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Cupid’s Compass – Chilliwack’s 2024 Valentine’s Day Guide
Cupid’s Compass – Chilliwack’s 2024 Valentine’s Day Guide
February 6, 2024

Your Valentine is one of a kind, just like you, and as Valentine’s Day approaches, you aim to create the…

Meet the Preserver: Eddie Gardner
Meet the Preserver: Eddie Gardner
December 20, 2023

As the salmon go, so do we. That is how critical, how magical, how magnificent our salmon are. Each autumn…

Salmon in the Spotlight – Fishing With Rod’s Guide to Spawning Season
Salmon in the Spotlight – Fishing With Rod’s Guide to Spawning Season
December 18, 2023

We had the opportunity to learn more about the marvel of salmon spawning with Fishing With Rod, a seasoned expert…

Winter Sips Worth Toasting
Winter Sips Worth Toasting
December 14, 2023

Hip, hip, hooray – Tourism Chilliwack is thrilled to bring some festive sip inspo your way. We’ve done the legwork…

’Tis the Season for Local Love – Chilliwack’s 2023 Holiday Gift Guide
’Tis the Season for Local Love – Chilliwack’s 2023 Holiday Gift Guide
December 8, 2023

Tackling holiday gift shopping can be a challenge, but not for us – we’ve got it all figured out. We…

Behind the Freezer Door – Chatting with the Visionaries of Banter Ice Cream
Behind the Freezer Door – Chatting with the Visionaries of Banter Ice Cream
November 30, 2023

Meet Laura, the proud owner of Banter Ice Cream. Alongside her husband, Zach, they’ve crafted a space dedicated to relishing…

Chilliwack Cheer – Holiday Events in Our City
Chilliwack Cheer – Holiday Events in Our City
November 22, 2023

‘Tis the season for glad tidings, and the city is bustling with Christmas joy! Here in Chilliwack, we treasure the…

Meet the Restorer: Steve Clegg
Meet the Restorer: Steve Clegg
June 5, 2023

Have you ever spent time near Chilliwack’s lakes and rivers and admired how beautiful it is at the surface? The…

How to Spend the Perfect Afternoon in Chilliwack
How to Spend the Perfect Afternoon in Chilliwack
May 30, 2023

Picture this: you’ve got a free afternoon and are not sure what you should do. If you’re looking for the…

Check Out This Charming European Bistro in the Heart of District 1881
Check Out This Charming European Bistro in the Heart of District 1881
May 18, 2023

In the heart of District 1881, a little slice of Europe hides behind the doors of The Offy.  With a…

Meet The Curator: Arlene Ladd
Meet The Curator: Arlene Ladd
April 25, 2023

Have you ever wandered through the stunning natural beauty of Chilliwack’s vast trail network and thought to yourself, ‘Who maintains…

How to Spend 24 Hours in Chilliwack this Spring
How to Spend 24 Hours in Chilliwack this Spring
April 20, 2023

Spring is in the air, and Chilliwack is slowly waking up to a new season of renewal. From blooming floral…

Spring into Fun: 12 Activities to Make the Most of Your Spring Break in Chilliwack, BC
Spring into Fun: 12 Activities to Make the Most of Your Spring Break in Chilliwack, BC
March 15, 2023

March is here, and while the signs of Spring are slowly unveiling, it’s time to get the family together and…

10 Tips for Safe Winter Hiking in Chilliwack BC + Resources
10 Tips for Safe Winter Hiking in Chilliwack BC + Resources
February 21, 2023

Winter hiking in Chilliwack offers stunning snow-covered views, however, it also requires more planning than a regular hiking excursion because…

Meet The Protectors
Meet The Protectors
January 19, 2023

From the depths of pristine waters to trails of mossy forests, there is hope bestowed for this gift we have…

Chilliwack in 2022: A Year in Photos
Chilliwack in 2022: A Year in Photos
December 21, 2022

What a year 2022 has been! Check out how Chilliwack enjoyed the year. From new hikes to city-venturing, 2022 was…

How to Spend 48 Hours in Chilliwack During the Holidays
How to Spend 48 Hours in Chilliwack During the Holidays
December 16, 2022

Whether you’re looking for a romantic holiday getaway with your significant other, a fun girls’ trip, or simply just to…

The Zest of Zimbabwe in Downtown Chilliwack, BC
The Zest of Zimbabwe in Downtown Chilliwack, BC
November 29, 2022

Located in the heart of Downtown Chilliwack, Batiqua offers handmade, fairtrade, home, and lifestyle gifts sourced locally and around the…

The 2022 Chilliwack Christmas Gift Guide
The 2022 Chilliwack Christmas Gift Guide
November 16, 2022

The days are getting shorter, and the air is crisp, which only means it’s time to start planning for the…

The Ultimate Fall Bucket List Activity: Greendale Acres in Chilliwack, BC
The Ultimate Fall Bucket List Activity: Greendale Acres in Chilliwack, BC
October 6, 2022

Gratitude. One of the first feelings you have when you step onto the farm, is a feeling of warmth, and…

4 Iconic Chilliwack Views You Don’t Want to Miss
4 Iconic Chilliwack Views You Don’t Want to Miss
September 23, 2022

Chilliwack has some of the most scenic views around. Whether you’re looking for stunning valley views, the best place to…

Parking Responsibly: Set a Good Example For Others
Parking Responsibly: Set a Good Example For Others
August 30, 2022

While visiting this gift we call our home, it’s crucial to respect the rules of the road – signage and…

7 Ice Cream Flavours You Don’t Want to Miss Out On This Summer in Chilliwack, BC
7 Ice Cream Flavours You Don’t Want to Miss Out On This Summer in Chilliwack, BC
August 26, 2022

A summer adventure isn’t complete without ice cream, at least that’s what we think! Luckily, Chilliwack is full of Ice…

Your Guide To A Day in Chilliwack Featuring the Sunflower Festival
Your Guide To A Day in Chilliwack Featuring the Sunflower Festival
August 15, 2022

Running through acres of floral beauty is definitely worth the trip! Nothing beats the mountain vista backdrop, and thousands of…

Volunteer Opportunities in Chilliwack, BC
Volunteer Opportunities in Chilliwack, BC
August 3, 2022

Chilliwack is known for being a community full of events and activities year-round! Have you ever thought about joining in…

Do Your Part – Protecting This Gift
Do Your Part – Protecting This Gift
July 22, 2022

Together we understand that this environmental endowment is a gift. At every point of contact, we leave a lasting impression…

7 Must-Try Summer Cocktails in Chilliwack, BC
7 Must-Try Summer Cocktails in Chilliwack, BC
July 22, 2022

When it comes to fun and tasty cocktails, Chilliwack’s got you covered! Beat the heat this summer with some of…

Summer Favourites: Salty Snack Edition
Summer Favourites: Salty Snack Edition
July 8, 2022

Summer is officially here, and we know exploring Chilliwack can be hungry work. When it comes to salty snacks we’ve…

Your New Favourite Cidery in Chilliwack, BC
Your New Favourite Cidery in Chilliwack, BC
June 24, 2022

*Spoiler Alert!  We may or may not have included details for a giveaway, keep reading to learn more! Located in…

Protecting This Gift
Protecting This Gift
May 8, 2022

Like the echoes of an ancient drumbeat growing louder with time, there’s a gentle shift dawning on the horizon; a…

Perk Up Your River Walk With This Adorable Coffee Truck
Perk Up Your River Walk With This Adorable Coffee Truck
April 28, 2022

Tucked perfectly near the Vedder River, the Amble Coffee Truck was created to provide an opportunity for its customers to…

Hop Into Easter Long Weekend
Hop Into Easter Long Weekend
April 11, 2022

The cherry blossoms have bloomed, tulips have sprouted and Spring is officially here, which means one of our favourite holidays…

The Chilliwack Tulip Festival Returns!
The Chilliwack Tulip Festival Returns!
April 5, 2022

Springtime has filled the air. Blossoms are blooming, birds are chirping, and flowers have started to sprout which means, the…

Gear Up For Your Next Adventure: Outdoor Shops in Chilliwack
Gear Up For Your Next Adventure: Outdoor Shops in Chilliwack
March 25, 2022

The outdoors are calling, and adventure is right at your fingertips. Prepare yourself for the upcoming season by visiting Chilliwack’s…

Top 10 Spring Break Activities in Chilliwack
Top 10 Spring Break Activities in Chilliwack
March 14, 2022

Spring is in the air, and the countdown to Spring Break is on! Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly adventure,…

You’ve Got A Match! The Ultimate Valentine’s Guide For Chilliwack
You’ve Got A Match! The Ultimate Valentine’s Guide For Chilliwack
February 7, 2022

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we know it isn’t always easy to decide where to go or what…

SPREADING LOCAL LOVE THIS HOLIDAY
SPREADING LOCAL LOVE THIS HOLIDAY
December 13, 2021

Credits: @corissafir on Instagram There’s no better way to get in the holiday spirit than by supporting your local businesses!…

Ch’illiwack Community Storm Response
Ch’illiwack Community Storm Response
November 18, 2021

Severe rainfall has caused significant flooding in the Fraser Valley, affecting many communities, and both residents and visitors. Chilliwack is…

Your Rainy Day Guide to Chilliwack
Your Rainy Day Guide to Chilliwack
November 2, 2021

Living in the valley, we’re used to a rainy day or two! Whether you’re looking to grab a tasty brew…

EXPERIENCE FAMILY FUN THIS FALL IN CHILLIWACK
EXPERIENCE FAMILY FUN THIS FALL IN CHILLIWACK
October 8, 2021

The leaves are changing colour, the air is cooler, and school is back in session; all signs that Fall is…

MEET THE MAKER | IMAGINATION CORPORATION
MEET THE MAKER | IMAGINATION CORPORATION
August 26, 2021

Just off Yarrow Central Road sits a real-life fairy tale! You may have noticed the castle-like buildings, the ship emerging from…

Sí:yá:ya Yóyes | FRIENDS WORKING TOGETHER
Sí:yá:ya Yóyes | FRIENDS WORKING TOGETHER
August 25, 2021

Síyá:ya Yóyes Friends Working (Together) Plan is tailored to guide Tourism Ch’illiwack in providing tangible contributions to the reconciliation process…

PROTECTING THIS GIFT – LEAVE NO TRACE
PROTECTING THIS GIFT – LEAVE NO TRACE
August 3, 2021

Leave No Trace Canada is an organization dedicated to promoting responsible outdoor recreation. Building awareness, appreciation and respect for the…

PROTECTING THIS GIFT – WILDLIFE SAFETY
PROTECTING THIS GIFT – WILDLIFE SAFETY
July 20, 2021

Credits: @melissa_ila on Instagram Chilliwack’s beauty is enjoyed by locals and visitors year-round. A main attraction is Chilliwack’s bustling wildlife…

PROTECTING THIS GIFT – WILDFIRE PREVENTION
PROTECTING THIS GIFT – WILDFIRE PREVENTION
July 9, 2021

Risks of wildfires are growing daily throughout British Columbia and many wildfires can be prevented by you when you are…

GOLFING IN CHILLIWACK
GOLFING IN CHILLIWACK
June 9, 2021

Whether you’re an experienced golfer or a first-timer, Chilliwack is home to a number of phenomenal courses, ranging from kid-friendly…

INDIGENOUS PLACE NAMES IN CHILLIWACK
INDIGENOUS PLACE NAMES IN CHILLIWACK
May 9, 2021

Welcome to Ts’elxwéyeqw (Ch-ihl-kway-uhk). The traditional language of Stó:lō (STALL-oh) in the Central and Upper Fraser Valley is Halq’eméylem. The…

BIKING IN CHILLIWACK
BIKING IN CHILLIWACK
April 25, 2021

Whether you cycle for leisure, for exercise, to commute, or are an avid mountain biker wanting to test your technical…

BLOOMING INTO SPRING
BLOOMING INTO SPRING
April 9, 2021

The surest sign that spring is back is the sight of the first flowers blooming: Snow Drops and Crocuses bring…

HOPPING INTO EASTER
HOPPING INTO EASTER
March 28, 2021

Credits: @_culture_co & @brightside_eggs on Instagram It is the beginning of the Spring season and one of our favourite holidays is just…

SELF LOVE IN THIS SEASON
SELF LOVE IN THIS SEASON
February 25, 2021

We are all looking forward to the longer days of Spring and Summer, however there are great benefits that come…

PROTECTING THIS GIFT – UNDERSTANDING YOUR ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
PROTECTING THIS GIFT – UNDERSTANDING YOUR ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
February 1, 2021

Nature has an innate ability to soothe body, mind and spirit; and offers countless health benefits. We seek the solace…

EXPERIENCE WINTER IN CHILLIWACK
EXPERIENCE WINTER IN CHILLIWACK
January 14, 2021

Winter is a special season in Chilliwack. The towering mountain peaks that surround the city are majestically covered in crisp…

COTTONWOOD MALL MERCH SHOP
COTTONWOOD MALL MERCH SHOP
December 4, 2020

Show off your love of our amazing community with some trendy Chilliwack branded merchandise. Treat yourself or put a smile…

SHOP LOCAL FOR THE HOLIDAYS
SHOP LOCAL FOR THE HOLIDAYS
November 17, 2020

Although it may be a bit of a cliché, it truly is better to give than to receive. Nothing is…

EXPERIENCE FALL IN CHILLIWACK
EXPERIENCE FALL IN CHILLIWACK
October 14, 2020

The leaves are changing colour, the air is cooler, and school is back in session; all signs that Fall is here! Pick out pumpkins with the family, connect with nature and experience the Fall Salmon run, or linger over a comforting meal. Explore the attractions of Fall in Chilliwack with our list of some favourites!

MEET THE MAKER | CARRIELYNN VICTOR
MEET THE MAKER | CARRIELYNN VICTOR
August 13, 2020

Ever pass by a beautiful mural and think, “I wonder who painted that?” Well, we’re about to tell you about an amazing artist who’s responsible for creating breathtaking murals right here in Chilliwack. Meet Carrielynn-Victor: Maker of Murals, an all around beautiful human being.

GOLF & PUTTING COURSES TO CHECK OUT
GOLF & PUTTING COURSES TO CHECK OUT
June 30, 2020

Chilliwack’s lush landscape surrounded by mountain ranges is the perfect place to experience golf in the Lower Mainland. Our courses range from kid friendly mini golf to expert fairways.

TOP 5 FAMILY FRIENDLY ACTIVITIES
TOP 5 FAMILY FRIENDLY ACTIVITIES
June 30, 2020

Summer is here and we can’t wait for you to visit! Whether you have a young family, or have teenagers, we’ve put together a list of our top 5 family friendly activities for you and your family to explore and enjoy.

TOP 5 SHOPS FOR SHOPPING
TOP 5 SHOPS FOR SHOPPING
June 30, 2020

Chilliwack is home to unique shops, with a selection of vintage apparel and outdoor supplies to books, gifts, soaps and lotions! We’re sure you’ll find something you love, or at the very least be charmed by the shops and their passionate owners.

TOP 5 APRÈS RESTAURANTS AND BREWERIES
TOP 5 APRÈS RESTAURANTS AND BREWERIES
June 30, 2020

After a day spent exploring, hiking, swimming, biking and everything in between we know you’re hungry! Here’s a list of our top 5 après adventure, restaurants and breweries for you to indulge in and relax after a long day of adventure.

CAFES FOR YOUR PRE-ADVENTURE FUEL UP IN CHILLIWACK, BC
CAFES FOR YOUR PRE-ADVENTURE FUEL UP IN CHILLIWACK, BC
June 26, 2020

Nothing beats a pre-adventure fuel up before you hit the mountains or the beach for the day! Here’s a list of our top 5 cafes in Chilliwack.

MEET THE MAKER | THREE CORNERS ARTISAN
MEET THE MAKER | THREE CORNERS ARTISAN
February 13, 2020

Pottery is one of the oldest industries known to humankind. As soon as humans discovered that they could form objects out of clay, a creative,…

LET IT SNOW – WINTER ADVENTURES AT YOUR FINGERTIPS
LET IT SNOW – WINTER ADVENTURES AT YOUR FINGERTIPS
January 14, 2020

Chilliwack in the winter is truly a captivating sight, with beautiful visual contrasts: the vibrant expanse of rich green farmland…

HOLIDAY PARTY ESSENTIALS
HOLIDAY PARTY ESSENTIALS
December 12, 2019

The holiday season is here! Over the holidays we’re given many reasons to plan a party – whether it be…

8 PLACES TO SEE THE STARS IN CHILLIWACK
8 PLACES TO SEE THE STARS IN CHILLIWACK
December 10, 2019

Cover photo credit: crawdad41  on Instagram Light pollution from the city masks the brightness of the stars. Take an adventure…

TOP 5 INSTAGRAM-WORTHY LOCATIONS IN CHILLIWACK
TOP 5 INSTAGRAM-WORTHY LOCATIONS IN CHILLIWACK
December 10, 2019

Cover photo credit: jordan.hamelin on Instagram Chilliwack has some of the most breathtaking scenery that can be found in the valley….

WHERE TO FIND YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE IN CHILLIWACK
WHERE TO FIND YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE IN CHILLIWACK
November 17, 2019

Credits: claudia_wyler on Instagram The holiday season is near, which means it’s just about time to pick out a Christmas tree!…

FISHING IN CHILLIWACK
FISHING IN CHILLIWACK
November 14, 2019

Chilliwack’s super, natural rivers and lakes never disappoint and are the perfect place to take a moment to enjoy the…

PUMPKINS, SALMON AND CHANGING LEAVES – IT’S FALL
PUMPKINS, SALMON AND CHANGING LEAVES – IT’S FALL
September 20, 2019

Cover Photo Credits: anna_m_hurley on Instagram Do you feel that cool, crisp air? The leaves are changing colour, school is back…

MEET THE MAKER | MOORE BLOOMS DAHLIA FARM
MEET THE MAKER | MOORE BLOOMS DAHLIA FARM
July 25, 2019

Flowers are truly, and wonderfully beautiful. But, not just in the traditional way that we might think. Their beauty runs…

HIKING IN CHILLIWACK
HIKING IN CHILLIWACK
June 25, 2019

Cover photo credits: _trevor_ridder_ on Instagram The magnetic field is changing and it’s pointing east! With summer just around the corner,…

MEET THE MAKER | THE LOCAL HARVEST MARKET
MEET THE MAKER | THE LOCAL HARVEST MARKET
June 5, 2019

The way that food is grown and consumed has come to the forefront over the past few years. As consumers,…

MEET THE MAKER | BENT RODS GUIDING & FISHING CO.
MEET THE MAKER | BENT RODS GUIDING & FISHING CO.
May 2, 2019

To many, fishing is a form of art and therapy, something that disconnects them from the hustle and bustle of…

CHILLIWACK SPRING EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES
CHILLIWACK SPRING EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES
April 12, 2019

COVER PHOTO CREDITS: sharaleeprang on Instagram Scenery is bursting into life in Chilliwack, leap into Spring with us. We’ve created…

MEET THE MAKER | RUSTIC SOAP CO.
MEET THE MAKER | RUSTIC SOAP CO.
March 28, 2019

We think it’s safe to say that moms will go to great lengths for the health and well-being of their…

MEET THE MAKER | TRACTORGREASE CAFE
MEET THE MAKER | TRACTORGREASE CAFE
February 21, 2019

Did we just find the coolest place in the Fraser Valley for live music? I think we did. We recently…

HOW TO BUILD YOUR OWN CHARCUTERIE BOARD
HOW TO BUILD YOUR OWN CHARCUTERIE BOARD
February 11, 2019

A beautifully presented charcuterie board can be a key ingredient to a successful and memorable social gathering. Because it’s prepared…

CHILLIWACK’S WINTER ESSENTIALS
CHILLIWACK’S WINTER ESSENTIALS
December 23, 2018

Credits: thebouds27 on Instagram Chilliwack has lots of winter activities to enjoy, so we’ve compiled a list of just a few…

MEET THE MAKER | WHISPERING HORSE WINERY
MEET THE MAKER | WHISPERING HORSE WINERY
December 5, 2018

It was a crisp fall morning at Whispering Horse Winery where we met Laurent, his lovely wife Melissa, sons Luka…

A NEW JOURNEY BEGINS
A NEW JOURNEY BEGINS
November 19, 2018

The Magnetic Field is changing, and it’s pointing EAST It may be early days, but the attraction to Chilliwack is…

Chilliwack – A Coastal Rainforest
Chilliwack – A Coastal Rainforest
April 21, 2017

Written by Sam Waddington –Chilliwack’s Outdoor Expert, Owner of Mt. Waddington’s Outdoors When I think about Chilliwack I see contrasts…

Slesse Memorial Trail
Slesse Memorial Trail
April 2, 2017

The other day I had the privilege to hike the amazing Mt. Slesse Memorial Trail with a handful of people…

Jump In, With Both Feet At Cultus Lake
Jump In, With Both Feet At Cultus Lake
March 2, 2017

Soak up the sun at Cultus Lake in the months of May, June, July, August, and early September, or visit…