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Community Events

Community Events for Children, Parents, Caregivers and Families

Annual Children's Events
The Abbotsford Early Childhood Committee runs events throughout the year for children up to the age of 6. These events include International Children's Day on November 20th and our annual Preschool Aged Sports Day. Contact us at 604-852-1236 or
earlyyears3@uwfv.bc.ca for more information.

Canada Day Festival
For Information, call 604-859-3134 Bring family and friends and join us at our Annual Parks, Recreation and Culture Canada Day celebration, which takes place on Canada Day (July 1st) at Abbotsford Exhibition Park. Most events take place at Rotary Stadium and on the soccer fields. This is an afternoon of FREE entertainment, hay rides, face painting, children's' activities, display exhibits, a fit walk, and much more fun and games!

Hallowe'en House, October 31st
MSA Museum Society
Trethewey House Heritage Site
2313 Ware Street
Contact 604-853-0313 for more information.

Christmas Open House
MSA Museum Society
Trethewey House Heritage Site
2313 Ware Street
Contact 604-853-0313 for more information.

Christmas Lights Tour, Community Christmas Party, Canada Day Parade
Family Centre
33780 Laurel Street
604-859-7681, Ext 266

Abbotsford International Airshow
For details, contact 604-852-8511

Abbotsford Agrifair
32470 Haida Drive

There are many activities to keep you busy at AGRIFAIR, Abbotsford's second largest annual tourist attraction. This 5 day fair showcases the city's agricultural roots, exciting family entertainment, my MARKETplace, arts and crafts displays, antique and new machinery, animals, a large midway, fireworks and more.

Lower Mainland Dog Fanciers Annual Dog Show
Held at the end of October each year
At Tradex 1190 Cornell Street

Abbotsford Downtown Business Association Community Events
For event information, call 604-850-6547

Abbotsford Berry Festival
Usually held on the 1st Friday and Saturday of July
An old-fashioned street festival for the whole family in Historic Downtown Abbotsford

Abbotsford Farm & Country Market
(Contact Bruce Fatkin 604-996-1542)

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting
November, along Essendene and West Railway - Santa's arrival, roving street entertainers, kids activities, free hot chocolate and cookies

Imagine a community where family recreation is afforable and where nature is a part of every child's life.