Gingerbread Village Instagram Photo Contest Giveaway

We have one more giveaway before the end of Gingerbread Village, and this time entrants could win a coffee gift bundle courtesy of Starbucks!

 

Entering

  • Visit Gingerbread Village at Central City from December 8-14
  • Take a photo of your favourite entry and post it on Instagram using #SurreyGV
  • Tag @dtsurrey in your post
  • Tag someone in the comments who hasn’t been to Gingerbread Village yet
  • The winner will be announced December 15th on our social media

Official Rules:

  1. Visit Gingerbread Village, take a photo of your favourite entry, and post it on Instagram using the hashtag #SurreyGV and tagging @dtsurrey
  2. Tag someone who hasn’t been to Gingerbread Village in the comments
  3. We will randomly select one entrant to win a Starbucks Coffee gift bundle
  4. Entry deadline is Dec. 14th at 11:59 PM PST
  5. Winner will be announced Dec. 15 via social media at 10 AM PST and contacted immediately following.
  6. Prize can be picked up either during mall hours Dec 15/16 at the Gingerbread Village display, or at the Downtown Surrey BIA Office (330 – 10362 King George Blvd) on Dec 17 12:30-4PM, Dec 18 9:30-11:30AM and 2:30-5PM, or Dec 19 9:30-11:30AM. 
  7. Only one entry per participant, multiple accounts will not be counted
  8. All entries must be made using a public account on Instagram
  9. This promotion is not sponsored, administrated, or endorsed by Instagram
  10. The giveaway is hosted by the Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Association
  11. No purchase necessary to enter
  12. By entering, individuals may not hold Instagram liable for this giveaway

Gingerbread Village Social Media Giveaway

Win a $25 Central City Gift Card!

Entering

-Tell us what you are making for Gingerbread Village OR

-Tell us what gingerbread creation you want to see at Gingerbread Village

-Deadline to enter is December 6th

-Earn up to three entries by entering on all three platforms

-Tag friends and family to let them know what you are excited to see!

Facebook (Event: Gingerbread Village 2018):

-Comment on our in-event post telling us what you are making or what you want to see at Gingerbread Village

Instagram (@dtsurrey):

-Comment on our contest post telling us what you are making or what you want to see at Gingerbread Village

Twitter (@dtsurreybia):

-Tweet and tag us telling us what you are making or what you want to see at Gingerbread Village

-Use hashtag #SurreyGV

 

Official Rules:

  1. COMMENT on our posts or TWEET/TAG us telling us what you are making for Gingerbread Village or what gingerbread creation you want to see at Gingerbread Village 2018
  2. We will randomly select one entrant to win a $25 Central City gift card
  3. Entry deadline is Dec. 6 at 11:59 PM PST
  4. Winners will be announced Dec. 7 via social media at 12:00 PM PST and contacted immediately following.
  5. Prize must be picked up during mall hours at the Gingerbread Village display at Central City Shopping Centre
  6. All entries must be on a public platform viewable by the DSBIA or else they will not be counted
  7. This promotion is not sponsored, administrated, or endorsed with Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram
  8. The giveaway is hosted by the Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Association
  9. No purchase necessary to enter
  10. By entering, individuals may not hold Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram liable for this giveaway

Wonder at Movies Under the Stars

The final Movies Under the Stars screening is going to be a wonderful one.

On Saturday, August 25, catch Wonder on a three-story big screen. Bring your family, friends, lawn chairs, and perhaps a few tissues to Holland Park to enjoy this heartwarming film. Remember to bring your chairs, the grass may be a little damp.

Prospera Credit Union will hand out free popcorn. Stop by one of the many local restaurants in the area and bring your meal for a picnic in the park. The North Surrey Lions BBQ is cancelled for this show,

Pre-show fun begins at 6:30 p.m; movie screens at dusk. The DSBIA Performance Troupe will be playing their music, followed by other entertainers including Sun Hang Do Martial Arts and Matt the Magician!

Explore the George Lunch Tour: Grandt Kitchen

Get ready for a dining experience like no other—things are about to get hands-on at Grandt Kitchen – Filipino Cuisine. Known for their iconic Boodle fight, the feast involves a delicious spread of food eaten without utensils. 

On August 21-24, the restaurant offers 10% off the entire bill for patrons who visit between 11:00 am to 1 pm.

There is also a social media contest for a $50 gift card:

  • Take a picture at the restaurant
  • Post it on social media with the #ExploreTheGeorge hashtag,
  • Tag the DSBIA and Grand Kitchen.

Find them at 10257 King George Blvd. or grandtkitchen.com

Paddington 2 at Movies Under the Stars

Hats off to our next Movies Under the Stars Screening, Paddington 2.

On Saturday, August 18, follow the adventures of a comedic bear through a three-story big screen. Bring your family, friends, and lawn chairs to Holland Park to cozy up while enjoying the film. 

Prospera Credit Union will hand out free popcorn while the North Surrey Lions Club cooks dinner on the barbecue. Alternatively, you can visit one of the many local restaurants in the area and bring your meal for a picnic in the park.

Pre-show fun begins at 5:00 p.m; movie screens at dusk. The DSBIA Performance Troupe will be playing their music, followed by other entertainers including the Zumba by Dinah and Vancouver Puppet Theatre.

Explore the George Lunch Tour: Manis Pan-Asian Eatery

Dive in to the delicious tastes of Southeast Asia at our next #ExploreTheGeorge Lunch Tour. Manis Pan-Asian Eatery will take you on a dining journey touching down in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and more.

On August 13-14 and 16-17, Manis will offer a $10 lunch special between 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. Their Lunch Special comes in a choice of chicken or tofu, and is served with house lemon iced tea. Choose from:

  • Thai green curry with coconut cream
  • Thai red curry with coconut cream
  • Cashew nuts and oyster sauce 
  • Sweet mango stir fry
  • Sweet red curry with peanuts

You can also win a $50 gift card through our social media contest. Take a picture in the restaurant, post it on social media using the #ExploreTheGeorge hashtag, and tag the DSBIA and Manis Restaurant.

Find Manis Restaurant at #116-10768 Whalley Blvd. or at manisrestaurant.com.

Glitter Unicorn Festival 2

Ryley and Chloe are back with Glitter Unicorn Festival 2! Just like last time, it’s full of sweets, sparkles, and sunshine.

Come out with your family and friends to the Glitter Unicorn Festival on August 16 at the Surrey Civic Plaza from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. Delight in unicorn-themed crafts like glitter tattoos, unicorn slime, and face painting. Cool down with frozen treats while enjoying fun games and upbeat music.

Proceeds from the sale of Sucker Pull, Unicorn Poop, Freezies, Slime, and Silent Auction will be donated to the Surrey Food Bank. Bring non-perishable food items for donation.

Movies Under the Stars

The sun goes down and the opening credits roll up. Movies Under the Stars is returning this year! Every Saturday evening in August, come to Holland Park to experience this summertime favourite.

Presented by Prospera Credit Union, Movies Under the Stars will bring outdoor films to the community. From humorous flicks to heartwarming tales, the selection of movies will delight viewers of every age. This year’s lineup includes:

August 4: Ferdinand

August 11: Coco

August 18: Paddington 2

August 25: Wonder

Entertainment begins at 5:00 p.m. before the movie starts screening at dusk. Complimentary popcorn will be served courtesy of Prospera Credit Union.

The event is FREE for all ages; all you need to bring are your lawn chairs and blankets to cozy up while watching the film.

#WhalleyWednesdays

For the past few years, the Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Association (DSBIA) has been implementing different placemaking activities throughout the area. This year, we are happy to announce the beginning of #WhalleyWednesdays.

#WhalleyWednesdays are community events happening every Wednesday in July at the Grosvenor Road School Site, near King George Blvd and 108th Ave along Grosvenor Road.

These events intend to engage and strengthen the community. Each week brings a different theme:

July 4: Survey Session (2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
Asking people what activities they’d like to see

July 11: Chalk the Block (4:00 to 7:00 p.m.)
Chalk artist demonstration, hands-on drawings, bubbles, hoola-hoops

July 18: Kids Corner (4:00 to 7:00 p.m.)
Ring toss and Giant board games like Chess and Connect 4

July 25: Get Fit at Grosvenor (5:00 to 5:45 p.m.)
Free Zumba class by Fit for Women Gym

 

Eat Play Live Well 2018

Get educated and entertained at the Eat Play Live Well Street Fair on July 15 at the Phoenix Centre.

This annual event is a chance to meet local organizations and learn what they bring to the community. This year’s educational theme will offer resources on how to make healthy, informed choices so that you can eat, play and live well. Learn from local groups about health, financial literacy, safety and other lifestyle topics.

Eat Play Live Well Street Fair also brings fun and entertainment for the family. With a front and back stage, enjoy live performances from a lineup of local musicians. Children will love the bouncy castle, games and interactive activities. Take a stroll among booths to support local vendors and see the well-crafted products they create. Food vendors will also be on site to keep you energized during the fair.

Admission is free for all ages.

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