TGIFoF: Thank God It’s Fridays on Front

Tuesday, July 3, 2018


A trendy neighborhood block party meets bumping weekend kick-off meets fresh night market vibe.


So your summertime bucket list is long and no doubt full of killer weekend ideas. Not sure where to start off your weekends? Don’t want to blow all your hard earned cash? Feeling a little tired of the Richmond Night Market? Don’t want to trek into Vancouver?

Why not Fridays on Front, Downtown New West’s not-so-best-kept secret?! Cheap and delicious eats from food truck favorites, your pick of beer or wine (and other treats for the kiddos), live music, and artisan vendors.

food lineup at Fridays on Front

As a family friendly event, scope out the coolest food dishes from our lineup of trucks on site, and stroll among New West Craft’s Artisan vendors in search of your new favorite find. Downtown’s favorite stores and shops will also be appearing to have their share in the fun.

Charles & Eric at the Vagabond Bar Fridays on Front (small) (1)

The Arts Council of New West will also be at Fridays on Front jamming out with cool local artists putting on a show all night, every night! Talk about the perfect backdrop for your chill summer evening.

Entertainment lineup:
*subject to change, info will be up-to-date*

July 6th: Eddie Lam and Colin Sankey

July 13th: Malagrupa and Norine Braun

July 20th: Top Boost and Patrick Toshi

July 27th: Jennifer Hodge and Nice Verdes

August 3rd: Raincity Blue and Jeff Neufeld

August 10th: Club Sofa and Jessica Barbour

August 17th: Kaya Kurz

August 24th: Trevor Whitridge + Guests

S&O at Fridays on Front (small)

Who isn’t excited about Front Street being fully licensed from 5-8:30?! Steel & Oak and Pacific Breeze Winery will be available at two bars all summer long with a new guest brewery joining the party every week.  

Visit all summer long to find your favorite brews:

July 6th: Dageraad Brewing

July 13th: Parkside Brewery

July 20th: Central City Brewers + Distillers

July 27th: Moody Ales

August 3rd: Yellow Dog Brewing

August 10th: Four Winds Brewing Co.

August 17th: Twin Sails Brewing

August 24th: A surprise!

Crowd Shot at Fridays on Front (5)

Wondering how to get here? Columbia and New Westminster Skytrain Stations are crazy close and make getting home super convenient.

Blue skies, shopping and a stacked food truck lineup is your excuse to enjoy downtown New West for yourself. Step up your summer game and check attending Fridays on Front off your list.

*photos courtesy of Andres Markwart

Presented by Douglas College, with thanks to the City of New Westminster, Vancouver Port Authority, Bosa Development, Strong Side Conditioning.

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