Festival

Hosted by the four Rotary Clubs in Langley, the third annual RibFest is expected to attract more than 35,000 people this year. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley RibFest to be close to 100% sustainable this year

Kids’ zone to offer Nintendo gaming experience, for the first time

 

The Strathcona Mounted Troop will bring their 25-member troop and their horses to the Abbotsford Agrifair.

Happy Birthday to Canada’s best little fair!

Abbotsford Agrifair celebrates July 29 to 31

  • Jul 18, 2022

 

Joani Bye from Big City Soul will kick off the 2022 Summer Festival Series at Willoughby Community Park Amphitheatre on July 7 at 7:00pm. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Free musical evening every Thursday night for two months

Township of Langley returns with summer festivities

 

Jonathan Sedman prepared fireworks for discharge. (Special to The Star)

Tribute lights up the skies over Aldergrove Fair

Fireworks are returning as a part of the festivities on Saturday, July 16 at 10:20 p.m.

Jonathan Sedman prepared fireworks for discharge. (Special to The Star)
Robin McIntosh is president of the Aldergrove Fair and speaks to efforts to make it into a week-long community-wide event. (Special to The Star)

Week-long lead up to Aldergrove Fair

New this year, a few events ahead of main festivities

Robin McIntosh is president of the Aldergrove Fair and speaks to efforts to make it into a week-long community-wide event. (Special to The Star)
Robin McIntosh (passenger) has been giving Aldy driving lessons on a gator, ahead of this year’s Aldergrove Fair. Aldy is the event mascot, and according to McIntosh he’s not picking up well on driving – so stay out of his way.  (Susan McIntosh/Special to The Star)

Welcome to a week of fun in Aldergrove

fair is back in-person, starting with a movie night Thursday and featuring a weekend packed with fun

  • Jul 9, 2022
Robin McIntosh (passenger) has been giving Aldy driving lessons on a gator, ahead of this year’s Aldergrove Fair. Aldy is the event mascot, and according to McIntosh he’s not picking up well on driving – so stay out of his way.  (Susan McIntosh/Special to The Star)
Aaron Pritchett will play the Summerfest Country Music Festival in Abbotsford on June 11, as part of this year’s West Coast Women’s Show. (Photo Courtesy of Mary Winspear Centre)

Aaron Pritchett hits main stage at new country music festival

Summerfest incorporated into women’s show in Abbotsford next month

Aaron Pritchett will play the Summerfest Country Music Festival in Abbotsford on June 11, as part of this year’s West Coast Women’s Show. (Photo Courtesy of Mary Winspear Centre)
Tickets are on sale for this year’s PNE Prize Home, which – for the first time ever – is located in Langley. It will be open for tours in the Willoughby neighbourhood starting in June. (PNE/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: 2022 PNE Prize Home is ready for occupancy in Langley

Langley contractor crafts this year’s lottery home in his own backyard

Tickets are on sale for this year’s PNE Prize Home, which – for the first time ever – is located in Langley. It will be open for tours in the Willoughby neighbourhood starting in June. (PNE/Special to Langley Advance Times)
After one year of online concerts, and another year with a hybrid festival (above), the Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival is back to full in-person shows in late July. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley festivals kickin’ into high gear

With COVID restrictions decreasing, more entertainment is back

After one year of online concerts, and another year with a hybrid festival (above), the Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival is back to full in-person shows in late July. (Langley Advance Times files)
Kids in the community love the decorations and enjoy visiting to celebrate Easter. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Langley home front yard decorated with Easter theme cut outs

Garden is open for kids in the community

Kids in the community love the decorations and enjoy visiting to celebrate Easter. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Ice Decor (Langley) employees Sergei Woewoda (front, left) and Isaac Woewoda (right) are joined by Vernon Winter Carnival ice sculpture competitor and volunteer Tyler Welfing in creating a 30-foot ice slide that will be among the features at the Carnival’s Winter Playground at the Vernon Army Camp. (Roger Knox/Morning Star)

VIDEO: Langley ice creators slide into Vernon Winter Carnival

An ice castle, ice bar and ice slide will be part of the fun and frolick at the Vernon Winter Carnival Winter Playground

Ice Decor (Langley) employees Sergei Woewoda (front, left) and Isaac Woewoda (right) are joined by Vernon Winter Carnival ice sculpture competitor and volunteer Tyler Welfing in creating a 30-foot ice slide that will be among the features at the Carnival’s Winter Playground at the Vernon Army Camp. (Roger Knox/Morning Star)
The festival will have pumpkins, for pumpkin colouring. (Aldergrove Star files)

Free fall festival at Aldergrove Vineyard Church

community invited to fall festivities from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 31.

The festival will have pumpkins, for pumpkin colouring. (Aldergrove Star files)
Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival at the Chief Sepass Theatre in 2019. (Aldergrove Star files)
Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival at the Chief Sepass Theatre in 2019. (Aldergrove Star files)
Self-guided cranberry tours are back for the second year at The Bog at Riverside Cranberry Farm. (Madison McKenzie/the Aldergrove Star)

PHOTOS: Fort Langley farm inviting visitors to take selfies with their crimson crop

The Bog at Riverside Cranberry Farm is having self-guided tours until Oct. 9.

Self-guided cranberry tours are back for the second year at The Bog at Riverside Cranberry Farm. (Madison McKenzie/the Aldergrove Star)
Self-guided cranberry harvest tours run until Oct. 9 at the Riverside Cranberry Farm (above). (Joy Ruffeski/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Jumping in a lake of cranberries

Fort Langley farmers launch self-guided tours of their bog that take up to two hours

Self-guided cranberry harvest tours run until Oct. 9 at the Riverside Cranberry Farm (above). (Joy Ruffeski/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
This event is run by Trading Post Brewing located in Fort Langley (Fort Langley Beer Festival/Instagram)

Fort Langley’s beer festival making a comeback

Fort Langley Fall Beer and Food Festival will take place Oct. 2 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

This event is run by Trading Post Brewing located in Fort Langley (Fort Langley Beer Festival/Instagram)
This year’s PNE prize home is located on McNally Creek Drive in South Surrey, was built by Langley builders from Distrikt Homes. The home is complete now, but Pecchia shared some of the pictures during the construction process. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO – Still time to get tickets: Langley builder creates prize home

Mike Pecchia was surprised to learn the PNE wanted one of his team’s houses

This year’s PNE prize home is located on McNally Creek Drive in South Surrey, was built by Langley builders from Distrikt Homes. The home is complete now, but Pecchia shared some of the pictures during the construction process. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Sophia Sello, 11, Jordyn Hagen, 10, and Laura Sello of Langley were all smiles riding the Music Express at Playland during opening day of the 2021 PNE Fair FUNdamentals. (PNE’S Craig Hodge/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Sophia Sello, 11, Jordyn Hagen, 10, and Laura Sello of Langley were all smiles riding the Music Express at Playland during opening day of the 2021 PNE Fair FUNdamentals. (PNE’S Craig Hodge/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival is coming to Langley Sept. 3 and 4, 2021. (GreaterVanFoodTruckFest/Facebook)

2-day food truck festival rolls into Langley September long weekend

Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival will be at Christian Life Assembly

Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival is coming to Langley Sept. 3 and 4, 2021. (GreaterVanFoodTruckFest/Facebook)
By day, Tyler Joe Miller is still a house painter. By night, he’s a country music artist writing, recording, and performing his own songs. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEOS: Scaled-back Langley music fest gives up-and-comer new experience

Award-winning and chart-topping local artist performs first night of Summerset in Fort Langley

By day, Tyler Joe Miller is still a house painter. By night, he’s a country music artist writing, recording, and performing his own songs. (Special to Langley Advance Times)