Movies Under the Stars – Updated!

For those of you who were looking forward to seeing Wizard of Oz on August 7th, be prepared to dust off your ruby slippers & follow the Yellow Brick Road!

Wizard of Oz has been rescheduled to Friday August 20 at Holland Park!

See below for the updated schedule on our poster:

Come join us next week (August 14) for Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs!

There will be library story telling, spaghetti eating contest, and more!

Wizard of Oz Postponed

Due to the rainy weather we are experiencing, today’s (August 7th) Movies Under the Stars featuring Wizard of Oz will be POSTPONED until further notice. We will announce the new date for Wizard of Oz when we can!

We still have THREE more movies nights every Saturday in August!

Please join us for Cloudy with a Chance of Meatball next week (August 14) in Holland Park! ūüôā

Come Visit the Wizard in Holland Park – Movies Under the Stars

Read the Book, See the Movie!

Slip on your ruby shoes and follow the yellow brick road to Holland Park as the Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Association welcomes all brainless scarecrows, heartless tin men, cowardly lions, Munchkins and witches to the Sixth Annual Movies Under the Stars on Saturday, August 7th .

Presented by Prospera Credit Union, Movies Under the Stars’ first movie feature this summer is The Wizard of Oz.  The fun starts at 4:30pm, including entertainment, activities and crafts, oh my!  The movie begins at dusk.

The BIA is also hosting a costume contest for the dedicated fans, so be sure to dress up as your favourite Wizard of Oz character.  Come green, or as an animal or maybe as the Wonderful Wizard himself.

This free community event attracts a variety of people ‚Äď from families, to seniors, to teenagers, to university students ‚Äď Movies Under the Stars is guaranteed to bring you a different movie watching experience.¬† On a warm August night what could be more fun than watching a movie on a big, inflatable screen outdoors?

Make yourself at home by bringing your own blankets, lawn chairs and umbrellas.  Refreshments will be available at the North Surrey Lions Club barbecue but feel free to bring your own basket full of goodies.

The Downtown Surrey BIA will be hosting movies every Saturday in August at Holland Park in Surrey. Holland Park is located at the corner of King George Boulevard and Old Yale Road across the street from the King George Skytrain Station.

Schedule of Movies:

  • August 7, 2010:¬† The Wizard of Oz
  • August 14, 2010:¬† Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
  • August 21, 2010:¬† The Last Song (with Miley Cyrus)
  • August 28, 2010:¬† How to Train Your Dragon

Always Working For the Weekend – More Events!

No rest for the wicked it seems!  The Downtown Surrey BIA office is a buzz for this upcoming weekend.

SATURDAY JULY 10 marks the very first Q Fest in downtown Surrey!¬† Organized by Quattro and the Downtown Surrey BIA, this guaranteed block party will surely be fun in the sun, as residents of downtown Surrey welcome their new neighbours into the area.¬† It’s about neighbours meeting neighbours, new residents getting together with old residents in the area and having a grand old time.

There will be plenty of information about the area, as many organizations and groups will be present.  Look for the RCMP, BC Hydro, Surrey Parks & Rec, The Surrey Now, Surrey Food Bank Society and Cinemazoo among many others.  Activities will include face painting and live entertainment in the forms of singing, dancing and martial art-ing (courtesy of Sun Hang Do) .  We hope to see on Saturday!  Be sure to say hi to us DS BIA gals (Interns Melanie and Sandra, Tracey, Bonnie).

Starting around noon, the shindig is located on WHALLEY BOULEVARD (E Whalley Ring Road) between 107A and 108 Avenue.

SUNDAY JULY 11 marks the Annual Surrey Pride Festival featuring live bands entertainment, community/business booths, food vendors and much more!  The Downtown Surrey BIA will be there with an inflatable, bouncy castle and crafts for everyone.  Finish the weekend off right by celebrating diversity and equality at the Pride Festival.  We hope to see you on Sunday as well!  Say hi to us at our DS BIA tent (Interns Sarah and Marie, Tracey, Bonnie).

Located at HOLLAND PARK, the fun stars at 11:30am until 5:00pm.

We look forward to seeing you in Downtown Surrey this weekend!

ETA:  Sorry, wrong dates were previously posted.  This has been corrected.

Read the Book, See the Movie – Movies Under the Stars 2010

End those summertime activities with an annual Downtown Surrey BIA event!  Movies Under the Stars is happening once again at HOLLAND PARK and should not be missed.  Every Saturday in August, fun events will start at 4:30pm and the movie begins when the sun goes down.  Please bring your own lawn chairs, blankets and umbrellas.

Presented by Prospera Credit Union, Movies Under the Stars is a free event for the whole family.  Refreshments will be available at the North Surrey Lions Club BBQ.

Come by the Downtown Surrey BIA booth at:

Surrey Fusion Festival JULY 15-17, 2010
Surrey Pride Festival JULY 11, 2010

to pick up a reminder bookmark and ask us about the event!  Hope to see you out and about in downtown Surrey!

Schedule of Movies:

AUGUST 7, 2010: The Wizard of Oz
AUGUST 14, 2010: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
AUGUST 21, 2010: The Last Song (with Miley Cyrus)
AUGUST 28, 2010: How to Train Your Dragon

Art-ing and Craft-ing at Surrey’s Fusion Festival

Surrey’s Fusion Festival is here!¬† And the Downtown Surrey BIA is headed there with a boxful of crafts and a bag full of fun.¬† Join us for a day of fusion-inspired activities, events and entertainment.

Surrey Fusion Festival 2010 will be Surrey‚Äôs largest¬†two-day multicultural celebration with¬†more than 25¬†international pavilions celebrating music, food and culture.¬†Watch headline performances on three stages: World Music Stage, Celebration Stage and Cultural Community Stage,¬†all¬†taking place in¬†Central City’s¬†beautiful urban park.

So far, confirmed headliners for Saturday include Arrested Development and Brasstronaut, and headliners for Sunday include Lehmber Hussainpuri and Grapes of Wrath‘s original line up.

Fusion Festival¬†runs¬†July 17th and 18th, 2010 at Surrey‚Äôs magnificent Holland Park located at King George Boulevard and Old Yale Road.¬†¬†This is the largest multicultural event in Surrey’s history!¬†More than¬†60,000 people attended¬†this FREE outdoor festival in 2009 and we are expecting 70,000 in 2010.

Visit the Fusion Festival website for more information.

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