Sport & Event
Are you involved with organizing an event in Abbotsford, or thinking of bringing an event here? Take advantage of Tourism Abbotsford’s support program for sport and event organizers in our community.
Tourism Abbotsford’s Sport & Event Hosting program is our guidance and support program for event organizers in our community. We work closely with those looking to bring events to Abbotsford, and support those who have already secured events. Whether it be sporting events or community events, our goal is to ensure event organizers are able to give attendees a quality experience while in our community.
Looking to bid on an event to come to Abbotsford? As destination marketers, we have the tools and resources to help build attractive bid packages and ensure all criteria of the bid is met. We will be there every step of the way from bid development to submission.
Already have an event secured and looking for some guidance and support? We can help plan accommodations, transportation, site visit coordination, and event enhancements such as pre-and-post event experiences. In addition, we offer hosting grants to events looking to secure some additional funding.
Abbotsford Bakerview – Travelodge by Wyndham
Enjoy a comfortable stay at the newly renovated Travelodge by Wyndham Abbotsford Bakerview, a convenient hotel located off Highway 1 and close to the US border. Make the most of your stay with free high-speed WiFi, an indoor heated pool and hot tub, and an on-site restaurant.
This multi use facility offers an NHL sized ice sheet and space for 7,000 spectators. It also has multiple change rooms, club seats, private suites and the ability to host a number of sports events including lacrosse, basketball, crossfit tournaments and more. The Abbotsford Centre is also home of the Abbotsford Canucks of the American Hockey League and farm team to the Vancouver Canucks.
Abbotsford Curling Rink
The dedicated staff and volunteers are committed to providing outstanding experiences through bonspiels and championships. Six sheets and two locker rooms.
Abbotsford Exhibition Park
Abbotsford Exhibition Park is a world class 75-acre park which boasts a wide variety of indoor and outdoor facilities, including ball diamonds, playing fields, boardrooms, show barn, arena, cricket pitch, a track & field stadium and BMX track. Abbotsford Exhibition Park (AEP) hosts many large events including Canada Day, Agrifair, track and field events, ball tournaments and cultural events. The Legacy Building is equipped with a fully functioning kitchen and is a great location for weddings, meetings and other events. The Sports Hall of Fame, Valley Royals, Twisters Gymnastics club and others make their homes on the AEP grounds.
Abbotsford Recreation Centre
The facility provides an international size ice sheet, and has been the host to several major short track speed skating events. In addition to the world-class ice surface, the new adjoining community centre and outdoor grass fields provide world-class dry land training. ARC also has weight training and fitness facilities, 2 full size gymnasiums, multipurpose rooms, and a 25 metre pool.
Abbotsford Super 8
Super accommodation and super service at this 3.5 star motel! Clean well-appointed air-conditioned rooms, with comfy beds, a fridge, microwave, coffee pot and hair-dryer. A great continental breakfast awaits you every morning to help you start your day off right!
Home of 3 soccer fields.
Best Western Plus - Regency Inn & Conference Centre
The award winning Best Western Plus Regency Inn & Conference Centre is one of Abbotsford’s largest full-service hotels. The hotel offers a complimentary hot breakfast buffet, two indoor pools, restaurant, convention space and much more. Close to the Abbotsford International Airport, Tradex and the Abbotsford Regional Hospital & Cancer Centre.
Clarion Hotel & Conference Centre
The newly renovated and rebranded Clarion Hotel & Conference Centre is your number one choice for travelers coming into Abbotsford. Easy access off Highway #1 and complimented by 24, 000 sq ft of meeting space.
Coast Abbotsford Hotels and Suites
The Coast Abbotsford Hotel & Suites is the premier destination for corporate and tourism travelers visiting the Fraser Valley. This hotel features an indoor swimming pool, hot tub and fitness centre. Wired and wireless high-speed internet access in addition to cable TV and local phone calls are complimentary in all rooms.
Home of two ball fields and two soccer fields. Home of the Abbotsford Cardinals Sr and Jr Teams of the BC Premier Baseball League.
Envision Financial Athletic Centre
Located on the campus of the University of the Fraser Valley, this gymnasium is home to the UFV Cascades basketball and volleyball teams. It features a 21,500 sq.ft. gymnasium equipped with 1,500 spectator seats, plus an additional 8,500 sq.ft. gymnasium.
Lá:lem te Baker
Stay in Residence at Lá:lem te Baker, our new student residence is available to the public during the dates of May 15 - August 15. We offer unique 2 bdrm units which have a microwave, mini-fridge, dinette, and private washroom. Internet incl, non-smoking, laundry, plus one communal kitchen and a backyard patio complete with a BBQ. Reasonable rates. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Matsqui Recreation Centre
Matsqui Recreation Centre (MRC) is home to a 25 metre pool with a wave machine, water slide, regulation size ice rink, 5,300 square foot weight room and fitness centre, as well as facility rentals, senior centre and community programming.
MRC Sports Complex
Four FIFA Quality 2-Star synthetic turf fields with outdoor lighting for night play and plenty of room for additional bleachers, tents, food trucks, and more. Suitable for soccer, football, rugby, field hockey, and other field sports.
A NHL sized arena with spectator seating for 1000 people. MSA is home to the PJHL's Abbotsford Pilots and Valley Rebels Lacrosse teams and is available for ice and dryland rentals only. MSA also offers 4 lit outdoor tennis courts and an outdoor lit asphalt basketball court.
Ramada by Wyndham Abbotsford
Ramada by Wyndham Abbotsford provides an exceptional hospitality experience, offering premium perks like free parking, complimentary continental breakfast, free wifi, sauna, fitness centre and heated indoor pool. Also offering complimentary long-term parking when departing from the Abbotsford airport. Must stay one night pre or post flight.
Rotary Stadium and Track (located at Abbotsford Exhibition Park) offers a fenced 400 meter rubberized 8-lane track, a grass in-field, grand-stand seating for 4,000, a public address system, timing tower, a fieldhouse (complete with meeting room), plus six changing rooms, referees room, and first aid room. An additional building houses public washrooms and a concession for food services.
Sandman Hotel Abbotsford
The Sandman Hotel & Suites Abbotsford is a 4 storey, all-suite facility boasting views of the Fraser Valley and local mountains. The hotel features 139 beautifully furnished suites, which include full kitchens, in-suite washer/dryers, and separate bedrooms. Meeting and conference rooms also available.
Sandman Hotel Abbotsford Airport
Located just minutes away from Abbotsford International Airport and ideally situated within walking distance to Highstreet Shopping Centre and Cineplex theatre. 147 beautifully appointed guest rooms, including 56 charming suites. With complimentary parking and wireless high-speed internet as well as a Denny’s onsite and many restaurants nearby.
The Rinks at Summit Centre is a twin rink facility that offers a full range of hockey programs and is the home of Yale Hockey Academy and MEI Hockey Academy. Summit Centre is also home to BOLT Fitness facilities.
The Fraser Valley Trade and Exhibition Centre (TRADEX) is host to numerous trade shows and events throughout the year and also has the facilities to host sports events. Volleyball BC holds a number of tournaments at Tradex each year. Meeting and concession facilities also available onsite.
2004 & 2016 BC Summer Games
2007 to present: National & Provincial Volleyball Championships
2010 Host Community, Russian Figure Skating Team
2012 Canadian Senior Curling Championship
2013 Grand Slam of Curling
2015 World Baton Twirling Championship
2016 National Wakeboard Championship
2017 & 2018 BC Rugby Club Championships
2017 Canada West Short Track Speed Skating Championships
2019 & 2020 Canadian Cross Country Championships
2020 BC Short Track Speed Skating Championships