Festival Fever: Summer 2024 in New Westminster

Summer in New Westminster is a time of excitement and community spirit, making it a great destination for Summer Festival lovers. This summer, the city will come alive with a diverse array of festivals that celebrate everything from music and arts to food and culture. What sets New Westminster’s summer festivals apart is the unique blend of rich history, stunning waterfront views, and an unwavering sense of community.

Whether you’re dancing in the streets at Uptown Live, savoring craft beers at the Brewhalla Festival, or reveling in the fireworks at the Hyack Farewell to Summer, each event offers a distinct and memorable experience. So, come join the celebration and discover why New Westminster is the city #WhereStoriesMeet!

Fridays On Front is back for 2024, bringing the community together once again in Downtown New Westminster. This event features local vendors, food trucks, live music, and activities for all ages. Whether you’re looking to shop for unique handmade goods, sample delicious street food, or simply enjoy the vibrant atmosphere, Friday On Front has something for everyone. Mark your calendars and join us every Friday evening throughout the summer starting on July 12th.

🌞July 12, 19, 26 & August 9, 16, 23, 2024
📍Front Street Mews


Uptown Live will once again rock the streets of New Westminster on Saturday, July 27, 2024. They are shaking things up this year by moving the time to 4pm-9:30pm, with an incredible line-up of music and performances to keep you on your feet all evening long! Plus a selection of local artisan vendors, tasty food trucks, and fun entertainment for everyone.

🌞July 27, 2024
📍6th St. & 6th Ave


The 12th Street Festival in New Westminster is an annual community event that celebrates the vibrant culture and diversity of the area. Held on 12th Street between 6th Ave and 8th Ave, this Family Friendly Festival will have 3 stages of music and entertainment, loads of children’s activities, artisans and food from around the world.

🌞July 28, 2024
⏰11:30 – 5pm
📍12th St between 6th Ave and 8th Ave


Get ready for the ultimate festival experience on August 10th from 12-6 pm in Historic Queens Park! Join thousands of other craft beverage fans for the first-ever Brewhalla New Westminster. Spend the day sipping & sampling local craft beer, cider, wine, spirits, mead & zero proof options from over 25 different craft beverage makers. Come for the drinks and stay for the FUN! There will be live music, games, delicious food trucks, best dressed contests and entertainment rocking all day long. It’s the summer event you won’t want to miss!

🌞August 10, 2024
📍Queens Park


New West Pride 2024 is a vibrant and inclusive celebration held in New Westminster, aimed at honoring and supporting the LGBTQ+ community. This annual event, organized by the New West Pride Society features a variety of performers on three stages, roving entertainment on Columbia Street, food trucks, vendors, a Family Zone and more.

🌞August 17, 2024
📍Columbia Street


All good things must come to an end, but we won’t let it go lightly! Every year, Hyack Festival Association sends summer off in style. Join us at the New Westminster Quay for a spectacular day filled with artisan market vendors and exhibitors, live entertainment, a family-friendly beer garden, fantastic food, and the piece-de-resistance: a Fireworks extraordinaire to captivate thousands of enchanted onlookers. See you on the boardwalk!

🌞August 24, 2024
📍New Westminster Quay