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Surrey Winterfest 2011: Day Blog


Saturday, February 26th, 2011 — 3:51pm PST
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As the snow falls on Metro Vancouver many are gathering out in the sub-zero temperatures to toboggan, skate, watch concerts and eat mini-donuts. Surrey’s Winterfest has returned as the social media sponsor for the festival. John and I have been out all morning (and we’ll return this evening) to capture some of the sights of […]

Surrey Winterfest 2011


Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 — 8:14am PST
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Surrey Winterfest returns for the fourth year next month for a full day of free family fun at Central City. John and I have been covering Winterfest since it first started in 2008 and it’s been fun to watch it grow — especially last year when it transformed into one of the most successful Vancouver […]

Surrey 2010 Celebration Site


Monday, December 14th, 2009 — 4:17pm PST
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During the 2010 Winter Games it won’t just be Vancouver and Whistler bubbling with excitement, events, and festivities of global proportions. The City of Surrey is an official Celebration Site during the Olympics with Holland Park being the centre of it all. From February 12th until February 28th you can check out daily concerts and […]

Winterfest Wrap Up and Good Times in Surrey


Monday, February 9th, 2009 — 12:12pm PST
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I’ve covered dozens of events from film festivals, to tech conferences, interviews with artists, and concerts and each experience is always unique. However, I must say that when working with the City of Surrey, John and I both agree, it’s an absolute pleasure. They’re organized, the staff is accessible, and getting full media access including […]

Winterfest 2009: Opening Ceremonies, March Forth, Eva Avila, Faber Drive and Thornley


Saturday, February 7th, 2009 — 7:06pm PST
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After a brief presentation about Surrey’s involvement in the 2010 games (including being a stop on the torch’s journey) the evening festivities began here at Winterfest. A funky marching band from Oregon, March Forth, played a quick set that involved dozens of instruments and a fireworks display that had glittery spark cascade down over the […]