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Top 5 Summer Edition (Part 4)

YVR team members enjoying live music in front of YVR stage at Fusion Festival  

The 2019 Surrey Fusion Festival is right around the corner! Awarded as the world’s “Best Festival” at the Special Events Magazine Gala Awards, the festival celebrates the diversity of food, music, and culture in British Columbia. With 7 themed stages located throughout Holland Park and more than 50 food pavilions, your food and entertainment choices are endless. Today, we’re bringing you Top 5 Must-Do’s so you can get the ultimate experience at the festival!

Food Pavilions

Arrive by noon so you’re right on time for lunch! If you’re looking to try Caribbean food, head on over to the Barbados pavilion - they offer Bajan fried rice, fish cakes, fried plantains, and more. For an authentic feel of Russia’s multi-ethnic cuisine, make your way to the Russia pavilion to try dishes such as perogies, poppy seed cakes, bortz, and pirojki! Finally, get a taste of Formosa at the Taiwan pavilion which offers wheel cakes, deep fried tofu, and pudding milk tea.

Indigenous Village

Check out the Indigenous Artist Trade Show at the Metis pavilion for beautiful art displays and embroidery - all available for purchase. Bannock Queen will be serving a wide variety of tacos including salmon, baked egg frittata, veggie and chili delicious!

Dished Cooking Stage

Are you a fan of Dominion Bar and Kitchen? You’re in luck, because Chef Dylan Ellis will be cooking up some of Dominion’s bold “new Canadian” dishes. Arrive at 1:30PM for a live demonstration, and take in some inspiration for your next get-together with friends. 

YVR Community Stage 

Get in tune with your groovy side and enjoy Calle Verde’s performance at 2PM! The trio have been performing together for 15 years, combining traditional Flamenco with musical fusions from other genres. Grab a dance partner, and get your tango on!

Norma McKnight Show

In the mood for a laugh? Check out ventriloquist-comedian extraordinaire Norma McKnight at the Kids Stage for a fun-filled show of engaging characters.

Check out our Instagram stories @yvrairport where we’ll be bringing you the action! We hope to see you there!

For more details on the Surrey Fusion Festival, including hours and other fun activities, please visit the Surrey Fusion Festival website. To learn more about YVR’s community investment program, please visit

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