Festival

Maple Ridge’s Christmas in the Park and Santa Claus Parade will take a different form this year at the Albion Fairgrounds. (The News files)

Maple Ridge Santa Claus Parade will be drive-through event

Drive-through for Santa Cause will take place at the Albion Fairgrounds

 

Lynell Adams loves dressing up for a good cause. (Lynell Adams/Special to the Maple Ridge News)

VIDEO: Creative response to cancelled Caribbean fest

Maple Ridge resident, Lynell Adams, recorded a song expressing her dismay at postponed party

 

A young 4-H participant showing off some cows at the 2019 Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Country Fest. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Country Fest goes online for 2020

Two day festival will feature musical acts streaming live from the Albion Fairgrounds July 25-26

  • Jul 15, 2020

 

Bags of cranberries are sold at each year’s festival, all proceeds to the Fort Langley BIA to enable them to host the one-day event. (Langley Advance Times files)

Popular Lower Mainland Thanksgiving festivities cancelled by COVID

Fort Langley’s 25th annual Cranberry Festival put off until 2021, to avoid spread of virus

Bags of cranberries are sold at each year’s festival, all proceeds to the Fort Langley BIA to enable them to host the one-day event. (Langley Advance Times files)
A caravan of vehicles – including new and old fire trucks – weaved through the streets of Pitt Meadows Saturday evening in what was dubbed a Pitt Meadows Day drive-by cheer. It was an impromptu event devised at the last minute since the traditional Pitt Meadows Day parade and festival was not possible this year due to the COVID pandemic. (City of Pitt Meadows/Special to The News)

LETTER: Drive-by cheer brought Pitt Meadows couple to tears

Readers heard noise and rushed out Saturday at 7 p.m. to wave their Canadian flag and take in ‘parade’

  • Jun 9, 2020
A caravan of vehicles – including new and old fire trucks – weaved through the streets of Pitt Meadows Saturday evening in what was dubbed a Pitt Meadows Day drive-by cheer. It was an impromptu event devised at the last minute since the traditional Pitt Meadows Day parade and festival was not possible this year due to the COVID pandemic. (City of Pitt Meadows/Special to The News)
LOOKING BACK: Pitt Meadows Day can’t afford another five-year hiatus

LOOKING BACK: Pitt Meadows Day can’t afford another five-year hiatus

A flood in 1948 derailed this community festival for five years, now 68 years later COVID does same

  • May 30, 2020
LOOKING BACK: Pitt Meadows Day can’t afford another five-year hiatus
This years Lantern Festival takes place Feb. 28. (Contributed)

Light up Haney Place Mall at this years Lantern Fest in Maple Ridge

The festival will include a lantern making workshop

This years Lantern Festival takes place Feb. 28. (Contributed)