How to Spend the Perfect Afternoon in Chilliwack

30 May 2023General

Picture this: you’ve got a free afternoon and are not sure what you should do. If you’re looking for the recipe for a perfect afternoon in this charming city, look no further! From indulging in some retail therapy, to immersing yourself in nature and winding down with a refreshing drink for happy hour on the patio, we have curated a series of experiences that will make your afternoon in Chilliwack simply sublime!

Stop at the Visitor Centre and get your Guides

44150 Luckakuck Way

Your afternoon has just started but there’s one place you simply can’t miss: the Visitor Centre. This welcoming hub serves as your gateway to discovering the hidden treasures of the area. Step inside, and you’ll be greeted by friendly and knowledgeable staff eager to assist you. Their passion for Chilliwack shines through as they provide valuable insights, recommendations, and, of course, a collection of essential guides. Whether you’re seeking information on hiking trails, local attractions, or upcoming events, the Visitor Centre is your go-to resource. Armed with their expertise and a stack of guides in hand, you’re now fully equipped to uncover the wonders of Chilliwack with confidence! 

Visit District 1881 and go Shopping

46140 Yale Road

Nestled in the heart of Chilliwack lies a true hidden gem: District 1881, a vibrant cultural hub that captures the essence of this captivating city. As you enter this lively district, you’ll immediately feel the creative energy buzzing in the air. Locals flock here, drawn by the allure of locally curated shops, charming eateries, and cozy cafes. From fashion boutiques showcasing the latest trends to quaint artisanal stores offering one-of-a-kind treasures, District 1881 promises a shopping experience like no other.

As you wander through the district’s charming streets, make sure to keep an eye out for the hidden murals that add an extra touch of artistic flair. Take your time, explore at your leisure, and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of District 1881 as you indulge in retail therapy and uncover the true spirit of Chilliwack.

Walk Along the Vedder Greenway Trail

45454 Petawawa Road

Lace up your walking shoes and prepare to be captivated by the natural beauty that unfolds along the Vedder Greenway Trail. The trail winds alongside Chilliwack’s Vedder River, offering breathtaking views of the majestic mountains that frame the landscape. But the allure of the Vedder Greenway Trail doesn’t stop there. As you explore, keep an eye out for the delightful surprise of local food trucks parked alongside the trail! From local favourite Amble Coffee parked at the entrance of Vedder Park and some new food trucks like the Tin Cow Creamery and Mylk and Honey Coffee, there’s something that will be sure to spark your interest! 

Enjoy Happy Hour on the Patio at Bricklayer Brewing

46126 Yale Road #101

Unwind and savor the perfect ending to your day in Chilliwack at Bricklayer Brewing, where happy hour on the patio becomes a memorable experience. Nestled in the vibrant District 1881, this hidden gem offers mouth-watering food and even better beers! Take a sip of their carefully crafted beers, each one brimming with flavor and character, and soak in the eclectic and energetic ambiance of this local-favourite brewery. 

So there you have it! We hope Chilliwack beckons you for a fun afternoon this summer! Don’t forget to tag us and #ShareChilliwack on your adventures around the city, we would love to see you spend your perfect afternoon here.

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