Fraser River Valley
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    Abbotsford, British Columbia Attractions in the Fraser River Valley

    Nestled in the shadow of majestic Mt. Baker, in the heart of the Fraser Valley, you will find Abbotsford. Affectionately known as the ‘City in the Country’, Abbotsford introduces you to an eclectic blend of modern urban style and friendly country living. Thanks to our comfortable west coast climate, Abbotsford and the Mighty Fraser Country offer an array of travel experiences; we have something for everyone! From snow skiing to white water rafting, to championship golf, to local and area attractions, Abbotsford is the perfect home for your next British Columbia vacation.

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    Abbotsford Events Calendar
    Click here for community events: Current and Upcoming events

    Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre
    Abbotsford Centre is a multi-purpose entertainment venue also hosts a myriad of events including concerts, rodeos, circuses, ice skating and family shows. In addition, the 8,500 seat venue accommodates other sporting events such as basketball, volleyball, wrestling and gymnastics.

    Golf enthusiasts will be pleased to learn that Abbotsford offers several year round facilities including the most challenging Ledgeview Golf & Country Club, the mid-length 18 holes at Fraser Glen, and the 9 hole executive course at Valley Golf Centre. If your short game needs a little practice, you can sharpen up your putting game at Tap-Ins Putting Course.

    Outdoor Adventures
    From world class fishing to horseback riding to hiking to sky diving to running to walking, there is no shortage of outdoor activities to keep you busy during your stay near Abbotsford. For a view of the beautiful Fraser Valley from above, enjoy a scenic flight including local mountains for sightseeing, water features, and you can even stop on mountain peaks. For more activity information: Outdoor Adventures.

    Health & Beauty Spas
    Pamper yourself with a visit to one of several nearby Abbotsford spas including the upscale Wild Orange Spa or European Day Spa.

    Abbotsford’s growing city provides a unique variety of restaurants and delightful shops for you to explore. Additional attractions such as Amusement Parks, Historic & Heritage Sites, Farm Tours, Wineries & Vineyards, provide something to see and do for everyone. Visit: Abbotsford Attractions.

    Circle Farm Tour
    Tour a variety of specialty farm-gate vendors, open air markets, charming eateries, heritage sites, fairs, and other special events. The Circle Farm Tour is a self guided tour: you travel in your own car, at your own pace, while using a special brochure & road map to help you on your way.

    Arts, Culture & Heritage
    Leave the tux in the closet and don’t bother packing your tiara! Rediscover your passion for the arts in a friendly and relaxing atmosphere. The ‘City in the Country’ is bursting with talent and we invite you to immerse yourself in this welcoming community that provides an abundant mix of tradition and creative innovation. Click here for more information: Tourism Abbotsford’s Arts, Culture & Heritage

    Explore British Columbia
    Experience BC’s breathtaking scenery, exciting cities and resorts including VancouverVictoriaWhistler, and the Okanagan Valley, and do it your way. Travelling from Abbotsford to your destination is easy, whether you travel by carbusferrycommuter raillight rapid transittrain or air. Try activities, from skiing, golf, fishing, whale watching to wine tasting and dining. Learn more about things to do in BC, including sightseeing trips, adventure tours, attractions, driving routes, maps and great escapes.

    Places of Worship
    Click here for a list of Abbotsford churches.