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FESTIVALS AND EVENTS 2014

Here’s a list of festivals and events that take place in beautiful Langley, British Columbia, throughout the year.


 Langley Community Farmer’s Market
May to October – Wednesdays 2:00 to 6:00 pm
Kwantlen University Campus Courtyard, 20901 Langley Bypass
Contact info@langleycommunityfarmersmarket.com

Every Wednesday afternoon from spring to fall, you will find more than 30 vendors that “Make it, Bake it or Grow it”, selling the very best this region has to offer.



Downtown Fork & Finger Food Event
 
Fork & Finger Foodie Event
August 23rd, 2014   11:00am – 4:00pm
Downtown Langley
Contact sparsons@rareaffairs.ca
* Please click here for full poster!

Gather with fellow foodies and celebrate the amazing and unique local restaurants in Downtown Langley. Stop by McBurney Plaza for exciting food demonstrations and live entertainment. Head over to Frosting Cupcakery for their annual cupcake eating contest. Participate in the Fork & Finger Passport Program running August 1-23 and be entered to win Downtown Dollar giveaways totaling over $1000!

McBurney Plaza Demonstration Stage
An exciting line up of industry experts will be on hand to help inspire your next culinary creation. Participate in a chocolate tasting, learn the art of mixology or watch and BBQ Pitmaster at work. Join event MC’s Chris Parsons and Kevin Legge in McBurney Plaza and have fun learning about what’s trending on the food scene.

11:00am: Chocolate Education & Tasting
There has never been a better time to love chocolate! Quality chocolate is available everywhere and from more producers than ever before. Join Eugranie Yuh, author of The Chocolate Tasting Kit, and learn how to select, shop for, and appreciate all the wonderful varieties of chocolate. 
http://thewelltemperedchocolatier.com/about/

12:00pm: Expert Fruit Carving
If you would like to impress at your next dinner party then this is a demonstration that you won’t want to miss. Join Parinya Loptson, Chef and Owner of Ban Chok Dee as she demonstrated the beautiful art of fruit carving.

1:00pm: Having Fun with Fondant
Fun fondant basics for all ages and skill levels. Craig McDougall - Owner of Frosting Cupcakery & Bake Shop will take you through working with fondant from making colors and designs, to wrapping cakes. Then stick around as we turn up the fun and add a little "Hay Day" to our demonstration.

3:00pm: Cedar Planked Salmon Demo & Tasting
Join Kevin Legge – BBQ Expert, Judge and Competitor

4:00pm: Slow Smoked Rib Demonstration & Tasting
Join Kevin Legge – BBQ Expert, Judge and Competitor
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Fork & Finger Passport Program     
Pick up your passport from any participating location between August 1-23. Visit a minimum of three participating restaurants and be entered to win Downtown Dollar giveaways totalling $1000! Completed passports can be left with participating restaurants or brought to the McBurney Plaza on August 23rd and personally put it in the draw barrel. 

Participating Restaurants:
 
Ban Chok Dee Thai Cuisine
20563 Douglas Crescent
www.banchokdee.com

Captain’s Galley Fish & Chips
20173 56th Ave
www.captainsgalley.ca

Choo Choo’s Restaurant
20559 Fraser Hwy
www.choochoos.ca

Donair Hut
20420 Fraser Hwy

Dot’s Cafe
20567 Fraser Hwy
www.dotscafelangley.weebly.com

Frosting Cupcakery
20411 Fraser Hwy
www.frostingcupcakery.com

Ignite Cafe
5572 204 St
www.ignitecafe.ca

McBurney Coffee & Tea House
20504 Fraser Hwy

Shiraz Grill
20526 Fraser Hwy
www.shirazbarandgrill.com

Viva Verde Cafe
20419 Douglas Cres
www.vivaverdecafe.ca

White Pearl Cafe
20436 Fraser Hwy
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Five Dollar Sampler Event
Can’t decide where to dine? Visit participating restaurants between 11am and 4pm for a $5 sample plate. Those attending the demonstrations will have a chance to receive a free coupon to try a $5 sampler at no cost.

$5 Sampler Participating Restaurants:
Shiraz
Frostings
Ban Chok Dee
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Other Great Foodie Happenings

Frosting’s Annual Cupcake Eating Contest
Saturday, August 23rd at 2:30pm 
Frosting Cupcakery, 20411 Fraser Highway
To enter email cupcakes@frostingcupcakery.com

All of Oils Tasting/Education Sessions
Saturday, August 23rd at 12:30pm and 2:30pm
Pre-registration required (limited space). This session is not intended for young children.
Call 604-510-6655 to register.

Oysters on the Half Shell at 1 Fish 2 Fish
Details TBD

Langley Good Times Cruise In
First Saturday in September following Labour Day – 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Contact www.langleycruise-in.com

One of North America’s largest outdoor car shows. Over 1,500 cars and 50,000 people come out for this exciting day.

Magic of Christmas Parade & Country Christmas
First Saturday in December – 6 pm to 8 pm
Contact events@langleycity.ca

The parade takes place on Fraser Highway between 203 and 207 Streets. Country Christmas follows at the Douglas Recreation Centre with the Mayor of Langley City kicking off the “tree lighting” ceremony, and lots of entertainment and family activities.

Our parades, musical events, art festivals and community celebrations happen because we want to provide free, family fun for everyone. We want to welcome one and all to this special place... So please spend a day in Douglas Park watching talented musicians, experience Arts Alive and its wonderful array of visual and performing artists or come join the thousands that cheer on our Community Day and Christmas Parades. But it doesn’t stop there—we also offer spectacular live evening entertainment at our Cascades Casino show lounge. Check out the links to the right for current and up-to-date events happening throughout our community!

21ST ANNUAL ARTS ALIVE FESTIVAL!

Did you attend our Arts Alive Festival on Saturday, August 16th?  If so, we hope you jumped in our FREE Photo Booth!  Click the link below to see our online album!

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DOWNTOWN LANGLEY'S FORK & FINGER FOODIE EVENT!

The sidewalks of the Fraser Highway one-way will entice your senses with the delicious aromas of cuisine from around the world, gourmet specialties dishes and decadent desserts! Join us Saturday, August 23!

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DOWNTOWN DOLLARS!

These Downtown Dollars are as good as CASH at the participating businesses in Downtown Langley!

The dollars are given away as prizes so please stay tuned for our next exciting contest! You could be our next winner!

If you have any questions please call 604-539-0133. Thank you!

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LIKE US ON FACEBOOK!

"LIKE" us on Facebook and keep up with the latest happenings in our downtown. Every month the first 100 people to LIKE us will be entered in a draw to win $152 Downtown Dollars which can be spent at any of the 40 participating businesses!

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GET FRESH BUSINESS ENHANCEMENT GRANT PROGRAM

Our BIA has been offering matching grants to businesses wanting to improve the look of their store fronts, and the transformations have begun! Click here for a closer look.

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DOWNTOWN SALES AND PROMOTIONS

Click here to see what's happening downtown. Open houses, sales and events are all here so check it out!

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2014 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Click here to see what 2014 has in store for you for festivals and events.

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