This year’s annual Winterfest event promises to be jam packed full of exciting activities and entertainment for festival goers of all ages,” said Mayor Dianne Watts. “The event will feature some of BC’s hottest bands including recording artists Hot Hot Heat and Peak Performance Project winner Kyprios, plus a broad mix of winter fun activities for the whole family.
Winter Fest in a free family event taking place on Saturday, February 26th at Central City Plaza located next to the Surrey Central Sky Train Station. Gates open at 12:00 noon with a special Olympic Flashback Celebration starting at 6:00 pm and Hot Hot heat taking the stage at 8:45 pm.Additional event highlights include:
•Outdoor synthetic-ice skating rink for free public skating
•Two performance stages
•Simulated curling centre
•Two toboggan runs
•Olympic Flashback Feature
Winterfest has become another Surrey signature event, one that is eagerly anticipated by Surrey residents of all ages,” said Councillor Linda Hepner, Chair of the Mayor’s 2010 Olympic Task Force. “The eyes of the world were focused on British Columbia for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games last February. Canada truly embraced these Games – in all corners of the country – and in Surrey, our Celebration Site was home to the RCMP Musical Ride and some of the greatest performers in the country, generating record attendance and earning the distinction of Entertainment Event of the Year in BC.