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Create cherished Christmas memories in Surrey this holiday season!

Date & Time

November 3, 2023 - January 7, 2024 Add to calendar


Various locations

Tickets & Pricing

Various prices

Family Fun

Breakfast with Santa

December 9, 9:30am to 11am at Cloverdale Recreation Centre, Fleetwood Community Centre & Newton Seniors Centre

December 16, 9:30am to 11am at Bridgeview Community Centre

Join your child in playing games and enjoying a variety of tasty breakfast foods with Santa! Price is $10 per person. 

Registration may be full. If registration is full, we encourage you to join the waitlist. Please ensure you register each individual in your group.

Register for Breakfast with Santa

Christmas Family Stay & Play

December 16, 9am to 12pm

South Surrey Recreation and Art Centre

Join us for a morning filled with Christmas-themed crafts, active play, and visit from a special guest! Ages 0 to 10 years old welcome with parent participation. Registration required.

Register for christmas family stay & play

Winter Ice Palace

December 18 to January 7

Cloverdale Arena

Experience a winter wonderland in a Surrey arena with festive lights, decorations and music. Holiday fun for the whole family! Admission is free with an Annual Recreation Pass or Family Fun Pass.

Sign up opens 72 hours in advance.

Learn more about winter ice palace

Victorian Christmas Evening

December 9, 4pm to 7pm

Historic Stewart Farm

Drop in for a special evening of music, treats and crafts. Make a lantern to take on a caroling walk in the park and snap a photo with Father Christmas.


Heritage Christmas Weekend Drop-Ins

December 2, 3, 10, 16, 17 & 23, 12pm to 4pm

Historic Stewart Farm

Celebrate an old-fashioned Christmas with seasonal decorations and tasty treats. Crafts and activities will feature a different theme each weekend.


Lights & Music

A Ringing, Singing Christmas!

December 5, 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Surrey Arts Centre

Take part in a Surrey holiday tradition for more than 30 years and listen to the Vancouver Welsh Men Choir's Christmas choral music. You won't regret this evening filled with joy, humour and the magic of the season. Tickets range from $27 to $42.

Learn more about A Ringing, Singing Christmas!

O Come All Ye Soulful

December 16, 8pm to 10pm

City Hall

Join two award winning powerhouses—vocalist, Dawn Pemberton and bassist/bandleader, Jodi Proznick, and an all-star band as they bring a joyous and soulful bounce to your favourite holiday songs. 

Learn more about O Come All Ye Soulful

Lafarge Lake Lights Bus Trip

December 8, 2023 to January 20, 2024 (various dates for different age groups)

Various pick up/drop off locations at recreation facilities

Hop on our bus to go to Coquitlam's Lafarge Lake and enjoy an evening of over 100,000 Christmas lights and festive displays! There are dates for youth (13–18 yrs), young adults (19–25 yrs) and 55+ yrs.

register for lafarge lake lights bus trip

Traditional Christmas with the VSO

December 9, 4 to 5:30pm & 7:30pm to 9pm

Bell Performing Arts Centre

The annual tradition returns! Gather to hear your favourite carols and Christmas music sung by special guest soloists and performed live by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

Learn more about Traditional Christmas with the VSO

Silent Movie Night: Happy Holidays–19+

December 8, 7pm to 9pm

Historic Stewart Farm

Cozy up in the decorated Victorian farmhouse for popcorn and screenings of The Adventure of the Wrong Santa Claus (1914), Santa Claus (1924) and A Christmas Carol (1910).

Learn More About Silent Movie Night: Happy Holidays

Evening Carol Sing

December 16, 6pm to 7pm for ages 6+, 7pm to 8pm for ages 19+

Historic Stewart Farm

Sing your heart out during a festive evening of carols, treats and good company in the charmingly decorated Stewart Hall.

Learn more about evening carol sing 

Ongoing activities

Enjoy a seasonal skate

Lace up your skates and hit the ice! Skate and helmet rentals are available for a small fee. Make sure to refuel with a hot beverage and snack from the concession.

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Energize your body & mind

Try one of our many activities, such as pilates, tai chi, Zumba and meditation, to help maintain your energy levels throughout the winter.

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Escape the cold weather

Swap your snow gear for a swimsuit and enjoy the luxuries of a hot tub, sauna or steam room!

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