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Free Things to Do in August

Free things to do in July, July events, Summer events in Surrey

August marks the half point of summer, meaning it can start to get hard to think of new things to do and experience with the family. Fortunately, there are some free, fun, new activities and events in your local area this month!

Park Play 2019

NowAugust 22 | Various times and locations

Join Park Play staff in your neighbourhood park for another summer of free sports, games and fun activities! Participants must attend with an adult/guardian. View details.

Seniors in the Park 2019

NowAugust 29 | Various times and locations

Enjoy outdoor activities including guided nature walks, arts & crafts and gardening workshops. View details.

Sounds of Summer Music Series

NowAugust 21 | Wednesdays & Fridays | Various Surrey Parks

Surrey's free Sounds of Summer concert series brings toe-tapping tunes to beautiful park settings. Wednesday evening performances from 6:30–8pm and select Friday afternoon performances from 1–2:30pm. View details.

Thursday Plaza Daiz

NowAugust 22 | Thursdays | Civic Plaza

Enjoy free ice cream and outdoor games at Civic Plaza next to City Hall this summer! Plaza Daiz takes place on Thursday from 12–2pm. View details.

Outdoor Movie Nights

NowAugust 22 | 8pm | Various Parks

Come watch free movies under Surrey’s starlit sky. This is a family-friendly event starting at dusk. Dress warm and bring your own snacks, chairs and blankets. View details.

Music on the Plaza

NowAugust 20| 6:308pm | Civic Plaza

Enjoy free live music at Surrey Civic Plaza in the evenings throughout July and August. View details.

Storm Drain Marking Challenge

NowAugust 15 | Various locations

Protect the streams and creeks that Surrey's salmon and trout call home. Mark storm drains to help raise awareness that only rain should go down storm drains. View details.

Fibre Arts & Crafts Festival

August 10 | 14pm | Museum of Surrey

Watch spinning, knitting and weaving demonstrations. Even check out the rare Jacquard Loom in our Textile CentreView details.

Fabulous Farm Race

August 10 | 11am3pm | Historic Stewart Farm

Bring your smartphone or tablet to record your race to pump water, do laundry without a washing machine, dress like a pioneer and more. There are prizes and bragging rights to be won! View details.

Tales from the Honeycomb

August 17 | 14pm | Museum of Surrey

Enjoy honey-tasting, try on beekeeper suits and get buzzy with bee-utiful crafts as you hear tales from the honeycomb. View details.

Surrey Youth Soccer Tournament 2019

August 17 | 9am6pm | Hjorth Road Park

Grab your friends and sign up as a team of youth (ages 13-21) to play in this fun and friendly community soccer tournament! View details.

Go to a Skate Park

Various Youth Parks | Open Year Round

From the street and plaza terrain at the Cloverdale Youth Park to the flow bowl at the Chuck Bailey, you'll find a level and style that works for you at various skate parks throughout Surrey. View details.

Take a Nature Trail Walk

Various Surrey Parks | Open Year Round

Visit Surrey's diverse parks for adventures of discovery in forests and meadows, along shorelines and streams. View details.

For more information on the above activities and events, please contact the host facility.

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