Fleetwood is a thriving British Columbia community that has been attracting families from all over Canada. The Fleetwood area has all the comforts and amenities that are found in larger cities like Vancouver in a family-oriented area ideal for people of all ages. Those who want a comfortable, stress-free lifestyle and enjoy amenities such as charming gardens, walking trails, and numerous playing fields, are attracted to Fleetwood. Let’s take a quick look at one of the popular events in Fleetwood – the Multicultural Fair & Market, arriving this July.
A Fun Meeting of Cultures
One of the most eagerly anticipated family events in Fleetwood is the Fleetwood Multicultural Fair & Market. Held at the Fleetwood Community Centre, the cultural event is open to the public. The event which celebrates the cultural diversity of Fleetwood provides a day of entertainment, an opportunity to learn about local business and the products they offer, and lots of ethnic food.
Fleetwood Multicultural Fair & Market Attractions
Attractions at the event include a percussion tent, an arts and crafts marketplace. Artisans will be selling handmade jewellery, clothing, and decorative accessories. Live dance performances from the International Folk Dancers and the Veracruz Dance Group and entertainment for the kids will be provided.
Booths At the Fleetwood Multicultural Fair & Market
The multicultural fair at the Fleetwood Community Centre is the place to enjoy fun for everyone in the family. In addition to live music and great food, there will be art displays, poetry, book signings, and a cafe. It’s the opportunity to buy handcrafts and merchandise from Fleetwood merchants and those around British Columbia.
The Highlights of the Fair
The Fleetwood Multicultural Fair & Market is the oldest free and one of the most colorful events for families held by the Latin Summer Festival. The festival is known as the “Original Latin outdoor city celebration.” The fair features food pavilions and an outdoor marketplace that surround the large stage where performances take place all day.
Presented by Latin Summer Fest and Wired Monk Organic Coffee Shop, the Fleetwood Multicultural Fair & Market promises to be a fun filled event for everyone that attends. Wild Monk provides a venue for musicians and artists. Additional sponsors for the cultural event are Latinos in Action Society, Inside Kolors, and the Kárà-Kátà Afrobeat Group.
Other Family Activities in Fleetwood
If you can’t make the event, you should still check out Fleetwood and the surrounding area. The Guildford area is well known for its retail area, the Guildford Town Centre, and its many upscale homes. The Fleetwood Community Centre is the place for families to enjoy recreational, social, and fitness activities in a small town setting. The centre is conveniently located next to a community park and the Fleetwood Library.
Festivals and Seasonal Events
Fleetwood is one of the most diverse communities in British Columbia, with new residents moving to the city from all over the world. The city hosts a wide variety of cultural events and holiday celebrations that attract visitors from all over the province. International festivals and festivals celebrating the changing seasons are not to be missed. For more information about life in Fleetwood, contact our offices or sign up for our email newsletter. We look forward to welcoming you to Fleetwood!