Things to Do in Abbotsford

Explore the best attractions and upcoming events

Located in the scenic Fraser Valley, not far from the border between BC and the United States, Abbotsford is a vibrant city with stunning natural landmarks, a cultivated arts scene and a firm commitment to the local community. There are countless things to do, see and enjoy here – from gorgeous walking and biking trails to farmers markets and events at Tradex and Abbotsford Centre. Be sure to check out Clayburn Village while you’re in the area as well. 

Need more advice on what to do while you’re here? Just ask! We love our city and we want you to love it too.

Attractions

Hockey game in Abbotsford Centre

Abbotsford Centre

Distance from Hotel: 2KM

Time to rock and roll! See your favourite hockey teams, concerts and more at Abbotsford’s awesome stadium, seating up to 8,500.

Exterior of tradex - trade & exhibition centre

Tradex - Trade & Exhibition Centre

Distance from Hotel: 13KM

Enjoy easy access from our hotel to this facility, the second-largest of its kind in the province. Tradex - Trade & Exhibition Centre - offers 120,000 square feet of unobstructed exhibition space.

Walking path on Mill Lake

Mill Lake

Distance from Hotel: 3KM

Gorgeous scenery, picnic areas and playgrounds are just minutes away. The two-kilometre path around the lake is perfect for a jog or stroll!

Baby cows

Bakerview EcoDairy

Distance from Hotel: 1KM

The first farm of its kind in Canada, Bakerview gives you an inside view of what farming’s all about. Check out the guided tours, animal exhibit, learning centre and nutrifoods market!

art gallery

The Reach

Distance from Hotel: 5KM

This 20,000 square-foot facility celebrates the arts in the Fraser Valley, and features both local and international works.

vegetables at farmer's market

Lepp Farm Market

Distance from Hotel: 6Km

Lepp Farm Market specializes in locally grown, farm-to-table products. This family-run, year-round farm market takes pride in the fact that they grow and produce many of their products.

Sunset over Mission Raceway Park

Mission Raceway Park

Distance from Hotel: 14KM

Mission Raceway Park is one of BC's best motorsports facilities, and features quarter-mile drag racing, motocross racing and more.

Trail through woods

Discovery Trail

Distance from Hotel: 5KM

Bicycling enthusiasts will be delighted by the Discovery Trail, which stretches throughout parks from Abbotsford to Sumas Mountain.

Raw vegetables

Nature's Pickin's Market

Distance from Hotel: 2KM

Located here in Abbotsford, this farmer's market specializes in fresh fruit and vegetables, as well as local meat, dairy, bakery items and groceries.

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Airplanes flying through sky

Abbotsford Air Show

Fans of aviation will be thrilled with this festival, which has been held every summer for over 50 years. 

Draft craft beers

Gnarly Barley Brew Festival

Sip beers from breweries across the Fraser Valley and listen to great live music at this new festival.

Iron Assassins Demo Derby

Iron Assassins is BC’s largest indoor demolition derby.

Monster Energy Tour

The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Monster Energy Tour showcases the best riders from Canada and all over the world as they compete in exhilarating bull-riding action.

Basketball going through net

Fraser Valley Bandits

Check out the Fraser Valley Bandits, a professional basketball team playing in the Canadian Elite Basketball League.

BC Sportsmen's Show

BC Sportsmen's Show is your one-stop destination for hunting, fishing and adventures in the great outdoors.

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The Health & Wellness Show

With over 200 exhibitors, this health and wellness trade show is dedicated to helping people feel their best.

Abbotsford Mayor's Breakfast

At this celebratory event, the Mayor of Abbotsford highlights the milestones and achievements that helped build our community to the vibrant hub that it is today.

Wine bottle on wood table

Step into Wine Country

Join fellow oenophiles for this yearly festival, which is dedicated to celebrating BC's rich wine heritage.

Snowbird RV Show

Interested in learning more about the Recreational Vehicle (RV) lifestyle? Then don't miss this yearly trade show.

Canwest Horticulture Show

Western Canada's foremost horticultural trade show is held at Tradex every October, and features both buyers and sellers.

Woman in gym clothes with arms in air cheering

West Coast Women’s Show

Designed specifically for women, this yearly exhibition traditionally draws over 25,000 visitors and features over 375 exhibitors; topics include finance, fashion, health, career opportunities and much more.

Wooden owl artwork

West Coast Christmas Show and Artisan Market

The West Coast Christmas Show and Artisan Market is the area's premier event for holiday shopping!

Vancouver Motorcycle Show

See all the NEW motorcycles, scooters, ATVs and side-by-sides, all under one roof.  Meet tons of experts, check out the latest gear and apparel, and get all-revved up for your next adventure

Retro blue car

BC Classic & Custom Car

This yearly indoor car show showcases hot rods, muscle cars and 1950’s restorations, as well as one-of-a-kind custom vehicles.

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