Checking out Christmas lights is one of the festive things that Abbotsford residents can do. This home at 3863 Kensington Court is on The Abbotsford News’ list of light displays around town.

Checking out Christmas lights is one of the festive things that Abbotsford residents can do. This home at 3863 Kensington Court is on The Abbotsford News’ list of light displays around town.

Got that festive feeling? Here are some things to do in Abbotsford

Plenty of holiday fun still left leading up to Christmas

Looking for some festive ways to spend the weekend and the days leading up to Christmas?

There are still several events taking place in Abbotsford to give you that holiday feeling:

• The Glow Christmas Festival runs at Tradex until Jan. 4, featuring family-friendly and festive activities under the twinkle of a million lights. Visit for tickets and hours of operation.

READ MORE: Ready, set, Glow! Christmas festival opens in Abbotsford

• Abbotsford Children’s Theatre presents The Grinch Project 3.0 on Dec. 13 and 14 at Matsqui Centennial Auditorium. Tickets are $14 at the door or $12 in advance at The Reach Gallery, Jazz-Ma-Tazz or

READ MORE: Abbotsford Children’s Theatre presents The Grinch Project 3.0

• The Valley Festival Singers host Christmas with Brass on Dec. 15 and 16 at South Abbotsford Church. Tickets are available at,, at House of James or at the door.

• The Mt. Lehman Christmas Home tour, featuring tours of six homes that have been featured in more than 20 Hallmark Channel movies, runs Dec. 14-15 and 21-22. Visit for tickets and more information.

READ MORE: Hallmark movie homes featured on Abbotsford tour

• Christmas with Sinatra, featuring Darren Warren as Ol’ Blue Eyes and the 19-piece Bruce James Orchestra, is at Matsqui Centennial Auditorium on Tuesday, Dec. 17 and Mission’s Clarke Theatre the following night. Both shows are at 8 p.m. Visit for tickets.

READ MORE: Holiday tribute celebrates ‘Ol’ Blue Eyes’

• Songs Strings and Steps presents its annual Christmas show on Dec. 20 and 21 at Central Heights Church. Tickets are available at King’s Music, House of James or

• Gallery 7 Theatre and Vancouver’s Pacific Theatre present their annual Christmas Presence show on Dec. 21 at 8 p.m. at Matsqui Centennial Auditorium. Tickets are available at or at House of James.

• The Sweeney Singers host their annual Christmas concert on Dec. 21 at 7:30 p.m. at St. James Catholic Church. Admission is by donation. Visit for more.

• If you want to drive around with the family and check out Christmas lights, be sure to check out The Abbotsford News’ list by clicking here.

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