’s Guildford mall in train-themed ‘North Star Experience’

‘Santa and his furry friends will make a virtual appearance’ at the end of 10-minute adventure

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‘Xmas of Chaos’ at Surrey garden centre promises ‘twisted take on Christmas’

December haunts to offer ‘live horror theatre experience’ in Newton

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The White Rock Lights display (formerly the White Rock Festival of Lights) as it appeared in its inaugural year in 2019. (File photo)
The White Rock Festival of Lights as it appeared in its inaugural year in 2019. (File photo)

New name for winter lighting display at White Rock waterfront

City-produced event to be Bright Walk in White Rock

The White Rock Lights display (formerly the White Rock Festival of Lights) as it appeared in its inaugural year in 2019. (File photo)
The White Rock Festival of Lights as it appeared in its inaugural year in 2019. (File photo)
White Rock Festival of Lights at Memorial Park during its first year in 2019. (Aaron Hinks photos)

White Rock Festival of Lights to become city-run event

Ongoing dispute with organizing society led to impasse

White Rock Festival of Lights at Memorial Park during its first year in 2019. (Aaron Hinks photos)
Some of the entries in the 2018 Gingerbread Village competition at Central City Shopping Centre in Surrey. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Some of the entries in the 2018 Gingerbread Village competition at Central City Shopping Centre in Surrey. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
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New ‘Surrey Holiday Lights’ event adds twinkle to city in another ticketed ‘holiday experience’

MRG Group’s ‘Immersive Lights & Music Experience’ starts Nov. 25 at Civic Plaza, followed by Lumagica in Cloverdale

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Gingerbread houses at The “Christmas Store” at Potters, now open on 48th Avenue on the Surrey/Langley border. (submitted photo)

Surrey garden shop pivots as ‘Western Canada’s largest Christmas store’ for 17th season

New this year at Potters shop is a ‘Train Station’ section with a train-around-the-tree display

Gingerbread houses at The “Christmas Store” at Potters, now open on 48th Avenue on the Surrey/Langley border. (submitted photo)
A view of Surrey’s annual Tree Lighting Festival in 2018. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey Tree Lighting Festival returns to civic plaza Nov. 20, with ‘Holiday Lights’ to follow

Day-long event will feature live music, Holiday Market, immersive light displays and more

A view of Surrey’s annual Tree Lighting Festival in 2018. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Jack Herring, 3, met Santa Claus at a ‘Cram the Cruiser’ event held by White Rock RCMP pre-pandemic. This year, the detachment’s drive-thru clothing drive is set for Nov. 27. (File photo)
Jack Herring, 3, met Santa Claus at a ‘Cram the Cruiser’ event held by White Rock RCMP pre-pandemic. This year, the detachment’s drive-thru clothing drive is set for Nov. 27. (File photo)
The Festival of Lights; Jingle Bell White Rock; and the Lighted Boat Parade all helped light up the White Rock waterfront on Saturday, Dec. 7. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock Lights display set to return in time for Christmas

Society moving ahead to review its mandate, meet city conditions

The Festival of Lights; Jingle Bell White Rock; and the Lighted Boat Parade all helped light up the White Rock waterfront on Saturday, Dec. 7. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Volunteers pack Christmas food hampers for needy families the Alice McKay Building in 2020. Last year the Cloverdale Community Kitchen’s annual hamper program served around 500 families and this year organizers expect that number to climb to more than 600 families. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Community Kitchen finds much needed warehouse space

Roller Derby team gives up building rental to help Christmas Hamper Program

Volunteers pack Christmas food hampers for needy families the Alice McKay Building in 2020. Last year the Cloverdale Community Kitchen’s annual hamper program served around 500 families and this year organizers expect that number to climb to more than 600 families. (Photo: Malin Jordan)