March is here, and while the signs of Spring are slowly unveiling, it’s time to get the family together and make some fun memories. Whether you’re looking for an action-packed day, or fun activities that last all week long, check out what’s happening in Chilliwack during your Spring Break with these amazing twelve family-friendly activities for you and the whole fam!
Spring In Your Step
Check out the Self-Guided 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!
Try Out The Cultus Lake Golf Club Tap Ins Mini Golf Course
The only full-putting greens course in the Fraser Valley is officially opening for the season on Friday March 17th! This 4-acre unique experience on natural bent grass putting greens is an enjoyable adventure for all ages and skill levels.
Go For a Walk Along the Vedder With An Amble Coffee in Hand
Enjoy the beautiful views of the Vedder River and Spring in the air, with nothing better than a warm drink from the popular Amble Coffee Truck located at Vedder Park!
Try Your Hand at Birding
Chilliwack has so many amazing locations to go bird-watching. From scanning the tree tops at Island 22 Regional Park to watching the water’s edge along the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve. Better yet, nothing is more exciting than learning about birds in our own backyard!
Looking for top birding locations? download the Fraser Valley Bird Trail HERE!
Rainy Day Adventuring
Have an Action-Packed Day on the Chilliwack Circle Farm Tour
The good ole’ country charm awaits you on the Chilliwack Circle Farm Tour! Learn how bees communicate, ask about an old-world tradition while visiting an organic grain and study fascinating plants. You won’t be able to resist the temptation of shopping with items like handmade soaps, unique, one- of – a kind pottery piece, farm fresh produce, goat cheese, organic beef, kosher honey, kosher grains and fresh stone-ground flours.
Check Out the Latest Exhibit at the Chilliwack Museum
Enjoy a rainy afternoon exploring their latest exhibit, “The Suitcase Project”. This intriguing and knowledgeable exhibit features stories from fourth and fifth-generation Japanese Canadians and Americans on what they would pack if uprooted from their homes at a moment’s notice.
Stay Indoors and Learn Bouldering at Project Climbing
Trying a new activity is always thrilling, and while typical Spring weather can be a little wet, stay indoors and try your hand at bouldering! With courses available for all age ranges, this rainy activity is a must.
Go For a Shopping Spree in Downtown Chilliwack and District 1881
With something new to explore around every corner, Downtown Chilliwack and District 1881 are full of amazing local shops, eateries, and more.
Grab a Cone at Kents Ice Cream Co.
Open for the season, local favourite Kent’s Ice Cream Co. is back and better than ever! From chocolate-dipped waffle cones and ice cream flights (how amazing is that) and a variety of delicious flavours to choose from is a perfect place for a treat after a fun day exploring Chilliwack.
Land Studio & Cafe
This ‘feel good’ coffee and food cafe offers an everyday retreat. From delicious smoothies, sandwiches, wraps, bakery items, and more, as well as a scenic view of the Vedder River, it’s the go-to place for locals and visitors alike.
Have Fun at the Annual Plowing Match at Greendale Acres
On April 1st, this special family-friendly event will be a good old-fashioned day on the farm. Be part of Chilliwack’s rich farming history that includes opening ceremonies, access to Greendale Acres fun attractions, animal displays, spectator viewing areas, tractor wagon rides (weather dependent), pancake breakfast by donation, games, and more!
Get your tickets now HERE!
Check Out the Family Nature Festival at the Great Blue Heron Reserve
From March 31st – April 1st, The Family Nature Festival at Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve offers a day full of kid-friendly activities. Explore the reserve on guided tours, take a mindfulness class with our Yoga instructor, try your hand at children’s and adult’s art classes with an accomplished local artist, or bring the little ones for a visit to the craft station and touch tables, and more!
What activities are you adding to your Spring Break itinerary? As always, make sure to tag us and #ShareChilliwack as you explore the community!