Queensborough Special Programs Committee




Queensborough Special Programs Committee presents a number of annual events to serve the community and celebrate arts, culture and heritage in Queensborough.  For more information on our events, please contact us at queensboroughspecialprograms@gmail.com 


Also, please be sure to check our calendar to see great community events at the QCC, around Queensborough and throughout New Westminster.

QUEENSBOROUGH: A Community with Heart!

Children's Festival

Summer Sounds

Every second Friday this summer

July 12/26, August 9/23, 2019 from 6:30 - 7:30pm


Queensborough Community Centre Outdoor Stage

(920 Ewen Ave, New Westminster)



Freedom 95, Smile Band, Sweet Pan Band and Tony Prophet

Live Music & Park Play leaders onsite!


Admission: FREE

Queensborough Festival / Lantern Fest

Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 3 - 7pm


Queensborough Community Centre

(920 Ewen Ave, New Westminster)


The Queensborough Festival is a non-profit community event put together by the Queensborough Special Programs Committee in partnership with the City of New Westminster’s Parks and Recreation department and local businesses. Join us in celebrating the past and present of Queensborough. There will be children’s games and activities, entertainment for the whole family, and food trucks, including Shameless Buns. This year's festivities will also include the Queensborough Lantern Festival, sponsored by Aragon Properties.


Admission: FREE


Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 1 - 4pm


Queensborough Community Centre

(920 Ewen Ave, New Westminster)


Diwali, the Festival of Light, is an annual celebration that brings the community together for food, family and fun!  Activities include a number of performances from groups and members of the South Asian community, as well as food, kids activities, mehndi and so much more.  Come down to enjoy samosas, gulab jamun and all sorts of delicious South Asian treats.  This event is in partnership with the Khalsa Diwan Society and SUCCESS.


Admission: FREE


Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 11am - 2pm


Queensborough Community Centre Outdoor Stage and Field

(920 Ewen Ave, New Westminster)


Featuring:  Fun Games from Community Organizations!

Face-painting, Henna, Magic, Balloon Animals!

Live Children’s Entertainment, including Sm;)le Band & Ginalina!Young Entrepreneur’s Market! Food Vendors!


Admission: FREE

Friday, November 22, 2019 from 6:30 - 8pm


Queensborough Fire Hall #3

(920 Ewen Ave, New Westminster)


The Lighting of the Fire Hall is a beloved Queensborough tradition where the community convenes at the Fire Hall to enjoy pizza, decorate cookies, enjoy hot chocolate and enjoy a visit from Santa!  Entertainment provided by the QMS concert band and Royal City Sound. In partnership with New Westminster Fire Services, sponsored by Queensborough Landing Boston Pizza, Starbucks and Tim Hortons


Admission: FREE

Lighting the Fire Hall

Sunday, December 8, 2019 from 5:30 - 7:30pm


Queensborough Community Centre

(920 Ewen Ave, New Westminster)


The Family Christmas is a special time of the year for the community to gather, eat delicious food and celebrate the holiday season.  The evening includes a catered full Christmas dinner and desserts with vegetarian option, an expansive raffle with a wide array of prizes, live holiday music, a cash bar, plus a visit from the Man in Red!


Tickets: Available in November.  For more information, please contact the QCC at 604-525-7388

Family Christmas Dinner

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