Things to Do in Abbotsford
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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.
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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.
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.
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!
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!
Distance from Hotel: 5KM
This 20,000 square-foot facility celebrates the arts in the Fraser Valley, and features both local and international works.
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.
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.
Distance from Hotel: 5KM
Bicycling enthusiasts will be delighted by the Discovery Trail, which stretches throughout parks from Abbotsford to Sumas Mountain.
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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Abbotsford Air Show
Fans of aviation will be thrilled with this festival, which has been held every summer for over 50 years.
Gnarly Barley Brew Festival
Sip beers from breweries across the Fraser Valley and listen to great live music at this new festival.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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