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Chilliwack Plowing Match in the Fraser Valley in 2024

Greendale Acres in Chilliwack

The Chilliwack Plowing Match is a farm-themed event at Greendale Acres in the Fraser Valley. It features tractor-pulling competitions and other fun activities.

In 2024 the community event happens on April 6th (which is the weekend after Easter this year).


Chilliwack Plowing Match at Greendale Acres

The Chilliwack Plowing Match is an annual tradition at Greendale Acres that began in 1923. The same farm hosts the Chilliwack Corn Maze in the fall. For more than one hundred years, the farm has been celebrating its rich history with a day of farming competitions and family-friendly activities in April.

The event in April usually kicks off with a pancake breakfast. The meal is available by donation with funds supporting Chilliwack Bowls of Hope which is a charity that supports children in need. After the breakfast local farmers bring their own equipment to compete in plowing races and challenges. Parts of the competition involve horses too.

Other activities at the Chilliwack Plowing Match include tractor wagon rides and displays. There’s also a station where guests can learn how to plow and try it themselves. Plus, the event usually features live music as well as farm animals to see and kid-friendly games to play.


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Event Date and Location

2024 marks the 102nd edition of the Chilliwack Plowing Match. It takes place from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm on Saturday, April 6th.

Greendale Acres is located at 41905 Yale Road West. The farm is in Chilliwack, close to the Chilliwack Golf Club and south of the Trans-Canada Highway.


Admission Details

Tickets to the Chilliwack Plowing Match are available online. If they don’t sell out, tickets are also on sale at the farm on the day of the event.

Prices to attend the 2024 event are listed below. Exact details, however, are subject to change.

  • General Admission (ages 3 to 64) – $12
  • Seniors (ages 65 to 74) – $8

Note: If you don’t fall into the above age categories, you don’t need to buy tickets. In other words, little kids under the age of 3 and folks ages 75 and over enter for free.


Chilliwack Plowing Match Video

For an idea of what to expect at the Chilliwack Plowing Match, check out the video below. The footage was recorded at the event in 2023. As you can see, the machinery is interesting and there are also farm animals and other things to see.



Other Information

To learn more about the tractor competitions in the spring, see the Greendale Acres website.

To learn about other things to do in the region, see our articles about Chilliwack and the Fraser Valley.

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