Fred Penner, Charlotte Diamond and Rick Scott holding their instruments for Surrey SPARK Stages

Three iconic performers and three times the fun!

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Add to Calendar 20220528 130000 20220529 170000 America/Vancouver Best of Friends! Charlotte, Fred and Rick Three iconic performers and three times the fun! Main Stage at Surrey Arts Centre 13750 88 Avenue


Main Stage at Surrey Arts Centre 13750 88 Avenue

Tickets & Pricing

$16–$26.  Four pack pricing available.

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Enjoy a fun-filled concert with Charlotte Diamond, Fred Penner and Rick Scott, three iconic Canadian children’s performers that people from all generations know and love. Delight in an energetic and engaging show that is sure to bring back memories and create new ones. Expect to hear plenty of well-loved classic songs that you won’t be able to resist singing along to and joining in the fun. Guaranteed to fill your happy cup!

Two shows for ages 3 years and up:

Before and after the show, why not explore this special primary grade reading list created by Surrey Libraries for the performance of Best of Friends: Charlotte, Fred, and Rick

These performances are part of Surrey SPARK Stages, a new series of year-round memory making performing arts experiences for kids and families that kicks off with a family weekend event. Join us for shows and activities all weekend for the whole family at the Surrey Arts Centre!


About the Performers

Charlotte Diamond is an internationally recognized recording artist, composer, educator, and singer for children. Born and raised in British Columbia, Charlotte has become one of Canada’s favourite family performers, and has toured throughout North America, and even Central America and Europe, singing in English, French and Spanish. Celebrating over 35 years creating music for kids, she has fourteen recordings and a multitude of awards, including a Juno Award for her debut album, 10 Carrot Diamond, a double platinum record.

Charlotte Diamond Garden Song


Fred Penner brings more than 40 years of commitment, consistency and depth to a career that blends the many genres of performing and communication. Fred continues to grow and create music for his generations of “Fred Heads”—apparently retirement is not in the cards for our Fred. The phone is still ringing! His concert touring continues and his latest Juno Award / Canadian Folk Music Award / Western Canadian Music Award winning CD project, Hear the Music is dedicated to all who have travelled with him on his musical journey. In his career Fred has delivered a prolific 13 CDs to families across North America and countless energetic live shows for eager audiences.  He composed the music for YTV’s Tipi Tales and is especially known for over 900 episodes in 13 seasons of acclaimed Fred Penner’s Place TV series - CBC (Canada) and Nick. Jr.  (USA). Fred has received two honorary doctorates and received the Order of Canada for his life’s work. Whether it’s through CDs, concerts, videos, books or television, his cornerstone philosophy remains the same:” Never underestimate your ability to make a difference in the life of a child.”

Fred Penner The Cat Came Back


Rick Scott is an award-winning singer, songwriter, storyteller, and actor who combines music and laughter in lively, participatory concerts for all ages. His gift for combining warm hearted humor and poignant human commentary has earned him a devoted following from four generations around the world. In his 45-year career he has performed over one thousand shows in schools, festivals and concert halls in Canada, the US, Australia, and Southeast Asia. Rick has released 18 albums including a 4-CD musical audio novel and seven children’s CDs. He has been honoured with many awards including three Juno nominations and Parents’ Choice, Family Choice, NAPPA Gold, iParenting Media, Children’s Music Web, and Canadian Folk Music Awards. and in 2019 he was inducted into the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame.

Rick Scott Family Concert