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Best Places in the Fraser Valley

Harrison Countryside

The Fraser Valley is the region in southwest BC outside Metro Vancouver stretching from Mission and Abbotsford up to Hope.

It includes communities such as Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Cultus Lake, Harrison Hot Springs, Fort Langley, Langley and Mission.

The Fraser Valley

The following are highlights of events and places of interest in the Fraser Valley region:

Abbotsford Agrifair 2018

Fraser Valley Events

  • Abbotsford Agrifair – an agricultural fair that includes a midway, amusement rides and lots of animals at Exhibition Park at 32470 Haida Drive in Abbotsford in early August.
  • Abbotsford Airshow – one of Canada’s largest airshows in August.
  • Abbotsford Farm & Country Market – a weekly farmers market that takes place on Saturday’s most years from around 9 am until 1 pm between late April or early May and the middle of December.
  • Abbotsford Tulip Festival – 10 acres of tulip fields open to the public at 36737 North Parallel Road in Abbotsford in April.
  • Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival a small community fair in Agassiz with a midway, live music and agricultural activities in mid-September.
  • Country Celebration a community fair with animals and family-friendly activities at Langley’s Campbell River Regional Park in September.
  • Fort Langley Village Farmers Market – a weekly summer market on Saturdays in Fort Langley.
  • Glow Christmas – the largest indoor Christmas attraction in BC takes place at the Milner Village Garden Centre in Langley from late November until the end of December.
  • Sasquatch Days – First Nations’ canoe races and cultural activities at Harrison Hot Springs in June.
  • Tulips of the Valley – a large tulip festival in Chilliwack each year in or around April.
  • Twilight Drive-In – the Lower Mainland’s only drive-in theatre, located at the corner of 260th Street and the Fraser Highway in Langley.
Chilliwack Farmland
Fraser Valley Farmland in Chilliwack

Fraser Valley Places

Sasquatch Days at Harrison Lake Beach
Harrison Lake during Sasquatch Days
  • Harrison Water Park – a giant inflatable playground on Harrison Lake in the summer.
  • Kilby Historic Site – a museum and historic site depicting area life in the 1920s.
  • Maan Farms – a farm market stand with petty zoo and other activities for children in Abbotsford.
  • Rolley Lake Provincial Park – a popular park and campground in Mission.
  • Sasquatch Mountain Resort – a ski hill in the Hemlock Valley just west of Harrison Lake.
  • Stave Falls – a BC Hydro powerhouse and educational centre in Mission.
  • Toy Traders & Collectibles – located at #150 19880 Langley Bypass, at 17,000 square feet it’s Canada’s largest collectibles and independent toy store.
  • Wineries and Wine Tours – many of the Lower Mainland’s best vineyards and wineries are located in the Fraser Valley, and especially in Langley.
Sasquatch Forest and Mountain View
The view from Sasquatch Mountain Resort

Other Information

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