Spring is in the air, and Chilliwack is slowly waking up to a new season of renewal. From blooming floral fun and experiencing farm life to wandering the hub of Chilliwack and mountainous brewery views. This Spring, we have put together the perfect itinerary for spending 24 hours in Chilliwack!
Start the Day Off Right with Breakfast at Cookies Grill
Fuel up for a full day of fun, with a tasty breakfast from one of Chilliwack’s favourite diners! Cookies offers a huge menu full of delicious breakfast classics. From Prime Rib Eggs Benny to their fan-fave Stuffed French Toast, there is something for everyone!
Head On Over to The Chilliwack Tulip Festival
The much-loved annual Chilliwack Tulip Festival is back and better than ever this Spring! With over 7 million Tulip bulbs, specialty Daffodils, and Hyacinths you can enjoy a leisurely wander through the fields and finally live out your fantasy of frolicking through a field of flowers!
Go Down the Road to Experience Greendale Acres Sweet Spring Festival
The fun isn’t over just yet! Just down the road, Greendale Acres is hosting their first ever ‘Sweet Spring’ and Animal Festival, featuring thirty thousand blooming tulips, farm animals, tasty spring treats and tons of activities for the kids.
Pick a Spot for Lunch in Downtown Chilliwack and District 1881
All this fun has worked up an appetite! Just a short 15-minute drive from Greendale Acres, will have you right in the heart of Downtown Chilliwack’s District 1881 neighbourhood, the perfect spot to stop for lunch. Enjoy a quick coffee and treat at Smoking Gun Coffee or a delicious sit-down restaurant like Bow & Stern, The Offy, or Fieldhouse Brewing. District 1881 offers so many amazing places for lunch, so you can wander around and find the perfect place for you!
Adventure Around Downtown Chilliwack and District 1881
There is no better time to explore Downtown Chilliwack! Check out the local shops, and the self-guided Chilliwack Art Trail, with hidden murals and sculptures around every corner.
Explore the Beauty of Cultus Lake
4169 Columbia Valley Highway, Cultus Lake
It’s time to take it easy. Make your way over to Cultus Lake (just a 20-minute drive from downtown!!) and take in the breathtaking views of one of Chilliwack’s most iconic locations. Whether you want to explore the beach or relax at the picnic benches, Cultus Lake is an ideal destination for families and nature lovers alike.
Enjoy Dinner at Sidekick Brewing
45530 Vedder Mountain Road #106
After a busy day of exploring, you’ve probably worked up an appetite! Good news, Sidekick Brewing, Chilliwack’s newest riverfront brewery, is here to fill you up with great food and even better beers! Enjoy a delicious dinner on their riverfront patio and take in the gorgeous scenery that the Vedder River has to offer!
Grab a Sweet Treat From Banter Ice Cream
Last stop for the night, but it’s a must! Right next door to Sidekick Brewing is Banter Ice Cream’s newest location! Grab a scoop (or two) of their hand-made, hand-scooped ice cream in a signature homemade waffle cone, trust us when we say you won’t regret it!
With the beautiful Spring weather ahead, there is truly no better time than now, to spend a day out exploring everything that Chilliwack has to offer! Don’t forget to tag us in your adventures and #ShareChilliwack as you explore the community!