Spring is in the air, and the countdown to Spring Break is on! Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly adventure, to immerse yourself in Chilliwack’s local culture, or have a relaxing getaway from city life, Chilliwack is the perfect place for you and the whole family! Follow along for our top ten fun Spring Break ideas you won’t want to miss out on.
1. GO ON A SPRING HIKE
Embrace the warmer weather by getting outdoors. Stroll through the Cheam Wetlands and watch the wildlife or adventure up Mt. Thom for the best valley views.
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2. CHILLIWACK MUSEUM & ARCHIVES
Immerse yourself at the Chilliwack Museum’s latest exhibitions “Qoqo: | High Water” and “Day After Day After Day After Day” to discover the wildlife that once thrived in this area and historic weather events that shaped the landscape. Reflect on the environmental and cultural impacts of settlement, including the draining of Semá:th Xó:tsa (Sumas Lake). Learn more about this latest exhibit by clicking the link here.
3. HAVE A BLAST AT CULTUS LAKE ADVENTURE PARK
Opening for the 2022 season on March 19th, it’s the perfect time to take the kids, and have a blast at BC’s Best Theme Park! Be prepared and purchase your tickets ahead of time here.
4. TEE-TIME ON THE FAIRWAYS
From Mini golf, driving ranges, or beautiful green fairways, Chilliwack has plenty of golfing options for you!
Looking for an activity for the kids? Click here to learn about Cultus Lake Golf Club’s Golf Camp for Spring Break, it’s “tee”-rific!
5. GRAB A CONE AT KENT’S ICECREAM CO.
A local favourite, Kent’s Icecream Co is open for the 2022 season! Treat yourself to a single or double scoop in a fresh waffle cone – made daily, to welcome the warmer weather to come.
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6. CYCLE AROUND THE CITY
Explore Chilliwack on two wheels! From forest trails to riverfront views, there are tons of scenic bike paths scattered around Chilliwack for all skill levels!
Download our biking guide here.
7. ATTEND GREENDALE ACRES’ 100TH ANNUAL PLOWING MATCH
The 100th Annual Plowing Match on April 2nd is a fun all-day family-friendly activity that includes live music, animal displays, games, and more! Join in on the fun by purchasing your tickets by clicking the link here.
8. ENJOY LAKE LIFE AT THE CABINS AT CULTUS LAKE
Soak in the sights and sounds of serene lake life without the summer crowd. With community firepits, attractions within walking distance, and hiking trails right outside your doorstep, The Cabins at Cultus Lake offers a relaxing and rejuvenating getaway.
9. SHOP YOUR HEART OUT IN DISTRICT 1881
Explore District 1881’s local shops, cafes, breweries, and eateries. This walkable heritage, cultural hub offers a unique shopping experience for visitors and locals alike.
10. CHILLIWACK CIRCLE FARM TOUR
Have an action-packed day on the Chilliwack Circle Farm Tour. Learn hows bees communicate, visit an organic grain mill or look in awe at one of the most spectacular show gardens on earth. It’s the perfect excuse to get out and learn something new all while taking in the good ol’ country charm.
Now that you have our top picks, how will you plan your Spring Break?