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Black Friday in Metro Vancouver

November 22nd, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Take our turkey-fuelled Boxing Day deals, amp them up, drive up the discounts, offer them before Christmas, and you have the shopping phenomenon south of the border known as Black Friday. The day after American Thanksgiving is all about deep discounts and deals at retailers of all sizes and you can now find this holiday […]

3 Reasons to Attend the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival

November 19th, 2014 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The annual Surrey Tree Lighting Festival takes place Saturday, November 22nd at the new Surrey City Hall Plaza. It’s a highlight of the holiday season and although I could name many more, here are 3 big reasons to attend this free family festival this year: Photo via Surrey Tree Lighting Festival on Facebook The Lineup […]

Surrey Santa Window Walk

November 13th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Downtown Surrey is the place to be next week as the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival lights up City Hall Plaza and just days before, the Santa Window Walk invites all to celebrate local businesses and charities. Surrey Santa Window Walk Where: Participating Businesses along King George Boulevard, North of 104th When: Thursday, November 20, 2014 […]

Top 10: Surrey Posts on Miss604

November 7th, 2014 @ 1:12pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Since I’m celebrating the 10 year anniversary of Miss604 on November 13th, I figured that a retrospective series was in order leading up to the event. Over the last 10 years I have personally published over 6,240 posts while family and friends have contributed over 200 guest posts. I’ve decided to pick out my Top […]

5 Haunted Houses To Visit This Halloween

October 15th, 2014 @ 3:54pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver is not immune to haunted houses and ghostly tales, and at this time of year eerie amusements and attractions with the sole purpose of scaring your proverbial pants off pop up all around town. I found five that will get your blood pumping this season: Haunted Mansion at the PNE. Photo by Phillip P […]

Pumpkin Patches in Surrey

October 3rd, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Pumpkins are a hot commodity at this time of year, either for baking in pies and cooking up delicious treats, or using as centrepieces, decorations, and of course carving Jack O’Lanterns. Last year I wrote a Guide to Pumpkins in Metro Vancouver for Tourism Vancouver so this year I’m going to focus on specific locations, […]

Peninsula Community Foundation Vintage Affair

September 23rd, 2014 @ 1:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Peninsula Community Foundation will host its 22nd “Vintage Affair” fundraising gala on October 23rd to benefit KidSport Surrey, Semiahmoo House Society and Sources Food Bank Resource Centre. What: Peninsula Community Foundation Vintage Affair presented by Envision Financial. When: Thursday October 23rd from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. Where: Hazelmere Golf and Country Club at 18150 8th […]

Thrill The World Surrey Thriller Dance

September 23rd, 2014 @ 8:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Thrill the World, the annual zombie dance that takes place in cities around the world on the same day, has broken records for the most number of people simultaneously dancing to Michael Jackson’s Thriller — and it’s coming to Surrey. Previously only in Vancouver, the new Surrey event will happen on the same day but […]