Your Rainy Day Guide to Chilliwack

2 November 2021Dining, General, Shop

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!


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!


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.


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!


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.


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! 


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!


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!


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!


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!

And as always, don’t forget to #ShareChilliwack on social media to share your adventures with us!

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