Abbotsford Things To Do

There are many Abbotsford Things To Do and we are sure that we have missed several in our list below. However, these are some of the more popular spots to visit here in the City of Abbotsford. From educational venues to outright fun and adventure, Abbotsford has it all. If you think we need to add something to our list, please let us know through our contact us page.

Eco Dairy Farm - Abbotsford Things To DoEcoDairy

– Visit EcoDairy and learn about Robots & Cows working together. Your visit will be fun and an authentic farm experience with the sights, sounds and of course smells of the farm. Meet the cows face to face, push up their feed, and see them interact with one another. See the cow brush and robotic milker in action as well as spend time in our Discovery Zone with our hands on displays designed with our partners from Science World. Stay for a bit and watch the movie in our mini theatre.
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Abbotsford Flea Market
Abbotsford Flea Market - Abbotsford, British ColumbiaThe Abbotsford Flea Market operates 47 Sundays during the year at the Abbotsford Exhibition Grounds. With over 200 tables and 75 Outdoor Sellers every Sunday, you are sure to find that rare item. From Vintage to new to used items, there are all kinds of collectibles available. Check out their website to learn more about their hours of operation. Start the Weekly Treasure Hunt!
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Abbotsford Agrifair (August Long Weekend Each Year)
Abbotsford Agrifair - Abbotsford FairsThe Abbotsford Agrifair has been around since 1911 and even though the fairs have grown and changed each year since that inaugural year, the heritage remains the same. Located at the Abbotsford Fair and Exhibition Grounds, the fair draws crowds from all over Southern BC and Northern Washington State. The Abbotsford Agrifair is a not for profit, registered charitable organization that has a volunteer board of directors. With so much to do, the whole family can be completely entertained.
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Tanglebank Gardens - Abbotsford NurseryTanglebanks Gardens
Tanglebank Gardens is a nursery and also home to Brambles Bistro; a beautiful place to have lunch. They provide quality garden products that inspire people to create beautiful garden landscapes.
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Discovery Trail - Abbotsford Hiking TrailDiscovery Trail – Abbotsford Things To Do
Discovery Trail in Abbotsford spans 62 km and begins at Gardner Park. The path is paved making it wheelchair accessible and you can travel through many local parks along the route. Clearbrook Park and Abbotsford Exhibition Park are both along the route. To learn a little more about Discovery Trail and the route, please visit our Hiking and Biking page by clicking the link below.
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Abbotsford Tradex & Exhibition CentreTradex – Fraser Valley Trade & Exhibition Centre
The Tradex, or otherwise known as the Fraser Valley Trade & Exhibition Centre, plays host to dozens of major events throughout the year. You can find the Tradex in the heart of the Fraser Valley within Abbotsford. It is strategically situated close to the International Abbotsford Airport for out of town guests to conveniently attend. The Tradex is the second largest facility of it’s kind within Greater Vancouver. Visit their website to see upcoming events!
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The Reach Gallery - Art GalleryThe Reach Gallery Museum
The Reach Gallery Museum is located in Central Abbotsford and preserves the rich and diverse cultural heritage of the city. The Gallery plays host to many different artistic displays that promote visual literacy throughout its programming. Art engagement for those of all ages is priority for the Reach Gallery Museum. The museum is maintained by some qualified staff as well as 100+ volunteers. For the most current show and displays, please visit their website.
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Taves Applebarn - Fruit FarmApplebarn at Taves Family Farms
Taves Farm is home to one the most fantastic Apple Orchards in the Fraser Valley, perhaps even on the West Coast! During their open season, which is based on the production of fruit, they are a awesome destination for family fun! The Applebarn has fresh-pressed apple cider and amazing apple based products. The farm is host to hayrides, Corn Quest Maze, U-Pick Apple Orchards, Petting Barn, Pedal Karts, and a season Pumpkin Patch. Be sure to visit Taves Family Farms when you are in the area! (visit website for seasonal hours)
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Albert Dyck Park - Abbotsford ParksAlbert Dyck Park – Abbotsford Things To Do
Formerly known as Molson Lake, this man made lake plays host to wakeboarding, water skiing and families looking to enjoy some sunshine and entertainment. There is a trail that surrounds the lake which is a decent 1.5 km walk that overlooks the lake. Located near the Abbotsford International Airport, this park becomes a prime viewing spot for the Abbotsford Air Show while enjoying the great benefits of the lake!
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Matsqui Recreation CentreMatsqui Recreation Centre
The Matsqui Recreation Centre also known locally as MRC, features a massive swimming pool inclusive of a wave pool. MRC features a 2000 square foot gym that includes a weight room and cardio machines. You may also be interested in the full size ice arena that MRC possesses. Be sure to visit their website to learn more about what this amazing local City of Abbotsford venue has to offer.
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Matsqui Regional Park - Abbotsford ParksMatqui Trail Regional Park
The Matsqui Trail Regional Park runs along the Fraser River right underneath the Abbotsford-Mission bridge. It is not uncommon to see horse riders along the trails as there are many access points along the 10km trail. You will find picnic tables and fire pits (please check fire ban first) along the trail and enjoy beautiful sunsets in the evenings.
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Silverbrook Trout Fishing - Fish FarmSilverbrook U-Catch Trout – Abbotsford Things To Do
The Silverbrook U-Catch Trout (Fish Farm) is a family friendly outing for those looking to do some fun fishing! They supply absolutely everything including the pole, bait, and bucket. On their website, you can find tutorials on how to clean the fish as well as a recipe or two to make your catch taste amazing! Only pay for the fish you catch.
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Abbotsford Sports Hall of FameAbbotsford Sports Hall of Fame
The Abbotsford Sports Hall of Fame recognizes local athletes for their Achievements at national and international levels. In addition to athletes, you can find coaches and builders who have also made an impact in sports that are from Abbotsford. Junior athletes, aged 14 to 24, are recognized on a Wall of Fame at the Abbotsford Sports Hall of Fame.
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International Friendship Garden - Abbotsford BCInternational Friendship Garden – serene garden hidden away, a must see for Abbotsford Things To Do.

 

 

 

 

Abbotsford Fire & Rescue Services – Education and Demonstration Program
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D Woolbridge Ponds & Secret Garden – Truly Abbotsford’s best kept secret. Koi pond, gardens and statues, perfect for weddings.Woolbridge Ponds - Gardens
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Historical Sites – Abbotsford Things To Do

Mill Lake – Was a thriving mill operation that supplied the lumber for most of the homesteads.

Clayburn Village – Established in 1905 was British Columbia’s first company town. The three main buildings are still from the 1900’s; the Church, The School (now a museum), and the Store, as well as many houses.
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Clayburn Village Store and Tea Shop – Carefully restored, supplies old fashioned candy, deli, and is a charming tea house.
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Gur Sikh Temple – Built in 1912, it’s the oldest standing Gurdwara temple in Canada.
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Trethewey House – Built with the finest fir lumber back in 1920s.
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