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10 Things To Do in Abbotsford This May

April 30, 2024

With the arrival of May, the shifting weather marks the onset of a lively season. Abbotsford beckons with a wealth of activities, including visits to the farmer’s market, indulging in delectable cuisine, or embarking on self-guided tours. Seize the chance to delve into these thrilling opportunities and relish all that this month has to offer in Abbotsford!

 Visit the Abbotsford Farm & Country Market

The farmer’s market returns to Jubilee Park every Saturday from May 4th to October 29th. The Abbotsford Farm & Country Market stands out as the most enduring farmers’ market, showcasing local vendors and offering fresh, wholesome produce and goods.

Abbotsford Farm & Country Market | Jubilee Park

Enjoy High Tea at Reddy Made Cakes

Reddy Made Cakes presents a delightful High Tea experience! Indulge in a delicious assortment of sweets, savories, scones, and your preferred beverage, be it tea, coffee, hot chocolate, or lemonade. Ensure your spot by making a reservation for High Tea today!

Reddy Made Cakes | 33775 Essendene Ave | Image: @caprikimberlyphoto

Frolic Through the Peonies at Lakeland Flowers

Expected to arrive in May, Lakeland Flowers will introduce freshly cut peonies to kick off their Summer Flower Festival. With a stunning array of over 100 varieties, you can wander through the peony fields and select a five-stem bunch to bring home!

Lakeland Flowers | 3663 Marion Rd

Delight in Mother’s Day Waffles at Cannon Estate Winery

Savor Mother’s Day Waffles at Cannon Estate Winery on Sunday, May 12th. Admission will treat you to waffles accompanied by fresh fruit and cream, a glass of wine (for adult tickets), live musical entertainment by Ryan McAllister, and a bouncy castle for the kids!

Cannon Estate Winery30523 Burgess Ave

Drop-In for a Tour at Trethewey House

Visit Trethewey House for a drop-in tour this May and delve into Abbotsford’s rich history. Featuring artifacts dating back to 1920, you’ll have the opportunity to listen to tales from the house and the surrounding community. Tours are donation-based for small groups and $5 per person for larger groups.

Trethewey House | 2313 Ware St

Go on a Relaxing Walk at the International Friendship Garden

Nestled next to the Clearbrook Library, the International Friendship Garden stands as a hidden treasure in Abbotsford. Featuring inviting patio spaces to relish the scenery, the garden boasts a winding pathway encircling a waterfall and a majestic golden tree for visitors to explore.

32320 George Ferguson Way | Image: @westcoast_landscapes

Treat your Taste Buds at Amici Wine Bar Osteria & Enoteca

Located in Historic Downtown Abbotsford, Amici Wine Bar Osteria & Enoteca is set to open this May! Indulge in the taste of Italian flavours with your friends and family.

Amici Wine Bar | 33724 Essendene Ave | Image: @amici.winebar

Take a Self-Guided Tour of Goat’s Pride Dairy

Make your way to Goat’s Pride Dairy for a self-guided outdoor adventure, where you can visit their goats, salmon stream, or seek out the dairy fairies across their farm. And don’t miss the chance to browse the farm store for locally crafted goat and buffalo cheeses from the Mt. Lehman Cheese Company.

Enjoy Burgers and Brews at Loudmouth Brewing

Stop by Loudmouth Brewing and experience their extensive selection of burgers, barbecue options, and superb beer! It’s the ideal destination for creating unforgettable moments with friends and family.

Loudmouth Brewing Co. | 2582 Mt. Lehman Rd

Check Out Run for Water at Mill Lake Park

Run for Water is a signature event in Abbotsford that aims to raise awareness and funds for people in the developing world who lacks clean water. With a 5K Fun Run and 10K Run, be sure to cheer on runners or even participate at this great event!

Run for Water| Mill Lake Park (Bevan Entrance)

If you’re trying out any of the activities listed above, don’t forget to share your memories with us on Instagram by tagging @tourismabbotsford and using #ExploreAbbotsford!

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