Fall has officially arrived and there are tons of activities happening around the Fraser Valley. Here’s a look at what’s going on in Chilliwack, Langley, Surrey, and Abbotsford this October.
Practice how to drop, cover and hold on during the annual Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills. The ShakeOut has been organized to encourage millions of people to prepare for big earthquakes, learn how to recover quickly and keep safe in the case of an emergency.
Enjoy quality beers, a friendly atmosphere and a full buffet to celebrate Craft Beer month in Harrison Hot Springs. The Festival includes three beer-related events: Cask Night, Beer Festival and Oktoberfest.
Expect vintage and refurbished items, artisans and pop-up shops at this popular fall market.
Take part or sit back and enjoy the Canadian Grands BMX racing event in Chilliwack and help raise money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Browse over 100 vendors at Fort Langley’s biggest event of the year. Pick up fresh cranberries for your Thanksgiving sauce, play the cranberry toss and enjoy free breakfast pancakes at the 20th annual festival.
Watch pumpkin growers from all over B.C. get together to weigh their Gargantuan Gourds at the annual Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off. Check out the Estate Winery and enjoy pumpkin pies, ice cream, waffles, fudge, and milkshakes.
Take a chilling walk around Fort Langley’s National Historic Site and learn stories of the after-life, mysterious burials, lingering spirits and other spooky tales.
Enjoy family activities and market produce along with hot apple cider, pony rides and pumpkin carving stations. All proceeds go towards the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Join the Bear Creek Wildlife Walk and enjoy the park’s natural surroundings and wildlife. Keep an eye out for eagles nests and the annual salmon migration. Pre-registration by phone (604-502-6065) is required.
Dress up in your spookiest costume and learn all about owls, bats, spiders and raccoons at this family-friendly Halloween event.
Discover traditional foods, lively performances and experience an authentic Latin Fiesta at the Surrey Museum.
Get together for the ultimate girls weekend at B.C’s largest shopping and entertainment show. Catch artist Bif Naked and actor Josh Morrow headline the main stage, along with a fashion show, over 400 exhibitor booths and an artisan market.
Celebrate Canada’s first Fresh Beer Festival and taste freshly hopped beer from over 15 B.C. craft breweries. Enjoy food trucks, entertainment, beer tastings and hop farm tours.
Help people in over 60 countries worldwide and support MCC relief work at the annual Festival for World Relief. The event features activities for all ages, along with good food and auctions.
Get the kids into the Halloween spirit at this year’s Trick or Treat event in Historical Downtown Abbotsford. Bring a non-perishable food bank donation to receive an entry in the Gift Basket raffle.