Blossom with the Season: Finding Inspiration in Chilliwack this Spring

16 March 2024Attractions, Farm Experiences, General, Outdoor Adventure, Shop

Spring is just around the corner, and for many, it also means Spring Break—a well-deserved breather from the winter hustle. It’s time to relax and soak up the sun, much like the blooming tulips. Chilliwack offers a plethora of activities to kickstart your spring season in the best way possible!

Need some inspiration? Look no further. Explore these fantastic experiences and celebrate the season of growth to the fullest.

Fresh Air’s Embrace

Greendale Acres

Greendale Acres welcomes you to a springtime extravaganza! From March 29, enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt, followed by the 102nd Chilliwack Plowing Match on April 6. Then, from April 7 to May 6, immerse yourself in the Sweet Spring Flower and Animal Festival. With 50,000 hand-planted bulbs, animal meet-and-greets, and a host of family-friendly attractions, there’s something for everyone at Greendale Acres this spring! Visit their website for more details.

The Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve

Come check out The Family Nature Festival at Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve on March 22nd and March 23rd! Dive into a day packed with kid-friendly activities, including guided tours, art classes with local artists, craft stations, touch tables, and more. This year’s festival offers something for everyone, encouraging families of all ages to connect with nature and their community. Don’t miss out on this free event featuring family-friendly speakers, creative activities, and outreach. For the official schedule of their exciting lineup of activities & events, visit here.

Tap-Ins at the Cultus Lake Golf Club

The Fraser Valley’s sole full-putting greens course is set to open its doors for the season on Friday, March 15th! Spanning 4 acres, this distinctive experience features natural bent grass-putting greens, providing a delightful adventure suitable for individuals of all ages and skill levels. To plan your visit, check out their website.

Picture Frame-Worthy

Image courtesy of Botanica Flower Festival
Botanica Flower Festival

Experience the vibrant rebirth of spring at the Botanica Tulip Festival. Curated by the Pauls Family, this magical celebration invites you to wander through fields of blooming tulips, surrounded by the enchanting landscapes of the Fraser Valley. Embrace nature’s colourful masterpiece and indulge in the festival’s surprises. Stay tuned on Instagram for ticket announcements and exciting updates for the 2024 Botanica Chilliwack Tulip Festival!

Image courtesy of INSTAMUSE Photo Studio
INSTAMUSE Photo Studio

Discover InstaMuse in District 1881 – your selfie haven! This Instant Photo Studio offers retro-style prints and magnets. After shopping and grabbing coffee with your BFF, stumble upon their studio and dive into a spontaneous instant photo session with props galore. Choose from filmstrips and retro prints, plus magnets for your fridge. Select your favourites and capture memories on the spot. With St. Patrick’s and Easter props available this month, there’s always something new to discover. Visit their page and let the memories begin!

Self-Guide Chilliwack Art Trail

From roundabout sculptures to a wide array of murals, there are artistic delights for everyone all throughout the beautiful landscape of Chilliwack. Download the guide to start planning your route here!

Hands-On Fun

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Image courtesy of Chilliwack Cultural Centre
Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Unleash your kids’ creativity this Spring Break with the Chilliwack Cultural Centre’s Spring Break Art Camps! These art classes offer a fabulous selection of activities that are designed to excite and inspire your child’s imagination. With a flexible class schedule that fits anyone’s busy life, this is a terrifically fun and wildly diverse opportunity for your child to explore their creative side. So, let your kids Imagine, Explore, and Create this Spring Break! See here for details.

Project Climbing Chilliwack

Are you ready to take on new challenges and explore the world around you? Visit Project Climbing Chilliwack and let their professional climbing staff guide you through an introductory course that will teach you basic climbing techniques, safety protocols, and the intricacies of climbing and grading systems. With the added bonus of a free week of bouldering, this experience is not only a chance to try something new but also a chance to push yourself and discover your potential. Check out their website for more information and embark on an exciting new adventure today!

Circle Farm Tour

Experience the charming countryside by taking a tour of Chilliwack Circle Farm! You’ll learn about the fascinating ways bees communicate, discover old-world traditions while visiting an organic grain farm, and study unique and captivating plants. And don’t forget to indulge in some shopping for handmade soaps, one-of-a-kind pottery pieces, farm-fresh produce, goat cheese, organic beef, kosher honey, grains, and fresh stone-ground flours. To learn more, download our guide here!

Feeling inspired? Don’t hesitate—get out there and share your spring adventures with us using the hashtag #ShareChilliwack on social media! Stay updated with all the fun happenings in Chilliwack by visiting our Events calendar here. See ya out there!

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