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You don’t need to trek all the way to downtown Vancouver to enjoy some world-class culture. Surrey’s arts scene is thriving in its own right! From plays to art installations, check out three events you won’t want to miss next month. And, of course, don’t forget to book your stay with us here at Ramada Surrey Hotel if you’re visiting the area. We offer a wide variety of clean, modern, pet friendly rooms and suites, as well as fantastic on-site amenities like a pool and spa, and affordable rates. Call us today!


The Piano Teacher

This production, written by Dorothy Dittrich and presented by the Arts Club Theatre Company, tells the story of Erin, a concert pianist, and how her life changes after she reintroduces music back into her life following the death of her husband. The play runs from October 10 to 20 at the Main Stage at Surrey Arts Centre. Showtimes start at 7:30pm start time on weeknights.


Nicolas Sassoon: Liquid Landscapes

Digital arts Nicolas Sassoon contemplates Surrey’s geographical diversity and pairs it with our world’s complicated relationship with both nature and technology. For his exhibition Liquid Landscapes, which runs from September 21 to January 6 at UrbanScreen at Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre, Sassoon found inspiration from Surrey’s parks, beaches, and rivers — particularly Redwood Park, Nicomekl River, and Serpentine Fen. His animations changing every night, from rippling reflections to the decay of foliage.


Coffee Concert Series

International award-winning performers Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann — also known as the Bergmann Piano Duo — are famous for their exciting and eclectic musical style and song choices. For the Coffee Concert Series, which takes place at Studio Theatre at Surrey Arts Centre on October 18 at 11am, the Bergmanns are joined by the Borealis String Quartet as they perform Eastern European folk-inspired music, alongside a new piano composition for two pianist, and a string quartet of Queen’s iconic song, “Bohemian Rhapsody.”



Video by City of Surrey

Created to celebrate cultural diversity, Surrey’s Fusion Festival features performers and displays from a wide range of backgrounds. The city has become so culturally varied that it only makes sense to put this eclectic mix on full display. The event always takes place over the course of a weekend and this year it’s happening on July 21 and 22 in Holland Park on Old Yale Road.

Over 150 performers will hit the stage during the festival. Headlining this year’s event is Juno award winning group Walk Off The Earth. Also performing will be Ranjit Bawa, Wintermitts, Khanvict, Blue Strange, Bouna Vedere, and Dawn Pemberton to name a few. Aside from all the musical acts there will also be plenty of dance performances from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds.

In addition, there will be a host of highly acclaimed chefs from a variety of backgrounds on hand cooking up their cultural specialties. The Great Smartini will be here too to tell the story of the Magic of Canada in a way only he can. Different stages set up around the festival play host to all the different types of acts.

All ages are welcome at Fusion Fest. There is a ton here for the kids to explore including, Storyville, Kids World, Toddler Town, and the Sports Zone. Seniors also have a special place at the festival; the Age Friendly Activity Tent is for all those who seek healthy and active aging. A number of other fun booths will be set up around the festival to provide information, exciting activities, treats and surprises.

Of course, what would Fusion Fest be without cultural pavilions? Over 45 cultural groups will be represented at the festival and there will be many exciting pavilions here to explore.

If you’re going to be in the city for Fusion Fest and are looking for affordable accommodations in Surrey, Ramada Langley Surrey is an ideal choice. We are conveniently located right along the transition between Surrey and Langley. We provide a complimentary buffet breakfast to all of our guests and a host of other amenities that will leave you wishing you could stay longer.


posted by: on: June 18, 2018

A short drive from metro Vancouver, Surrey is the cosmopolitan suburb with a cultural identity all its own! Come join us this Halloween to get a taste of the vibrant community here in Surrey!



The Surrey Nature Centre is a portal to the abundant green space that surrounds Surrey! On October 28, bring the kids to celebrate Halloween in The Forest! Combining fun activities with education, this indoor/outdoor benefit will be a fun and safe Halloween event that will teach your kids to respect Mother Nature. Meet the Forest Fairy and learn about all her woodland friends, and experience workshops designed to de-scarify wildlife associated with Halloween, like bats, owls, and spiders! Pumpkin carving and a costume contest round a full slate of activities for the day! Details available here!



Surrey combines the best of the big city with access to the truly rural! Also on Saturday, October 28, the Historic Stewart Farm is throwing an all day Halloween event. The home of Surrey Pioneers, the Stewart Family, this site is both farm and museum, showing what life was like a century ago. Sip hot chocolate, compete in the scavenger hunt, and even have your palm read, or your future told with a “fate cake!” Check here for full schedule.



Surrey is focused on family and community, which is why we have MANY world class community recreation centres with swimming and skating! Check this website to see when and where you and your family can go for a Halloween trip both IN and ON the water! Spooky decorations will make this a day your family will remember forever!

When visiting Surrey, stay at the Ramada Surrey. Near to several notable attractions like White Rock Beach and historic Fort Langley, we strive to provide you and your family with unbeatable service. Book your room today!

posted by: on: June 18, 2018

Known as the City of Parks, Surrey, BC has a beauty all its own. But natural beauty in an urban city isn’t the only reason you’d come here – why not check us out for the best in sports and athletics?


The Canada Cup Softball Championship will take place this July 7th to 17th, and we couldn’t be more excited! That’s 11 days of sportsmanship, teamwork, fierce competition and fun.

The Canada Cup is designed to help young women athletes to strive for their personal best, by providing a way to play the best teams in the country! What’s more, this represents an excellent opportunity for the future of these athletes; hundreds of college and university scouts come to the tournament, with scholarships that could change the lives of young athletes.

With categories ranging from Women’s International and Elite to a showcase for players under the age of 16, this will be a world class exhibition of some of the best softball around. Whether you’re a player, or just a fan of the sport, this will be some of the most exciting sports action you can possibly see live! Don’t miss out!


Whether you’re just checking out the action at the Canada Cup, competing with your team or on a business trip, the best accommodation you could hope for in Surrey is the Ramada Surrey Hotel. Close to all the action of the Canada Fast Pitch Open, we offer award winning service with spacious rooms for all your team-building needs. Our meeting room will help you plan team strategy and get fired up, while our on-site restaurant makes it easy to feed everyone!

When you’re at The Canada Cup, you want to focus on winning – let us sweat your accommodation and comfort so you can concentrate on what really matters. Book your stay today and make sure that your team can stay together!


posted by: Best Western Alpenglo Lodge on: June 9, 2018