28 Activities We’re Doing This Summer in Chilliwack

5 July 2024Attractions, Dining, Farm Experiences, General, Outdoor Adventure, Shop, Summer

Summer’s here, and Chilliwack is calling! Whether you’re a local or just visiting, there’s a ton of fun to be had. Here are 28 awesome activities to make your summer epic:

1. Toptracer Lounge  

Experience high-tech golf with Toptracer technology at Cultus Lake Golf Club. Perfect your swing with stunning views and tasty refreshments.

2. Farmer’s Markets Galore  

Hit up the Chilliwack Farmer’s Market for fresh produce, handmade goodies, and delicious eats. Support local and soak in the vibrant community vibes at:

Market at the Coliseum | Tuesdays

The Artisan & Farmer Market | Wednesdays

The Yarrow Farm Market | Fridays

Downtown Chilliwack Community Market | Sundays

3. Boating Bliss  

Get on the water! Whether it’s kayaking, paddleboarding, or speeding around in a boat, Cultus Lake is your playground. Don’t forget your life jacket and make sure you’re confident in your swimming abilities! Carpool to avoid traffic congestion, respect the land & wildlife, and clean up after yourself. We can all do our part in Protecting This Gift.

4. Amusement Park Fun  

Enjoy thrilling rides and attractions at Cultus Lake Adventure Park, one of BC’s best theme parks. Perfect for family fun and adrenaline seekers alike.

5. Bike Adventures  

Chilliwack is a biker’s paradise. Download our trail guides to find paths that suit your skill level and enjoy breathtaking views along the way.

6. Sweet Cold Treat

Cool off with a delicious ice cream cone from Mighty Moose Ice Cream. With a variety of flavours, it’s the perfect treat on a hot summer day.

7. Treasure Hunting  

Discover unique finds, home décor, and handmade treasures at Spruce Collective, in District 1881. It’s a shopper’s dream for those who love discovering one-of-a-kind items.

8. Vinyl Vibes  

Music lovers, don’t miss Chilliwax Records. Dive into a world of vinyl records and find your next favourite tune.

9. Chilliwack Mural Festival

Watch art come to life at the Chilliwack Mural Festival. Talented artists transform walls into colourful masterpieces. Enjoy live music, food, and fun activities from August 15-17, 2024.

10. Camping Dreams

Spend a night under the stars at Sunnyside Campground. With beautiful lakeside views and amenities, it’s a perfect spot for a summer camping trip.

11. Hiking Heaven  

From easy walks to challenging climbs, Chilliwack offers incredible hiking trails. Use our downloadable guides to plan your next outdoor adventure.

12. Sweet Souvenirs  

Stop by Chilliwack River Valley Honey for some tasty honey sticks to take home.

13. Drinks at Hugo’s  

Head to Hugo’s Mexican Kitchen in District 1881 for refreshing drinks and a vibrant atmosphere.

14. Waterpark Fun  

Beat the heat at Cultus Lake Waterpark with thrilling slides, relaxing lazy rivers, and fun for all ages.

15. Outdoor Patio

Unwind with a craft beer at Farmhouse Brewing’s scenic patio. It’s the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the summer vibes.

16. Pedal Boat Fun  

Rent a pedal boat from Main Beach Boat Rentals and enjoy a leisurely day on the lake with family or friends.

17. Downtown Shopping  

Wander through Historic Downtown Chilliwack to discover charming shops, delicious eateries, and rich local history.

18. Chilliwack Pride Festival

Celebrate love and diversity at the Chilliwack Pride Festival with live performances, food vendors, and vibrant community spirit on July 21, 2024.

19. Refuel Post-Adventure

Relax at Land Cafe and Studio with delicious sips, coffee, good eats, and a creative atmosphere.

20. Delectable Donuts  

Treat yourself to a fresh, handmade donut from Harvest Store and Cafe. Yum!

21. District 1881 Discoveries

Discover hidden gems and cozy cafes as you explore the alleyways of District 1881.

22. Picnic Time  

Pack a picnic and head to Thompson Regional Park for a serene and scenic outing.

23. Movies Under the Stars 

Experience outdoor cinema magic at Cultus Lake with their Free Movie Nights! Bring a blanket, some snacks, and enjoy a movie night under the stars – movies will be played July 5, July 19, August 2, and August 16, 2024.

24. Berry Picking Fun  

Spend a day at Klaassen Farms picking fresh blueberries. It’s a fun and delicious way to connect with local agriculture.

25. Pizza Perfection  

Grab a slice at Beethoven’s Pizza. Their creative toppings and cozy atmosphere make it a local favourite.

26. Brunch Delight  

Enjoy a leisurely brunch at The Offy with a variety of delicious options.

27. Chilliwack Flight Fest 

Don’t miss the Chilliwack Flight Fest, a spectacular airshow featuring amazing aerial performances and family-friendly activities from August 17-18, 2024.

28. White Water Adventure  

Get your adrenaline fix with a white-water rafting trip down the Chilliwack River with Chilliwack River Rafting! It’s an exhilarating way to experience the natural beauty of the area.

Have a fantastic summer in Chilliwack! Check out our other blogs for more tips and start planning your adventure today.

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