Country Celebration

Roving Stilters 

Campbell Valley Regional Park Celebrates the Best of Country Living

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  • For more information contact:
    Festival Information

     
    604-530-4983
     Email


 

Head out to Campbell Valley Regional Park, Township of Langley and experience the charm of an old-fashioned country fair at the 38th annual “Country Celebration” on Saturday, September 17 & Sunday, September 18 from 10 am to 4 pm. Rain or shine. Free parking is available onsite!

This fabulous fall tradition that combines nature, heritage, agriculture and community is back and more fun than ever with a bike powered main stage, circus skills workshops, kite-making, raku pottery workshops, story telling, cow milking demonstrations, live raptors, and so much more! From perogies to burritos to mini donuts to freshly squeezed lemonade, choose from a variety of classic country fair food to fuel your day’s activities. Dogs are allowed to attend, as long as they are on a leash. An ATM machine is available onsite.

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September 17 & 18, 2016 RAIN OR SHINE!

10 am to 4 pm.

Entrance Admission is $3 per adult, $2 child 7-13 and senior 65+, free children 6 and under, and anyone dressed in pioneer costume.

Dogs allowed on a leash.

HOW TO GET THERE

From Highway 1: take the Langley City 200th Street South exit (exit #58) and travel south for approximately 15 km. Turn left onto 8th Avenue. Follow the bend in the road and turn left into the exhibitor parking lot, just past the Lochiel Schoolhouse.

From Highway 99: take the 8th Ave East exit (#2) and continue onto 8th Avenue. Travel for approximately 7.5 km. Follow the bend in the road onto 204th Street and turn left into the exhibitor parking lot, just past the Lochiel Schoolhouse.

 

  • Exhibitors & Vendors

    Interested exhibitors and vendors are encouraged to submit an application form for this year’s event before the July 1, 2016 deadline. All applicants will be contacted after the submission deadline and notified of the selection results. Please review the letter of invitation for more information.

    Who can apply? Community organizations and first-person production businesses with quality offerings such as locally grown food/herbs/flowers (organics are encouraged), handmade crafts, artisan baked goods, and other unique, sustainable products and services. Resellers are not permitted.

     Click here to apply online

    NOTE: This application is not for food concessionaires. If you are a food concessionaire, please see Food Concessionaire section below.

    If you prefer, you may print and mail your application.

     Click here for a blank PDF version of the application

    Waste Reduction Initiative

    Country Celebration is striving to become a Zero Waste event and a leader in waste reduction. We encourage all vendors and exhibitors to help us achieve this goal. Our success is dependant on their cooperation and participation.

    Here are just a few ideas on how exhibitors and vendors can help reduce waste at the event.

    Commonly used material Alternative
    Plastic bagsEncourage visitors to use their Country Celebration re-useable tote bags.
    Promotional and educational literatureHave display copies and encourage visitors to use the internet to access them at home.
    Paper handoutsBe discretionary about the quantity and size of handouts you provide e.g. business cards instead of brochures. Use paper with recycled content.
    Single serve, individually wrapped candiesAvoid excessive packaging. Try interactive low waste incentives to attract audiences such as games or prize draws.
    Children’s craft suppliesRe-use old items rather than new e.g. off-cuts, discards, misprints and over-stock.
  • Food Truck/Food Cart

    Interested concessionaires are encouraged to submit an application form for this year’s event before the July 1, 2016 deadline. Metro Vancouver Regional Parks encourages concessionaires with healthy food and beverage options to apply.

    Click here for the online application

    Click here to download a copy of the application

    Waste Reduction Initiative

    Country Celebration is striving to become a Zero Waste event and a leader in waste reduction. Our success is dependant on concessionaire cooperation and participation. We will support concessionaires in any way feasible, including providing information on composting and recycling, a supplier list for recyclable or biodegradable content products, and on-site recycling and composting containers.

    As part of Metro Vancouver’s Tap Water Campaign, we will again be providing complimentary tap water for drinking. Sale of bottled water will not be allowed.

    Incentives

    This year, Metro Vancouver is offering two incentives to aid the transition of concessionaires toward Zero Waste: On-site recognition with signs acknowledging participation in the Zero Waste program, and a reduction in the commission percentage.

    For more information on how to participate in the Zero Waste program and how to redeem the limited time incentives

    Concessionaire Zero Waste Information

  • Activities

    Stay tuned for a list of our 2016 activities.

  • Entertainment

    A variety of singers, dancers, musicians and roving performers will keep you entertained all day long.

    We are still in the process of booking entertainment for 2016.

  • Volunteering

    Positions include:

    Recycling ambassadors, set up and take down crew, and welcome tent hosts. Lunch will be provided, and your entrance fee will be waived.

    Apply to:

    604-530-4983
    email
    by August 15th

  • Media

    For more information, interviews or high-resolution images:

    604-224-5739
    email

 

 

 

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