CBC Musical Nooners Free Weekday Concerts in Downtown Vancouver Return for Another Year from July 7 – August 25 2017

Outdoor Music Concert

Back for its eighth year, CBC Musical Nooners returns this summer.  The highly popular event features free concerts for six weeks. 

CBC Musical Nooners will begin Friday, July 7 and will run every weekday until August 25.  That’s right, free live concerts happen Monday to Friday in Downtown Vancouver from 12 pm- 1 pm at the CBC Vancouver Outdoor Stage.  The concerts will feature a variety of music genres by talented musicians and artists.   So if you live, work or play Downtown Vancouver this summer, be sure to check out the free CBC Musical Nooners concerts!

Please note: The Below schedule may change or be cancelled, so please follow @CBCVancouver on Twitter (#musicalnooners).  

Below is the summer 2017 CBC Musical Nooners concert schedule:

Friday, July 7 – OPENING DAY 

Fake Shark – 12:00pm – 12:30pm 
Said The Whale – 12:45pm – 1:45pm

With hits like “Cheap Thrills” and “Heart 2 Heart”, synthy art-pop artists Fake Shark will kick off Musical Nooners. Get ready to move to their punky, funky, and toe tapping jams.

Then move your senses over to Juno award winning indie rock, feel good band, Said the Whale.  Their new album “As Long As Your Eyes Are Wide” has given us the top twenty hit “I Will Follow You”. This afternoon of hit music is not to be missed!
Genres: Indie, Alt pop

Monday, July 10
Murray Porter
Few performers can command the stage with such authority as Murray Porter. His blues-fuelled songs and piano playing will leave you dazzled.
Genres: Blues

Tuesday,  July 11
Buckman Coe
Nothing gets the summer spirit into gear more than songs about paradise and peace. Escape to your fantasy island as this soul, reggae, and Americana inspired artist, brings his worldly beats to our stage.
Genres: Reggae, Soul, Americana

Wednesday, July 12
Jon and Roy
This folk rock, reggae band wows our stage with their powerful melodies and vocals. Their new album “The Road Ahead is Golden” will certainly put you in a golden mood!
Genres: Folk rock, reggae

Thursday, July 13
Wesli 

This Haitian-born artist brings his life experience and culture to the stage with expert drum, guitar and saxophone skills that make his sound distinctive. *In partnership with the Vancouver Folk Music Festival​
Genres: Afro beats, reggae, rock

Friday, July 14
Melisande
Melisande combine catchy electro-pop sounds with traditional francophone songs and fresh electronic beats. This dynamic duo will bring the party to our stage.  *In partnership with the Vancouver Folk Music Festival​​
Genres: Electronic, Pop

Monday, July 17
Old Soul Rebel
This break-through band will rock your soul, with a blend of retro inspired jams. Formed in 2015 this group brings a fresh take on old school rock n’ roll with a little spice of soul.
Genres: Rock n’ roll, Soul

Tuesday, July 18
Khari Wendell McClelland

Born in Detroit, McClelland is a member of the admired Vancouver gospel trio The Sojourners. A mix of emotion and danceable music gives this artist his likeable sound. From deep soul and gospel energy, be amazed by Khari’s powerful vocals.
Genres: Folk, Adult Contemporary, Soul

Wednesday, July 19
Desiree Dawson
2016 Winner CBC’s Searchlight Competition is just one of the many accolades that Desiree has received. She graces our stage with her folk indie soul sound – don’t miss this rising star.
Genres: Indie Soul, Singer-Songwriter

Thursday, July 20
Brishen
Led by Quinn Bachand, Brishen brings together a fascinating range of musical history that reinvents the nostalgic music of gypsy jazz, swing and pop.
Genres: Gypsy Jazz

Friday, July 21 
Locarno
Juno award winning Tom Landa brings this group to life with sounds from Columbia, African Sukous, Mexican Marimba Music, Venezuelan Joropo and Brazilian Forro Music. Get ready to salsa your way through this hour of music! *In partnership with Surrey Fusion Festival
Genres: Mexican Folk, Cuban, Latin Soul

Monday, July 24
Paul Lambert
Paul released his first solo album this year, “Sweet Relief”. Classic rock, folk, and pop vocal harmonies are all elements that bring a fresh sound for this artist.
Genres: Rock, folk, pop

Tuesday, July 25 
Cassandra Maze
This emerging artist released her first album “Wait” earlier this year. Cassandra brings an upbeat and high energy pop sound that will have you dancing.
Genres: Alternative, Pop

Wednesday, July 26 
Raquel Cole
Raquel Cole brings song-writing skills and compelling vocals to our stage for an hour of country music that will have you moving! CBC Music named Cole one of “25 Canadian Musicians Under 25 you need to know”.
Genres: Country, folk

Thursday, July 27
The Long War – 2017 Searchlight Winner
The Long War’s winning song “Breathe in Breathe Out” wowed the CBC Searchlight team this year. Check out this Vancouver based Canadian Folk rock band and hear what impressed the judges.
Genres: Indie Rock

Friday, July 28 
The Velveteins
Hailing from Edmonton, Alberta, this indie rock band is currently in the midst of their West Coast tour. With influences from 60’s British pop, The Velveteins bring a retro vibe to the Indie genre.
Genres: Indie Rock

Monday, July 31 
The Ruffled Feathers
This band brings their “chamber-pop” style to our nooners stage. With the sounds of ukuleles, guitar, piano, violin, trumpet and horn, a full orchestra and vocal harmonies is sure to get you moving.
Genres: Chamber, Pop

Tuesday, August 1
Steph Cameron​
With a newly released second album, the Saskatoon singer-songwriter brings her unique folk vocals to Vancouver. With one guitar and one voice, enjoy the storytelling of Cameron’s lyrics.
Genres: Singer-songwriter

Wednesday, August 2 – KIDS DAY
Bring your kids for this special activity-filled day – from noon to 2pm!

Will Stroet from CBC Kids 
Concert – 12pm – 1pm
Activities – 12pm – 2pm 

Children’s performer Will Stroet of Will’s Jams from CBC Kids will be on stage to delight young fans and their parents alike. Guests can mingle with mascots Scout from CBC Kids’ and Parka from Parks Canada, make creations at the craft centre and participate in an adventurous scavenger hunt.
Genre: Children’s Music

Thursday, August 3
Miss 
Quincy
With power-house vocals Missy Quincy and her quartet bring a twangy vibe that will have you stompin’ to their soulful country rock beat.
Genres: Country, Blues, Rock

Friday, August 4
Warren Dean Flandez

Juno nominated Warren Dean Flandez  brings his wide vocal range and gospel soul sound to our
Genres: R&B, soul, Christian, gospel

Monday, August 7 – B.C. Day – No concert

Tuesday, August 8
Emily Chambers
With a soulful west coast vibe, you’ll enjoy her Emily’s powerful voice and upbeat jams.
Genres: R&B, Soul, Songwriter

Wednesday, August 9
David Sinclair & Keith Bennett
These two veterans of the music scene bring their winning duo of harmonica and guitar for a great mix of blues, gypsy jazz and pop.
Genres: Blues, Gypsy Jazz, Pop

Thursday, August 10
Sister Speak

Sister Speak authentically convey the raw vulnerability of universal principles and the transformative power of love through their pensive blend of acoustic, blues and world pop.
Genres: Blues, World Pop

Friday, August 11
Jesse Roper
With a blues sound rooted in soul, rock and country funk, you’ll be amazed at Jesse Roper’s charisma and versatility.
Genres: Canadian Blues, Rock,

Monday, August 14
Mainstreet Muze featuring Babe Gurr
Pooling together their unique musical talent, Brae (Babe Gurr), Steve Hilliam and Adam Popowitz blend together to create their roots, blues, and rock sound.
Genres: Roots, Blues, Rock

Tuesday, August 15
Aché Brasil
Touring performance group Ache Brasil combines, dance, acrobatics and music to create a unique entertainment experience for everyone.  Prepare to be amazed!
Genre: World

Wednesday, August 16
Mazacote
​Mazacote bring sounds from Cuba, Columbia, and Puerto Rico to create their upbeat sound. Bring your dancing shoes for this hour of high-energy music!
Genres: Latin, Dance

Thursday, August 17
Wooden Horsemen
Inspired by the rhythms of Latin America and Africa, this folk band aims to get people dancing, incorporating blues and Americana notes into their music mix.
Genres: Latin, Folk

Friday, August 18
​Derrival
Vancouver-based Derrival formed in 2009 with two high school bands joining forces. Since then this
5 piece band has given developed a unique indie-rock sound and won a highly coveted top prize for the Peak Performance Project in 2014.
Genres: Indie-rock

Monday, August 21
Leah Barley
Hailing from Saskatchewan, this bluesy folk singer has made a name for herself touring all over Canada. Now calling Vancouver home, she continues to tour all over B.C
Genre: Blues, Folk, Singer-songwriter

Tuesday, August 22
Dave Bawa
Get moving to this upbeat fusion artist, Dave Bawa. This home-grown artist from Victoria, BC has accolades from around the world. With influences from hip-hop, R & B, soul, and funk, Bawa’s music has little something for everyone.
Genre: Fusion, World

Wednesday, August 23
​Fionn
The ultimate definition of “twinning”, this singer-songwriter duo and twins, Alanna and Brianne Finn-Morris hit our stage. Since the age of twelve they have be playing shows throughout B.C., the now 19 year old girls are up and coming stars.
Genre: Singer-songwriter

Thursday, August 24
Roy Forbes

A voice you never forget, Roy Forbes sings folk music with conviction and authority. This classic Canadian Folk artist is not one to be missed.
Genre: Singer-Songwriter

Friday, August 25
​Coco Jafro
Urban Artists of the year and 2016 CBC Searchlight finalists, this band packs a punch on the urban music scene. With the sounds of R&B, funk, soul, jazz, and afro-beats, this fusion and bold sound is the perfect way to end our Musical Nooners summer concert series.
Genres: Funk, World Fusion

In case of any updates or changes to the schedule due to weather, follow @CBCVancouver on Twitter (#musicalnooners).  Be sure to visit the CBC website for more information.

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Admission: Free
When: Friday, July 7 – Friday, August 25 from 12 pm-1 pm, Monday – Friday
Where: 700 Hamilton St, Vancouver, BC at CBC Vancouver Outdoor Stage (between West Georgia and Robson)

Free Outdoor Movie Nights in Cloverdale this Summer, Every Friday Night in July and August 2017

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Enjoy movies under the stars this summer.  In July and August, free outdoor movie nights are coming to Cloverdale.

Every Friday night from July 7 – August 25, you can catch a free flick outdoors.  The free outdoor movies will alternate locations each week between Don Christian Recreation Centre and Katzie Elementary School.  The movies will begin at dusk, but there will be free activities starting at 8 pm.

There’s a great line-up of movies scheduled for the eight weeks and all of them are family-friendly.  Seating at this event will be on the grass, so bring a chair or a blanket to get comfortable on.  More importantly, don’t forget to bring some snacks for the movie.

Please note, the movie nights are weather permitting so if it looks like it might rain, be sure to call Cloverdale Recreation Centre at 604-598-7960 to find out if the event has been cancelled.

Below is the movie schedule for the Outdoor Movie Nights in Cloverdale, Summer 2017:

Friday, July 7 at dusk at Don Christian Recreation Centre – Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Friday, July 14 at dusk at Katzie Elementary School – Beauty & the Beast

Friday, July 21 at dusk at Don Christian Recreation Centre – Trolls

Friday, July 28 at dusk at Katzie Elementary School – The Incredibles

Friday, August 4 at dusk at Don Christian Recreation Centre – Tangled

Friday, August 11 at dusk at Katzie Elementary School – Shrek

Friday, August 18 at dusk at Don Christian Recreation Centre – UP

Friday, August 25 at dusk at Katzie Elementary School – Sing

For more information, visit the City of Surrey website.

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Admission: Free
When: Friday nights from July 7 – August 25 at dusk, activities start at 8 pm.
Where: Cloverdale, Surrey, BC at Don Christian Recreation Centre and Katzie Elementary School

Free Public Swimming at Every City Outdoor Swimming Pool in Surrey this Summer 2017

Outdoor Swimming Pool

Cool down for free this summer!  The City of Surrey is offering free public swimming at all eight of their outdoor pools all summer long.

From July 1 until September 4, you can swim at one of the eight outdoor pools in Surrey during public swim hours.  Schedules will vary pool by pool, so it is recommended that you check your nearest pool schedule by visiting the Tide’s Out website swim schedule page.  On a warm summer’s day, this is the perfect way to cool off for locals.

Below are the outdoor pools open for free in Surrey this summer 2017:

Bear Creek Outdoor Pool13820 88 Avenue, North Surrey

Greenaway Outdoor Pool17901 60 Avenue, Cloverdale

Sunnyside Outdoor Pool15455 26 Avenue, South Surrey

Hjorth Road Outdoor Pool10277 148 Street, Guildford

Holly Outdoor Pool10662 148 Street, Guildford

Kwantlen Outdoor Pool – 13035 104 Avenue, North Surrey

Port Kells Outdoor Pool – 19340 88 Avenue, Guildford

Unwin Outdoor Pool6845 133 Street, Newton

For more information, please visit the City of Surrey website.

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What: Free Outdoor Swimming Pools in Surrey
Admission:
 Free
When: July 1 –  September 4, 2016, public swim hours vary by pool
Where: All of Surrey’s Outdoor Pools

Free Bollywood Aerobics Classes this Summer for the Month of July 2017 in Surrey

Fitness Dancing

Surrey is offering a fun-filled free workout class this July.  Enjoy free Bollywood aerobics classes this summer.

Every Thursday in July, there will be Bollywood aerobics classes happening at the Old Grosvenor Road School Site.  From 5:30 pm-6:50 pm, you can join in on a free cardio workout that combines Indian dance moves with muscle strengthening to Bollywood music.

It is recommended that you wear runners, comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle to stay hydrated.  If you’re looking to switch out your workout routine, try something new or just looking for a free Bollywood aerobics class, then this is definitely a class to go to!  You’ll be working out without even knowing it and I can’t think of a better way to do it, outdoors on a beautiful summer night.

In the event of rain, the class will be cancelled that day.  For more information, please visit the City of Surrey website.

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What: Bollywood Aerobics Classes
Admission:
 Free
When: July 6 – July 27 on Thursdays from 5:30 pm-6:50 pm
Where: 13601 Grosvenor Rd., Surrey, BC at Old Grosvenor Road School Site

Free Canada Day Celebration at Canada Place in Vancouver for Canada’s 150th Birthday

Nighttime fireworks

Canada’s 150th birthday is almost here and you can celebrate this year at the largest Canada Day celebration outside our nation’s capital in Vancouver at Canada Place.

The Canada Day celebration at Canada Place is a two day event happening on July 1 and July 2.  On Saturday, July 1, the festivities will take place from 9:45 am-10:50 pm and will include live performances, youth zone, Canadian Forces zone, Canada150 zone, kids zone, North Point Lounge serving beer and wine, fireworks and so much more.  Some of the performers that will be at the event include Sam Roberts, FEFE, Emerson Drive, Hey Ocean!, Dragonette, Madeline Merlo, The Matinee, and many more. 

On Sunday, July 2, some of the festivities that will take place will be a Canada150 parade, a pancake breakfast, live performances, Canada150 zone, and so much more. 

The event admission is free to attend.  With such a great lineup of events and performances, this event is sure to be a memorable experience for Canada’s 150th birthday.  For more information and full details of this event, visit the Canada Day at Canada Place website

Admission: Free
When: July 1 from 9:45 am-10:50 pm and July 2 from 8:30 am-6:30 pm
Where: 999 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC at Canada Place and Jack Poole Plaza

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Surrey Canada Day’s Free Event for Canada’s 150th Birthday

Canada Day Flag

Celebrate Canada Day this year at one of the largest celebrations in the country.  The Surrey Canada Day event is back for another year and it brings a lot of fun and free activities throughout the day.

On July 1 from 10 am-11 pm, Surrey will be hosting it’s annual celebrations at Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre.  The event this year will feature food trucks, fireworks, games land, kids world, an age-friendly activity tent, rides, zipline, Science World and so much more for every age.  There will also be a Canada 150 zone which will feature Canadian-themed activities and crafts, local performances by First Nations performers, hoop dancers, French-Canadian artists and more.

The Surrey Canada Day event will also feature a huge number of performances that will include, Hedley, along with Magic!, Chilliwack, Sway, DJ Flipout, Good for Grapes, One More Girl, Marie Hui, One More Girl, The Big Shiny Band, Aché Brasil, an Indigenous Showcase, Shiamak’s Vancouver Dance Team, RupLoops, Vancity Bhangra, Best Night Ever, Music with Marnie, Matt Henry, Sam the Astronaut, Blink Acro, and Cedar Hills Caledonian Pipe Band.

This is a free event to attend, but some activities and all food & drinks are at cost.  For more information and full details of the event, visit the Surrey Canada Day 2017 website.

Admission: Free
When: July 1 from 10 am-11 pm
Where: corner of 176 St. and 64 Ave., Surrey, BC at Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre

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North Vancouver Free Canada Day Celebrations at Waterfront Park

As Canada’s 150th birthday quickly approaches, The Rotary Club of Lions Gate has planned an exciting family-friendly event to celebrate in North Vancouver.

The North Vancouver Canada Day Celebration is an all ages, free event.  The event takes place on Friday, July 1 from 12 pm-4 pm at Waterfront Park in North Vancouver.  At the event, there will be food trucks, live entertainment, and activities for all ages.  The event will celebrate moments through Canadian history, embracing Canada’s identity as a land of equality, inclusion and opportunity.

As an extra bonus for this years big birthday, there will also be a special evening event that runs from 6:30 pm-10:30 pm.  The night event will include a free live concert in the park, food trucks, a beer & wine garden featuring Red Truck Brewing and Wines from Baillie- Grohman, and fireworks.

 

North Vancouver Canada Day Celebration Poster

Admission: Free
When: July 1 from 12 pm-4 pm and from 6:30 pm-10:30 pm
Where: 200 block of Esplanade, North Vancouver, BC at Waterfront Park

For more information visit the North Vancouver Canada Day Celebration website. 

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Free Outdoor Yoga Classes in Vancouver at Kits Beach and Main Street this Summer 2017

Outdoor Yoga

Summer is in the air and it brings free events and activities all summer long in Metro Vancouver.  The largest free outdoor yoga program in Western Canada is beginning tomorrow and best of all, it’s in our backyard!

This program is run by the generous people at Mat Collective.  From June 1 until August 31, they’ll be offering free outdoor yoga classes all week long.  Each class is scheduled at different times of the week, but they offer a total of 15 outdoor classes, so there’s lots of time to soak in the sun, quite literally, ha!  Classes are held at two locations in Vancouver, including, Kits Beach and Main Street.

They offer a class for everyone, whether you’re a beginner or an expert in your yoga practice.  Some of the different yoga classes they offer are, Kundalini, Hatha, Power Hatha, Hatha Flow, Flow, and more.  With this many options, you’re sure to find a great class to enjoy this summer.  And if you can’t make the classes this summer, they run free classes indoor all year long. 

For more information, please visit the Mat Collective website or view the yoga class schedule.

 

What: Mat Collective Summer Outdoor Yoga
Admission:
 Free
When: June 1 – August 31, Monday to Sunday
Where: Kitsilano Beach at 1015 Maple St, Vancouver, BC and Main Street location at  95 E 32nd Ave, Vancouver, BC

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Metro Vancouver Spring & Summer Night Markets for 2017

Free and Inexpensive Summer Night Markets in Metro Vancouver

Night markets are back in Metro Vancouver for the 2017 Spring and Summer season.  Night markets run on weekends at night and are a favourite activity for locals.  They are inexpensive to attend, with some even offering free admission!  Overall, night markets are an affordable, low cost night of fun where you can enjoy a night of delicious food (seriously, mouth-watering), great deals on merchandise and great entertainment, all in one place.  But that’s not all you’ll find at the night markets, some of them offer kids games and rides, beer gardens (19+),  organic foods including produce and meat, light shows, and so much more! 

If you haven’t been before, be prepared with cash, good shoes (because you’ll want to spend all night there), and an empty stomach.  Each and every market differs from the next, so make sure to check them all out this summer!

Here is Penny Lavish’s guide the spring and summer 2017 night markets in Metro Vancouver!

Shipyards Night Market 

The Shipyards Night Market believes in local lifestyles, showcasing BC artisans, bakers, farmers, and talent.  While there, you can enjoy live music, delicious food, entertainment, art, and shopping!  At the market, you can shop for products such as, jewelry, clothing, kids wear, bakers, produce, preserves, soaps, organic meats, honey, plants, chocolates, and much more!  You can also bring your dog as dogs are allowed at the Shipyards Night Market.  The market also has a beer garden (must be 19+) that features local craft beer, ciders, vodka and gin.  Visit the Shipyards Night Market for more information.

Where: 138 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver, BC

Admission: Free

When: Fridays 5 pm-10 pm; May 5 – September 29

Illumination Summer Night Market 

The market holds more than 200 food and merchandise booths and hosts more than 20 performance shows.  You can also enjoy North America’s first and largest summer light show with nine different themes.  There is also free parking in the parking lot. Visit the Illumination Summer Night Market for more information.

Where: 12631 River Road, Richmond, BC

Admission: $3 general admission; Children under 5 years old and Seniors over 65 years old are free

When: Fridays & Saturdays 7 pm-12 am, Sundays 7 pm-11 pm (Long weekend: 7 pm – 12 am); May 5 – September 10

Richmond Night Market 

At the market you can enjoy delicious food from from around the world, enjoy carnival games and rides, visit the Magical Dino Park, enjoy nightly entertainment performances, and shop for merchandise from over 200 vendors!  Pick up a “Coupon Book” at the entrance or at the info booth area for coupons offering over $250 in savings!  Visit the Richmond Night Market website for more information.

Where: 8351 River Road, Richmond, BC

Admission: $3.75 for general admission, free admission for children 10 & under and seniors 60 & up.

When: Fridays & Saturdays 7 pm-12 am, Sundays & Stat Holidays 7 pm-11 pm; May 12 – October 9

Fridays on Front

The market will feature artisan vendors from the New West Farmers Market and New West Craft, live music from the New Westminster Arts Council, and of course, our favourite Food Trucks form the Columbia StrEAT Food Truck Fest.  Visit the Downtown New Westminster website for more information.

Where: 600 Block of Front St., New Westminster, BC

Admission: Free

When: Fridays 5 pm-8 pm; July 7 – August 25

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Tulips of the Valley Returns this April for Spring 2017 in Chilliwack, BC

Tulip Festival

This April get out and enjoy some sun and flowers.  The Tulips of the Valley returns for another year in Chilliwack this Spring.

The Tulips of the Valley is opening this spring at their new location this April 18 and runs until April 30.  The colder weather in the Lower Mainland has delayed opening day, since they want visitors to enjoy all the beautiful colours of the tulips in full bloom.

The Tulips of the Valley offers low admission prices for everyone.  Admission prices start at $3 for youth 6-16 and $6.50 for adults on weekdays with advance purchase online.  Ticket prices vary and the most expensive ticket is $20 to watch the sunrise.  They also offer a deal on admission price for local’s for 1/2 price admission for adults and kids are free with one person of having proof of address.  On April 20, residents that live in Chilliwack, Agassiz, Harrison, Mission and Hope can get this deal.  They also have a second day where they offer half price admission for residents that live in Chilliwack, Abbotsford and Langley on Thursday, April 27.

At the fields, they’ll have different food vendors there, including fresh Dutch Stroopwafels.  If you haven’t had a Stroopwafel, you’re missing out, it’s mouthwatering good!

And if you loved the flowers, you can also buy fresh tulips, potted tulips and photo cards to take home with you.  An all around great event/activity to do this Spring that you won’t want to miss!

For more information, please visit the official Tulips of Valley website.

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What: Tulips of the Valley
Admission:
 $3 – $20, children 5 & under are free
When: April 18 – April 30; see website for hours
Where: 41310 Yale Rd., Chilliwack, BC