Wonders Unveiled: The Magic Festival in New Westminster

An entire week of magic is coming to Downtown New Westminster this month! The Magic Festival is happening March 25-30, 2024 at various locations. Prepare to be amazed by a lineup of enchanting performances, captivating displays, and mystical experiences that promise to ignite your imagination and leave you breathless with awe.

Monday, March 25, 2024

Hidden Wonders presents 52 & You

This unique and bespoke evening of entertainment is an interactive exploration into the world of playing card magic. Using only decks of cards supplied by the audience, two-time world champion of magic, Shawn Farquhar, will leave you questioning reality as we know it.

Doors at 6:30 PM – Show 7:00 PM (Duration 75 Minutes)

Tuesday, March 26, 2024


Cabaret of Wonders – SOLD OUT

Cabaret of Wonders is a unique collection of talented magicians offering a memorable and interactive experience. Some will be presenting new material, while others will be performing their signature effects. The show takes place in an intimate showroom, right in the heart of New Westminster. This is an evening to remember.

Doors at 6:30 PM – Show 7:00 PM (Duration 75 Minutes)

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Jay Alexander – Magic, Mystery & Dinner – SOLD OUT

Jay Alexander is not your ordinary magician – he’s a master of the mind, blending magic, psychology, lie detection, and a sprinkle of mathematics into an astonishing show that defies belief. With appearances on top-notch stages like the Today Show, TEDx Talks, and Good Morning America, Jay has left audiences worldwide spellbound.

He’s even managed to leave celebrities like John Cleese, Robin Williams, Steve Wozniak, and the Rolling Stones in awe of his mind-bending talents. Not to mention tech giants such as Google, Facebook, and Microsoft, who couldn’t resist his captivating performances.

And then there’s the Marrakech Magic Theater, Jay’s brainchild nestled in San Francisco’s Union Square. Since its grand opening in 2016, it’s become a sensation, earning the #1 spot with rave reviews on Yelp, TripAdvisor, and Google. Prepare to have your reality shaken and your perceptions challenged as Jay takes you on a journey into the extraordinary.

Doors at 6:30 PM – Dinner 7:00 PM – Show follows dinner ( Duration 2.5 Hours)

Thursday, March 28, 2024

The Leon Mandrake Assembly SAM#95 presents An Evening of Magic

Get set for a captivating night at An Evening of Magic, presented by the Mandrake Assembly of Magicians SAM #95! Explore the magic of New Westminster, BC, the former home of the legendary Leon Mandrake, as we showcase the enchanting world of illusions, mind-bending tricks, and captivating performances.

Held at the renowned Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy in downtown New Westminster, this magical event is a salute to the Society of American Magicians and the intriguing craft it represents. Prepare to be entertained by a diverse lineup of magicians, each bringing their distinct style to the stage. From impressive sleight of hand to mind-boggling illusions, An Evening of Magic guarantees a memorable night of entertainment. Join us as we unravel the secrets of the mystic arts for an enjoyable and magical experience!

Doors at 6:30 PM – Show 7:00 PM – ( Duration approximately 80 Minutes)

Friday, March 29, 2024

The Parlour Magic Show presents Cocktail Magic!

Tricks, stunts, & talents — and a stiff drink!
Enjoy an evening of fabulous cocktail magic in vintage style, in this special edition of Vancouver’s long-running Parlour Magic Show. Join host Rob Teszka as he presents fan-favourite magicians and variety artists from across the show’s history. Impossible feats of magic, juggling, mentalism, circus, sideshow, and more –you never know what you’ll get in this surprising and entertaining show.VIP Experience – The full glamorous night out!

* Preferred front row seating * Delicious charcuterie plates brought directly to your table * Post-show entry to the Glam Lounge for an -exclusive- close-up magic experience with your host!  Featuring a meet-and-greet photo session with the artists, and collectible signed poster. Extra points if you dress up!

We are proud to perform in The Hollywood Ballroom at the Metro Hall in New Westminster. This historic venue has a special place in entertainment history, and a glamorous vintage style. Doors open at 6–come early and enjoy a classic cocktail from the Metro Bar, with amazing pre-show close-up magic courtesy of the Fraser Valley Magic Company!

After the show, be sure to head downstairs to The Flapper Lounge for the 1920s cocktail experience. The Flapper Lounge features over 50 complex cocktails on their menu. Reservations recommended at flapperlounge.com!

Doors at 6:00, show 7:00-830 with intermission. 

Saturday, March 30, 2024

The Vancouver Magic Circle presents the Children’s Magician of the Year competition

Embark on a magical family adventure this Spring Break with the Children’s Magician of the Year competition hosted by the Vancouver Magic Circle at Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy in New Westminster. Gather your loved ones for an enchanting Saturday afternoon filled with laughter, astonishment, and the magic of the lower mainland’s finest family entertainers. It’s a fantastic way to spend quality time together, and the affordable live entertainment ensures that the joy is accessible to all. Witness the excitement as these talented magicians compete for the coveted title of Children’s Magician of the Year, a distinction that will be determined by the ultimate critics – the audience! Your family’s applause and cheers will help decide the winner, making it a truly engaging and interactive experience for all ages.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to create lasting memories with your family while enjoying the wonders of magic in a fun-filled atmosphere. Secure your tickets now for an afternoon of spellbinding entertainment that guarantees smiles, laughter, and a chance to be part of the magic as the Children’s Magician of the Year is crowned before your very eyes!

Doors at 2:30 PM – Show 3:00 PM – ( Duration approximately 120 Minutes)

Get ready to immerse yourself in a world of wonder and awe as this magical extravaganza sweeps through the streets of New Westminster!

Learn more at www.themagicfestival.com