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Shine Bright Shop Night's Walking Guide - 2023!

Thursday, December 21, 2023

Welcome to Shine Bright Shop Nights! Thursday nights in December enjoy an elevated shopping experience at all your favourite Downtown New West shops from 5 to 8pm.

Hang tight and follow the walking tour below to have a holly jolly time with drinks & festive cheer!  

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Fridays On Front

Friday, August 25, 2023

We're back! 

Fridays on Front returns as we continue to Bounce Back!

Fridays on Front, presented by Douglas College, is a series of weekly block parties located on Front Street Mews in Downtown New Westminster, located within walking distance of both Columbia and New Westminster SkyTrain Stations.  The event will run on six dates this year: July 7th, 14th and 21st, and August 11th, 18th, and 25th from 5:00-9:00pm.

This year, we’re hosting each evening with a fun and festive theme.

On July 7th - We're having a Summer Kickoff

On July 14th - We're Celebrating East Asia

On July 21st - We're having a Bollywood Bash

On August 11th - We're Throwing it back! 

On August 18th - We're celebrating our Pride 

On August 25th - We finish with The Last Act 

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Presented by Douglas College, in partnership with the City of New WestminsterPort of VancouverNew West RecordTourism New WestPooni GroupEVO, and Fresh Prep.

Fridays on Front features:

  • Live entertainment and music sponsored by Reliance Properties
  • Kids activities by Family Place
  • Local food vendors + your favourite food trucks (below)
  • Mini artisan market
  • Fully licensed event with Steel & Oak beer + Pacific Breeze Wine

July 7th will feature the following food vendors, as well as a performance from the Cat Murphy Band!

July 14th will feature the following food vendors, as well as a performance from Glisha and Tamami Maitland!

July 21st will feature the following food vendors, as well as a performance from DJ IsB and Alite!

August 11th will feature the following food vendors, as well as a performance from Vibetown and DJ O Show!

August 18th will feature the following food vendors, as well as Drag Storytime with Mx. Bukuru and Weebee!

August 25th will feature the following food vendors, as well as a performance from Monivoi and Marloh, Come Home!

You'll also see plenty of other BIA members:

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Find us on the Front Street Mews between Moodswing Cafe + Bar and Westley's Military Surplus, only a 5-minute walk away from Columbia Skytrain Station.

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Bounce Back: The Sequel

Thursday, August 24, 2023

Summer 2023 is here & Downtown New West returns with Bounce Back: The Sequel! Our biggest events are back, new & exciting businesses have opened up, picturesque art is taking over our spaces, & the summer is as good as ever by our waterfront! #BounceBackTheSequel

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The Downtown New West Happy Hour Guide

Wednesday, June 21, 2023


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Top 5 Things to do this Father's Day

Sunday, June 11, 2023

Father's Day is coming up, which means it's time to start racking your brain for ideas on how to treat your old man. Luckily, here at the BIA, we've done the hard work for you. Here are our top 5 ways to celebrate your dad!

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