Langley City’s Movie in the Park brings A Dog’s Way Home to Douglas Park on Friday, Aug. 30.

9 not-to-be-missed ways to celebrate summer in Langley City this month

Summer is made for fun times with family and friends, and you’ll find no shortage of opportunities in Langley City this month!

With a variety of free events for all ages hosted by the City and community partners, here’s 9 not-to-be-missed events coming up in August:

  1. Sounds of Summer Free Wednesday evening concerts showcase music by local performers at McBurney Plaza. Stop by from 7 to 8 p.m. each Wednesday through Aug. 28!
  2. Pop Up PlayLangley City staff hosts afternoons of sports, games and crafts, Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout August. Join the fun from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays at Penzer Park, and Tuesdays and Thursdays at Douglas Park.
  3. Lunch & Lounge Relax to the sounds of music as the kids explore their creative side at the crafts station or challenge a friend to a giant outdoor game … it’s all at McBurney Plaza Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  4. Dancing in the Park Dancing for Dessert is at Douglas Park from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9. Join the crew from the studio as they break out the dance moves in a variety of styles, or simply sit back and enjoy the music!
  5. Magic in the Plaza Saturday, Aug. 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring magic from Paul Romhany, Jason Verners and Travis Bernhardt, plus magical balloon twisting, cotton candy, activities and more.
  6. Movie in the Park Round out August with a community movie Friday, Aug. 30 at Douglas Park. Beginning at 8 p.m., A Dog’s Way Home, features Bella, who as a puppy meets Lucas, who gives her a good home. When the two become separated, Bella finds herself on an epic 400-mile journey to reunite with her beloved owner. A cash-only concession is available.
  7. Arts Alive Festival More than 200 visual and performing artists showcase their talents from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m Saturday, Aug. 17, when the Downtown Langley Business Association hosts this free, family event featuring music, artists and artisans sharing their work, live demonstrations, a children’s venue and more.
  8. #LCLive! – Stop by the City’s booth to enter their summer #LCLive! campaign for a chance to win a $25 gift card – awarded weekly though Sept. 1!
  9. Fork & Finger Gather with fellow foodies to celebrate and sample the amazing food from downtown Langley unique restaurants in this popular annual event, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 24 in Downtown Langley.

For more information, visit Langley City online at city.langley.bc.ca/events or stop by the City booth when you’re out celebrating summer!

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During Lunch & Lounge Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at McBurney Plaza, relax to music, enjoy a giant outdoor game or explore the crafts station.

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