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The BC Bird Trail Takes Flight!

2020-09-23T10:45:38-07:00September 21st, 2020|Outdoor Adventure|

Abbotsford’s abundance of pristine park space has long been attractive to outdoor enthusiasts for activities ranging from mountain biking to fishing. But there’s another user group that call Abbotsford’s outdoors home: rare birds. With its fields, forests, wetlands and mountains Abbotsford has a range of habitats that makes it the perfect place [...]

Picnic Ideas in Abbotsford

2020-08-13T12:29:58-07:00August 11th, 2020|Local Eats|

Get inspired by the bounty of farm fresh food that is available here in Abbotsford, or pick up a meal to go from one of our local restaurants and head to one of the many parks and outdoor spaces to enjoy your meal al fresco. Abbotsford has an abundance of locally grown [...]

Sun & Soil Concert Series

2020-07-16T11:25:14-07:00July 15th, 2020|Arts & Culture|

As we enter the heart of summer we realized things looked a bit different here in Abbotsford, and we couldn't help but miss the usual buzz of events, gathering with friends over local beverages, and enjoying live music from some of our incredibly talented homegrown artists. We wanted to find a way [...]

Handmade & Homegrown Featured Experiences

2020-07-06T14:38:32-07:00July 6th, 2020|Plan Your Trip|

As British Columbia enters Phase 3 of the Restart Plan we are excited to welcome BC residents back to Abbotsford for a summer of exploring through our curated featured experiences program. These signature experiences offer the best that Abbotsford has to offer: wide-open spaces, a connection to nature, and high quality handcrafted [...]

Supporting Abbotsford Creators

2020-04-30T20:19:42-07:00April 30th, 2020|Arts & Culture|

As we round out our first full month of social distancing, many of us have adjusted to the new normal. Happy hours on Zoom, workouts in the living room, and birthday parties in the driveway have started to feel a little less bizarre with each passing day. The ways we consume arts [...]

Kid Approved: 6 Family Friendly Indoor Activities

2020-02-12T14:58:11-08:00February 12th, 2020|Itineraries|

As heavy rain drenches the city, little ones (and big ones!) may start to feel a bit of cabin fever. Fortunately, Abbotsford has no shortage of fun and fascinating things to do indoors for kids and parents alike! And with the Family Day holiday quickly approaching, what better time to check out [...]

Unique Holiday Gift Ideas

2019-12-06T14:48:50-08:00December 4th, 2019|Seasonal, Shopping|

As we enter December you’re likely thinking about the holidays and what to gift those important people in your life. Finding the perfect gift doesn’t have to mean long drives into the city, braving large crowds at the mall, or impersonal items ordered online. In Abbotsford you can find unique gifts that [...]

Holiday Happenings

2019-11-21T10:46:29-08:00November 8th, 2019|Itineraries, Seasonal|

Another exciting holiday season is approaching here in Abbotsford and there is no shortage of ways to celebrate the joyous occasion. Laugh, stroll and play under the twinkle of a million lights at Glow Abbotsford, take in a Holiday Show at Highstreet or shop the local European-style Christmas Markets. We'll see you [...]

Discover Downtown Abbotsford

2020-01-24T14:02:45-08:00November 4th, 2019|Attractions, Itineraries, Shopping|

In one of Abbotsford’s oldest neighborhoods, you’ll find a thriving community of shops, restaurants, cafes and service providers. What was once the bustling city center of Abbotsford, the Historic Downtown area saw a period of decline through the ’90s but has since been revitalized and is enjoying a re-emergence as Abbotsford’s shopping [...]

Explore Abbotsford by Bike

2019-12-19T21:58:44-08:00October 16th, 2019|Outdoor Adventure|

As fall leaves turn bright oranges and red… Let’s Go Biking in Abbotsford! There are many great places to explore for riders of all ages and abilities – along dyke trails, on greenways and down quiet country roads. The Discovery Trail winds through parks from the west side of Abbotsford to Sumas Mountain. It’s [...]