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A Day in Abby With…@UncleChanEats!

2021-06-08T16:53:29-07:00June 8th, 2021|Local Eats|

Clear eyes, full stomachs, can’t lose: we spent the day eating our way through Abbotsford with local foodie @UncleChanEats and asked him about his hidden gems, what he likes to cook at home, and of course, his recommendations for delicious eats and treats. Have you always been curious about the man [...]

Celebrate Mom in Style this Mother’s Day

2021-05-04T11:46:53-07:00April 30th, 2021|Seasonal|

With Mother’s Day just around the corner you may be looking for ways to spoil the mother figure in your life this year. We know things are (once again) looking a little different than normal so we have rounded up some unique ideas to treat mom to this year. Earn brownie points [...]

Dine Al Fresco on These Abbotsford Patios

2021-04-16T12:05:03-07:00April 13th, 2021|Local Eats|

With indoor dining temporarily suspended in British Columbia we’ve moved our meals outside onto some of the many wonderful patios here in Abbotsford. Luckily, Mother Nature has given us a taste of early Summer! With blue skies and sunshine expected for the next several days now is the perfect time to hit [...]

Kick Off Spring at a Local Garden Centre

2021-03-23T16:28:23-07:00March 23rd, 2021|Farm Fresh|

The days are getting longer, the sun is shining brighter, birds are chirping, and flowers are blossoming. That can only mean one thing: spring has sprung in Abbotsford! As we’re spending time closer to home you may be thinking about sprucing up your yard, or perhaps picking up a new hobby in [...]

Celebrate BC Heritage Week in Abbotsford

2021-02-23T12:18:28-08:00February 17th, 2021|Arts & Culture|

February 15th to 21st, 2021 marks BC Heritage Week. Abbotsford is home to a rich and diverse heritage, with traditions and history being passed down amongst generations and cultures. Explore the history of how Abbotsford was built, the stories of those who built it and how that history shapes our future. Visit [...]

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 [...]