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A Guide to the Murals of Downtown Abbotsford

2021-01-18T15:53:23-08:00January 15th, 2021|Arts & Culture|

Historic Downtown Abbotsford is well known for its unique locally owned shops, restaurants and cafes. But wander through the heritage streets and alleyways and you’ll be delighted to find a variety of public art. Grab a coffee or beverage of choice (click here for suggestions!) and spend some time admiring the art, [...]

Shop Local: Unique Abbotsford Gift Ideas

2020-12-11T15:11:11-08:00December 11th, 2020|Seasonal, Shopping|

Although this year will look a little bit different, we are still grateful for all that we have to celebrate. This year, more than ever, it is important to shop locally for your holiday gifts. Finding the perfect gift doesn’t have to mean long drives into the city, braving large crowds at [...]

Locally Sourced Holiday Eats & Treats

2020-12-07T15:12:58-08:00December 7th, 2020|Local Eats, Seasonal, Uncategorized|

After a year unlike any other, many are looking for ways to support their communities, shop locally, and pivot how they are celebrating the holidays. Hopefully you have already considered shopping for gifts at smaller local retailers this year, but have you thought of doing the same for your holiday dinners and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]