Living in the valley, we’re used to a rainy day or two! Whether you’re looking to grab a tasty brew with a friend, a bite to eat or check out a few local shops, we’ve got a few ideas to help you make the most out of a rainy day!
Left: The Local Space; Right: The Book Man
Chilliwack is home to many unique shops, varying from apparel to books, gifts, soaps, and so much more! You’re sure to find something you love or at least be charmed by the shops and their passionate owners.
Known as a walkable, heritage, cultural hub where locals come together, District 1881 is the perfect place to grab a fresh coffee and visit a variety of locally owned businesses. Stop by to discover a new side of Chilliwack!
9270 Sasquatch Alley
Offering fashion-forward, stylish street clothing and accessories, you’ll find everything you need to create the perfect fall outfit, from sweaters to hats, blankets and so much more. Stop by Sasquatch Alley to discover Fashion for the Kindhearted!
THE LOCAL SPACE
46132 Yale Road
Your one-stop shop for all your favourite local brands; featuring bath and body, apparel and giftware. It’s like a market that never closes!
9251 Woolly Dog Alley
With a passion for sustainability and belief in collecting only what you love, Spruce Collective allows for a beautifully curated collection of local items and quality goods. Stop by to discover your new addition that will stand the test of time!
With its classic heritage charm and unique stores, Downtown Chilliwack is the place to be! Experience the walkable downtown core with a new perspective!
LOLLY’S FASHION LOUNGE
45891 Wellington Avenue
As a size-inclusive fashion house, Lolly’s is filled with a unique selection of styles! Known for building a relationship with their customers, you’ll be sure to find the best new coat, shacket, or jacket for the season.
FRASER & CO.
9345 Mill Street
One of Chilliwack’s newest additions, Fraser & Co., is a source of beautiful vintage, sustainable home goods and apparel. With their collection inspired by the Fraser Valley, you’ll be able to find cozy cardigans, candles, and so much more that truly represent a place we’re so lucky to call home. Stop by their shop for all of your rainy day essentials!
THE BOOK MAN
45939 Wellington Avenue
This family-run locally owned new and used bookstore houses over half a million beautifully organized books for you to peruse! Lose yourself in a sea of books, as you browse the aisles, and relax in a comfy chair.
After a day spent exploring, we know you’re hungry! Here are some of our favourite eateries for you to indulge in and relax after a long day.
BOW AND STERN
46130 Yale Road
This family-owned, local restaurant, is passionate about creating an atmosphere where people can gather, dine, and enjoy time spent with family and friends. Relish in everything from fresh-shucked oysters to burgers, and of course the classic fish and chips!
LITTLE BEETLE BISTRO
4489 South Sumas Road
With an extensive menu featuring a variety of delicious burger and breakfast options, the Little Beetle Bistro is the perfect spot to unwind with family and friends. Stop by to socialize and try out some of their specialty confections!
PALIOTTI’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT & BAR
45850 Yale Road
Serving traditional Italian food, Paliotti’s is famous for its handmade pizzas, meat sauce, and homemade gnocchi. Savour the unique flavours, unbelievable food and classic service at this family-run restaurant, spanning over three generations!
BRAVO RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE
46224 Yale Road
Bravo, a casually elegant cosmopolitan restaurant, offers a top-quality menu inspired by the area we live in. Relax and enjoy their intimate yet social atmosphere as you sip martinis and vintage wines.
With Hops, a key ingredient in beer growing in the Fraser Valley for more than a century, it’s no surprise that our craft beer scene is constantly evolving! Autumn is the perfect season to grab a flight, or two, and experience the diversity of breweries across Chilliwack.
9251 Woolly Dog Alley
With a belief in crafting goodness, Field House Brewing Co. offers a unique take on classic brews. The many drinkable ales and aged sours pair perfectly with their delicious menu including pizza, pretzels, and spicy mac n’ cheese!
46126 Yale Road
Stop by, pull up a stool and enjoy good beer and fun times! Every Wednesday at 6:30 pm, you can join them for a Trivia Night. With categories varying night by night, you won’t want to miss the best night in town!
LAKE BOTTOM CIDER
4490 Boundary Road
As Chilliwack’s first Cidery, Lake Bottom Cider is the perfect spot to try something a little bit different. For those that want to try everything, their Cider Flights are the perfect option! Find the perfect pairing with hand-cut fries, wood-smoked wings, and gourmet grilled cheese.
9360 Mill Street
With a passion for craft beer and a love for our community, their welcoming atmosphere is one that brings people together. Located in Downtown Chilliwack, all of their beer is brewed right on-site with fresh locally sourced ingredients!
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