Surrey selected as host city for Treat Accessibly event
For the second year in a row, Surrey was selected as a host city for the Treat Accessibly event.
Surrey, BC – For the second year in a row, Surrey was selected as a host city for the Treat Accessibly event. This Canada-wide initiative is dedicated to ensuring that every child, regardless of their abilities, can fully enjoy an accessible and inclusive Halloween experience.
“I am truly proud to see our city once again selected as a host for the Treat Accessibly event,” said Mayor Brenda Locke “This event is a shining example of our commitment to making Halloween a fun, safe and accessible occasion for all. I commend the organizers, participants and our entire community for coming together to embrace the spirit of inclusivity to make a difference in the lives of our children."
The event took place in Newton on Sunday, October 22 from 1:30–4:30 p.m. and drew over 2,000 participants.
The City of Surrey is pleased to have assisted in finding a suitable location for this event, aligning with our commitment to fostering an inclusive city where everyone, regardless of their abilities, can participate in community celebrations. For more information about the Treat Accessibly initiative, please visit www.treataccessibly.com.
We also encourage you to learn more about our ongoing efforts to create an accessible and inclusive city by exploring our draft Accessibility Action Plan at surrey.ca/accessibility.