Known as the Fraser Valley
's "City in the Country," Abbotsford is located on Highway 1 (The Transcanada Highway)
, 16 miles east of Langley
. Also known as the Raspberry Capital of Canada, it is one of the fastest growing communities in the valley. An urban centre, Abbotsford is surrounded by snowy peaks, parks, lush produce and dairy farms, berry crops and bright yellow tulip fields. Visitors can pick berries, sample raspberry pie at the annual Abbotsford Berry Festival, or tour a dairy or goat farm. The area also boasts spectacular hiking trails along rivers, ravines, a rainforest and mountain lake. You can fish for trout or salmon, and tour the Fraser Valley Trout Hatchery. The renowned Abbotsford Air Show is held here, preceded by "Flight Begins" Airshow Week.
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Motels Hotels & Resorts Buck's Trophy Lodge |
Abbotsford British Columbia V3G 2J3
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10/22 Coming to The Abbotsford area
Seattle Japanese Cultural Festival Seattle WA April26-28 The festival features Japanese exhibits, performances, and demonstrations. Held at the Seattle Center in the Fisher Pavilion. The annual festival began in 1976 with a gift of 1,000 cherry trees to the city of Seattle from the Japanese government to celebrate the U.S. Bicentennial.
Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest Leavenworth WA May16-19 Learn about the wide variety of migratory birds that come here for a brief, but important part of their year: the breeding season. Hear the songs sung only during the breeding season.
Northwest Folklife Festival Seattle WA May24-27 Music and dance performances, visual arts, folklore exhibits, hands-on children's activities, workshops, crafts, food, demonstrations, and more!
Berry Dairy Days Burlington WA June13-16 Fresh local strawberry shortcake, spectacular fireworks show, fabulous parades, Kiwanis Salmon BBQ, entertainment stage with live music, nostalgic Berry Cool Car Show.
Bellevue Strawberry Festival Bellevue WA June22-23 Entertainment, an auto show, vendors, food, and family fun are all highly visible parts of the festivities.
Chief Seattle Days Suquamish WA August16-19 The Coastal Jam, a Pow Wow with competition dancing and drumming, a parade, Fun Runs, craft and food vendor booths, and the Chief Seatle Days Youth Royalty Pageant.