Maple Ridge, along with neighbouring Pitt Meadows, celebrates its culture, history, and heritage year-round through a series of colourful festivals and events.
Pick from musical extravaganzas and free theatre performances; catch thrilling air shows and shop at farmers markets.
Caribbean Street Festival
The Caribbean Street Festival (July) is one of the area's most popular annual events, attracting up to 18,000 fans over two days. Held in Memorial Peace Park in downtown Maple Ridge, it features live bands playing reggae, calypso, and salsa music on two stages, plus street vendors, Caribbean food stalls, and rides for kids.
Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Country Fest
Families can check out sheep, goats, pigs, llamas, and more at this weekend agricultural exhibition (July), held at the Albion Fairgrounds just off the Lougheed Highway at 105th Avenue.
There are live musical performers, from tribute bands to worldbeat acts, plus monster trucks, a dog show, amusement park rides, and so on. Best of all, admission to the Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Country Fest is free.