Maple Ridge is quickly developing into a unique city that offers a diverse, wonderful lifestyle. Maple Ridge’s location – nestled between Golden Ears Provincial Park and the Fraser River provides its residents with a plethora of outdoor activities and choices while careful city planning and development give the city a nice selection of amenities and culture. As the city grows, so too are its choices for activities once the sun has gone down. Here is a brief list of some of the nightlife options available in Maple Ridge.
Pubs and Bars
Although there are no nightclubs in Maple Ridge, there are some great bars that offer live music and dancing on the weekends. One of these bars, the Shooters Tap House prides itself on providing its customers with one of the best craft beer selections in the entire city and has live music and a dance floor every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night. If you are looking for a great place to dance to live music while enjoying an evening out, look no further than Shooters Tap House.
The Haney Public House is the venue to watch your favourite sporting event. In addition to providing a great atmosphere for all major sporting events, it also offers an extensive menu to complement its drink and cocktail selection. The Public House is located in the historic Haney Hotel which is often seen as the gateway to downtown Maple Ridge. This incredible bar and grill offers state-of-the art plasma TV’s and a modern, sleek décor to provide all of the comforts of home, so you can sit back and enjoy the game. Check the Haney Public House’s website for a viewing schedule and what the daily and monthly specials are.
The Billy Miner Alehouse and Café is located in historic Haney and is situated in one of the oldest buildings in the city. The Billy Miner Alehouse gets its name from the infamous train robber – Billy Miner. Billy Miner rode the rails located just outside the pub and you can still experience the trains that come and go while enjoying a drink in the Billy Miner Alehouse.
The building itself also has a storied history and once was a bank. It has withstood multiple fires and is still a precious gem of the city of Maple Ridge. The building has undergone a few different restorations and is now recognized as a Heritage building and is protected in the provinces Heritage Act. Make sure to stop by and take in some of the city‘s history, while enjoying a drink with friends.
The Keg in Maple Ridge provides another option for either a wonderful dinner or an enjoyable evening out. With an extensive menu and a unique selection of cocktails, The Keg is a great place for a date or a dinner with family or friends. The Keg provides a laid back atmosphere with friendly staff and great customer service.
Bobby Sox is a fun 1950’s style diner in Maple Ridge that offers a unique dining experience. It is a great place to come and enjoy a milkshake or a late night burger. If you are looking for something out of the ordinary and fun for the whole family, come step back in time and enjoy a 1950’s dining experience at Bobby Sox.
If the bar and restaurant scene is not what you are looking for, Maple Ridge also has a nice selection of movie theatres to choose from. These theatres show the most recent movies as well as Indie films. All of these cinemas have the most up to date sound systems as well as 3D technology. The next time you are in a mood for a movie, make sure to check the Cineplex Odeon Meadowtown Cinemas website for times and movie screenings or some of the smaller theatre websites for their movie selections.
REVS Bowling and Entertainment Centre in Maple Ridge offers a host of fun activities that are sure to please all ages. REVS offers 5 and 10 pin bowling, children’s birthday parties, bowling leagues as well as a sports and lounge area. In the evening, the bowling lanes come alive with cosmic bowling and a laser light show to add that extra touch of fun and pizazz. Come dance and bowl the night away with cosmic bowling and top 40 music and enjoy a fun night out with family and friends at REVS Bowling and Entertainment Centre.
These are just some of the fun activities that are available in Maple Ridge in the evening. With such a wide selection of nighttime activities to choose from, it is no wonder that Maple Ridge is quickly becoming one of the premier destinations in the province to call home. With affordable real estate and a wide choice of housing options, the welcoming city of Maple Ridge has something for everyone.