New Westminster’s Fridays On Front Block Party Is Returning This Summer

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Downtown New Westminster is bouncing back from a difficult 2.5 years with the triumphant return of its Fridays on Front.

The legendary block party is a beloved summertime tradition. It brings people together to enjoy food, live music and a variety of activities for all ages.

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Located on the peaceful yet cinematic Front Street, the first event kicks off July 8 and it will go on another five Fridays after that.

They’ll be fully licensed in partnership with Steel & Oak and Pacific Breeze Winery.

Artisan vendors from New West Craft will rotate week to week. And there will be a selection of local musicians curated by Bully’s Studios and U.C.A.S.S.

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Photo: Andres Markwart

Food vendors will include downtown delights like Donuteria and Gastronomia, and foreign flavours from Fiji, Malaysia, Japan, Mexico, and more.

Spectators can grab a bite and spend the evening browsing the vendors and listening to live music while walking along the waterfront.

And the best part is admission is completely free and it’s within a 5-minute walk from both Columbia Station and New West Station.

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Photo: Andres Markwart

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Fridays on Front

When: Every Friday evening from 5 to 9 p.m. for three consecutive weeks from July 8 to July 22 and then for another three consecutive weeks between Aug. 5 to Aug. 19 on the 600-block of Front Street

Cost: Admission is free

 

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