Secret Santa Guide: Unique Holiday Gifts in New West 

Get your credit card ready–it’s time to explore stores and grab gift cards for everyone on your holiday shopping list, from your office Secret Santa to stocking stuffers and under the tree presents for kids. Stumped on where to find something for the people on your list with eclectic taste? We’ve got you covered. One-of-a-kind […]

4 Cozy Winter Meal Spots for Comfort Food

The chill in the air calls for the kind of food that feels like a hug. From charming family-owned bistros dishing up hearty classics like homemade soup and perogies to elevated eateries offering contemporary twists on nostalgic comfort food favourites, there are lots of great places in New West with cozy ambience and cold weather […]

Frighteningly Fun– Halloween in New Westminster

Get ready for an unforgettable Halloween in New Westminster! Wander through historic sites with a haunted past, slip on your costume to do the monster mash all night with the other boils and ghouls, or just grab a friend and go hunting for the perfect creepy crafts or ghostly get-up–no matter how you like to […]

6 New West Cafes to Cozy up to This Fall

Coasters Coffee Autumn across Metro Vancouver is always a sight to behold, and nowhere else is that truer than in New Westminster. The changing leaves of Queen’s Park, the crisp air as it rolls in off the Fraser River- it’s the ideal place to don your favourite sweater and enjoy the fruits of the changing […]

#MadeinNewWest! Fall and Winter Craft and Maker Events

Photo Credit: New West Culture Crawl Creativity, community, and the kind of crisp weather that makes everything cozy! It’s the perfect backdrop for celebrating the shift from summer to autumn in New Westminster. At these local art and craft fairs, you can peruse beautiful paintings and sculptures, or find your new favourite pair of mittens […]

New West Historical Treasures

New Westminster has always been a destination for culture, food and art, but if you’re new to the New West scene, you might not know just how rich it is with history too! For instance, did you know that the whole of the New Westminster region was initially named Queensborough? Or that New West was […]

The Sounds of Summer–Hear it Only in New West

Picture this: you’re strolling along the waterfront when the first notes of a melody drift by with the breeze, leading you towards an open air festival with live music and listeners of all ages. That’s the sound of summer in New Westminster,  a vibrant cultural hub with tons of live entertainment, festivals, and concerts–especially in […]

FREE (and Almost!) Family Fun in New Westminster This Summer

Keeping kids entertained over the course of the warmest months can be a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be expensive too! Pack up the car (or the front end of the Skytrain with that front window view) and spend a day or two exploring fun in New Westminster that won’t break the bank. The […]

Father’s Day Fun in New Westminster

Deciding on a gift for Father’s Day can sometimes be tricky, but when it comes to family, the best gift of all is always spending time together. Grab your Dad and make some memories this Father’s Day weekend by exploring all the exciting things to see and do in New Westminster. Easily accessible to and […]

New Westminster Eats: Springtime Edition

Ah, Springtime in New Westminster. The flowers are in bloom, the people are out strolling the boardwalk and the city’s restaurants are serving up fresh, light and colourful dishes in line with the season. In fact there is so much delight to devour, you’ll want to make it a weekend of culinary discovery with an […]