Guildford is a town centre of Surrey, and is home to the Guildford Town Centre Mall - the second-largest mall in British Columbia. This mall was built in 1966, and has over 200 stores, services, and restaurants with a gross leasable area of 91,538 m (985,306 sq ft). Its anchors include: The Bay, Sears, Wal-Mart, London Drugs, Old Navy, Off The Wall, SportChek, Jacob Connexion, and American Eagle Outfitters. The mall has received only very minor touch ups since its inception, but a major renovation is being planned so it can compete with other regional shopping centres like Metrotown and Willowbrook Shopping Centre.
Cloverdale is another town centre of Surrey, and is known for the yearly Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair on the Victoria Day long weekend. This event attracts visitors from all over western North America, and it is the second largest rodeo in Canada after the Calgary Stampede. The locatation of the event is the Cloverdale Fairgrounds, which is also home to Fraser Downs - a popular racetrack and casino.
The range and quality of outdoor recreational opportunities available in the region are unparalleled in the world. Within one day you can go golfing in the morning, downhill skiing in the afternoon and sailing in the evening. Outdoor recreational activities within a two-hour drive include:
Bird watching, Boating, Camping, Canoeing, Caving, Deepsea fishing, Fly fishing, Freshwater, fishing, Hang-gliding, Heli-rafting, Heli-skiing, Hiking, Horseback riding, Hot springs, swimming, Mountain biking, Mountain, climbing, Ocean kayaking, Rock climbing, Sailing, Scuba diving, Skiing - on water and snow, Skydiving, Snowboarding, Snowmobiling, Snowshoeing, Whale watching, Whitewater rafting, and Windsurfing.
Surrey has more than 40 shopping centres encompassing over 5.2 million square feet, offering a wide variety of ethnic and local shopping catering to any taste.
Surrey also incorporates more than 5,400 acres of parkland.
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