August Activities by the Fraser River

August is an exciting, event-filled month in New West. We’ve highlighted the must-do activities that you can take part in this month right alongside the mighty Fraser River! No matter your interests or skill level, plenty is happening in New West!  

ReDiscover New West: For the locals by the locals

New West is a true home of the arts, and has a vibrant and thriving cultural scene. The city has galleries, theatres, studios and retail shops that help artisans get their products to market, and offer unique opportunities to both shop and support local. The great news is you don’t have to wait for artist […]

ReDiscover New West: For the Planet

The City of New Westminster has taken bold steps to tackle climate change. So, it’s no surprise the city is home to so many climate-friendly retailers you can easily visit by bike, foot or transit. Follow along on this bike journey that will take you from Sapperton to Queensborough with help from transit and the […]

ReDiscover New West: For the Home

Due to the pandemic, we’ve all spent A LOT of time in our homes. With some effort and creativity, our homes also became our workplaces, gyms, restaurants, and entertainment centres. As restrictions ease, and friends and family can begin to enter our homes again, it’s officially time to put pants on, but also time to […]

ReDiscoverNewWest: For the Family

As we bid farewell to spring,  it’s time to pack away cold-weather clothes and dig out the summer threads. If your family has outgrown their warm-weather wardrobe, it’s time to go shopping! New West has a wide variety of stylish and affordable options for everyone in the family, and if you promise a picnic dinner […]

ReDiscover New West: For the Gourmands

Do you daydream of taking cooking classes in the south of France or eating Michelin-starred street food in Singapore? While our passports wait patiently to be stamped once more, you can bring the taste of faraway lands to your kitchen table, without ever leaving New West. ReDiscover New West’s delightful fresh food markets, butchers and […]

ReDiscover New West: For the explorer

Our travels start in Uptown New West, home to quite possibly one of the most eclectic shops you’ll ever find, the New West Cobbler Shoe Repair. Known for re-soling your favourite pair of shoes and their superb customer service, they also offer knife and scissor sharpening, key cutting and have a phenomenal collection of tchotchkes […]

ReDiscover New West Retail

From June 1-30, 2021, you can enter to win a Grand Prize of $1,000 in gift certificates from your favourite local retailers. In addition, there are four weekly prize packs to be won!